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This past year brought Denver a great deal of dining diversity and what appears to be an unprecedented number of attractive new restaurants.

Denver Eater looked back at the venues that joined the fray in 2015 and compiled a list of the top 30 new restaurants, ranked and mapped for your convenience.

Old Farmer's Almanac Releases 224th Edition

Dec 28, 2015

Sarah Perreault, editor for the 224th edition of the Old Farmer's Almanac, joined First Take with Lando and Chavis to talk about the book's history and vast information. 

"We've got something for everyone," Perreault said.

Beyond weather, the almanac dives into gardening, recipes, jokes, and pet information. 

Listen to the full interview above to learn what the biggest prediction is for the almanac's 2016 issue. 

The Colorado Independent

(Post updated Jan. 4, 2016) 

The Colorado Independent editor Susan Greene joined First Take with Lando and Chavis to talk about her story featuring the family of Clarence Moses-EL, a wrongfully convicted man who was recently released. 

Denver never had "projects" the way they were built in the East and Midwest (think Chicago's infamous Cabrini Green).  But even more recently, in the 1990s, city leaders wanted something altogether different.

“The Shadow of Your Smile” | Stories of Standards

Dec 23, 2015

“The Shadow of Your Smile” - composed by Johnny Mandel with lyrics by Paul Francis Webster -  debuted in the 1965 drama film, “The Sandpiper”, where the song and variations thereof served as the soundtrack.

Tune in to First Take with Lando and Chavis - weekdays from 6-9 am MT - for Stories of Standards to hear our favorite versions of this song all week long!