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Disrupters: 15 People Who Are Changing Denver

Newsmakers, innovators, and game changers who spent the past year setting lofty goals and building a metro area they believe in. These individuals, in sectors ranging from art to business to politics, are guaranteed to keep you thinking and talking well into the future, whether you agree with them or not.

5280 January 2019

Features

Why Did Jamel Myles Die?

When a nine-year-old Denver boy died by suicide last year, the tragedy gained national attention. In the immediate aftermath, however, the full story wasn’t told. Why did this exuberant and loving young child die? And did the institutions that were supposed to help and support Jamel Myles and his family let them down?

Denver’s Top Lawyers 2019

Our annual list of the best attorneys—452 this year—in the Denver metro area.

Department

Is Free-Range Parenting a Crime in Colorado?

If your parenting style doesn’t mesh with shifting cultural expectations, is that against the law?

Compass

Coors Light Moves Away From Its Colorado Heritage

The second best-selling beer in the nation is discarding its Rocky Mountain branding. We’re not hurt at all.

Indoor Skydiving Is a Sport, and One of the Best Flyers Lives in Colorado

How a sport on the rise is drafting off the fanciful flights of a 12-year-old bodyflight athlete.

How Your Monthly Expenses Might Change in 2019

From housing to health insurance to gas, some things might be a little more pricey this year. Here, we take a closer look.

Aspen’s Holding a Year-Long Celebration of a Modern Art Movement

It’s known as Bauhaus, and one of its disciples spent years helping to transform Aspen from a quiet Victorian-era town into a cultural hub.

Culture

The Colorado Cowboy Poetry Gathering Is Celebrating Its 30th Anniversary

It’s one of several events around the country that showcase a distinctly Western art form.

Meet the Denver Fashion Blogger Proving Age Is Just a Number

Judith Boyd, known to her fans as Style Crone, started her blog during a time of personal tragedy. Now, she’s sharing her journey through grief and clothes with others.

An Ode to Eskimo Ski Club at Winter Park Resort

A former ski student looks back on her experience at the now-shuttered independent ski school.

4 Bridal Trends Taking Over the Aisle in 2019

We turn to well-known local wedding gown designer Maggie Burns for her top fashion picks.

Eat and Drink

The Inspiration Behind Morin’s Design

How LoDo’s legendary Wazee Supper Club space was transformed into a venue for Max Mackissock and Blake Edmunds’ modern French fare.

Where We’re Eating, January 2019

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

Restaurant Review: Q House

Chef Christopher Lin channels his roots and Momofuku training into superb modern Chinese fare at Q House.

Backstory

6 Cool Things You Can Get in a Colorado Vending Machine

Forget the Kit Kat bars—these Centennial State vendors dispense goods like jewelry, bike parts, and even the occasional lift ticket.

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