Table of contents 5280 May 2012
How brothers Toshi and Yasu Kizaki made Sushi Den into one of Denver’s most storied restaurants.
Is it time to update your garden? Look no further than the mountains for lofty inspiration.
We may not be in a citywide bull market, but there are plenty of reasons to feel pretty darn good about real estate in the Mile High City this year. This is especially true of Highlands, which has become a nationally recognized, trendsetting model for the possibilities of 21st-century new urbanism. Here’s how Highlands became the hottest part of town—and which local neighborhoods might be next.
The Denver Zoo’s Toyota Elephant Passage opens.
Denver’s newest green space showcases the future of urban development.
Check out MeNetwork, a free smartphone app.
A Colorado company aims to alter the perception of fast food.
Meet Margaret “Migs” Muldrow, who runs the nonprofit Village Health Partnership.
Felt Soul Media’s documentaries are saving one fishery at a time.
Get Involved: The BolderBoulder 10K.
Front Range Scene
Five sunglasses for the season.
A Denver sculptor’s work reflects environmental education.
Develop your skills and meet like-minded folks at these do-it-yourself locales.
Take a seaside vacation without leaving home in spring’s wavy prints, iridescent fabrics, and ocean motifs.
Marrying two of Colorado’s favorite activities: riding bikes and quaffing suds.
Bars that roll.
A talented crop of local musicians—and a little bit of activism—keeps Denver’s legendary jazz scene alive and swinging.
How the back-breaking job of packing and moving books became a noble pleasure.
John Malone’s land.
Eat & Drink
Coohills has the looks, the location, and the crowd, but the French-American menu underwhelms.
By the numbers: El Diablo’s uses how many limes on Cinco de Mayo?
Mediterranean treats at North Boulder’s Dagabi Cucina.
Bang!’s homemade ketchup.