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Sunday, Dec 10

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Aspen’s Klaus Obermeyer celebrates 98th birthday with business as usual

Klaus Obermeyer celebrated his 98th birthday Monday with family and friends during a two-hour open house at his company's headquarters in Aspen, but after the apple strudel, traditional Bavarian music and a yodel, it was business as usual…

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World’s largest, most lavish Starbucks opens in Shanghai

Now, as part of the company's aggressive expansion in China, the Seattle-based coffee retailer opened its largest store in the world: a nearly 30,000-square foot compound that does much more than simply serve coffee.

03

Starbucks’ Christmas Tree Frappuccino tastes like broken promises and Thin Mints

You thought Starbucks was waging a war on Christmas when, in 2011, the company's holiday cups featured nutcrackers that bore a coincidental resemblance to the Guy Fawkes mask, at the time a symbol of Occupy Wall Street. You thought…

Saturday, Dec 9

02

Get Cooking: Mussels five ways

Black-shelled mussels are in their season now, one of the better -- and better-priced -- sources of protein for quick meals.

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Hit the road for gifts made by Colorado artists

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I selflessly scour the artist festivals, farmer’s markets and street fairs of the state to do my holiday shopping.

Friday, Dec 8

20

Breckenridge is ready to reclaim the world record for longest ski shot — but it needs your old skis first

It's an unofficial record, but Breckenridge is serious about reclaiming the world's longest ski shot title.

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“Big as my head”: Hawaii woman seeks record for huge avocado

A Hawaii woman is waiting to hear back from Guinness World Records to find out if the massive avocado she snagged is the world's largest.

DOT drops proposal to force airlines to disclose bag fees

An Obama administration proposal that would have required airlines disclose checked and carry-on bag fees at the start of a ticket purchase rather than later is being dropped by the Department of Transportation.

07

Anheuser-Busch orders 40 Tesla Semi trucks

Your beer could soon be delivered in a Tesla.

Vail Resorts announces $52 million face-lift at Whistler

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Vail Resorts President Rob Katz used the company's quarterly earnings report to announce that Whistler Blackcomb resort will be a big part of next year's capital improvement plan.

Pantone picks deep purple “Ultra Violet” as color of year

What we have here in 2017 is a heap of chaos and disruption. What we need in 2018? The Pantone Color Institute thinks whatever that might be will come in the deep purple hue of "Ultra Violet," its color of the year revealed Thursday.

Frontier pilots demonstrate in Denver amid pay fight

The Denver Post

Frontier Airlines pilots picketed in downtown Denver Thursday in a bid for public support in their long running fight with the Denver-based discount carrier to replace their bankruptcy contract.

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Grubhub just released the list of Denver’s most popular orders, and they’re pretty weird

Grubhub, the food delivery platform that picks up and drops off from more than 900 Denver area restaurants, analyzed our orders thus far in the year to answer the very important question: What do Denverites eat more than the rest of the…

Thursday, Dec 7

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Ultreia, Rioja chef’s new ham-obsessed restaurant, opens this week

Jennifer Jasinski's new restaurant should get attention for its tapas menu, but it will probably be best known for the ham.

A guide to Colorado winter beer and special December releases

Say what you want about the hoppy beer releases each spring, or the fruity wonders each summer, but the malt and roast flavors that define winter ales offer a good reason to celebrate the season.

A Denver Tech Center Snooze is finally happening

This will be the chain's ninth outpost in the state, and 25th overall.

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Molson Coors is brewing its next big thing: A tastier nonalcoholic beer

The Denver Post

The future of big beer is sober, and Denver's own multinational brewing giant intends to be right in the thick of it. Molson Coors is working on a new nonalcoholic beer for North America after seeing significant sales growth in Europe.

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Airline group says holiday travel will be higher than 2016

About 51 million Americans are expected to fly on U.S. airlines in the three weeks around Christmas and New Year's Day, a 3.5 percent increase over last year.

Wednesday, Dec 6

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Is it time for skiers to panic about the (lack of) Colorado powder yet? We checked in with some experts.

The Denver Post

Vail has received only 27 inches of snow while Wyoming's Jackson Hole has received 147.

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Not only are Americans becoming less happy — we’re experiencing more pain too

Americans "are in greater pain than citizens of other countries" and have been growing steadily more miserable for decades, according to a new working paper by David Blanchflower of Dartmouth College and Andrew Oswald of the University of…

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A French cafe in Boulder, Denver’s ClusterTruck and other Front Range restaurants opening this week

Plus: The Brutal Poodle growls into Denver, and Fort Collins lands a fancy new spot.

Vegging Out: A “steak” recipe to impress the in-laws this holiday season

Can you make a satisfying vegan version of a Sunday steak dinner? Vegetarian cookbook author The Edgy Veg says yes.

Tuesday, Dec 5

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10 holiday gift ideas for Colorado foodies

So you didn’t get any Palisade peach jam or sour cherry chutney made last summer. No biggie: You can still delight the foodies on your holiday gift list and support your favorite square state. Here’s a quick list of our favorite boozy,…

Monday, Dec 4

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Colorado baker case at Supreme Court on Tuesday could ripple through multibillion-dollar wedding industry

The Denver Post

It all began with a cake but now businesses across the marriage industry are closely watching what will happen when the U.S. Supreme Court convenes Tuesday to hear the case of a religious Colorado baker who refused to do work for a gay…

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PHOTOS: Denver Holiday Flea 2017 at the Sports Castle

The Denver Post

From jewelry and candles to home decor and life-size Ryan Gosling cutouts, the multi-floor shopping extravaganza kicked the holiday shopping season off right.

Sunday, Dec 3

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Inside “Top Chef” season 15, filmed in Colorado

From challenges to cheftestants, everything you need to know about the "Top Chef" season filmed in Colorado before it premieres on Bravo this Thursday.

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Doorbuster discounts unlikely at small retailers this season

Many small and independent retailers find that big markdowns don't motivate people to shop at their stores or websites.

Saturday, Dec 2

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$5 holiday movie screenings and other deals around Denver, Dec. 1-7

"Home Alone" for $5, free pie and more Denver deals await this week.

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Get Cooking: Mirepoix and sofrito

“Mirepoix” (pronounced meer-pwah), or its Spanish sibling “sofrito” or Italian “soffritto,” are what chefs call “aromatics,” the heady mix of vegetables and seasonings at the base of many warm temperature dishes (certainly most wet dishes…

Friday, Dec 1

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Colorado will get In-N-Out and already has Trader Joe’s and Ikea. What more could we possibly want?

Colorado has long craved the popular restaurants, retail outlets and even airlines that other regions enjoy, often with cultish fervor, but have been slow to arrive here. In-N-Out's announcement raises the question: What more can the Front…