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5280 Health | January 2017

The Nurses Helping Survivors Of Sexual Assault

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Illustration by Naftali Beder
Specially trained nurses offer the best medical attention to this vulnerable population. So why does only one hospital in the state of Colorado make these professionals part of its regular staff?
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5280 | November 2016

Why Does Our Legal System Still Put Kids In Chains?

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Illustration by Curt Merlo
Twenty-seven states and the District of Columbia have stopped using restraints on juveniles. Colorado isn’t one of them.
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5280 | April 2014

The Girls Next Door

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Illustration by Frank Stockton
In 2012, President Barack Obama said the fight against human trafficking was “one of the great human rights causes of our time.” So why are so many Colorado children still being exploited?
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5280 | April 2018

Explore Unique Locales With A Denver Glamping Startup

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Photo courtesy of Collective Retreats
From mountain ranches to urban islands, Collective Retreats offers five-star accommodations in a wide range of unexpected places.
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Smarter Travel | March 2018

Denver Travel Guide

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Photo courtesy of Arina P Habich/Shutterstock
Planning a trip to the Mile High City? Here’s everything you need to know.
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5280 | October 2017

Explore Jackson, Wyoming During the Offseason

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From art to wildlife to pastries, you can find it all in this remote yet chic mountain town.
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5280 Home | April/May 2018

Denver’s Best Garden Shops

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Photo by Rebecca Stumpf
Here’s our list of five of our go-to stores—and why we love them.
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5280 | September 2017

Welcome To The New Denver Office

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Photo courtesy of WeWork Union Station
The modern workplace is in transition.  Here’s how Coloradans are working smarter—not harder.
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Denver Business Journal | June 2017

The Penthouse View

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Photo courtesy of Four Seasons
What luxury living in Denver looks like.
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Tasting Table | April 2018

All About the Hemp Beer That Was Banned in Kansas

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Photo courtesy of New Belgium Brewing
Here’s how New Belgium Brewing developed the Hemperor HPA and why it’s worth a try.
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5280 | April 2018

Road-Trip Restaurant: Revelden In Crested Butte

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Photo by Brett Henderson
Three reasons to visit this small brunch-and-dinner eatery: farm-fresh produce, house-made everything, and a menu that’s creative but approachable.
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The Denver Post | March 2018

Review: Rebel Restaurant

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Photo by AAron Ontiveroz/The Denver Post
In a building once home to a biker bar, Rebel is a hidden gem serving unexpected eats.
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5280 Health | January 2018

Fragile Fertility

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Photo by iStock
Here’s what cancer patients need to know if they want to start (or grow) a family.
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5280 | December 2017

Kimbal Musk Doubles Down On School Garden Effort

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Photo courtesy of the Kitchen
The Colorado 100 Fund is a $2.5 million effort toward creating 100 learning gardens in Colorado by 2020.
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The Beer Necessities | September 2017

What’s Next In Your Beer? Wastewater!

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Photo courtesy of Half Moon Bay Brewing Company / Facebook
Breweries are experimenting with recycled water in their recipes, and the results are…delicious?
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5280 | September 2016

Tiny Dancer

How a dance class is improving mobility for children with Down syndrome—and building their confidence.
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5280 | October 2014

Meet The Artist: Daniel Sprick

Daniel Sprick’s paintings aren’t ones a viewer simply dabbles in. Instead, the works pull you in, until you feel like an art student studying them for a make-or-break class assignment.
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5280 | May 2012

Mix It: Spicy Mango-Cilantro Sangria at Cuba Cuba

Cuba Cuba Cafe & Bar has been around for years, but it’s not just the Latin America eats that keep us coming back. The restaurant’s sangrìa makes for perfect patio sipping. Our new favorite version is the spicy mango-cilantro.
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