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The Short, Happy Life of Colorado Harvest Company Marijuana Plant No. 4045

Inside the booming business of legalized weed.

5280

November 2014

From the Editor

Features

The Feather

For centuries, Native Americans have viewed the eagle as their link to the Creator of all living things. Now, from the National Eagle Repository just outside Denver, the United States government controls access to this sacred creature. The question remains: Whose bird is it?

Welcome to Globeville

For more than a century, Denver has mistreated, maligned, or misused the Globeville neighborhood. It’s been cut in four by major interstates. It’s been a dumping ground and a proposed Superfund site. Now, as gentrification encroaches on this historic neighborhood, Globeville residents keep waiting—and wishing—for something better.

Department

Expanding Interests

Eldora Mountain Resort wants to grow its footprint. Not surprisingly, the small ski hill faces vigorous opposition from its neighbors.

Front Range

Flight Plan

The holidays are a time filled with family, festivities, and—if you’re one of the estimated five million people passing through Denver International Airport this season—flights. Save your headaches for dinner with the in-laws with these DIA insider tips. 

Scene

Playing Dress-Up

Fete Prep 101: crafting the perfect holiday gathering. (It’s never too early to start planning.)

Eat and Drink

Backstory

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