Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
32 minutes ago | Marijuana
Yesterday, the Fort Collins Police Department announced that it was investigating an incident in which nineteen-year-old Austin Essig leaped from the window of his third-story apartment. Essig reportedly shattered his hip and fractured his wr...
43 minutes ago | Lists
We recently shared a list of the ten Colorado counties with the highest obesity rates. Now, it's time to look at the data, derived from 2012 Centers for Disease Control figures and compiled by FindTheBest.com, from another angle. Below, see the te...
2 hours ago | Marijuana
Over 4/20 weekend, the Denver Police Department tweeted that cops weren't "hatin'" — but they issued approximately 160 citations at Civic Center Park anyhow, most of them for public consumption of marijuana. Turns out, though, that officers were b...
15 hours ago | Marijuana
As we've reported, the Denver cops issued around 160 citations during 4/20 events over the weekend, despite insisting that they "ain't hatin'." And at the moment of this post's scheduled publication, attendees at a 4/20 political rally at Lincoln ...
16 hours ago | Comment of the Day
Our recent post about Colorado's hottest housing markets pointed out that many properties are currently going for well above the asking price. "Buyers run from listing to listing, trying to avoid being eaten by the competition," notes the Denver M...
17 hours ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts are always looking for a bargain. At our Arts & Culture blog, Susan Froyd celebrates the five best flea markets in metro Denver. Purple Row's Bryan Kilpatrick advises Rockies fans not to hit the panic button, even though the ...