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2001 Stories by Ernie Tucker

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  • New Yuks' Eve

    published December 27, 2001

    Horace Walpole, who said that "life is a comedy to the man who thinks and a tragedy to the man who feels," could not know how his words would echo... More >>

  • Winter Wake-Up

    published December 13, 2001

    The sight of adults slowly snaking about while holding antlers on their heads might strike you as a wee bit silly. But the Abbot's Bromley... More >>

  • Wiz Quiz

    published November 15, 2001

    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone is the most-anticipated holiday flick of the year. Friday's opening will unleash an outpouring of... More >>

  • Toys Ahoy

    published November 8, 2001

    Robert wasn't a man of many words. In fact, he tended to repeat himself over and over and over. Still, what he said long ago in his scratchy,... More >>

  • Ground Hero

    published November 1, 2001

    As David Bowie sang "Heroes" at the recent benefit at Madison Square Garden, crowd shots of uniformed New York firefighters and police flashed... More >>

  • Room With a Boo

    published October 25, 2001

    Since its opening in 1892, the Brown Palace has experienced its share of oddities -- including ghosts who check in but don't check out. How... More >>

  • Buell Be Happy

    published September 27, 2001

    Forget about the buzz over Whatchamacallit Stadium. Ignore the pull toward The Can where the Avs will see if they can once again win the Stanley... More >>

  • It's a Small World

    published September 13, 2001

    After the Civil War, the legendary Colonel Little settled in Douglas County, seeking to build a new utopia. By the time he was planted in his... More >>

  • Collector Objectors

    published September 6, 2001

    Are coin collectors being buffaloed by Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, or will a slightly altered reissue of the popular American Buffalo Silver... More >>

  • Remaking Sense

    published August 2, 2001

    The sly galoot in the Big Suit was a hoot. Anyone who was at Red Rocks when Talking Heads singer David Byrne sauntered on stage the night of... More >>

  • Cool Tools

    published July 5, 2001

    Bob Finch learned to appreciate tools growing up in his father's Wyoming workshop, where some craftsmanship apparently rubbed off: Finch worked... More >>

  • City Haul

    published May 31, 2001

    When Mayor Wellington Webb trumpeted free tours of the 69-year-old City and County Building, he undersold a key point: the challenge of locating... More >>

  • African Drums Beat

    published May 10, 2001

    As more people awaken to world music, transplanted artists from around the globe find ways to share their cultures locally. Two African groups... More >>

  • Short Story

    published April 12, 2001

    The Aspen Shortsfest isn't a Hollywood shmoozefest. Sure, this tenth annual competition is expected to attract a few film producers.... More >>

  • Incredible Universe

    published March 15, 2001

    Helen Littlejohn had never dabbled in art until one day in the early 1990s, when her son brought home a mask-making project from his middle... More >>

  • Stuck on Art

    published March 1, 2001

    Sometime after 1 p.m. on Sunday, Barry "Wildman" Snyder expects to paste a few final decals -- including a red-with-blue-striped Dole label and a... More >>

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