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Top Doctors 2013: The List

5280 August 2013

Dudley Brown’s War

The executive director of Rocky Mountain Gun Owners has been aiming to remake Colorado politics using hyper-aggressive and confrontational political strategies. 

In Defense of Big Dreams

Colorado native Mitch Unrein finally got the chance to be a Bronco—now all he has to do is keep the job.

Moveable Feasts: Foodie Road Trips 2013

One empty stomach. One full tank of gas. Eight restaurants worth the drive. plus: 24 other reasons to take your appetite on the road.

Hero Work

Five stories that will make you believe that, on their best days, doctors really do have superpowers.


Meet seven Colorado athletes whose superhuman training programs and otherworldly self-control over their diets allow them to push their bodies to extremes—all for a shot at being the very best.

School Daze

This month, more than 250,000 college students across the state start a new academic year. In honor of their return, here’s a brief look at the good, the bad, and the humorous at six schools along the Front Range.

Wild Country

This summer, plan a trip to Cache la Poudre River Canyon, an underrated paradise for hikers, anglers, and campers.

Politics As Usual?

A letter from the editor of our August 2013 issue.

It’s Football Season! (Again?)

How to hate football and still love Denver.

Tee Time

The Solheim Cup comes to the Colorado Golf Club on August 13.

Back To The Future

What to expect when Union Station finally finishes its multimillion-dollar transformation in 2014. (Hint: There will be much more than just trains and buses.)

Joy Ride

Front Range Cycling Club keeps Denver youth on the bike and out of trouble.

Early Retirement

Meet Pete: the 38-year-old Longmont resident who is living the dream of someone twice his age. 

New Look

Denver’s barbershops get a modern makeover.

Have Baby Wipes, Will Travel

A traveling caregiver service might be your answer to a relaxing vacation. 

Perfect Pairings

Classic road and mountain biking rides—and their accompanying boozy rewards.

Hanging Out

Tree Climbing Colorado turns a childhood pastime into an adult adventure.

Light My Way

The Kitchen co-founder Jen Lewin is also a light and sound sculpture artist.

Open Book

Nano libraries are popping up across the state.

By the Numbers

What’s the average age of students who perform at the Aspen Music Festival and School?

The Sisterhood of Yarn Bombing

A look inside five women’s whimsical war on (and for) Denver’s public art.

Riot Grrrl

Leather, spikes, and distressed fabrics can only mean one thing: Punk is back.

High Dive

Welcome to Moab, Utah: the only place in the world where you can tandem BASE jump off a cliff.


Floral and delicate, Colorado-made gin is putting a local spin on the classic spirit.

Between The Lines

A Fort Collins craftswoman blends artistry and function in her colorful furniture.

Fusion Furniture

A Carbondale-based company produces unique, handmade rocking chairs.

Shake It Up

Four Denver spots are transforming the classic milk shake into something magical.

Pack It In

Feed Zone Portables fuels athletes on the go.

The Great Sandwich Project

Celebrate National Sandwich Month with 31 perfect lunchtime companions—one for each day of August.

A Sense Of Place

The Populist finds a niche with noteworthy hospitality and nuanced cuisine.

By the Numbers

How many pounds of Colorado peaches does MM Local use each August?

How To Make Dump Cake

Irene Rawlings, veteran camper and author of Cast-Iron Cooking with Sisters on the Fly, demonstrates how easy outdoor baking can be.

Butter Me Up

The Butcher Block Cafe’s bid to make the best cinnamon roll in Denver.

Tune In: Feed The Musicians

Form Meets Function

The yin and yang of Izakaya Den’s design—and cuisine.

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