High-end, yet accessible bar utilizes iconic Silver Plume building
Food & Drink

High-end, yet accessible bar utilizes iconic Silver Plume building

By Jennifer Pund SILVER PLUME The Bread Bar, reopened recently in Silver Plume’s former Sopp & Truscott bakery, honors the area’s history while creating a comfortable neighborhood space. Serving modern crafted cocktails named after local legends and Colorado-only beer, the bar gives the feeling of stepping back into history while providing a laid-back, friendly environment … Continue reading

Silver Plume historic sites highlight mining, transportation
Historic Places

Silver Plume historic sites highlight mining, transportation

The Silver Plume Depot—part of a collection of buildings abandoned by Colorado & Southern Railroad—as it looked in 1941 prior to restoration and historic protection. Photo courtesy of Denver Public Library/Western History Collection PEAK TO PEAK Colorado’s rich history is being preserved through the efforts of locally- and nationally-designated historic places. Each month this year, … Continue reading

Colorado native crafts products from local, wild herbs
Food & Drink

Colorado native crafts products from local, wild herbs

Photo by Jeffrey V. Smith By Jeffrey V. Smith SILVER PLUME Inspired by the idea that the inclusion of bitter herbs into our everyday diet is “essential for vibrant health and agreeable digestion,” Shae Whitney created DRAM Apothecary three years ago. Her company, which crafts handmade bitters, teas and syrups using wild Colorado herbs, opened … Continue reading