Denver could make history with vote on ‘magic mushrooms’

Voters on Tuesday were deciding whether to make Denver the first U.S. city to decriminalize psilocybin — the psychoactive substance in “magic mushrooms” — and add a new chapter to the city’s role in shaping wider drug policy.

From cow town to tech town: Denver’s startup scene is flourishing

Name-brand companies get most of the headlines, but it’s the little guys that make the tech world go round. Startups that grow to become successful firms provide the proof in the pudding that a city can support the Amazons and Facebooks of the world.

Vape and Play opens as Denver’s second marijuana-use business

After years of planning and debate, tourists and Denverites have a new place to use marijuana in Denver. Vape and Play opened this month as the city’s second “social consumption” spot, and its owners hope to establish a national model.