Colorado

Old Major won’t reopen after seven years in LoHi, as owner focuses on other venture
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DENVER — The coronavirus prompted Justin Brunson to rethink things. The man who opened restaurant Old Major in LoHi in 2013 expanded in a few different directions in recent years. By the time the pandemic set in, his sandwich-and-charcuterie shop Culture Meat & Cheese was up to three locations. His fried chicken concept, Royal Rooster, […]

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Colfax Marathon has officially canceled its 2020 race over coronavirus concerns
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The Colfax Marathon, an annual Denver race typically held in May, has officially canceled its 2020 event after initially postponing until fall. “We are extremely disappointed to announce we will not be able to reschedule the Denver Colfax Marathon for the fall of 2020,” CEO Andrea Dowdy and Race Director Creigh Kelley wrote in a […]

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Eight extreme day hikes in Colorado that are worth the pain
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This article was first published in Summer Getaways, an annual magazine from The Denver Post focused on outdoor recreation. Find more Summer Getaways here >>> It’s often said that to truly experience Colorado’s wilderness, you need an overnight backpack and a lot of time on your hands. Or, if you’re in good shape and just a […]

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Colorado guide on risks and benefits of activities during the COVID-19 pandemic
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DENVER (KDVR) — The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has released a guide to help people understand the potential risks of travel, gyms, concerts, dining out and a variety of other optional activities. “People need to be informed, then use their judgement to make individual decisions about what works best for them, their […]

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All the gyms, yoga studios that have permanently closed during the coronavirus outbreak
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The coronavirus outbreak has delivered a death blow to the fitness industry in Colorado. Some gyms and yoga studios have begun to reopen as the state loosens its stay-at-home guidance, but others weren’t able to make it that far. Some businesses have shuttered their physical locations but pivoted to online. Others have closed altogether. Here’s […]

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‘Wear a mask’; A message from a CDOT worker who spent 34 days in the hospital with COVID-19
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GOLDEN, Colo. (KDVR) — A Colorado state worker who battled COVID-19 for more than a month has a message for people – please wear a mask around others. “Think about it. Think about the people you love,” said Mike Clark, a 70-year-old, typically healthy and active man. But back in March he got sick and […]

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Colorado’s fitness industry starting to reawaken, but some studios will never reopen
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Buying Barre Forte in LoHi was the realization of a dream years in the making for Sage Fennig. She had longed to own a business that “empowers people and makes them feel good about themselves,” but only 15 days after she took ownership in March, her dream took a nightmare turn when Colorado’s fitness industry […]

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