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Alayna Alvarez
May 24, 2022 - News

Surge in travel spurs longer security lines at Denver's airport

A security screening line extends past the baggage claims at Denver International Airport on May 17. Photo: Alayna Alvarez/Axios

The snaking security lines at Denver International Airport could grow even longer this summer, thanks to travel demand expected to surpass pre-pandemic levels.

Why it matters: Travel hiccups are a real pain. And after the height of COVID lockdowns and restrictions, people are ready to get a move on.

Go inside Denver's traditional pozoleria

Inside La Diabla Pozole y Mezcal, located between RiNo and LoDo. Photo: Alayna Alvarez/Axios
Inside La Diabla Pozole y Mezcal, located between RiNo and LoDo. Photo: Alayna Alvarez/Axios

Local chef Jose Avila of Machete Tequila & Tacos is making history with his restaurant, La Diabla Pozole y Mezcal, at 2233 Larimer St.

Why it matters: The restaurant is the only spot in the state focusing on pozole, Avila says. Pozole is a traditional hominy and meat soup of Mexico, where he grew up.

Gigi Sukin
May 20, 2022 - Business

Hot Homes: 5 listings starting at $619K

2657 S. Osceola St. Photo: Fortem Media/milehimodern

The country's red-hot housing market has started to simmer down this spring after roughly two years of sky-high prices and sparse inventories.

Why it matters: Hopeful homebuyers who've struggled to find reasonably priced houses should be able to look forward to more options and fewer bidding wars — if only just a little, Axios Joann Mueller writes.

John Frank
May 19, 2022 - News

New research shows where wildfires risk in Colorado is the highest

Note: Moderate risk is defined as at least a 0.03% risk of fire in a given year; Data: First Street Foundation; Chart: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals

The threat of wildfires will increase exponentially across Colorado in the next 30 years, according to groundbreaking new research.

Why it matters: In the last six months, Coloradans have come to know wildfires as a near-constant, but new data is showing for the first time the risk probability for property owners.

3 happy hour specials served daily in Denver

Cocktail at Hudson Hill in Denver
Photo: Luke Gottleib (@victorofvalencia), courtesy of Hudson Hill

Whether it's epic deals, delicious dishes or refreshing drink specials, Happy Hour is meant to be joyful and satisfying.

  • Here's our pick of the litter to imbibe and chow down — sometimes at a deep discount — in a variety of atmospheres:

3 Denver date ideas under $25

The expanded patio space at Grandma's House
The expanded patio space at Grandma's House. Photo: Alayna Alvarez/Axios

Dating can be expensive, but you don't have to spend a ton to have a good time.

  • Whether it's your first date or you've been together for years, here are some date ideas under $25.
Alayna Alvarez
May 16, 2022 - News

Baby formula shortage strikes Colorado

Data: Datasembly; Chart: Erin Davis/Axios Visuals

The baby formula shortage is putting a strain on families across the country and throughout Colorado.

Why it matters: Roughly 3 in 4 babies in the U.S. are fed formula by their 6-month birthdays — meaning the shortage could jeopardize food security for most children, Axios' Nathan Bomey writes.

John Frank
May 12, 2022 - News

What to know about the just-finished legislative session

Rep. Barbara McLachlan, front left, sits in the Colorado House chamber Tuesday. Photo: Hyoung Chang/Denver Post via Getty Images

At a glance, this year's legislative session largely represented a return to normal after two COVID-focused terms.

Beneath the surface, it was a monumental term with implications for a years to come, according to more than a dozen interviews Axios Denver conducted with lawmakers, lobbyists and advocates at the Capitol.

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