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The 5280 Guide to Colorado Craft Beer

How Colorado became the Napa Valley of Beer, what’s being poured right now, and where the industry is headed.

5280 February 2020

Features

Inside One of the Largest Redevelopments in Denver’s History

The River Mile is coming. But who, really, is behind this transformational project, and how might it shape our city’s future?

How to Be a Philanthropist—Even If You’re Not a Billionaire

8 ways to be an effective altruist in your everyday life.

Department

Colorado’s Desperate Need for Court-Appointed Special Advocates

CASAs, who speak up for children who’ve been abused or neglected, are an essential part of the child welfare system. Our state has a severe shortage.

From the Editor

In Style

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

Compass

Red Gerard Is the Busiest Teenager in Snowboarding

Coloradans can catch the Silverthorne athlete this month at both the Dew Tour and U.S. Open.

5 Valentine’s Day Dates Worthy of The Bachelor

We talked with former contestants of the hit reality show to find the best places for love in Colorado.

How Doom Metal Helped Me Chill the F*ck Out

One angsty writer’s journey into the dark heart of Denver’s doom scene.

These Local Prints Will Bring Vibrancy to Your Walls

Jump start that gallery wall with these affordable prints from Denver artists.

How a Long-Running Joke Helped a Colorado Woman Reach the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials

Brittany Charboneau found success by not taking herself too seriously.

How Eco-Friendly is Your Ski Wax?

A Carbondale company is using plants—instead of chemicals—to help skiers enjoy a smoother ride.

Could Lowering Hunting Limits Prevent Future Conflicts Between Humans and Mountain Lions?

In 2019, Colorado saw a record number of mountain lion attacks. Research conducted in other states may provide a solution for the problem.

This Nonprofit Is Using a Surprising Tool to Protect Kids

Denver’s Parasol Patrol shields children with umbrellas when bigotry rains.

Are Colorado Businesses Ready for the Aging Workforce?

A survey from NextFifty Initiative shows that as Coloradans delay retirement, companies may need to adjust.

Eat and Drink

Burrito-sub Hybrids Have Landed in LoHi

Dimestore Delibar, a brand new triple-threat restaurant, bar, and market, has created the sandwich of our dreams.

How to Hut-Trip Like a Foodie

A food writer and her friends go on an epic backcountry trek—with cocktails and charcuterie included. Bonus recipe: no-bake energy bites.

Restaurant Review: Does Acreage in Lafayette Live up to Its Haute Aspirations?

We sent our reviewer to check out Stem Ciders’ now full-service restaurant and cider house.

Backstory

Can You Guess Which Hotel Amenity We Made Up?

We play “Two Truths And A Lie” with Colorado hotels’ wackiest perks.

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