Recently I had the chance to sit down with Dana Davis for a talk about the carousel of life and the upcoming Carousel Ball. The youngest daughter of Barbara and Marvin Davis, the family was living in Denver during the 70's, when Dana was diagnosed with Type I diabetes.
Maybe he thought that successful musicians don't play guitar on benches. Maybe in his mind guests at the Grand Hyatt aren't usually in jeans and a T-shirt. Or maybe, in his mind, guests at the grand Hyatt aren't usually black.
While the rest of us spent the summer at the beach and the ballpark, Denver's creative community has been crafting its 2013-14 offerings. A highlight for me is the launch of Wonderbound's inaugural season, as it leaps to life with a new work called A Gothic Folktale.
On this adventure I was in hot pursuit of the elusive Glacier Lily (Erythronium grandiflorum). I figured that the best place to find them was near a glacier so Mandy the dog and I decided to head up to the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area to check.
As Colorado faces another long and dry season with devastating wildfires, water is definitely becoming a top issue. And it should be.
This week's podcast asks some of this city's most important people an array of silly and serious Denver-themed "this or that?" questions. It's "boxers or briefs?" for the Mile High City.
Lisa Gedgaudas, program administrator for Create Denver, joins us today for a special (and very short) podcast from the McNichols Building in Civic Center Park.
This week, Josh, Ron and Vanessa are joined by OpenAir CPR host Corey Jones.
We go underground this week with 5280 assistant editor Chris Outcalt to learn a thing or two about fracking. You know, hydraulic fracturing. It's what that new movie with Matt Damon is all about (we think).
For our last podcast of the year, Ron, Josh and Vanessa invited travel writer and Maya 2012 expert Joshua Berman for a closer look at 13 B'ak'tun, a.k.a., December 21, a.k.a. Winter Solstice 2012.
This was a good year for Japanese and Japanese-Americans in Colorado. A lot of the credit goes to Ikuhiko Ono, the consul general who came to Denver late last year and has made a concerted effort to reach out to the local Japanese-American community.
Denver just became one of six lucky cities to have a True Food Kitchen -- ahead of New York, Chicago and San Francisco. True Food was created by Dr. Andrew Weill, best-selling author on health and healing.
On this week's podcast, we present our special "30-second Denver voter guide," in which we each attempt to explain each of the big initiatives on this year's ballot in under half a minute.
This week on the podcast, Jared, Ron and Josh put on the pundit hats and talk Colorado news.
The documentary Last Call at the Oasis identifies the global water crisis as the central issue of the 21st century. Water mayl become a weapon of war and a tool of terrorism in the post-2022 world.
The Riverfront Park Fashion Show packs more excitement, endurance and gear than a backcountry daypack. The scene at this annual fashion fete is sure to have well-coiffed heads spinning.