We're talking all things Casa Bonita in this episode! The pink palace partially reopened on June 23, so here we dive into the restaurant's new menu and reveal what Trey Parker and Matt Stone said in an interview with 5280 about the (very expensive) journey they've taken as Casa Bonita's newest owners.
Episode eight of Behind the Stories features a discussion on some of our favorite distillery tasting rooms in and around Denver; how A-Basin has become more profitable by having fewer people on its slopes; and how Larimer Square could change under new ownership.
Episode seven of Behind the Stories features a discussion on why Dry January has gotten so big, plus tips and tricks for participating; the permaculture pioneer living on Basalt Mountain; and why some millennials are deciding that the Mile High City is just too expensive.
Episode four of Behind the Stories features a discussion on how to safely get into backcountry skiing; the fentanyl crisis in metro Denver; and the untold story of how a Black Denver man in the Army died in a small Texas town in 1942.
Episode four of Behind the Stories features a discussion on the housing shortages in Breckenridge and Summit County; how you can see fall foliage in an electric vehicle; and the future of downtown Denver as the city emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Episode three of Behind the Stories features a discussion on how rare diseases are treated in Colorado; the battle over the herb oshá, which has healing properties and only grows at high elevations in parts of southwest Colorado and the Rocky Mountains; and a primer on the burgeoning sport of disc golf.
Episode two of Behind the Stories features the 2022 installment of 5280's Top of the Town package—the magazine's celebration of life in Denver—and dives into two stories about the Marshall fire recovery roughly half a year after the most destructive wildfire in Colorado history ripped through Boulder County.
Episode one of Behind the Stories features a discussion about the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests, a lesser-known wilderness area that straddles the Colorado/Wyoming border; an in-depth look at Denver novelist Kali Fajardo-Anstine on the eve of the release of her debut novel, Woman of Light; and a conversation about the booming aerospace industry here in Colorado.