Thursday, August 07, 2008

5280's Convention Issue

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If you're from Colorado or have visited here you've probably seen 5280 magazine. This month they've put together a great issue dealing with the convention. And if you like the cover as much as I do you can download a pdf copy of it here.

DNC Survival Guide

So you're a little afraid of the Democratic National Convention. It's understandable, because who knows what kind of havoc tens of thousands of boisterous, garishly clad political junkies, rabble-rousing protesters, and wonky media types might wreak on our fair city?
Operation DNC
Twenty years after anti-abortion protests made history at the Democratic National Convention in Atlanta, Colorado has become a battleground for reproductive rights, and the next generation of activists is targeting Denver to commemorate the occasion.

Head for the Hills
You don't have to drive far to get away. Here, our 10 picks for off-the-beaten-path adventures in the foothills.
And in case you're wondering about the significance of the name 5280...

If you're new to Denver, it may take a second or two to figure out that 5280 takes its name from the city's mile-high elevation. Five-thousand, two-hundred and eighty feet above sea level. It's an unusual name for an out-of-the ordinary magazine.