Welcome Home

“Where are you from?” isn’t an easy question for me. Since I was born on the East Coast, raised in South Dakota, moved to Minnesota for journalism school—where my family now resides—and started my career in New York City, I like to think I was sculpted from each of these places before arriving in Denver last summer.

Lone Tree Brewing Company Celebrates Four Years

LTBC threw a party for their 4th anniversary. Showing their gratitude for their community, they treated guests to free hors d’oeuvres, jazz music and a new release of a collaboration beer with Community Beer of Dallas Texas: the Duke of Earl Black Wit. Proceeds benefited the charity Cancer Blows, The Ryan Anthony Foundation. Photography courtesy of Melissa Williams, Eleven17 Photography.

An Evening of Luxury

On January 21, 2016, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Vail, hosted An Evening of Luxury, a V.I.P event held at the Schomp BMW showroom in Highlands Ranch. The event informed guests about the exclusive, limited offerings currently available at the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Vail. Photography Courtesy of Schomp BMW.

Around Town

Despite the growth of online banks with their competitive rates and low fees, traditional brick-and-mortal institutions still appeal to many Americans. In fact, nearly 30 percent of consumers cited convenient branch locations near where they live and work as the top reason for staying with their bank, according to a 2015 survey by consulting firm Accenture. Great Western Bank ranked…

What Makes Scents

hen Holly Hamilton planned her wedding three years ago, she had an idea to repurpose all the containers used in her rustic ceremony but wasn’t quite sure how. It was Hamilton’s daughter who suggested she learn how to make candles as a hobby. Instead of throwing away the containers, she made a profit selling candles to friends and family. It…

pop of color

Chandelier | Shed Antler | Anthropologie.com | $3298 Area Rug | Manhattan Cream Solid Bordered Rug | Wayfair.com | $259.95 Couch | SLOAN Fabric Sofa | InteriorDefine.com | $1000

Shelf Living

It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War by Lynsey Addario. Winner of a MacArthur Genius Grant and a Pulitzer Prize for International Reporting, American photojournalist Lynsey Addario documents her life and experiences in Afghanistan, Iraq, Darfur, Lebanon and the Congo as well as her kidnapping by pro-Qaddafi forces in the Libyan civil war. As a witness…

Old World Turned New

reativity can be hindered by two situations: a completely blank canvas with no limitations or a strict set of instructions to follow. With the home on Michener Way, the Design 571 team was granted the perfect mix of a blank slate and useful guidelines. While there was plenty of space to stretch their creativity, the home’s existing design elements meant…

MINIMALIZE YOUR SPACE

Five ways you can show the clutter in your life who’s really in charge. 1. Just get rid of these things—seriously. Why are you keeping them? 2. If you’re so overwhelmed that you don’t know where to begin, try starting with one small area that haunts you the most—a section of kitchen counter, a small table top. 3. Pick up…

Rooted 
in Colorado

As John Winter leans on the shiny bar, laughing with a customer over a few pints of beer, he says he never expected his craft brewery to grow this large. Lone Tree Brewing Company started brewing about 50 barrels a year in 2011. Today, they’re making more than 2,400 barrels of beer per year. But Winter says the brewery is…

A Few Of My Favorite Things

Arteriors lighting and accessories: Their lighting selections are super interesting. Plus, they add a nice level of sophistication to any space. CB2 Movie Sofa: This sofa is deep and perfect for lounging any time of the day. Not only is it super comfortable, but it is also well-priced—it retails for just over $1,100. I have it in my apartment! Kymo…