5280 December 2022 Issue
5280’s December Issue is here!
Best of the Mountain West + Denver Bakery Recommendations + The 5280 Gift Guide + MORE!
Best of the Mountain West
Our third annual celebration of the people, places, and things changing the way we live for the better—from a megasculpture in the Nevada desert to a Montana bison preserve recently returned to Indigenous control.
Bakeries are having a moment, thanks to Denverites’ appetites for carb-loaded comfort and a pandemicdriven rise in storefront-free operations. We nibbled our way through fluffy cupcakes, vanilla-creamstuffed buns, and crackly sourdough loaves to find the tastiest goodies in and around the Mile High City.
Denver has been a hot spot for millennial transplants. But what happens when the generation born between roughly 1981 and 1996 suddenly becomes the one that can’t afford to stay?