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Columbine, 20 Years Later

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

5280 April 2019

Columbine, 20 Years Later

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

Damned If They Do

Are the beavers living in Colorado’s high country ingenious critters or inveterate nuisances—or both?

Columbine, 20 Years Later: What Have We Learned?

A letter from the editor of 5280′s April 2019 issue.

Meet the Colorado Scientists Famous for Predicting Hurricanes

Every April, a team of researchers at CSU puts out one of the most respected forecasts for hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean.

3 Innovative Ways to Live Greener

Here’s a convenient truth: These companies are making eco-friendliness easier on the Front Range.

By the Numbers: Street Sweeping in Denver

With the return of regular street sweeping this month, we broke down the numbers to show you exactly how the city makes the cleaning routine happen.

A Q&A with the Rockies’ Kyle Freeland

We talked bleacher bumming, favorite players, and pitching at elevation with Denver’s hometown hurler.

What to Wear During Shoulder Season

These new threads will keep you warm, cool, and dry—whatever the finnicky Colorado weather requires.

A New Way to Enjoy Pond Skimming

Sure, we could have just written an article about costumed lunatics sailing off a jump into freezing cold water. But why go the safe route? Instead, use our bingo board to get in on the fun.

You Can Now Fly Direct to Arizona’s High Country

The new (and only) nonstop flight from Denver to Flagstaff makes visiting northern Arizona more enticing than ever. Here are eight spots worth putting on your radar.

A Startup Makes Renting Gear Easier

Gearo’s new online marketplace hopes to be the Kayak of equipment rentals.

Meet Denver’s Own Bonsai Master

Harold “Hal” Sasaki has been teaching the art of bonsai to Mile High City dwellers for decades.

Why Denver Flea Changed Its Name to Fetch

The company known for its quarterly festivals is opening a brick-and-mortar store—and setting its sights beyond Denver.

The 5280 Farmer’s Almanac

We put all the wit and witicism we could muster into our condensed guide to gardening, pollinators, and astrology.

The Best Colorado Events: April 2019

Your short list of Colorado’s coolest April events.

This Is the Must-Order Dish at LeRoux

The head-turning wagyu beef tartare is evidence of pro technique and flavor—and it’s an instant classic.

Where We’re Eating: April 2019

The restaurants, dishes, and drinks on our dining radar this month.

Meet the Arvada Potter Making Custom Tableware for Chefs

Sean VanderVliet’s ceramics grace some of the loveliest spaces in Colorado—and he’s just getting started.

Restaurant Review: The Wolf’s Tailor

Kelly Whitaker’s exciting ode to Japan and Italy is up to something new in Sunnyside.

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