Author: Lindsey Schwartz

A Bittersweet Goodbye

Portraits by Jensen Sutta ON A CHILLY JANUARY DAY, the Bowlen family walked together into Empower Field at Mile High for the final home game of the 2021/2022 season and the final home game as owners of one of…

Art on the Edge

WHEN ARTIST REBECCA RICH looks at a blank canvas, she sees anything but empty space. “I spend a lot of time writing and thinking, and my art evolves from an umbrella idea. The canvas is a continuum of those thoughts,”…

Rugged, Relaxed, Rejuvenating

Photography Courtesy of Vista Verde Ranch THE BEST KIND OF VACATION leaves you transported, not just to a place but to a state of mind. The tubing hill above the horse barn is one of many…

He Wears Many Hats

Portrait by Jensen Sutta WHEN SEAN MCNICHOLAS walks through the National Western Stock Show’s Members Club, many of the regulars assume he is the maître d.’ That’s because McNicholas, CEO of SSA Group, the business that runs merchandise, ticketing and…

A Stay at the Brown

LOOKING UP EIGHT STORIES to the stained glass ceiling from the atrium lobby of The Brown Palace Hotel recently, I was struck by both the elegance and artistry of the landmark. The traditional interior decor combined with modern amenities and service makes this iconic hotel…

Brain Trust

Photography By Jensen Sutta WHEN KIM GORGENS walks into a room, people notice. It is not just that she stands 6 feet tall, but her strong voice, confident projection and, most of all, the subjects she talks about command an audience. Gorgens,…

Sister Act

Photography by Emma Beiles Howie THEY HAVE ALWAYS had a fantastic sense of style, and they make it look effortless.” That’s how Cat Tatman describes her childhood friends, sisters Sam Hitchcock and Shawn Hecox, creators of The Woods Fine Jewelry. “We were all…

Grand Canyon Climb

It is 4:30 am and I am standing on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon with my fiancé, my sister and her son, and my oldest son. The wind is whipping through us as we start down the trail. Everything is completely dark except the…

Fresh Fare

There is a moment when dipping freshly baked pita from the wood-fired oven into chicken shawarma hummus and drinking a cocktail of gin, grapefruit, lime and Campari that you might think you are in Los Angeles, or maybe Venice Beach. But…

Small is Beautiful

Blair Fischer and Erik Toll had a wedding date, a dress, flowers and a guest list set for their 250-person wedding, scheduled in Austin, Texas, in 2020. But the Colorado couple realized that a trip to Austin and a big…