Sports and Recreation

Ski resort moving forward with $25M plan

The U.S. Forest Service gave a thumbs-up last week to a Boulder skiing resorts $25 million renovation plan. The proposal calls for the expansion of the resort’s territory, new trails, new lifts and a new mountaintop restaurant.

Pakems kicks into higher gear

A Lone Tree startup that makes a comfy boot for skiers to slip on after a day on the slopes is getting more traction with outdoor retailers and has launched a children’s line.

Box seat service debuts spin-off site

After raising $1 million from friends and family, a Denver-based firm is taking a page from the Airbnb playbook. The goal for the sister site is to connect people all over the country searching for luxury suites at events and games and vet cities for expansion.

Gym franchise picks up speed in Wash Park

Orangetheory is pushing deeper into Denver with a new gym under construction in Wash Park that should open in April. Owner Paul Jurevich already owns Orangetheory gyms in Glendale and Southglenn. The franchise is known for high-intensity workouts, where customers monitor their heart rate while on treadmills and rowing machines. Jurevich said one of the… Read more »

Elitch Lanes rolls off Tennyson

A long-standing bowling alley property is being sold, and the businesses owner is relocating his brand to another set of lanes.

Annual hunting expo kicks off

The annual hunting and sports expo – with more than 500 exhibitors – kicked off Thursday and runs through this weekend.