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There’s no shortage of passion in Denver. The city’s maker culture produces everything from authentic Italian food to the most decadent desserts. These makers might express themselves as muralists, choreographers or symphony conductors. And they might see business and artistic opportunities in old buildings or discarded materials. Meet the makers who continually reinvent The Mile High City.

Il Posto, meaning “the place” in Italian, is a chic space in Denver's RiNo neighborhood. The gorgeous open dining space features a stunning Bocci chandelier made with Murano glass that...

At D Bar, dessert is king because Keegan and Lisa have discovered that most people eat with their eyes first, so they strive to make food look as good as it tastes.

Cucci’s desire to connect people through the diversity of food and culture resulted in Linger’s inventive bar program and eclectic menu of global street food from multiple continents.

 Fancy Tiger Crafts started out as a small do-it-yourself boutique and has helped revitalize Denver’s South Broadway neighborhood by selling craft supplies and offering classes for the...

The focus is opposite of the more common mass production of today, with at least 50 individual artisans making distinct products for the store, including a dozen or so furniture craftsmen.

Besides hand illustrating each piece himself, Atencio infuses creativity into everything he does, from personally designing each of his seven Colorado stores to painting the art for his...

Currently in his second season as associate conductor for the Colorado Symphony and starting his position as principal guest conductor for the Denver Young Artists Orchestra, Dragon finds Denver to be...

Robinson and her team have developed CPRD into a cross-cultural, contemporary dance institution that provides dance instruction, performances and community programs and convenes artists and audiences...

Milbery’s art has carved out a place of its own on the streets of Denver. Local businesses welcome his murals, and his “Love This City” series draws eyes and attention to his...

The idea behind Denver Beer Co. is simple: good beer is best enjoyed with friends, fresh air and an adventurous spirit. The brewery crafts and serves premium artisan ales and lagers that utilize fresh...