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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 2015

Our Town: Homelessness In Denver

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Photo by Terry Ratzlaff
Tonight, more than 6,000 people in the metro area won’t have homes of their own to sleep in. Even more are on the verge of homelessness because of rising housing costs and a surging population. Think it couldn’t happen to you?
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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 | December 2017

First-Timer’s Guide: Beaver Creek

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Photo courtesy of Kimberly Gavin
Keep traveling west on I-70, and you’ll be rewarded with spacious terrain and upscale offerings, no matter the season.
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5280 | December 2017

The Last Isolated Places In Colorado

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Photo courtesy of Ethan Welty
Whether it’s because of their remoteness or the difficult-to-score permits needed to reach them, these eight bucket-list destinations are the stuff of adrenaline-fueled dreams.
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Alaska Magazine | February 2015

Once The Cruise Ship Docks

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Whittling down Alaska’s abundant offerings in fi ve port towns
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5280 Home / December/January 2017

The Design Lover’s Guide To RiNo

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Photo by Tim Hursley
We round up all you need to know to find the area’s best design ideas—and discover what’s next for Denver’s hippest ‘hood.
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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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5280 | November 2016

Guide To Denver’s Art Museums

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The Mile High City boasts some of the best art collections in the country. We’ve rounded up where to view them—and why it’s worth the gas to visit six out-of-town venues.
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5280 | November 2017

Go Now: Ginger and Baker

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Photo courtesy of PhoCo Photography
Make sure to visit Fort Collins’ newest gathering place on an empty stomach.
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The Beer Necessities | November 2017

What Is A Berliner Weisse?

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Photo courtesy of White Birch Brewing
This German-style brew is the perfect entrée into sour beers.
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Spirited | September/October 2017

Bar Crawl: Denver

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Lace up your drinking shoes for this boozy tour of four of our favorite neighborhoods.
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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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