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The Fifty

We rank the 50 most powerful people in Denver.


December 2011


Game Changers

Their names may not often make headlines, but their power as catalysts for transformational work is indisputable. Meet six individuals who are crafting innovative solutions to our community’s most pressing social, educational, cultural, and civic needs.

Direct Fail

Welcome to Colorado. One of seven states in the country where district attorneys can unilaterally decide when to criminally prosecute kids as adults.

Deck the Halls

’Tis the season for finding perfect gift, and we’ve got something for everyone this year—from the adventuresome family member to the trendsetting friend.


Big Production

The Colorado Ballet’s annual run of the Nutcracker, by the numbers.

Front Range

Snow for Sale

Breckenridge’s record-breaking 519 inches of powder last season occurred the same year the resort first used cloud seeding to boost snowfall. Coincidence? Probably. But there’s still big money in messing with Mother Nature.



How To: Make Eggnog

Where would the holidays be without eggnog? Le Grand Bistro & Oyster Bar beverage director James Lee shares his festive recipe.


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