Lauren is a contributor for Westword's arts and music sections, most often writing about beards and other hairy situations. She splits her time between handling the communications for a local nonprofit and writing for anywhere that will let her fangirl over early 2000s pop punk.
5 days ago | Booze
It was never hard to go out and have a good time in Denver. But now, thanks to the recent rise in intravenous (IV) therapy clinics popping up around town, it’s also become a whole lot easier to wake up without a hangover. From mobile units with fu...
16 days ago | Sports
A new cycle studio is preparing to open its four garage doors, revealing views of the “SloHi” neighborhood and an atypical spin workout. Husband-and-wife-duo Scott and Megan Hanson are putting the finishing touches on their commercial studio space...
25 days ago | Lists
Once a year, you find yourself fully-committed to dusting your bike off, waking up a few hours early and sweating with your coworkers as you participate in Bike to Work Day. This year’s event falls on Wednesday, June 28, and as extra motivation to...
1 month ago | LGBTQ
“I like to talk about myself a lot,” Jason Wimberly laughs through the phone. The celebrity trainer to names like Jane Lynch, Selma Blair, Alysia Reiner, Leila Goldkuhl and Sonoya Mizuno is currently in Los Angeles, running back and forth from hi...
1 month ago | Holidays
Father’s Day is a few days away, which means panic is probably ensuing about what to get your old man when it comes to a gift. It’s safe to assume he has more than his fair share of World’s #1 Dad shirts and coffee mugs. This year, give Dad what h...
2 months ago | Sports
Technology has changed the way we order food, how we get home from the bar, and now it’s changing the way we exercise. With the introduction of Peloton into the fitness industry, indoor cycling no longer means signing up for class at a boutique gy...