Makers

During our monthly planning meeting (dubbed ‘Deadlines & Donuts’) we collectively had a million ideas for the theme, Arts & Culture. We all know that Denver is for art lovers. As much as we would love to feature so many of the talented artists, all using different mediums, we narrowed it down to a few stand out makers for this…

Prestige Imports 6th Annual Winter Driving Event

On January 7 and 8, 2017, Prestige Imports hosted its 6th Annual Winter Driving Event on Georgetown Lake in Georgetown, CO. The event brought together Prestige employees, customers and driving instructors from QClub North America. 
Photography by Jason Noffsinger and Nick Pinkerton.

LIV Sotheby’s Holiday Party

LIV Sotheby’s International Realty brokers and guests celebrated the holidays in style at the luxury real estate firm’s annual Holiday Party held at The Cable Center, in Denver. LIV Sotheby’s International Realty is Colorado’s exclusive lifestyle-inspired brokerage firm with 13 offices. Photography by LIV Sotheby’s International Realty.

February 2017 Around Town

Restaurateur and Owner of Destination Hospitality Restaurant Group (Aurum, Hush Concepts) opened Table79 Foodbar in the former bistro c.v. space in Steamboat, Colorado. An 84 seat, New American restaurant, the Foodbar will be a multi-seat marquis seating option offering guests the front row to hearth-style cooking. Helmed by Chef de Cuisine Natalie Neiderhofer, the menu will offer composed yet casual…

MAKER

Annie Herzig started drawing when she was “teeny tiny and always loved it.” She says, “My mom used to sit me down on the sidewalk with a Tupperware full of water and a paintbrush, and I would create pictures that would quickly fade away. I wanted to be a Disney animator a little later on, around ten years old, and…

& [Art] Space

Nowadays, it’s common to see murals dotting buildings, storefronts and underpasses throughout city centers and small towns. “The sentiment that murals are vandalism or not real art is becoming all but non-existent. The legitimacy of the work speaks for itself,” explains Leah Brenner, the Boulder-based founder of And Art Space, an organization connecting local artists with Denver and Boulder-area companies…

to write

In honor of interviewing a calligrapher, I decided to whip out a pen and draft Hannah Howard’s story by hand. Of course, it’s (much) faster to draft on a laptop, but after talking with Howard about her lifelong passion for handwriting and fonts, it sparked an interest to appreciate an overlooked art form: written language.

Call of the Wild

My ideas about dog sledding came from Jack London’s famous novels Call of the Wild and White Fang; Disney also threw in a bone with their not-so-famous 2006 movie Eight Below. All in all, it seemed like an amazing experience. So when we had the assignment to do a dog sledding feature, I was all in. The primary motivation behind…

Flower Variety

Via Arabic ليلك lilak from Persian نیلک nilak meaning "bluish." 
The genus name Syringa is derived from Greek syrinx, meaning a hollow tube or pipe and refers to the broad pith in the shoots in some species, easily hollowed out since ancient times to make reed pipes and flutes.

Environmentally Driven

BMW does not disappoint in releasing the 2017 X3 xDrive35i, a Sport Activity Vehicle (SAV) with potential for a family road trip or track day. With four different drive modes, the ease of moving from city to mountains is seamless. The default comfort mode relaxes the throttle for everyday driving. For those eco-friendly drivers, the Eco-pro mode is, even more,…