“Denver Beer: A History of Mile High Brewing” captures the launch the city’s brewing scene during the gold rush and the spirit of modern craft beer innovators
Beautiful, self-confident and hot tempered, “Queen” Ann Bassett stood up to Colorado’s powerful ranchersBy Diana Allen Kouris Book Excerpts Primary category in which blog post is published
A family connection to a legendary Colorado cowgirl sent an author on an exhaustive research roundupBy Colorado Humanities & Center for the Book SunLit Interviews Primary category in which blog post is published
The compelling legend of Colorado’s Poker Alice Tubbs pestered an author to launch her pursuit of the unvarnished truth
Some writers didn't let facts get in the way of the Old West figure's bigger-than-life story, but Liz Duckworth felt driven to document the still-fascinating reality
Denver Museum of Nature & Science spent three years combing through the Corral Bluff area, just east of Colorado Springs, finding fossils that painted a picture of how the planet’s ecosystem recovered from the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event
That history carved into nature inspired Andrew Gulliford to chronicle generations of sheepherders -- right up to the present day
In this excerpt from "The Woolly West," author Andrew Gulliford examines the sheepherders' canvas: From simple names and dates to elaborate, signed artwork, these men literally left their mark on a fading chapter of Colorado history
Presidents’ affinities for foods reveal their humanity, but alcohol has proven a dicier deal throughout history
In "The President's Kitchen Cabinet," renowned food writer Adrian Miller explores the African Americans who fed First Families, but also how different administrations handled the fraught topic of temperance
Adrian Miller found that while African American chefs cooked for every president, their stories remained largely untold
A monumental question: Can Denver’s Beat Generation fans create a tribute to a movement and its inspiration?
Millions were inspired by Jack Kerouac’s “On the Road,” but his buddy, Denver’s Neal Cassady, fueled the literary and cultural upheaval. Now there’s a move to immortalize them in bronze.
Redstone Castle spent years in financial distress. The accountants who own it now are “a dream come true”
April and Steve Carver, also behind the overhaul of the majestic Hotel Denver in Glenwood Springs, apply their historic renovation skills to work for one of Colorado’s most storied buildings
Drought has revealed for the first time a Colorado town flooded to build a reservoir. And scientists expect to see it again.
All of the town of Iola has been revealed for the first time since it was inundated in 1966, but water experts say they expect it to happen again and again as the effects of climate change worsen