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Top Doctors 2017: The List

For more than two decades, 5280 has asked physicians in the Denver area whom they would trust to treat themselves or a loved one. The following 347 doctors—in 96 specialties—were nominated by their peers this year.


August 2017

From the Editor


Betting (On) the Farm

Help Colorado’s farmers, ranchers, and vintners stay on their lands—and see firsthand where your food comes from—by jumping boot-first into the burgeoning agritourism trend.

My South Park

On the 20th anniversary of Comedy Central’s iconic cartoon about the fictional South Park, Colorado-raised Ted Conover, who fell for the real thing as a teenager, returns decades later to discover that not much—and everything—has changed.

Closing the Gap

How Coloradans are increasing access to health care for the state’s most vulnerable populations.

Breach of Honor

Veterans who leave the military with other-than-honorable discharges often are denied health care and other Veterans Affairs benefits. Yet many suffer from conditions—such as post-traumatic stress disorder—that could have contributed to the behaviors that got them kicked out in the first place. The University of Denver’s Veterans Advocacy Project wants to help.


Can Kyle Clark Reinvent The 6 O’Clock News?

After a year on the air, 9News’ Next With Kyle Clark is still finding its footing. Will the show—and its ambitious anchor—succeed in changing how we watch the local news?


On the Road Again

Can bands and booze help a new cycling race turn a profit?

Sun Spotting

While you’re busy watching this month’s solar eclipse, students from five Colorado colleges will be recording it.

Glamp Like a Champ

The Glamping Co. takes the stress out of sleeping under the stars.


Crushing the Course

How to train like a world champion for the grueling demands of obstacle course races.


What to Do in August

Your short list of Colorado’s coolest events this month.

Meet Colorado’s Hip-Hop Jewelers

Brothers Eric and David Casares are outfitting rappers, boxers, and Denver Broncos with all their custom jewelry needs.

Colorado River Songs

The stories of the Colorado River Basin, as told by the people who live there—and one folk band.

A Cold One for a Cause

Kick back, relax, and drink guilt-free with these six charitable Colorado brews.

Art At Elevation

How Breckenridge became the country's artsiest small town.

Eat and Drink

What We’re Eating In August

The restaurants, dishes, and drinks on our dining radar this month, August 2017.

Restaurant Review: Annette

Caroline Glover’s restaurant, Annette, beckons diners with warm hospitality and simple yet stunning fare.

Denver’s Best Fried Chicken

Fried chicken may appear on many a Denver menu these days, but not all versions are created equal—or alike. We found three styles that are perfect, all in their own ways.


A More Efficient Denver

How a five-year-old program has been saving the city money and time.

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