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2003 Stories by David Holthouse

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  • That's the Ticket!

    published November 27, 2003

    The two tickets in the scalper's hands are so hot he should be wearing oven mitts. They read: "Oakland Raiders v. Denver Broncos, Monday,... More >>

  • Follow That Story

    published November 13, 2003

    Downtown/Capitol Hill/Denver/Any corner/Any alley/Light posts/Sidewalks/Brick walls/Graffiti or art?/Artists or criminals? Either... More >>

  • Canned Heat

    published October 16, 2003

    He is a radical in Republican's clothing: khakis, loafers, blazer over crisp button-down shirt. Completing the look is the golden retriever... More >>

  • Red, White, Orange and Blue

    published September 25, 2003

    Thirty minutes before kickoff on the night of the much-hyped Monday Night Football game between the Denver Broncos and the Oakland Raiders,... More >>

  • 72-Hour Party People

    published September 4, 2003

    It comes wrapped in red foil and purple tissue, this intricate figurine molded in the form of a Japanese demon, with clawed feet, a mane of fire... More >>

  • Beer Bash

    published July 17, 2003

    After last call at the Church, where techno legend Carl Cox had just rocked a sweaty, stylish crowd, laughing throngs of Fourth of July weekend... More >>

  • Route of Ill Repute

    published June 5, 2003

    It must be Sunday, because Sword of the Lord is faith-healing on the 15 bus. "I'm Sword of the Lord," he proclaims upon boarding RTD's East... More >>

  • Security Reach

    published May 15, 2003

    You are an RTD bus driver, and like all of RTD's 2,397 employees, you have recently completed a federally mandated anti-terrorism training course... More >>

  • Justin Got His Gat

    published May 8, 2003

    Somewhere at the bottom of Grasmere Lake is an Egyptian-made assault rifle with an empty clip. It was manufactured in Cairo and then shipped to... More >>

  • Confessions of an Ephedrine Eater

    published April 24, 2003

    Twenty minutes ago, I popped a pair of tiny white pills, each containing 25 milligrams of pure ephedrine. And right about now, I'm channeling the... More >>

  • Want Flies With That?

    published April 17, 2003

    The drive-thru outside the McDonald's on Colorado Boulevard just south of Bruce Randolph Avenue is a typical fast-food express lane in every way... More >>

  • Motel Hell

    published March 13, 2003

    I was never afraid of elevators until I rode in the elevators at the Regency Hotel. There are three of them, equally spooky, lit with bare white... More >>

  • Bull's Eyeful

    published February 13, 2003

    He had the camera, the studio and the guns. She had the tribal tattoos, the icy blue eyes and the desire. They met on the Internet in May 2000 in... More >>

  • Dream Time Extended

    published February 6, 2003

    The multi-ethnic rap group Black Eyed Peas went gold in 1998 with "Joints and Jams," a celebration of diversity among urban party-music fans. The... More >>

  • Follow That Story

    published January 23, 2003

    Every night at seven, sixty-year-old Naim Amini calls his eldest daughter from prison. It's been their ritual since Amini was incarcerated three... More >>

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