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.
6 days ago | News
Transgender talk is all around these days, with I Am Cait, the reality series that debuted Sunday on E!, showing the former men’s decathlon Olympic gold-medal winner as the woman she always knew she was. But the first episode didn’t cause much fus...
6 days ago | Word of Mouth
Our comments section has been smoking over the past week, ever since Gretchen Kurtz's review of Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que and Mark Antonation's piece on GQue, a new barbecue joint, inspired some lip-smacking — and smack-talking — discussion of the...
7 days ago | Word of Mouth
Barbecue is hot in the summer, and it also inspires plenty of heated conversations. Gretchen Kurtz just reviewed Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que, a new place in the University of Denver neighborhood that specializes in "Colorado craft" barbecue, a conce...
8 days ago | Word of Mouth
Just after marking its first anniversary at 2230 Oneida Street, Table Top closed "until further notice," according to a sign posted on the front door of the Park Hill eatery. And that means one of our 100 Favorite Dishes, the crispy spar...
11 days ago | Food News
Historic Denver has weighed in on plans for a new, mixed-use, eight-story project that would be built on the 1.5 acre site of the current Tavern Uptown, at 538 East 17th Avenue, complete with a brand-new Tavern occupying the same ground-floor corn...
11 days ago | Word of Mouth
Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que opened this past winter, bringing some heat to the city's often disappointing barbecue scene. Gretchen Kurtz found a few smoking' dishes when she recently reviewed Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que. But where there's sm...