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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 - 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"

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

    "Spreading Her Wings"

  • 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 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

2009 Stories by Patricia Calhoun

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  • Bistro Vendome's Monday night Bistro Bites
    FEATURED STORY

    Bistro Vendome's Monday night Bistro Bites

    published Feb 09, 2009

    Denver Restaurant Week doesn't start until February 21, but many restaurants are already serving up special deals. Last month Bistro Vendome, the French restaurant at 1420 Larimer Street (in an absol... More >>

  • Bogus save-the-burger campaign from Good Times

    published Feb 06, 2009

    Found this comment posted on our piece about the campaign to ditch "Mustang," the blue horse outside of DIA: "Denver's nonprofits have to come together! While we may not be able to agree on the fate ... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: high-flying art at DIA

    published Feb 06, 2009

    The debate took off fast last week over Luis Jimenez's "Mustang," otherwise known as "DIA's Heinous Blue Mustang," which stands outside Denver International Airport. (Read more in this Off Limits re... More >>

  • All aboard! The ChopHouse coming to Denver International Airport

    published Feb 06, 2009

    At Denver International Airport, the Greetings From Colorado store at Concourse A sells T-shirts from Haiti (including models that list the wrong date for Denver's founding) and souvenirs from anywher... More >>

  • French twist redux: A Cote to expand its hours

    published Feb 05, 2009

    From almost the moment it opened, Patrick Dupay's lovely bistro, Z Cuisine (at 2239 West 30th), was so popular that expansion was inevitable -- if awkward, since the space right next door wasn't avail... More >>

  • French twist: La Fondue now Le Chateau

    published Feb 05, 2009

    First Gallagher's turned into 5280 Steak House. Now the spot next door at 1040 15th Street has been transformed from La Fondue to Le Chateau, a French restaurant that still features a fondue section o... More >>

  • Michel Wahaltere moving on
    FEATURED STORY

    Michel Wahaltere moving on

    published Feb 05, 2009

    In this week's Bar Back, Jon Solomon reports on his visit to Lavish, the club that now occupies the former home of Le Rouge. That was the combo club/fine dining spot at 1448 Market Street (at 15th Str... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: From hope to nope

    published Feb 05, 2009

    You can still spot remnants of Shepard Fairey's iconic Barack Obama posters around town, which the artist himself slapped up during the Democratic National Convention (earning himself a stint in the... More >>

  • Land of Lincoln

    published February 5, 2009

    There’s no evidence that Abraham Lincoln ever set foot on the land that would become Colorado while he was alive, but the late president is... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: the sins of former senators

    published Feb 04, 2009

    It's not quite the million-buck-a-year consulting job that Tom Daschle got working with former Tele-Communication Inc. honcho Leo Hindery's InterMedia Advisors, and it may not come with a priva... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: JonBenĂ©t Ramsey and 1990s nostalgia

    published Feb 03, 2009

    As the awful economic news keeps pouring out (Agile Group, anyone?), you can understand the urge to look back at the good old days. Even the bad crimes of the good old days. And so yesterday, the ne... More >>

  • Dash to Denny's, now

    published Feb 03, 2009

    As part of a Super Bowl promo, your neighborhood Denny's is offering a free Grand Slam until 2 p.m. today (dine-in only). Run grab your breakfast, then come back to Cafe Society to read Tyler Nemkov's... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Everyone's seeing their shadows

    published Feb 02, 2009

    Punxsutawney Phil saw his own shadow this morning, thereby forecasting six more weeks of winter -- and that's appropriate. There are shadows lurking everywhere, threatening whatever bright spots try... More >>

  • Squealin' Pig silenced

    Squealin' Pig silenced

    published Feb 02, 2009

    Another Irish bar bites the dust. The Squealing Pig has shut its doors at 2700 East Third Avenue, and its phone number is disconnected. While the Pig wasn't a classic Irish bar, as described by Jason ... More >>

  • A chicken-fried burrito at Elway's? Be still, my arteries

    published Jan 31, 2009

    When Elway's opened in Cherry Creek, it immediately set itself apart from other steakhouses by adding an unusual element: fun. Not cut-your-tie off steakhouse fun, but fun in the way food was presente... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Calling all Colorado crackpots

    published Jan 30, 2009

    From the penthouse to the doghouse -- or is that the big house? Yesterday, a new Pew poll ranked Denver number one as the big city where people would most like to live. Apparently it's already tops... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: We're number one... for now

    published Jan 29, 2009

    These days, we'll take good news where we can get it. And this morning, we got it from the Washington, D.C.-based Pew Research Center, which just released the results of a poll conducted this fall, ... More >>

  • Mozart Bar gets ready for Mozart -- or some piano player

    published Jan 28, 2009

    Yesterday, a few friends marked what would have been Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 253rd birthday at the Mozart Lounge, 1417 Krameria Street. The bar was quiet -- not unlike Mozart's Piano Sonata No. 16 i... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: horsing around

    published Jan 28, 2009

    When I check my e-mail every morning, just as I was once greeted by long-lost Nigerian cousins in need of cash, I now find countless would-be friends. But none of these entreaties has been as appeal... More >>

  • Spice Boys of the Rockies ready to pack it in

    published Jan 27, 2009

    Earlier this month, the Spice Boys of the Rockies announced they'd be closing their five-year-old spice shop at 301 West 11th Avenue and moving their business all online, at www.spiceboysrock.com, by ... More >>

  • Tiki Torch extinguished

    published Jan 27, 2009

    It was fun while it lasted, but the Tiki Torch Restaurant and Bar has been extinguished after less than six months. Last summer, the tiki bar/restaurant took over the former home of the Okoboji Inn at... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Fasten your seatbelts

    published Jan 27, 2009

    The total number of job losses across the country announced yesterday range from 65,000 (according to the New York Times) to over 71,000 (CNN). But no matter how you add things up, the outlook looks... More >>

  • The year of the ox -- and of a second Star

    published Jan 26, 2009

    A second Star is now shining in the metro area -- and just in time to celebrate today's start of the Chinese New Year.Last week, after a few delays, Heaven Star finally opened at 7600 West 120th Avenu... More >>

  • Buenos Aires Grill to close

    published Jan 26, 2009

    The lovely space at 2191 Arapahoe Street is about to swallow another restaurant. On Friday, the Carrera family sent out this note:Buenos Aires Grill will be closing its doors for business as of Februa... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: The week ahead, from calf-ropin' to budget-bustin'

    published Jan 26, 2009

    Governor Bill Ritter was at the last day of the National Western Stock Show, taking in the rodeo with his family (Ritter was one of twelve kids, all raised on a farm in eastern Aurora) -- and enjoyi... More >>

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