Kids seem to spend endless hours on smartphones, games consoles, computers and tablets these days.Playing on electronic devices certainly doesn’t help their waistlines, but do you ever wonder what regular device use is doing to their eyesight?
If time is money, escapism is 2017’s best value.Between America’s political meltdown and other alarming world events, the pull of video games has only grown stronger. But unlike a fancy meal or few tickets to an IMAX movie, the $60 you spend on a brand new, top-tier (or AAA, as the industry calls them) video game can net you literally hundreds of hours of entertainment — as opposed to just a couple.
The 11 ski areas that use public lands in the White River National Forest paid $20.18 million in fees last fiscal year but none of the funds helped create trails, patrol the backcountry or improve campgrounds.
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Steamboat Ski Area has opened 49 trails and more than 1,200 acres of skiing and riding terrain over a 48-hour period, resort officials announced in a news release Tuesday.
Have you had a pork and fried egg sandwich yet today? No? Then get over to Call (more on the name in a second). Yes? Go have another one, because it probably wasn’t this good.
For sizzleGet ready to have the steakiest new year, Denver Tech Center. is now sizzling. The second Denver outpost for the meaty chain opened Monday in One Belleview Station. To mark the momentous occasion, there was a steak-cutting ceremony in place of the more traditional (but less delicious) ribbon-cutting ceremony, which should probably be a new law for all new businesses. Do you hear me, Congress? 7001 E. Belleview Ave., Denver, 303-854-9304; Monday-Thursday 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday 5-10:30 p.m., Sunday 4-9 p.m.;
When it comes to bakeries, Colorado mountain towns can really hold their own. Think buttery croissants brimming with buxom blueberries, the stickiest of sticky buns and — just maybe — the best doughnuts this state has ever seen. Whether you’re looking to carbo-load before a long day on the slopes or you’re willing to road trip it for a destination-worthy treat, these mountain bakeries will make you set all sorts of high altitude dessert (or breakfast or lunch or snack) goals. After all, what good is a sweet tooth if you never use it?
Black Mirror started its life as a three-part series on Channel 4, and by the time its second season hit screens it had attracted a cult following in the UK.
The tang, the juice, the crunch, the salt. The perfectly soft, hearty inside covered in a satisfying breaded outside fried to perfection — the fried pickle is all about balance, and these five Mile High City establishments have struck it well.