The Road to Rich’s

Talking Competition, Family and Life with a CrossFit Legend Article Nicolette Martin | Photography Paul Versluis About 80 miles east of Nashville, among the winding roads of Putnam County, Tennessee, between a brick house and an old red barn, there’s a gravel road. It’s easy to miss in the expanse of rolling hills that, in … Continued

Serving Up Healthy Choices for Children

It all started with one woman, Ann Cooper, and her ambitious vision: Create an organization that helps schools take action so that every child has daily access to fresh, healthy food. A decade ago, she formed the Chef Ann Foundation (CAF), a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, which carries out that vision by actively supporting school districts nationwide through grant programs and…

Drink Basis, Not Sugar

What ingredients (or lack thereof) make Basis an excellent choice for the conscious Colorado consumer? 

Carrot Tart

In the fall, when the carrots are bolstering for cooler temperatures, they become a bit sweeter and perfect for this unique tart. Creamy, sweet and packed with vital nutrients and minerals, will remind you of its pumpkin (or sweet potato) pie cousins, but the slices will be a bit more pudding like. It’s easy to make this pie dairy-free by…

Sir Drifto’s Ride

The Audi Q7 may be classified as an SUV, but it is frankly far from it when it comes to its driving characteristics. Prestige Imports provided quite possibly the perfect color combo offered on the Q7. However, my objective was to see what the Audi Q7 was about, on the road.

Just What the Doctor Ordered

Well, well, well if it isn’t the annual “wellness” issue. January marks the beginning of not only a new year but also the beginning of a new you. Maybe you’ve set some goals for yourself, like the classics—exercise more, eat better—or you’d like to get more involved with a non-profit or learn something new.  Whatever … Continued

January 2019 Around Town

Colorado Gives Day 2018 raises $35.1 million in 24 hours Colorado Gives Day remains the state’s largest day of giving. Generous donors gave $35.1 million to 2,481 nonprofits in just 24 hours on December 4, 2018. The 24-hour statewide movement celebrates and increases philanthropy in Colorado through online giving. Presented by Community First Foundation and … Continued

Tis’ the Season! Client Appreciation Soiree

Will Day, Gail Folwell, Rocky Mountain Regenerative Medicine, and East Pearl Studios recently hosted a festive evening of celebration and community coming together to ring in the holiday season. Will Day said, "We appreciate our clients, collectors, and friends so much that this event was our tribute to them." Guests enjoyed mingling over the artwork … Continued

Uchi

When Chef de Cuisine Brandon Brumback and Executive Pastry Chef Ariana Quant first dreamed up Uchi's first highly anticipated Denver location, giving locals an experience unlike any other was at the top of their to-do list. 

Seed to Bottle, Farm to Face: Detoxing Your Beauty Routine

Cleopatra is legendary for her renowned beauty. Maybe she was just born with it, but she also had an extensive self-care regimen that involved milk baths, honey masks, sea salt exfoliation, rose water toners and castor oil hair treatments—no parabens, no phthalates, no sulfates and no nebulous catch-all “fragrance.”

Shopping With Locals

 Bloom by Anuschka   There’s no secret: gorgeous flowers and plants are flown in from around the world each week, flower designers arrange and plant to authentically reflect origin, then a unique little twist is added.    But that twist—a layer of modern added to European arrangements, an unusual vase holding a plant—is where the magic happens. 

Winter Warmers

 Sarah St. Vincent MHPBooks.com $25.99  Deep in the Blue Ridge Mountains, a young widow befriends a mysterious foreigner; setting in motion a politically charged journey of violence, betrayal, empathy and reconciliation.   

First Responders Giving Their All

Eric Miller always thought that being a firefighter sounded exciting. Originally from Illinois, he grew up watching his uncles fight fires in Chicago and Austin.

CONTRIBUTORS

Grace rises above a situation, pride, a misunderstanding, our feelings, or a situation that had a different ending then we would have preferred. I choose grace for 2019 because the Lord has shown me countlessly, that with grace, I am made whole, I can forgive immediately, I can see more clearly, and accept, that every person, every circumstance, has a…

HOW TO BUILD THE PERFECT

A charcuterie board is key to every good holiday gathering. It may be considered an appetizer—but for many of us—it's the main event. Chef and Owner Bill Minder of Il Porcellino Salumi gave us the ins and outs to creating a grade a board full of flavor, fun profiles and fatty goodness. 

LIV Sotheby’s International Realty celebrates 10 years + LIV CONNECT 2018

On October 4th, LIV Sotheby’s International Realty held an opening reception and celebration for their 10-year anniversary, as being a part of the Sotheby’s International Realty brand. The next day, LIV SIR hosted LIV CONNECT 2018 for 500+ attendees. Real estate professionals from LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, among others from the Sotheby’s International Realty Network, … Continued

December 2018 Around Town

The Oxford Hotel’s Doll’s Tea returns on Sunday, December 2nd Experience one of Denver’s favorite family traditions this holiday season with The Oxford Hotel’s Doll’s Tea Party on Sunday, Dec. 2nd. Held for more than 50 years at LoDo’s most historic boutique hotel, The Oxford Doll’s Tea is a classic tea party featuring tea, tea … Continued

Women With A Cause 6th Annual Fun Raiser

Friends of Women With A Cause gather to meet the current and graduate WWAC Scholars. Guests have fun while funding single mothers' college educations and support services for the families. Services include but are not limited to counseling, one-on-one mentoring, books, parking, financial literacy training, and parenting classes.  Photographer: Steve Petersen

Pom-Poms with Poppy & Co.

Hi! My name is Kelsey, and I am the face behind Poppy & Co. A wedding and family lifestyle photographer and frequent contributor over here at Boulder Lifestyle and Cherry Creek Lifestyle. My photos are accented with lots of excitement, laughs and most importantly, color! I most likely will not show up wearing black to your wedding or photo shoot, but probably…

EKD Fall Classic: Bacon, Brews & Bogeys

On Friday, October 19th Exquisite Kitchen Design and Cherry Creek Lifestyle Magazine hosted the first annual Fall Classic at Murphy Creek Golf Course. Aside from having a great time golfing, participants had the opportunity in helping a fantastic organization, based here in Denver! 100% of net proceeds benefited Women with a Cause. Photographer: Ted Heron

Prestige Imports 28th Annual Oktoberfest

Prestige Imports Porsche and Mercedes-Benz of Littleton co-hosted this year’s 28th Annual Oktoberfest on October 6th, 2018. This year’s event featured new Porsche vehicles for guests to experience and enjoy. In addition to Porsche vehicle displays, the event included authentic German food, beer, wine and live music accompanied by German dancing.  Photographer: Jason Noffsinger

Paying it Forward

Breaking up. Getting together. Losing someone. Welcoming someone new into the world. As Courtney Mamuscia, founder and head creator of Juju Be Gone will tell you; life is full of momentous occasions both joyous and disheartening. And when the universe comes a-calling with one of its signature curveballs for you or a loved one, how can you show that person…

For the Foodie

Food — the most delicious way to bring people together. It’s been that way for a millennium and more. Food has brought people together for celebrations, revolutions, and rituals — food has been part of the world’s most pivotal moments.  Besides the world, it’s been part of people’s most pivotal moments. Like for you and … Continued

The Back Pocket Ski Area

In years past, Eldora hasn’t exactly been known as the go-to place for prime skiing. According to Sam Bass, Eldora’s new marketing director, Powdr Adventure Lifestyle Co, Eldora's new parent company, is dedicated to changing that.

The New Girl on the Block

Circa 1960. Palm Springs, California. Clean lines, minimalistic vibes mixed with calming greenery hanging high along the ceiling offer a relaxed joint to grab a cocktail amidst green cushioned furniture. 

Beer & Food Pairing

Look like a crafty, beer connoisseur with these quick hits that are a match made in heaven. 

November 2018 Around Town

New Fall Menu at Departure Located in Denver’s Cherry Creek neighborhood, Departure is a forward-thinking, modern Asian restaurant from Sage Restaurant Group helmed by Culinary Director Gregory Gourdet and Executive Chef Khamla Vongsakoun. This Fall, the team is eager to debut a new menu highlighting the bounty of seasonal autumn ingredients, reinvented to capture the … Continued

Made in Portland Pop-Up at Zeppelin Station

Made in a City is a series of rotating retail experience storefronts held in Zeppelin Station. Every three months (or so) they focus on a different city in the world by showcasing the work of some of the best makers from that city. Portland is one of the most interesting US-based hubs for independent makers … Continued

Slice of the Pie

Here's just a taste of Chef Dane's Thanksgiving drop off menu. That's right, a full feast delivered at your doorstep featuring the greatest-hits with a twist. All that's left is basting yourself in compliments from your guests. 

Food For Thought

Chef Gregory Gourdet’s culinary taste comes from a melting pot of influences. From his familial Haitian roots to the formative time spent working for the legendary French chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten to his love of Asian food to the women in his family that cooked when he was just a child, to tell Gourdet’s story through food is to tell countless…

Walden House

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. “–Henry David Thoreau, Walden.

Farm-to-Table Luncheon at Walden House Vail

The Stockton Group gathered a selection of Sotheby’s International Realty’s top market leaders from around the country to experience an afternoon at Walden House. These agents traveled from their luxury markets to become intimate with the Vail Valley and our extraordinary listing in hopes of finding real estate opportunities for their clients. Great thanks to … Continued

Red Carpet Adventure

Red Carpet Adventure is the annual signature event of There With Care featuring entertainment, dinner, live and silent auctions to support the programs that help families facing the critical phase of a medical crisis. This year we were honored to welcome singer Clark Beckham, runner-up of American Idol and host Producer/Director Vic Levin. Title Sponsor, American … Continued

Nightlife is the Right Life

Scott Bagus and Brian Mathenge have track records of attracting crowds of different backgrounds to their respective former establishments, but neither found the sustainable long-term success desired. Now as partners, they are hoping their new bar Rock Steady will be one of Denver’s premier nightclubs and in the process become the new face of Denver’s melting pot of nightlife and…

Fiber Facts 101

A natural fiber is anything from a plant or animal that can be spun into a material for knitting, weaving and other techniques for clothing and other goods. 
 

24 HOURS IN NYC

What seemed like 24 hours post the Dunton Hot Springs fall fashion shoot, the Cedar & Hyde crew were off again to take flight with an empire state of mind. It's not all work and no play when it comes to an NYC buying trip — how else do you think the family-run shop find such an eclectic array of…

Updated Colorado Rustic

It’s no secret that Denver’s population is growing — and that means our real estate market is evolving. With more people, there’s more pressure to try to get your hands on a house as soon as it comes on the market - whether or not it’s perfect. Megan Quinn-Mayfield’s approach to house-hunting and selling is different, “Real estate can take…

Meet Your Maker(s)

There’s the former combat veteran needing an outlet. The student paying her way through college. The mom-trepenuer building her own brand. 

Into the Wild

The embossed leather goods of Denver’s Animal Handmade brand are exquisitely detailed in their designs and impeccable in the quality of their craftsmanship.

Hi, Fall

Here’s “fashion” defined.     fash·ion /ˈfaSHən/ noun a popular trend, especially in styles of dress and ornament or manners of behavior.   Now “style.”   style /stīl/ Noun   a distinctive appearance, typically determined by the principles according to which something is designed.   With our annual “fall fashion” issue, we decided to take … Continued

Fall Fashion Audit

This fall, Hannah Moon of Styled by Hannah Moon, is encouraging you to try something new, and to embrace the trends emerging. One big trend she’s been pushing? Animal print.

Babes, Babies and Bloodies Brunch & Fashion Show

Locals came together for a Fall Fashion Show at the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek on August 26th. Featuring back-to-school styles from Cherry Creek North’s Skipper & Scout and Perch Denver modeled by favorite local families. The event supported Kenzi’s Causes, which supports underprivileged Colorado children and their families by providing toys, food and more. Photographer: RETTIG + CO

October 2018 Around Town

Dairy Block & Denver Milk Market hosting Fall Flannel Festival Dairy Block & Denver Milk Market will celebrate the changing of the seasons with a special FREE Fall Flannel Festival on Sunday, Oct. 21st from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. This community event – held in the Dairy Block Alley, Denver’s first pedestrian alleyway – … Continued

frnds of ours

This month we had the opportunity to interview Sonora Goldman and Annie Carlson of frnds of ours, an up-and-coming Denver-based fashion label. Goldman and Carlson started frnds of ours this past year, inspired by their shared love of the creative arts, classic silhouettes and a drive to create high-quality clothing from natural fabrics within the U.S. frnds of ours was…

Formerly, Ghost Town

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Great Family Reunion

 Article Meg Simon | Photography Great Family Reunion  Great Family Reunion (GFR) is a musical entertainment agency based out of both Denver and New York City that provides personable, comprehensive and top-notch musical experiences for gatherings and events. Reaching far beyond the limits of the standard “wedding band,” GFR is a collective of world-class musicians, many of whom continue to…

Quiet but Powerful

 Article Article by Camille Wilson | Photography Photos by Kelsey Huffer  Sandra Pratt paints museum-quality romantic landscapes using oil on canvas. Her work speaks to the iconic American west with open and vast scenes and brilliant hues of color. Ann Klein, co-owner of SmithKlein Gallery in Boulder where Pratt shows some of her work, describes the paintings as having a…

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The Connicks Take on Cancer

 Article Kelli Ruhl | Photography EyeFull Media  Take the #Screenwithme Challenge: For every person that pledges to ask their health care provider about colorectal cancer using the hashtag #screenwithme, $1 will be donated to colorectal cancer research and advocacy.  Even for an actor, composer and musician who has seen success across the entertainment world — from television and movies to…

Home on the Range

 Article Marley Jeranko | Photography Chico Basin Ranch  If you’ve ever dreamt of stepping into Westworld and living the cowboy dream, it’s closer than you might think. But rest assured, it’s not all whiskey and wranglin’ – you’ve got to take modern conservation and ecology practices by the reigns and get a taste of true grit to earn your spurs. …