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Denver Has a Drinking Problem

Roughly 27 percent of Denverites say they binge drink regularly. That opens us up to a host of health concerns that most people don't think about when they order just one more.

11 Reasons to Love Denver

From our community's thoughtful response to the COVID-19 pandemic to its inspirational Black Lives Matter protests, we've never been prouder to be Denver residents.

Top of the Town 2020

Nearly 50,000 votes were cast this year in our Top of the Town Readers’ Choice competition in order to discover the 77 best ways to eat, drink, and make merry in the Mile High City.

4 Reflections About Colorado Life in the Time of COVID-19

Just weeks into our forced hibernation and several days before Governor Jared Polis would declare April our "lost month," we asked writers from around the state how the novel coronavirus had changed their respective worlds. Here are their stories about life in the early days of the global pandemic.

Denver’s Top Dentists 2020

Keep your mouth happy with 5280’s comprehensive list of more than 900 of the best dentists in Denver and beyond. PLUS: What you need to know about getting dental work done during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Denver’s Planning Director Wants to Bring Beauty Into the Street

Laura Aldrete steps in as executive director of Denver’s Community Planning and Development Department in a time of unprecedented growth—and frustration. With a background in cultural anthropology and urban planning, the north Denver resident brings a global perspective to city-building—but will that be enough to ensure the kind of equity Denver seeks?

The Millennial Guide to Maintaining Your Health

Generation Y is facing a host of health challenges—and that's before the coronavirus swarmed Colorado. Because informed, consistent maintenance is key, we put together a user's manual to the millennial body to ensure its ready for bumpy roads ahead.

Can the Colorado Rapids (Finally) Turn Things Around?

As the Colorado Rapids prepare to mark the 10th anniversary of their lone MLS title—and their 25th year of existence—myriad questions surround the organization. The biggest? Why Denver seems to be one of the only cities in America that still doesn’t care about professional soccer.

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