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11 Predictions for Denver Real Estate in 2019 and Beyond

None of us can foresee with certainty the future of the local housing market—but we do have a cadre of real estate agents, mortgage consultants, and economists who helped us make some compelling conjectures. Come along as we part the mist on Mile High City real estate in the weeks, months, and years to come.

Columbine, 20 Years Later

On April 20, 1999, our world changed. Now, finally, a few remarkable kids are helping to transform it again.

State Representative Leslie Herod Has a Story to Share

Forget political stereotypes: This history-making legislator is unapologetically progressive, is insistent that state government can be bipartisan (even now), and wants to transform the criminal justice system. And that's just the start of her ambitions.

The 5280 Guide to Colorado Wine

Centennial State wines are gaining national attention, winning big-time awards, and tasting better than ever.

How to Create the Perfect Denver Kitchen

These four Front Range kitchens tick all the boxes: They're gorgeous and functional, with clever tricks and smart materials you'll want for your own space.

A Reno in LoDo

A creative revamp transforms a vanilla downtown loft into a functional space with gorgeous, gusty style.

Why Did Jamel Myles Die?

When a nine-year-old Denver boy died by suicide last year, the tragedy gained national attention. In the immediate aftermath, however, the full story wasn't told. Why did this exuberant and loving young child die? And did the institutions that were supposed to help and support Jamel Myles and his family let them down?

Denver’s Top Lawyers 2019

Our annual list of the best attorneys—452 this year—in the Denver metro area.

Disrupters: 15 People Who Are Changing Denver

Newsmakers, innovators, and game changers who spent the past year setting lofty goals and building a metro area they believe in. These individuals, in sectors ranging from art to business to politics, are guaranteed to keep you thinking and talking well into the future, whether you agree with them or not.

The 2018 Home of the Year: Traditional

Revamping this century-old Cheesman Park estate teaches a lesson: Teamwork makes the (design) dream work. The pros behind this reno tell us how they brought this iconic Denver home back to life.

The 2018 Home of the Year: Modern

A top-to-bottom renovation gives a disheveled Highland Victorian a modern floor plan and breezy vibe that belie its age.

Skiing & Booze: Does Colorado Have A Drinking Problem?

Centennial Staters love their après-ski almost as much as they love skiing itself. But has the thrill of the party surpassed the joy of the adventure? Inside the culture of drinking that permeates our great outdoors.

The 5280 Holiday Survival Guide

December is fraught with the potential for poor decision-making in Colorado: ill-fated travel plans, gear you buy as a gift for her that's really for you, pot edibles as stocking stuffers. Don't let bad ideas mar all the merriment. Use this manual to avoid 16 common missteps and find better ways to enjoy whatever you happen to be celebrating this month.

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