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August 2015

From the Editor


Health & Wellness Issues You Must Know About Right Now

New programs, novel treatments, nitty-gritty research, ongoing clinical trials, astute diagnostics, big-data sharing, forthcoming facilities, and state health statistics—and more!—that are important to every Coloradan’s well-being.

Can CU Turn Its Lousy Football Program Around?

Twenty-five years ago, the University of Colorado football team was celebrating a piece of the NCAA national championship. Today, the program can't buy a win. How did the Buffs lose their swagger—and will they ever get it back?

Outward Bound

The 5280 field guide to taking your child’s learning outside of the classroom—and into the world. 


Pop Quiz

Many parents and students are fed up with what they view as excessive standardized testing. Will the burgeoning opt-out movement save Colorado schools—or endanger them?

Medicine: Disorders of Sex Development

When delivery room doctors can’t answer a seemingly simple question—“Is it a boy or a girl?”—families head to a specialty clinic at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Front Range

Cloud Curriculum

Denver's Schoolrunner connects teachers so students perform better.


The Colorado Golf Association honors its centennial this month by recalling the top moments of the past 100 years.

Changing Courses

Johnson & Wales unveils its $17 million renovation of a 99-year-old National Historic Landmark.

The New College Try

Colorado colleges develop curriculum for budding startup superstars.

Poop Police

It’s time for crappy dog owners to pay the price.


Artward Bound

A 10-day arts festival presents another good excuse to visit Breckenridge in August.

Ale in the Family

A Denverite transforms the old Tivoli brewery into…the new Tivoli brewery.

Pop Culture

Four years ago, Quinn Popcorn changed the way we microwave the snack food. Now it’s doing away with the microwave. 

Hey Mr. DJ

Denver's top rap mixer decorates his Chaffee Park home with retro flair.

Fly-Fishing for the Big One

Top teenage anglers throw their lines into Colorado waters in hopes of claiming the title of world’s best.

Run, Fish, Sip

Trade biking and swimming for fishing and beer drinking in Colorado’s coolest new triathlon. (Yeah, you still have to run.) 

Ripe for Picking

It's time for Colorado's apple picking—and cider making—season. 

A Guide to the Wheat Ridge Greenbelt

Stop circling Anderson Park’s perimeter looking for a parking spot during the Carnation Festival. We’ve found a better way in.

Eat and Drink

Caveman Chic

A paleo blogger and cookbook author takes a lighthearted, realistic approach to one of the food world’s trendiest diets. 

Magic Ingredient: Gianduja

Get ready to obsess over the original Italian chocolate and hazelnut spread—Nutella before Nutella was cool.

Crushing It

The Infinite Monkey Theorem puts an adult twist on the slushie.

38th Avenue Eats

Try these three Wheat Ridge eateries.

Eat Cheap: Yatai

Get your lunchtime sushi fix at Yatai’s downtown food cart.


Family Tradition

For these Colorado families, the athletic gene run stronger than most.


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