By Marcy de Luna Published 1:57 pm CDT, Friday, September 27, 2019 More than 250 guests turned out for the fourth annual "RYDE For A Reason" soiree held Thursday night at The Astorian. More than 250 guests turned out for the fourth annual "RYDE For A Reason" soiree held Thursday night at The Astorian. Photo: Obi Grant Photo: Obi Grant Image 1 of / 43 Caption Close Image 1 of 43 More than 250 guests turned out for the fourth annual "RYDE For A Reason" soiree held Thursday night at The Astorian. More than 250 guests turned out for the fourth annual "RYDE For A Reason" soiree held Thursday night at The Astorian. Photo: Obi Grant Partygoers 'RYDE For A Reason' at cocktail soiree 1 / 43 Back to … [Read more...] about Partygoers ‘RYDE For A Reason’ at cocktail soiree
By Joy Sewing Published 1:56 pm CDT, Friday, September 27, 2019 Veronica Beard opens at River Oaks District Veronica Beard opens at River Oaks District Photo: Harlow And May Studios Photo: Harlow And May Studios Image 1 of / 22 Caption Close Image 1 of 22 Veronica Beard opens at River Oaks District Veronica Beard opens at River Oaks District Photo: Harlow And May Studios Veronica Beard opens at River Oaks District 1 / 22 Back to Gallery Veronica Beard, the coveted brand worn by Michelle Obama, Meghan Markle and more, has arrived at River Oaks District. On Wednesday, Veronica Beard co-founders Veronica Swanson Beard and Veronica Miele Beard hosted party and private dinner at Le … [Read more...] about Veronica Beard opens at River Oaks District
Sprawling 106 acres in Utah’s Fishlake National Forest, Pando is the largest known aspen clone in the world. But with research, experts suspect a larger one could be found — perhaps in Colorado’s mountains.We asked where they would look (and now would be a good time, with leaves glowing). Here’s some of what they said:Grand MesaThe gentler topography of the planet’s largest flattop mountain could be perfect for an aspen clone to regenerate and thrive. Take a look for yourself on the Grand Mesa Scenic Byway, running 50 miles between the towns of Mesa and Cedaredge.Kebler PassThe 30-mile road between Crested Butte and Paonia has a world-renowned reputation for leaf-peeping and photography. And it makes sense, with massive groves complementing the Dyke, the jagged rock formation stretching over the seemingly endless canopy.Owl Creek PassChimney Rock and Courthouse Mountain are among the head-turners on this old cattle trail near Ridgway. Towering stands grow … [Read more...] about 5 fall color drives through massive aspen groves in Colorado
In a large marquee within the grounds of Goldsmiths, University of London, this year’s freshers’ fair is in full swing. Amid a good-natured hubbub, each student society sets out its stall and attempts to sign up new arrivals. There’s an anti-racist action group, an Amnesty International Society, a Wildlife and Eco Haven Society and something called Diversity on the Decks – “a womxn, non-binary and LGBTQI+-centred DJ collective”. There’s a banner advertising Extinction Rebellion, the climate change activist group, and another demanding in big red letters that education be “decolonised”. There’s a Marxist Society and a Labour Society. But there is, notably, no student Conservative Society. “Do you know any Right-wing students?” I ask a Labour Society committee member. “Yeah, there are some – unfortunately,” he smiles, perhaps only half-joking. But no one can remember exactly when the … [Read more...] about What does it feel like to be right-wing on a left-wing campus?
CRESTED BUTTE • Famous autumn displays have returned to this mountain town, and onlookers elsewhere in Colorado expect this weekend to be prime time for leaf peepers.Early this week, they were roaming Kebler Pass west of Crested Butte, finding pockets of gold on the 30-mile stretch renowned for aspen. Green still widely prevailed, but that’s expected to change in the days ahead as temperatures drop, spelling the burst.- See this impressive fall foliage prediction map.It’s been an unusually late year for the fall showcase. Thanks to bountiful moisture in the winter and spring, trees have remained strong, keeping their green-inducing chlorophyll.Groves around Steamboat Springs are typically the first to change in Colorado. Foresters there expected that to finally happen en masse late this week.In the state’s aspen-splashed southwest, the U.S. Forest Service anticipated peak viewing to start this weekend and last through Oct. 9. The agency recommended that … [Read more...] about Prime fall colors expected in Colorado mountains this weekend