Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently oversees Westword's news blog.
8 minutes ago | Denver Blogs
Denver blog posts investigate the sour as well as the sweet. At our Food & Drink blog, Gretchen Kurtz explores Denver's love of sour beer with Avery Brewing Company reps. Denver Stiffs' Jeffrey Morton shares his picks for the best dunkers in D...
5 hours ago | Marijuana
A few months back, we posted about the setting of the September 16 marijuana tax holiday, which some ganjapreneurs see as potentially becoming the second 4/20 of 2015. In the context of that piece, we also provided info about House Bill ...
6 hours ago | Crime
Early this month, we reported about a couple attacked on the 16th Street Mall for complaining about littering, as well as complaints about a fourteen-minute delay in police response to the incident, which is said to have involved somewhere between...
7 hours ago | Business
Last month, we published "How Much You Need to Make to Have an Adequate Standard of Living in Denver." The post used number complied by the Economic Policy Institute — and there's a lot more data about Colorado available. EPI's web...
7 hours ago | Crime
Another summer weekend, more reports of gun violence. The good news: No one died in two weekend shootings in Denver — at least not yet. One person was critically injured. The bad news: No suspects have been apprehended in either case — and one of ...
8 hours ago | Crime
PT's Showclub, at 1601 West Evans Avenue, is a historic venue — the former home of The Family Dog, a rock-and-roll venue that played host to late '60s-early '70s legends such as the Doors and the Grateful Dead before being transformed into one of ...