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Awards

  • 2012 - National Council on Crime and Delinquency/Prevention for a Safer Society Award, published January 27, 2011

    "Pen Pals"

  • 2011 - Sigma Delta Chi Awards/Society of Professional Journalists, published September 9, 2010

    "Spreading Her Wings"

  • 2011 - Casey Medals for Meritorious Journalism, published September 9, 2010

    "Spreading Her Wings"

  • 2011 - Society of Professional Journalists/Colorado Chapter, published September 9, 2010

    "Spreading Her Wings"

  • 2011 - Golden Quill Award/International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors, published September 23, 2010

    "Crying Shame"

  • 2010 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published March 5, 2009

    "Double Trouble"

  • 2010 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published August 13, 2009

    "Boxed In"

  • 2010 - Education Reporting Awards/National Education Writers Association, published May 14, 2009

    "School Daze"

  • 2010 - National Society of Newspaper Columnists, published May 14, 2009

    "School Daze"

  • 2009 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications, published January 3, 2008

    "Reminders"

  • 2009 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications, published August 21, 2008

    "True West"

  • 2009 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications, published December 11, 2008

    "Join the Club"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published February 15, 2007

    "Ladies Plight"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 3, 2007

    "Exhibitionists"

  • 2008 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 31, 2007

    "The Nigerian Scam Strikes Again"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published May 12, 2005

    "A Piece of the Action"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published August 18, 2005

    "Screwed for Life"

  • 2006 - AAN AltWeekly Awards, published November 10, 2005

    "A Peace of the Action"

  • 2006 - Clarion Awards/Association of Women in Communications

    Calhoun's Columns

2008 Stories by Patricia Calhoun

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  • Wake-Up Call: We all have a duty to buy

    published Nov 25, 2008

    When he kicked off Denver ArtsWeek earlier this month, Mayor John Hickenlooper echoed former Governor Dick "Duty to Die" Lamm when he told the crowd, "We all have a duty to shop." Now Denverites wi... More >>

  • Win a holiday party at Loews Denver Hotel

    published Nov 25, 2008

    If your company has canceled its holiday party because of the economy, there's still hope! Loews Denver Hotel will be giving away a full holiday party to a local small business. To enter, a business m... More >>

  • Hosea Rosenberg dodges a bullet on Top Chef: New York

    published Nov 24, 2008

    Seriously, dude? Canned crab? What the fuck was Hosea Rosenberg thinking? For those of you who missed the most recent episode of Top Chef: New York, let me catch you up. The chef-testants had to... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: The week ahead, November 24-30

    published Nov 24, 2008

    It's the economy, stupid. While chairmen of the Big Three auto-makers jetted by private plane to Washington, D.C., looking for a handout last week, hundreds of out-of-work Coloradans lined up before ... More >>

  • Truffles and flourishes at Marczyk Fine Foods

    published Nov 21, 2008

    For the not-so-thrifty holiday shopper, Marczyk Fine Foods has just the thing: black and white truffles. I just got word from Barbara Macfarlane that the store at 770 East 17th Avenue has taken in a ... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: The rest is history

    published Nov 21, 2008

    In retrospect, Denver might have been smart to delay its 150th anniversary celebration to next May, to mark the day in 1859 when the towns of Aurora and Denver officially merged into the start of th... More >>

  • Discovery of the day: Partida Organic Agave Nectar

    published Nov 21, 2008

    For those of you who don't like margaritas because the sweet and sour makes your teeth squeak, have we got a discovery for you: agave nectar. At a Partida Tequila tasting at Lola this week, we got to... More >>

  • Tocabe coming to northwest Denver

    published Nov 20, 2008

    The concept behind Tocabe: An American Indian Eatery sounds like a concept whose time has come. It's designed to be almost a Native American Chipotle, with an emphasis on healthy, local fare. But whi... More >>

  • What burns my toast: Bad bacon

    published Nov 20, 2008

    I'm a hopeless romantic and my one true love is food -- so when it betrays me, I am especially hurt. On Monday I ambled into my local Whole Foods (which is the equivalent of a candy addict going... More >>

  • Salud! The naked truth on Lola's Partida Dinner

    published Nov 20, 2008

    Jamey Fader, with pants. “Tequila is a very expressive spirit,” says Sofia Partida, whose family tequila was first introduced to this country in Colorado in 2005. “That’s why we get so ... More >>

  • Shazam! Shazz Cafe suddenly appears

    published Nov 20, 2008

    If you were the person you'd always wanted to be, would you look like this? Suddenly, Lowell Boulevard is becoming a very hot restaurant street. First, of course, there was the much ballyhooed ... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Looking for work is hard work

    published Nov 20, 2008

    Today is officially Keep Colorado Working day – but where, exactly, are people supposed to be working? Yesterday, Intrawest Corporation– which runs Winter Park and owns Steamboat and Copper M... More >>

  • The Cooler is very cool

    published Nov 20, 2008

    Yesterday we took advantage of the unseasonably warm weather to visit The Cooler, a bar/restaurant at 2045 Sheridan in Edgewater that not only has a great outdoor patio with a view of Sloan's Lake, ... More >>

  • Rocks, on the martini at the Capital Grille

    published Nov 20, 2008

    If your bank account isn't on the rocks, the Capital Grille has just the holiday item for you: a $1,000 martini. But this drink, officially named the Share Our Strength Charity Martini, comes with ... More >>

  • Let Us Eat Cake

    published November 20, 2008

    History is never very tidy. Technically, we could have celebrated Denver’s 150th anniversary on September 24, the day in 1858 when William... More >>

  • Buy at Whole Foods, help SAME Cafe

    published Nov 19, 2008

    On Thursday, November 20, on Whole Foods Giving Day, 5 percent of all purchases made at the Capitol Hill store at 900 East 11th Avenue will benefit SAME Cafe, at 2023 East Colfax Avenue. Accor... More >>

  • The most famous line cook at HoJo's: Jacques Pepin

    published Nov 19, 2008

    Dwayne Clark just opened his third Davies Chuck Wagon Diner — this one inside a Howard Johnson’s at 12100 West 44th in Wheat Ridge. I remember the days when every HoJo’s had its own restaurant... More >>

  • Flick Pick

    published November 20, 2008

    Back in 2005, Dorothy Stang died thousands of miles away, in the Amazon jungle where the 73-year-old nun had spent decades trying to help poor... More >>

  • Beatrice & Woodsley is a real trip

    published Nov 18, 2008

    Chef Pete List welcomes you to Beatrice & Woodsley. After dark, Beatrice & Woodsley glows. The windows, tinted gold, show a dreamlike version of the interior. The interior shows a dreamlike versi... More >>

  • Merle's may occupy a former garage, but it's no greasy spoon

    published Nov 18, 2008

    Merle's is holding its grand opening celebration tonight; the restaurant occupies the former home of Merle's Alignment at 2609 West Main Street in Littleton. We hear the kitchen will be serving classi... More >>

  • A late-night visit to Izakaya Denver

    published Nov 18, 2008

    (Photo from izakayaden.net) In light of the recent departure of chef Gabe Stallone from Izakaya Den, I decided I'd better get back there and see whether the crew he left behind was capable of tur... More >>

  • Denver Film Festival vet and TV "dinosaur" Ed Asner part of Stop the Presses

    published Nov 17, 2008

    Ed Asner as Lou Grant. Ed Asner is back at the Denver International Film Festival -- at least on film. The irascible star of Lou Grant came to Denver 21 years ago, when the completely forgettable... More >>

  • Denver ArtsWeek: Piecing together art at Rockmount Ranch Wear

    published Nov 17, 2008

    The late Jack A. Weil. Art is where you find it. And on Friday, November 14, the kick-off of Denver ArtsWeek, when eleven museums across town opened their doors to huge, enthusiastic crowds, I fo... More >>

  • The Branch Inn is history

    published Nov 17, 2008

    When the building housing the Branch Inn exploded in Pueblo on Thursday, it not only took a life, it wiped out a piece of history. Although the building at 301 South Union, in the Union Street Hist... More >>

  • The week ahead: and the rest is history

    published Nov 17, 2008

    Be a Society type. At 5:30 p.m. today, the Colorado Historical Society will host a public confab on the new History Center project, to be built in the 1200 block of Broadway – and not smack-dab... More >>

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