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Alyssa Ramos

5 Reasons Why You're Never Really Alone When You Travel Solo

Alyssa Ramos | July 28, 2015 | Travel
Unless you're purposely trying to be alone, or on a deserted island, the chances of you actually being alone when you travel solo are quite skinny.
Garden & Gun

The 8 Top Southern Dishes

Garden & Gun | July 27, 2015 | Taste
Making these choices wasn't easy. I left a lot of gravy and a couple of racks of ribs on the cutting room floor. Think of them as edible mileposts on a turnpike to tomorrowland.
Jason Salzman

Conservative Jeffco School Board Member Sees Threat of Nazis Somewhere

Jason Salzman | July 24, 2015 | Denver
Jeffco School Board member Julie Williams, who's facing a recall campaign to remove her from office, hopped on her Facebook page July 14 and shared a link titled, "How did the Nazis control education?" "Controlling education was a way of taking over the minds of children from kindergarten...
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Plunge Into the Past With These Five Historic Swimming Pools

National Trust for Historic Preservation | July 23, 2015 | Travel
We've arranged a tour of five more historic pools to help you escape the sweltering summer heat. Dip your toes into these refreshingly cool swimming spots from around the country.
Marc Bekoff

Animal "Euthanasia" Is Too Often Slaughter

Marc Bekoff | July 23, 2015 | Denver
In Australia, the commercial slaughter of millions of adult kangaroos for food results in countless dependent youngsters, also called joeys, left to suffer and die because their mothers have been killed. The study about which I write below refers to killing the joeys who have lost, or will lose their mothers, as euthanasia, which it is not.
Robert L. Borosage

Fight for 15 Keeps on Stepping

Robert L. Borosage | July 23, 2015 | Politics
The Fight for 15 movement is gaining momentum. It has won victories in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, San Francisco, Seattle and SeaTac. Yesterday, a New York State Wage Board formally recommended a $15.00 minimum wage for the fast food industry in New York. Governor Cuomo could move that to into law after reviewing it. The University of California just announced it would raise its minimum wage for several thousand workers to $15.00. The $15.00 minimum is likely headed to a referendum vote in the District of Columbia next year. Pressure is now building on the president to act. He deserves credit for issuing orders raising the minimum wage of contract employees to $10.10, and requiring contractors to obey various workplace laws. Now federal employees are striking for $15.00 and a union.
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

The Mall Is for All

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | July 22, 2015 | Denver
Simple discomfort is not a justification for violating human rights, calling in the police, or keeping the public out of public spaces.

The Best Beach Towns to Explore on Foot

Redfin | July 22, 2015 | Travel
Refreshing dips in the ocean, sandy beaches, strolls along the boardwalk, sticky ice cream cones and cool breezes are the perfect remedy for the stresses of daily life.
Jason Salzman

Conservative Jeffco Education Group Has Anti-Gay Lawyer

Jason Salzman | July 22, 2015 | Denver
Republican state senate candidate Tony Sanchez, who lost the a Jeffco race last year to Democrat Andy Kerr, is now directing an organization whose registered agent, Barry Arrington, has a history of making anti-LGBT comments and working for extremist groups. Sanchez's organization, Freedom for Education, was formed in May to...
Alex Thiersch

Marijuana is a Presidential Issue

Alex Thiersch | July 22, 2015 | Politics
Stoner culture will always exist and there will always be brands to serve that market, but to continue moving the needle of public opinion among mainstream customers and voters we are going to need brands and industry leaders that target them, too.

Summer in Steamboat Springs, CO

Findery | July 21, 2015 | Travel
Steamboat Springs, Colo. is celebrated for the high number of winter Olympic medalists it has produced over the years and thus, travelers from far and wide visit annually to enjoy the slopes and all the snowy fun it has to offer.
Jason Salzman

Coffman Hating Planned Parenthood Again

Jason Salzman | July 20, 2015 | Denver
Just last year, during his re-election campaign, Rep. Mike Coffman was apparently so enamored with Planned Parenthood that he featured the organization's logo in an advertisement.

7 Places You Can Legally Drink on the Street in the U.S. | July 20, 2015 | Taste
There are few things better than strolling down the street with a cold drink in hand.
National Trust for Historic Preservation

This Eid al-Fitr, Explore Five Historic Mosques Nationwide

National Trust for Historic Preservation | July 17, 2015 | Religion
In honor of this religious holiday, we pay homage to five historic mosques from around the country.
Jason Salzman

Conservative Pundit Praises Democrat Morgan Carroll

Jason Salzman | July 16, 2015 | Denver
Last week on Colorado Public Television's Colorado Inside Out, Dave Kopel showed real independence, not allegiance to the ideology of the right-leaning Independence Institute, where he works, when he called Democrat Morgan Carroll a "really excellent" candidate.
Jason Salzman

Stop Shrugging or Laughing at the Collapse of The Denver Post and Colorado Journalism

Jason Salzman | July 15, 2015 | Denver
Can't grandstanding politicians, maybe a few from each party, spotlight the problem and call on philanthropists to step up and fund local journalism? Or figure out something else to say? Even if it's just to acknowledge the tragedy unfolding in front of us?
John Rampton

5 Surprising Ways Data Can Be Used

John Rampton | July 15, 2015 | Business
Data provides us with the information we need to make decisions in our professional and personal lives. While some applications are pretty obvious, you may be surprised by these seven ways data can be used to make your life more convenient, cost-effective and socially responsible.
Arianna Huffington

My Q and A With doppel Creator and Wearable Tech Expert Fotini Markopoulou

Arianna Huffington | July 15, 2015 | Healthy Living
Fotini Markopoulou is a theoretical physicist and hardware tech designer. She is co-founder of Team Turquoise, a wearable tech company that uses research in psycho-physiology to create technology that changes how we perceive, feel and behave. In answer to my questions, she shared her insights on new developments in wearable technology that can help us lead calmer, focused and productive lives.
Eat Drink Lucky

Top Ten Outdoor Dining Destinations

Eat Drink Lucky | July 14, 2015 | Taste
We love to soak up every bit of summer that we can, day or night. Here is our list of the best places to indulge this summer.
Jason Salzman

Facebook Deletes Former Congressman's Suggestion that ISIS Attack Pot Smokers

Jason Salzman | July 14, 2015 | Denver
Facebook deleted a post by Rep. Tom Tancredo in which the former Colorado Congressman advised ISIS not to attack America on July 4 but, instead, "to try something during spring break or the Marijuana smoke out celebrations on April 20." Tancredo said he has "no idea why it was taken down."...
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