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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 | September 2015

The Canyon Of Why

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Illustration by Emiliano Ponzi
Stigma, silence, and fear have long dominated the issue of suicide. None of these will help reduce Colorado’s tragically high rate. But as I learned by working through my own family’s tragedy, the voices of those who have survived just might.
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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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GearJunkie | July 2018

4 Colorado Gravel Grinders to Tackle This Summer

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Photo by Devon Balet
Explore some of the state’s most scenic, out-of-the-way paths with these organized rides.
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5280 | June 2018

High-Country Hut Trips: Cliff Yurt

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Photo by Jeff Johnson
An off-the-grid escape perfect for summer adventures.
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TimeOut | June 2018

The 24 Best Things To Do in Colorado

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The best things to do in Colorado, including a mix of outdoor adventure and urban bliss, plus a few great breweries.
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5280 | June 2018

The Visionaries

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Photo courtesy of Sage Hospitality
Meet the company behind Denver’s hottest hotels.
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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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Hemispheres | July 2018

Spirit of the South

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Brandy-based Träkál offers a taste of Chilean Patagonia.
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The Denver Post | June 2018

Review: 12@Madison

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Photo by Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post
Take a tasty trip around the world without leaving Denver.
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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 | 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 2015

How To Talk To Kids About Mental Wellness

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It’s never too early to teach children that it’s OK to ask for help.
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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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