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121 Things To Do In Colorado This Year

A guide to the best happenings around the state in 2016.


January 2016


Denver’s Top Lawyers

Our second annual list of nearly 400 of the very best attorneys, in 49 specialties, in the Denver metro area. 

Still Life

Giselle Gutierrez-Ruiz has spent nearly two decades locked up in a Colorado prison. Three and a half years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that his sentence is unconstitutional. Why hasn’t his case been given a second look?


The Final Ascent

For decades, climber Jeff Lowe sought enlightenment by scaling rocks. A life-altering disease may have brought him closer to that feeling.

Front Range

The Imitation Game

As Denver begins to examine the future of development in the Mile High City, it might be a good idea to borrow ideas from other places' successes (and failures).

TV Guide

We preview the year's political events—and how they will interfere with your TV time.

Dry Spell

When Prohibition hit Colorado 100 years ago, Coors Brewing Co.'s recipes turned to malted milk.


Paw Patrol

Keystone's Avy Dogs aren't just cute. They also keep you safe.

Bridal Style: The Thrill of the Chaste

This year, wedding fashion revives elements of the Victorian era, with delicate embroidery, floral beading, and plenty of lace. Swooning is optional. 

Eat and Drink

How To: Make Bacon Jam

Spice up ho-hum sandwiches with Organic Sandwich Company’s game-changing recipe.

Eat Cheap: Pho Le

Warm up with one of Pho Le’s flavorful Vietnamese specialties.


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