For a family to own and work a spot of land in Colorado for just one growing season is a feat of perseverance, temperance, tenacity, and luck. The Edgars have done it for more than 100 years. Read more… (5280, October 2016)
The West is a cornerstone of my writing. Whether I’m covering water, hi-altitude living, or one of Denver’s historic neighborhoods, I’m interested in how geography impacts how we live and play.
For more than a century, Denver has mistreated, maligned, or misused the Globeville neighborhood. It’s been cut in four by major interstates. It’s been a dumping ground and a proposed Superfund site. Now, as gentrification encroaches on this historic neighborhood, Globeville residents keep waiting—and wishing—for something better. Read more… (5280, November 2014)