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  • Guide

    Kid-friendly crafts for the Fourth of July

    "The Fourth is such a great crafting holiday for kids," says Mary Giles, deputy editor of FamilyFun magazine. "They can decorate their bikes or make silly hats and noisemakers for the local parade, then help create decorations and games for a backyard barbecue with friends."

  • Guide

    Exhibit explores range, imagination of Heatherwick design

    "He's poised to break through in North America," said Brooke Hodge, deputy director of the Cooper Hewitt, who curated the show here.

  • Guide

    Storied club’s Kim Kardashian event turns typically divisive

    "I'm excited to hear her talk about women's objectification because some think it's contradictory because she's naked on magazines all the time. But why can't you be proud of your body and be smart at the same time?" she said.

  • Guide

    Review: ‘Max,’ about a kid, his dog and those gun smugglers

    We could go on with the analogies, but let's just say that there are still some people who'll appreciate "Max," directed and co-written by Boaz Yakin, because they love dogs, and thus any film about a good dog is a worthwhile endeavor. And the dog IS good. But beware: This is No Movie for Little Kids.

  • Guide

    Survey: Sibling punches aren’t only assaults US kids face

    CHICAGO | Getting punched by your brother or sister is sometimes a painful rite of passage, but many U.S. kids also experience other types of assaults, mistreatment and abuse, a big government-funded survey found. The consequences can include social and emotional…

Colorado Table

  • Colorado Table

    Bryan Voltaggio: Get comfortable with new take on home food

    "When I cook at home, it's a little more involved," he said in a recent telephone interview.

  • Colorado Table

    Using a spiral cutter to put a healthy twist on french fries

    If you haven't seen a spiral cutter, it is a small piece of kitchen equipment (several companies offer different models and styles) that cuts vegetables into (very!) long, curly noodle shapes. You push the vegetable into the blade area, turning it, hence the "spiral."

  • Colorado Table

    These are the vinegars you need to finish the dish right

    When searching for that something, American home cooks frequently overlook one of the best and most ubiquitous choices: vinegars. The sharp acidity and natural sweetness of vinegars — not to mention their affinity for salty, savory flavors and ability to cut through fat — make them perfect for uniting the many ingredients and flavors of a dish.

  • Colorado Table

    Making a richer corn chowder with help from sunflower seeds

    Admittedly, it's not an ingredient I normally think much of. In fact, sunflower seeds tend to remind me of really bad salad bars from the '80s. At least, they did until I recently enjoyed an entree made almost entirely of sunflower seeds served to me at the pretty amazing Relae restaurant in Copenhagen.

  • Colorado Table

    Summer means time for some lemon (or lime) with that lager

    "Shandies have gained tremendous momentum the past several years, and we don't see this slowing down anytime soon," says Danelle Kosmal, vice president, alcoholic beverages, for market research firm Nielsen.

Aurora Magazine

  • Aurora Magazine

    Hoop To It — Colorado’s Growing Centrifugal Force

    “It’s like if you screw up in life, pick it up like you meant to do that,” Rippinger says as she seamlessly whips the hoop from near her feet to her waist as if it’s completely weightless and just another appendage on her body.

  • Aurora Magazine

    Savor The Summer At These Aurora Area Dining Picks

    A short list of things you have to eat before you wonder where the summer went

  • Aurora Magazine

    Close Calls For The Best Summer Ever

    No need to dread those postcards from friends and family this summer bragging about pizza in Brooklyn or exhausting fun at SeaWorld. The best summer ever could be right at home. Here are five things you’ll be happy to boast about when the days get shorter and the vacation season is nothing but good memories.

  • Aurora Magazine

    EXIT STRATEGY: Road Hard and Getaway Sweat

    It turns out that we are genetically predisposed to hate car vacations with our families

  • Aurora Magazine

    Q&A: The Woman Riding Herd Over Broncos’ Thunder

    It’s a sunny March day outside the sleepy town of Bennett, a blissfully small burg about 40 minutes east of the chaos of Aurora. The town boasts a car wash built for one and a chihuahua that looks both ways…

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