Patricia Calhoun co-founded Westword, Denver’s News and Arts weekly, in 1977; she’s been the editor there ever since. She’s a regular on the weekly Colorado Public Television roundtable Colorado Inside Out, the former president of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies -- a post that got her an unexpected interview with former President Bill Clinton in front of a thousand people (while she was in flip-flops) -- and played a real journalist in John Sayles’s Silver City.
1 hour ago | News
In late 1864, Territorial Governor John Evans and Colonel John Chivington, both ardent Methodists, founded the Denver Seminary, the forerunner of the University of Denver. Just a few weeks later Chivington led his volunteers on a raid of a peacefu...
2 hours ago | Word of Mouth
The neon clown that once glowed over I-25 from the roof of Pagliacci's is scheduled to be reinstalled today inside Lumina, the massive project that was built on the site of the longtime Italian restaurant. The Pagliacci's clown was a colorful land...
23 hours ago | Debates and Discussions
Bree Davies loves Denver, the town where she was born and raised; she frequently shares tidbits about the Mile High City's past and observations on where it's going in her Breeality column. And as she notes in the most recent installment, sometime...
1 day ago | Word of Mouth
Last week Gretchen Kurtz reviewed Lo Stella Ristorante, and the responses have been fast and furious — largely furious, in the case of Lo Stella owner Alessandro Polo. Later today, we're scheduled to change our commenting system — we're movi...
2 days ago | Food News
After 66 years in business, Pagliacci’s served its last plate of spaghetti in August 2012 — and last week, Lumina held an open house so that people could see the distinctive retail/residential project that replaced the longtime Italian restaurant,...
2 days ago | Word of Mouth
Brunch may be this city's favorite meal, and last week Lauren Monitz served up our updated list of the Ten Best Brunches in Denver. But since brunch may be this city's favorite meal, diners all have their favorite spots — some of which didn't...