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52 Amazing Weekend Getaways

From Canada to Colorado Springs, here are incredible escapes for every weekend of the year.

5280 January 2018

5280 January 2018

Features

Danger in the Forest

Coloradans and out-of-state visitors use the Centennial State’s public lands to camp, hike, bike, ski, snowboard, and snowshoe—and to simply revel in the majestic beauty. But what happens when the perils of the wilderness go beyond the forces of nature?

Denver’s Top Lawyers 2018

Our list of the best attorneys—461 this year—in the Denver metro area. Plus: As the Mile High City rapidly evolves, we highlight a few areas of law pertinent to life in a growing city.

Department

Wild Thing

A city dog confronts porcupines, coyote kills, and marmots—and the myriad other challenges of life in Colorado’s high country.

Compass

Peaks to Plains Trail

How Your Hike was Made Possible by the Colorado Lottery

Billions of dollars from lottery proceeds have gone toward preserving and enhancing Colorado’s wilderness.

Snow boating

7 Ways You Can Resolve to Improve Your Wellness this Year

Upgrade your tired fitness resolution with a plan that nourishes your body, mind, and spirit.

A Local Anti-Trafficking Nonprofit Focuses on American Victims

The Exodus Road has helped liberate victims of human trafficking from regions such as Southeast Asia and Latin America. Now it’s addressing the problem at home.

The 5 Best Moments in Colorado Winter History

Not all winters are created equally, as shown by this roundup of frosty Centennial State memories.

Culture

Half Seat

The Coors Western Art Show Celebrates 25 Years

As always, don’t expect to find pastoral depictions of the West.

5280 Neighborhood Guide: East Colfax

Denver’s East Colfax community promises eclectic eats, retreats, and history.

Can Cortez Motocross Racer Eli Tomac Snag Another Championship?

Last year, the 25-year-old was just a race away from winning his first 450cc supercross title. This year, he’s ready to race full-throttle toward victory.

Arts St.

Local Nonprofit Uses Creativity to Keep Teens Out of Gangs

Arts Street, a Denver workforce development program, tackles gang violence—with a creative approach.

Eat and Drink

The Hot Seat: Tavernetta’s Fireside Lounge

Head to this spot near Union Station for cozy vibes and Italian cuisine.

Where We’re Eating This Month, January 2018

The restaurants, dishes, and drinks on our dining radar this month, January 2018.

Restaurant Review: Emmerson

Boulder’s Emmerson is poised—but not quite ready—for greatness.

Backstory

5 Meditation Tips to Start Your New Year in Peace

A silent meditation retreat might be just what you need to make 2018 your best year yet…but before you go, make sure you’re in the right head space.

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