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.
4 days ago | Things to Do
Denver's building boom has created many challenges for people in the metro area - traffic jams, parking problems — but none as troublesome as this: Jared's Nursery Gift and Garden Center in Littleton has lost the construction crane for i...
9 days ago | Deals
You don't have to wait for the next big library sale to stock your shelves. Tomorrow morning the Denver Public Library will open the Red Chair Bookshop on the west side of the Central Denver Library. The store will sell library souvenirs along wit...
13 days ago | Colorado History
I was cruising I-70 two years ago when I spotted the “Museum Auction” sign on the World’s Wonder View Tower, a roadside attraction a hundred miles east of Denver on a rise that, at 5,741 feet, is the highest point between Denver and Kansas City, o...
19 days ago | Denver Development
Happy birthday to the Emily Griffith Opportunity School, which the legendary educator founded in Denver a hundred years ago today. Griffith, who'd gotten her start as a substitute teacher in Denver Public Schools, created a ground-breaking program...
22 days ago | Word of Mouth
Our long hunt for Westword's next restaurant reviewer has ended — and we're pleased to announce that we're returning to the tried and very, very true. Gretchen Kurtz, a seasoned pro who takes the role of reviewer very seriously, is back as our Caf...
23 days ago