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11 Predictions for Denver Real Estate in 2019 and Beyond

None of us can foresee with certainty the future of the local housing market—but we do have a cadre of real estate agents, mortgage consultants, and economists who helped us make some compelling conjectures. Come along as we part the mist on Mile High City real estate in the weeks, months, and years to come.

5280 May 2019


Are We Witnessing a Digital News Revolution in Denver?

A few small Mile High City–based digital media organizations attempt to remake local journalism.

A Beginner’s Guide to Rock Climbing in Colorado

From climbing terms to the newbie-friendly crags, we’ve got you covered with this introductory guide to Centennial State stone.

Aurora Is Growing Fast—And Isn’t Slowing Down

Denver’s eastern neighbor, which just happens to be the third-largest city in Colorado, has big plans for the future—take a look.


Mt. Sopris: Symbol in the Sky

Mt. Sopris is one of the most striking mountains in Colorado—and, for one writer, a connection to friends both living and gone.

From the Editor

Read All About It

A letter from the editor of 5280‘s May 2019 issue.


One of the Best Young Para-Athletes in the World Is from Colorado

Watch Beatriz Hatz vie for a spot on the U.S. Paralympics Track and Field team at the Desert Challenge Games in Arizona this month.

Royalty Exchange Wants to Make Music the Future of Smart Investing

Will the Denver company’s new web portal make buying music royalties mainstream?

A Scientific Look at Your Brain on Shrooms

We take a trip through the scientific literature to learn how psilocybin mushrooms can help (or harm) your mind.


Camping Spots That Are Actually (Probably) Open

These free spots might be hard to access, but they almost always have room to host your weekend base camp.

This New Aerial Obstacle Course Encourages Kids to Engage in Creative Play

Kids can choose their own adventure at the latest attraction from the Children’s Museum of Denver at Marsico Campus.

A Comically Fun Weekend In Trinidad

Visitors lured to Trinidad’s new comedy festival will find more than laughs in the burgeoning arts capital of southern Colorado.


This Beachy Outfit Will Get You Ready For Summer

Colorado may be landlocked, but your look doesn’t have to be, thanks to tropical prints and athleisure wear accessories.

Q&A: Colorado’s New Young Adult Romance Queen

In Sandhya Menon’s books, young love gets a boost from (gasp!) Mom and Dad.

Rainbow Militia Will Bring the Circus to Denver’s “Art Deserts”

The performing arts collective will stage a version of its latest production—aerial artists and jugglers included—in community gathering spaces throughout the city this summer.

Eat and Drink

This Bay Area Bakery Is Bringing Its Viral Treats to Colorado

Third Culture Bakery will open its first non-California outpost in Aurora this summer, so you won’t have to travel far to get your hands on the Insta-famous mochi muffins and doughnuts.

Here’s Where Our Food Editors Are Eating This Month

Modern Oaxacan, Chinese street food, and comfort food from a Denver institution are all on the menu this month.

Teatulia’s Tea Sodas Are the Warm-Weather Drink You Didn’t Know You Needed

These refreshing beverages even come in outdoor-recreation-friendly cans.

Does Uchi Denver Live Up to the Hype?

Chef Tyson Cole brought his top-notch sushi to Uchi Denver last fall, but where’s the soul?

4 Front Range Bakeries to Visit Right Now

These new bakeries are elevating pastries and bread in delightfully sweet and savory ways.


The Chiseled Icons of Colorado Climbing

The best way to honor some of Colorado’s greatest rock jocks? Give them their own Mt. Rushmore.

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