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5280 February 2017

Features

Mortal Combat

The inside story of two Colorado men fighting on the front lines against the Islamic State. 

Denver’s Best Bars

In the Mile High City, there’s a watering hole for every occasion.

Department

The New Way to Work Remotely

Life on the move is no longer the exclusive realm of retirees. Armed with laptops, smartphones, and Wi-Fi, more and more professionals are finding ways to travel and work—at the same time. 

From the Editor

The Good Fight

A letter from the editor of our February 2017 issue. 

Compass

The CDOT Is Making Progress

The Colorado Department of Transportation is coming up with innovative solutions for everything from highway congestion to pedestrian safety.

This Denver Roller Derby Ref Rules The Rink

Andrea Jacobson is one of the highest-ranked female roller derby officials in the world.

Is Denver’s Homelessness Program Paying Off?

The private investors funding it sure hope so.

The Exodus of Outdoor Brands From Mountain Towns

The Mile High City’s active (and flush) citizenship is inspiring more outdoor brands to move here from the mountains.

Culture

The Insider’s Guide to Three Slopeside Shindigs

We tell you where to stay, snack, and sip while enjoying snowy events this month.

Colorado Bookshelf: Two New Nonfictions

Take a trip outside with these two new reads from local authors.

New Detective Tales Highlight the Mile High City

The set-in-Denver stories make many a reference to some of our favorite destinations.

Why Getting To Telluride Just Got Easier

New direct flights to the mountain paradise mean no more six-hour-plus drives.

What To Do in February

Your short list of Colorado’s coolest events.

5 Kid-Friendly Valentine’s Day Dates

Enjoyable adventures for the whole family. 

Gear Closet: Dowp’s Comanche Snowboard

Three layers of fiberglass make the Comanche one tough all-mountain board.

Eat and Drink

Go Now: Rolling Pin Bakeshop

Don’t miss the decadent four-story cakes at this Five Points bakery.

Where We’re Eating in February

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

Get Your Own Tiki Glassware

It’s always island time when you have locally made Polynesian barware from PopTiki.

True Story: I Hate Eggs

5280’s new food editor, Denise Mickelsen, shares what it’s like to eat for a living when you loathe a fundamental food.

Backstory

Loaded Question

We dreamed up the one question regional journalists would ask if (brutal) honesty really were the best policy.

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