Colorado adopted its state flag in 1911 — but it's never been as popular as it is today. Over the past half-dozen years, the popularity of the flag — with that circle of sun (signifying 300 dubiously counted days of sunshine) or gold (which set off the Rush to the Rockies), inside a bright red C (for the color of earth that inspired this state's name), positioned on a white stripe between two strips of blue — has inspired numerous members of Colorado's creative class to get very, very creative. At a festival in Central City this weekend, for example, we picked up a cunning crocheted headband designed like the flag, as well as a tie-dyed T-shirt with the symbol. Just inside a casino, we spotted a Colorado flag wife-beater. And beyond that, a cool... More >>>