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A world-class course for hardy cyclists

Brian Baker, a cyclist from Vail, races recreationally all over the state throughout the summer. “I like having something to train for,” he said. So for Baker, the Golden Gran Fondo is an ideal way to spend a Sunday. A cycling road race …
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Chasing the culinary dream

In the kitchen at West 29th Restaurant and Bar, Chris Johnson, 56, whips up intricately plated dishes and feels the heat as flames dance off the stove. He throws a meat-based pasta sauce in a pan as his mentor, chef Cory Matthews, handles another …
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This year’s annual Buffalo Bill Days included a special detail compared to previous years — it was the 100th anniversary of William F. Cody’s burial on Lookout Mountain. (Cody was better known as Buffalo Bill.) Buffalo Bill Days, which took …
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