Best Of Lists

  • Slideshows
  • Videos
 
MORE

Best Place to Draw a Bead With a 1,247-Pound Vintage Cannon (2002)

State Capitol

On the west side of the State Capitol, two Civil War-era military pieces -- one cast in 1862, the other a year later -- point toward the not-too-distant Civic Center. But the placement shouldn't be taken as a symbolic assault by the state on the City and County of Denver. Instead, visitors can conjure up imaginary foes -- say, an income-tax form -- and blast away. (The cannons are plugged.)

More Sports & Recreation Awards