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.
2 days ago | Word of Mouth
Yes, another craft brewery is coming. This one is Little Machine, and Brett Williams, Mike Dunkly and Ben Chenard are gearing up to open later this year at 2924 West 20th Avenue, right by Sports Authority Field, an area definitely thirsty for...
3 days ago | Word of Mouth
McDonald's introduced a new "artisan" chicken on Monday, which inspired Mark Antonation to proclaim that the word "artisan" now ceases to have any real meaning. Adds Rob: Artisan food at any restaurant is a joke. Hipster gastropubs are guilty...
4 days ago | Word of Mouth
Spring is here, which means that the Boulder County Farmers' Market has returned — and so have Juliet Wittman's posts about what you can find there. On Saturday she picked up fennel from Eric Skokan's Black Cat Farm, which inspired a recipe and so...
4 days ago | Comics
Westword will publish its third annual comics issue on May 28, 2015 — and you can be a part of it. We're accepting submissions from any Colorado artist who wants to create a cartoon about life in the Centennial State — whether it focuses on good b...
4 days ago | Calhoun: Wake-Up Call
Glendale officials last week announced their plans for a 22-acre project, Glendale 180, that promises to return that little town surrounded by Denver not to its squeaky-clean origins as a dairy a century ago, but to the swinging ’70s. Glendale 180...
5 days ago | Word of Mouth
Local McDonald's stores rolled out their new "artisan" chicken sandwich yesterday, prompting Mark Antonation's ruminations on the meaning of "artisan." Says Dave: Hurray for Westword (and Mark Antonation) for understanding how corporations co...