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. 

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…

24 hours with…

 Article Layne Elizabeth | Photography Abigail LaFleur-Shaffer  Abigail LaFleur-Shaffer's (@abi.lafleur) rise to Instagram fame came as a complete shock as she began posting photos of Kodiak (@kodiak_thebeardog) and Kuma (@kuma_thehuskybear) at the suggestion of a friend, who encouraged her to post some of her favorite photos online so her family and friends could keep up with the dogs’ many adventures.   She…

Take A Hike

 Article Ben Wiese | Photography Illustrations Sarah Nicholson  Heil Valley Ranch - Picture Rock Trail    It's not a very used trail. It’s winding and very beautiful with many trees. It’s a lollipop — hikers go straight up from the trailhead and then hit a loop at the top, which looks like a lollipop on a map — so you can make it what you want. It’s…

Annette

 Article Carolyn Davidson | Photography From the Hip Photo  When the James Beard Award nominations were announced, Chef Caroline Glover didn’t bother to peruse the list. With her Aurora restaurant, Annette, still brand-new, awards weren’t really on her radar. Later, a friend emailed Glover to congratulate her on her — not one — but two nominations, that Glover found out. …

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WINTER SESSION

Winter Session’s mission to, “make things for people who care about how things are made,” creates an intentional approach both in and out of their warehouse in RiNo. Husband and wife team Roy Katz and Tanya Fleisher founded the company in 2010 and carry a wide variety of beautifully, carefully hand-crafted leather and wax canvas goods. Fleisher’s art and design…

Mountain Aviation

 Wheels Up      Andy Manz    U
nlike many aspects of our lives, advanced technology and modernism have done little to ease the hassles associated with air travel. While Denver International Airport has several nice perks (Root Down, Mod Market) I’ve rarely heard the word “convenient” uttered in the same sentence. Over-crowded parking lots, long security lines, these are all things that…