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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.

5280 April 2020


An Inside Look at the Colorado Rockies (Postponed) 2020 Season

Twenty five years after Coors Field opened its doors, the franchise that calls it home appears poised for a reinvention. What will Rockies 2.0 look like?

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?


Bird’s-Eye View: Nature’s Dramas Don’t Always Have Happy Endings

How a Grand Lake webcam focused on an osprey nest brought viewers from around the world together—and re-taught them nature’s sometimes difficult lessons.

From the Editor

Make Yourselves at Home

A letter from the editor of 5280‘s April 2020 issue.


You’re Not Far From Your New Favorite Stargazing Spot

A new astronomy feature on Colorado’s tourism site stars small towns—and big skies.

Inside Colorado Public Radio’s Insane Year Of Growth

The station is becoming one of the state’s best sources for community news—with a little help from its friends.

Meet the Women Who Disrupted the Hair Coloring Industry

The secret behind Overtone, Liora Dudar and Maegan Scarlett’s successful company? Empathy.

4 Ways the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Prioritized Accessibility

From new technology to ADA-friendly display heights, the $90 million facility is unlike any other in the country.

Oral History: The Story Behind Wynkoop Brewing Company’s Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout

An April Fools’ Day joke led to the creation of the iconic Colorado beer.

A Local Author Practiced Biohacking His Body at These Local Spots

The training helped Scott Carney face extreme situations in far-flung locales like Latvia and the Amazon for his fourth book, The Wedge.

Boulder’s Motus Theater Is Ready To Share Its Activist Art With A National Audience

The group’s performances feature local leaders reading monologues written by immigrants and DACA recipients.

Check out the Website Sharing Running’s Personal Side

Trail Sisters is expanding its family to include hikers and backpackers.

Eat and Drink

Meet Sunday Vinyl Sommelier Clara Klein

Wine drinkers, assemble: There’s a new pro in town.

What Our Food Editors Are Eating, April 2020

Wood-fired pies and fresh seafood, inventive pub grub, and Persian bites are all on the menu this month.

Restaurant Review: Does Somebody People Raise the Bar for Vegan Food in Denver?

The vegan restaurant shines a light on the appeal of vegetables—with a side of egg-free pasta.


What to Smoke During Your Movie Marathon

Local budtenders shared their favorite strains of marijuana to pair with six very different films.

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