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5280 November 2010

Sin City

Denver’s done a fantastic job of making itself one of the most desirable places to live in the country–but that doesn’t mean it’s all bluebird skies, puppies playing in the park, and powder days. Scratch beneath the shiny, happy surface of the Mile High City, and you might be surprised what you find. 

Life According To… Lindsey Vonn

With Olympic gold and bronze medals, a couple of ESPY awards, and more World Cup victories than any other U.S. skiier, Vail’s Lindsey Vonn is arguably America’s best current skier. Here, 5280 caught up with the 26-year-old golden girl to talk about her best friend, being normal, and hometown skiing. 

Home Team

Lights, Camera…No Action?

The Centennial State struggles to make money on movies.

Mountain Stewards

Colorado ski resorts are thinking green to keep their white.

Survival of the Fittest

The cougar trend is threatening to upend the natural order of relationships—and that’s not a bad thing.

Over the Hill

Nearing age 30, pro snowboarder JJ Thomas isn’t ready to get off the mountain—yet.

Doing It Her Way

Colorado State professor Temple Grandin’s take on beating the autism odds.

Speed Racer

How I became an Olympic bobsledder—for just one moment.

Reviews: Cafe Aion

A food-first chef does it right in Boulder.

Movie and Dinner

The iconic date can be savory and sweet—with a pinch of nostalgia.

Give (Local) Thanks

Our guide to cooking a Colorado Thanksgiving.

Best Bites: Ahi Burger


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