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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 - 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"

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

    "Double Trouble"

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

    "Boxed In"

  • 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 May 31, 2007

    "The Nigerian Scam Strikes Again"

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

    "Ladies Plight"

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

    "Exhibitionists"

  • 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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  • Encore for Encores on 26th

    published Nov 14, 2008

    There's action in the 2600 block of Welton Street, with a new sign suddenly appearing on the outside of the 725 Club. But as it turns out, the real action is around the corner on 26th, just past Zona'... More >>

  • Parallel Seventeen is without parallel

    published Nov 14, 2008

    Parallel Seventeen continues to set styles. Since it opened three years ago, Parallel Seventeen has always been a style leader -- in food (Mary Nguyen's classical Vietnamese cuisine, which Jason... More >>

  • What's in store for the green movement? Ellie's

    published Nov 14, 2008

    Want to see what's next in the green revolution? Head to Boulder, a hotbed for businesses specializing in natural and organic products (for more on that, see my Naturally Boulder blogs). That's where ... More >>

  • So pho, so good at Pho 7

    published Nov 14, 2008

    You can't keep a good pho place down. A few days ago, I wrote about the temporary destruction of Pho 7 by two men, one silver BMW and too many action movies in "Talk about a cursed location!" When t... More >>

  • Cutting off the bartender at K's China

    published Nov 13, 2008

    "Would you like a lime with that?" Sounds like a missed a wild night at K’s China in Boulder last weekend. According to police reports, cops were called to the joint at 1325 Broadway because t... More >>

  • Visit Denver...even if you already live here

    published Nov 13, 2008

    An image from the Visit Denver website. John Hickenlooper was on his second breakfast when he arrived to address the 99th annual membership meeting of the Denver Metro Convention & Visitors Burea... More >>

  • New owners for Theorie

    published Nov 13, 2008

    When they bought the site of The Real World: Denver series at 1920 Market Street (formerly B-52 Billiards), Shane Alexander and Josh Hawkinson had big plans for the ultra-swank nightclub and restaur... More >>

  • BD's Mongolian Grill is just ten -- but already drinking vodka

    published Nov 13, 2008

    Since it opened at 1620 Wazee Street ten years ago, BD's Mongolian Grill has seen plenty of restaurants come and go in LoDo. But BD's is still going strong, and over the past decade has become a pop... More >>

  • Going green, saving green at The Kitchen

    published Nov 13, 2008

    In a town of environmentally-conscious restaurants, The Kitchen could be greenest of them all. And now it's saving you some green, too. The homey restaurant at 1039 Pearl Street has a daily "tasting h... More >>

  • Golden: away with a manger...

    published Nov 13, 2008

    "Leave Us alone -- or be prepared to face the wrath of Bill O'Reilly." Tonight, the Golden City Council will tackle an ordinance that would limit religious displays on city property during the h... More >>

  • Take 31

    published November 13, 2008

    In March 1978, I wrote a Westword piece about a group organizing “Ten Days in May,” the city’s first film festival, with a headline... More >>

  • Pho 7: Talk about a cursed location!

    published Nov 12, 2008

    This past Saturday night, Pho 7 was the scene of something out of a Michael Bay film, when some jackass -- in the middle of a scrap with some other jackass literally hanging out of the driver’s side... More >>

  • If Daniel Young is good enough for Barack, he's good enough for you

    published Nov 12, 2008

    Plenty of good food for good causes this week. The Bartender's Martini Miracle Ball, which benefits the Children's Hospital Research Institute, will be at the Church nightclub, 1160 Lincoln Street, ... More >>

  • Hot food, hot topics at 8 Rivers

    published Nov 12, 2008

    The new 8 Rivers, at 1550 Blake Street, is becoming a hot spot for politics as well as Caribbean cooking. Even before it officially opened on October 1, six weeks behind its original target, it hosted... More >>

  • Happy birthday, Maggiano's

    published Nov 12, 2008

    Maggiano's in the Denver Pavilions turns ten this week, and its is a real reason to celebrate. Unlike so many corporate-concept restaurants, this Maggiano's -- a link in a Chicago-based chain -- pay... More >>

  • TV or not TV? That's no question for these chefs

    published Nov 12, 2008

    Chef Hosea Rosenberg Bright knives, big city. The fifth season of Bravo's Top Chef premieres tonight at 8 p.m. MST when seventeen chefs compete in Top Chef: New York. The lineup includes Melissa ... More >>

  • The Fainting Goat Stands Tall

    published Nov 12, 2008

    At 11 a.m. today, The Fainting Goat will be standing tall -- and open, at 846 Broadway, in the former home of Moon Time, and Minturn, and Basil's, and the Parlour before that. The Parlour is the fir... More >>

  • It's about Thyme: sampling the new chef at the Harvest House

    published Nov 12, 2008

    Executive chef Dedric McGhee (left) and executive sous Paul Stickler make a meal at the Millennium Harvest House a stirring experience. The Millennium Harvest House is finally ready for this mi... More >>

  • The Empire of my imagination

    published Nov 11, 2008

    The Empire Lounge and Restaurant is no dinosaur, even if its inspiration dates back to the '70s. At the front, on a Saturday night with an overfull house and spillover crowds starting to pack th... More >>

  • In hog heaven at Big Papa's BBQ

    published Nov 11, 2008

    After my recent Second Helping on Big Papa’s BBQ, one of my favorite barbecue joints, I received this missive from Big Papa himself: I'm glad you like my BBQ (particularly the baby backs). I'll t... More >>

  • What's cooking at the Colorado Department of Agriculture?

    published Nov 11, 2008

    The Colorado Department of Agriculture says it’s open to any chef willing to throw that giant white hat into the frying pan – as long as they’re cooking up recipes involving such Colorado grown ... More >>

  • Bueno for Buenos Aires

    published Nov 11, 2008

    Buenos Aires has cut itself another piece of Colorado's dining pie. Four years ago, Francis Carrera gambled on Buenos Aires Pizzeria, an Argentinian pizza joint that he opened in a modest stor... More >>

  • Davies Chuck Wagon Diner is now a triple threat

    published Nov 11, 2008

    The Davies diner horse has overlooked West Colfax for fifty years. In the beginning, there was Davies Chuck Wagon Diner, a classic diner that's stood sentinel at 9495 West Colfax Avenue in Lake... More >>

  • From dim sum to Mexican at the Mee Yee Lin space

    published Nov 11, 2008

    Mee Yee Lin was once the town's best dim sum restaurant. But that was before Super Star Asian moved into Alameda Square, and Mee Yee Lin left its down-at-the-heels home at 3090 West Alameda for a much... More >>

  • What's cooking at the White House? Maybe Denver chef Daniel Young

    published Nov 10, 2008

    The New York Daily News is reporting that three chefs are in the running for the new White House chef job: Art Smith, personal chef to Oprah Winfrey and owner of Chicago's Table Fifty-Two; Rick Bayle... More >>

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