December 03, 2009
25 Most Powerful Salespeople Help us pick Colorado's 25 most powerful salespeople!
For the second straight year, ColoradoBiz will profile the state's "25 Most Powerful Salespeople" in its January issue based on nominations from you and other readers. Give us your single choice and reasons why. Winners will be featured in the January issue and honored at a dinner program co-sponsored by The Sales Association on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Go here for more details.


iPhone your wine
I'm deep in the throes of upgrading to either an iPhone, the Droid or a Blackberry as my Holiday present to myself. That's not true. I'm not bothering with the Blackberry. It's not sexy. By Cathie Beck—The Wine Wench

Welcoming the return of Winterfest beer and other seasonal brews
So when does the holiday season arrive, anyway? For me, the season begins when I can order a winter beer at the neighborhood tavern, or pick up a limited-edition six-pack at the liquor store. By Jay Dedrick

The best of the box sets for the holidays
If you're a diehard Tom Petty fan, the standard edition of The Live Anthology - even at 48 tracks -- will only make you pine for the ridiculously elaborate deluxe set available only at Best Buy. By Mike Cote

Dave on film: Fantastic Mr. Fox is exactly that
If you're looking for something with a terrific visual style, witty visuals and dialog, and a story that operates at a number of levels, I'll recommend you check out Fantastic Mr. Fox. By Dave Taylor

A&E best bets: Parade of Lights, gingerbread bridges and mistresses of mayhem
No, not a gingerbread house - a gingerbread bridge. And a really strong one at that. It's the Gingerbread Bridge Competition at the Boulder Draft House.
By Lisa Ryckman

On ColoradoBiz TV

ColoradoBiz Update

Holiday beer extravaganza
Marty Jones of the Wynkoop Brewing Co. talks about their upcoming Holiday Beer Dinner, featuring their own in-house brews plus festive seasonal beers from guest brewers.


ColoradoBiz Update

Seasonal brews
Channel 7 News reports on what the holiday season has on tap for the beer lover on your list.

Hot Biz Deals

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