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Summer in the City

53 cool things to do when Denver heats up.


June 2015

From the Editor


The Precious Ordinary

When a young writer reached out to Kent Haruf, Colorado's most celebrated novelist generously offered his time—despite having recently learned he had a fatal illness. In his final months, the author spoke to Chris Outcalt about reading, writing, and the meaning of life.

Top Dentists 2015

Keep your pearly whites, well, pearly white with our list of the 717 best dentists in Denver and beyond. Plus, discover nine dental-care facts your dentist wishes you knew. 


Dances With Wolves

Seventy years ago, bounty hunters slaughtered the last wolves in Colorado. Now, the federal government is considering removing the creature from the Endangered Species Act.

Front Range

Fool’s Gold

The Nuggets' future begins at this month's NBA draft. Let's hope it doesn't look like the past. 


Star Chef Cooks for Boulder

New York chef and author Gabrielle Hamilton puts on a dinner at Frasca Food and Wine.

How Local Is Your Burger?

In honor of Slow Meat's return to Denver this month, we examine five local burgers.

Wedding Eats

Union Station hosts its largest wedding reception to date next month. Here is what's on the menu.

Do You Wanna Rock?!

Then head to Grand Junction this month for a brand-new music festival.

Eat and Drink

Cleaning Up

How an order of napkins became a full-blown apron business.

Restaurant Review: Stoic & Genuine

Stoic & Genuine has moments when it’s one of the most impressive restaurants in the region, but its seasoned team is still fishing for consistency.

How To: Make Granita

Granita is like a grown-up sno-cone—especially when you follow Patrick Creager’s Backyard Soda Co. recipe.


Inside Baseball

5280's peek inside the locker of Colorado Rockies third baseman, Nolan Arenado.

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