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Why spending time outdoors could help your child’s eyesight
December 27, 2017 technology

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?

The five most gloriously immersive video games of 2017
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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.

Aspen, other ski areas in White River pay $20.18M in fees
Image December 26, 2017 Entertainment

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 opens 49 trails in 48 hours
Image December 26, 2017 Entertainment

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.

PHOTOS: Ice Castle at Dillon Town Park
December 26, 2017 Entertainment

This slideshow requires JavaScript. Photos of the on December 26, 2017 in Dillon, Colorado during a preview before its official opening later in the week. The acre-sized interactive features ice-carved tunnels, fountains, slides, frozen thrones, and spiraling towers embedded with color-changing LED lights that twinkle to music at night. The Ice Castle will open on Thursday December 28, 2017.

Best Thing We Ate This Week: Pork and fried egg sandwich at Call
Image December 26, 2017 Entertainment

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.

Ruth’s Chris, sushi at the Stanley, an eatery for dogs and more restaurants opening this week
Image December 26, 2017 Entertainment

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.;

These mountain town bakeries are so good you might not make it to the slopes
Image December 26, 2017 Entertainment

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?

Charlie Brooker: Expect the most varied series of Black Mirror yet
December 26, 2017 technology

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.

Your guide to Denver’s most essential fried pickles
Image December 26, 2017 Entertainment

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.