John Nicholl

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Making tracks to Colorado on the train

    ​My first view of Colorado was from the train, at dawn, as the Denver Zephyr hurtled across the plains from Chicago. A horde of families from the 'burbs were headed to the mountains for a budget ski vacation, and after fueling all-night shenanigans in the Dome Car with endless snacks, we were ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 1997

    The Blacktop Jungle

    Are the series of superhighways inching their way around Denver a "beltway"--or a noose?