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121 Things To Do In Colorado This Year

A guide to the best happenings around the state in 2016.

5280 January 2016

Features

Denver’s Top Lawyers 2016

Our second annual list of nearly 400 of the very best attorneys, in 49 specialties, in the Denver metro area.

Still Life

Giselle Gutierrez-Ruiz has spent nearly two decades locked up in a Colorado prison. Three and a half years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that his sentence is unconstitutional. Why hasn’t his case been given a second look?

Department

The Final Ascent

For decades, climber Jeff Lowe sought enlightenment by scaling rocks. A life-altering disease may have brought him closer to that feeling.

Front Range

The Imitation Game

As Denver begins to examine the future of development in the Mile High City, it might be a good idea to borrow ideas from other places’ successes (and failures).

Get Involved: YMCA’s Reach & Rise

Be a better you this year by helping at-risk kids have a little (responsible) fun.

TV Guide

We preview the year’s political events—and how they will interfere with your TV time.

A UFC Champion Comes to Denver

Elevation Fight Team, an up-and-coming mixed martial arts club, lands its first heavyweight name. 

Dry Spell

When Prohibition hit Colorado 100 years ago, Coors Brewing Co.’s recipes turned to malted milk.

Scene

Paw Patrol

Keystone’s Avy Dogs aren’t just cute. They also keep you safe.

Fast-Fine Dining In Denver

A crop of new restaurants emerges for when you want good food, fast.

Saving Denver’s Food Artisans

A new project aims to help growing local food companies find the kitchen space they need to succeed.

Bridal Style: The Thrill of the Chaste

This year, wedding fashion revives elements of the Victorian era, with delicate embroidery, floral beading, and plenty of lace. Swooning is optional. 

Denver’s Most Scandalous Wedding

The McCourt-Tabor nuptials were the talk of the country—and her dress had a lot to do with it. 

Eat and Drink

Around Town: Absinthe

Appreciating absinthe’s softer side.

How To: Make Bacon Jam

Spice up ho-hum sandwiches with Organic Sandwich Company’s game-changing recipe.

Best Bites: Telegraph’s Squid-Ink Vermicelli

Twirl your fork into Telegraph’s bold squid-ink vermicelli.

Eat Cheap: Pho Le

Warm up with one of Pho Le’s flavorful Vietnamese specialties.

Backstory

9 Types of Winter Drivers Denverites Dislike

Watch out for our least favorite road companions during this snowy-driving season.

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