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2014 Stories by Amber Taufen

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  • Word Play

    published January 16, 2014

    “Slam was created essentially to give the audience power,” notes Piper Mullins, slam-mistress at the weekly Sunday poetry slams at the... More >>

  • How the West Was Fun

    published January 16, 2014

    One of the worst parts of being a grownup is that nobody reads to you anymore — at least not anything fun or interesting. “I’ve... More >>

  • O Tannenbaum

    published January 2, 2014

    The presents have been opened, the wrapping paper discarded and ribbons repurposed, and now you have just one last item to get rid of before you... More >>

  • At Nectar House, raw and vegan are opportunities, not limitations

    published Jan 21, 2014

    The long-anticipated Nectar House Cafe and Elixir Bar is finally open on South Broadway. The eatery took over the lobby space at Kindness Yoga, and yogis and yoginis leaving class can even get discoun... More >>

  • Homemade (vegan) dinner rolls for a warm welcome on Meatless Monday

    published Jan 20, 2014

    Soup is a winter favorite for lots of cooks -- it's easy, it's cheap and it's filling on a cold day. And a little effort nets you a big pot that can last several days (or feed lots of people). But fo... More >>

  • The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    published Jan 17, 2014

    SAT| JUSTIN JAY at VINYL | 1/18/14 There's a certain freshness that newcomers bring to any scene they infiltrate, especially if they grew up in a completely different era. That's exactly what Jay is... More >>

  • Fruits of the Earth

    published January 9, 2014

    The folks at Rock the Earth are adept at aligning two seemingly disparate concepts — fantastic music and the environment, for example... More >>

  • Mustard's Last Stand has veggie items worth relishing

    published Jan 14, 2014

    A hot-dog stand might not be the first place you'd think of when looking for vegetarian and vegan fare, but Mustard's Last Stand has learned a lot of new tricks over its forty years. We recently visi... More >>

  • Brussels sprout slaw for an easy side on Meatless Monday

    published Jan 13, 2014

    It's the time of year when everyone is trying to eat healthier, and this dish, adapted from an online recipe, is a good option, with Brussels sprouts, olive oil, almonds and just a smidge of honey. We... More >>

  • History Alive

    published January 2, 2014

    The range of personalities that created (and lived in) the residences showcased in Denver’s Historic Homes, a new book... More >>

  • The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    The best EDM in Denver this weekend

    published Jan 10, 2014

    SAT | CEDRIC GERVAIS at BETA | 1/11/14 French-born, Miami-based Cedric Gervais crafts a brand of house that weaves threads of electro and progressive house into a big, shimmery, club-smashing tapest... More >>

  • Hapa Sushi advertises a marijuana pairing menu

    published Jan 08, 2014

    Even if it's nothing more than a publicity stunt, it's a brilliant one: The homegrown Hapa Sushi chain is running ads promoting a pairing menu unlike any other in the country (because it wouldn't be l... More >>

  • Pho 007 sneaks on to the Littleton dining (and vegetarian) scene

    published Jan 07, 2014

    The stretch of Littleton Boulevard where Pho 007 opened last year -- just east of downtown Littleton -- boasts a handful of restaurants that all attract a decent amount of business. That isn't surpri... More >>

  • Dave Aude

    published January 2, 2014

    House heavyweight Dave Aude's credentials read like an impressive who's who of both pop and electronic music. He's produced tracks for Barenaked... More >>

  • Creamy soup with spinach, potato, chickpeas and coconut for Meatless Monday

    published Jan 06, 2014

    When the weather outside is frightful, there's usually nothing more delightful than a bowl of homemade soup. This easy offering is packed full of goodness -- spinach, purple potatoes, chickpeas and m... More >>

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