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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

2009 Stories by Patricia Calhoun

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  • Mark & Isabella now open in Belmar
    FEATURED STORY

    Mark & Isabella now open in Belmar

    published Jan 26, 2009

    Mark Tarbell didn't get the doors of his new place, Mark & Isabella, open by the end of December, as he'd predicted to Jason Sheehan, but he came close. Driving through Belmar this weekend, we saw... More >>

  • Pulcinella: Another closed call?

    published Jan 23, 2009

    The last time I was in Pulcinella, the downtown Denver outpost of a homegrown chain of Italian eateries, it was to try the special holiday cocktail -- a concoction just as sweet as the restaurant's co... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: An end to musical chairs

    published Jan 23, 2009

    Ken Salazar has been sworn in as Secretary of the Interior. Michael Bennet is now a U.S. senator. Tom Boasberg is taking over as superintendent of Denver Public Schools, promising to "accelerate ref... More >>

  • Pizzeria Mundo is closed, with a rent bill on the door

    published Jan 23, 2009

    Since we haven't been able to make contact with Pizzeria Mundo, a noble attempt to offer international pizzas that's faced numerous challenges since it opened, yesterday I made my way to the front doo... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: The sky's the limit for Jeff Peckman

    published Jan 22, 2009

    When John Hickenlooper was a favorite to take Ken Salazar's Senate slot, local politicos slobbered over the idea of a winner-take-all race for the Denver mayor's seat in May. But Michael Bennet's appo... More >>

  • Another one bites the dust at 3090 Downing

    published Jan 22, 2009

    Tosh's Cantina has encountered some delays moving into Marina Square -- but that's nothing compared to the problems encountered by the occupants of 3090 Downing Street, the original home of Tosh's.Bla... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Meanwhile, back at the ranch

    published Jan 21, 2009

    After all the Washington, D.C., pomp and circumstances (one major circumstance being that, Barack Obama's astonishing rise aside, most of those in power are indeed insiders), it's refreshing to consid... More >>

  • Maxwell's is MIA

    published Jan 21, 2009

    Looks like the new year has claimed another casualty. There's no answer when you call Maxwell's -- an American Brasserie, an ambitious, upscale eatery that occupied a stand-alone space at 7340 South C... More >>

  • Fidel's opens in former Metro Kitchen/Fat Daddy's

    published Jan 20, 2009

    Fat Daddy's -- the restaurant at 12 East 11th Avenue where Daniel Young, the almost-White House chef, was the cook -- was done in by the blizzard of March 2003. It was replaced by Metro Kitchen + Bar,... More >>

  • A new home team for Second Home

    published Jan 20, 2009

    Jason Sheehan wasn't bowled over by Second Home, which opened last March in the old Mirepoix space in the JW Marriott in Cherry Creek. And now Peter Karpinski, chief operating officer of Sage Restaura... More >>

  • A delicious deal at Las Delicias

    published Jan 20, 2009

    Since it first opened at 19th and Pennsylvania more than three decades ago, Las Delicias has become one of Denver's most successful homegrown chains. And today from 11 a.m.- 9 p.m., the outlet at 7610... More >>

  • Denver's best burgers go big time

    published Jan 20, 2009

    The Cherry Cricket makes one of the town's great hamburgers (here's Jason Sheehan's List of the town's Best Burgers), which is why the Travel Channel will be stopping by Denver's Best Burger Bar at 26... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Barack to the future

    published Jan 20, 2009

    In so many ways, the Democratic National Convention of last August seems like a dream, a dream that packed the streets and businesses of Denver, and sent images of this city around the world. Looki... More >>

  • Catch the inauguration at Cora Faye's Cafe

    published Jan 20, 2009

    The coffee's already on at Cora Faye's, the soul-food restaurant that Jason Sheehan raved about back in July 2007. The TV's on, too, making this restaurant at 2861 Colorado Boulevard one of the best s... More >>

  • Happy birthday, Laudisio

    published Jan 19, 2009

    Laudisio Ristorante Italiano, at 1710 29th Street, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary tonight from 5-10 p.m., with special discounts and live music. And through the month, if you bring a canned ... More >>

  • A look at Hirschfeld back in its heyday
    FEATURED STORY

    A look at Hirschfeld back in its heyday

    published Jan 19, 2009

    Back in 1994, Westword published  "Prints Charming," a profile of Barry Hirschfeld, who helmed a then-almost-century-old local printing business. A printing business that last week announced that... More >>

  • Hope, and hats, spring eternal in D.C.
    FEATURED STORY

    Hope, and hats, spring eternal in D.C.

    published Jan 19, 2009

    So far, we haven't sighted Barack Obama wearing a brand-new Stetson during the inaugural festivities, but hope springs eternal. On Saturday, Josh Shayne, a 25-year-old Boulder-based filmmaker (he move... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call for the week ahead: From MLK Day to more tough sledding

    published Jan 19, 2009

    Although all eyes are on the action in D.C. this week, there's plenty going on in Denver. It starts with the MLK Marade today, when this city hosts the country's largest annual gathering (a combo marc... More >>

  • Jack-n-Grill gets its fifteen minutes -- and seven pounds -- of fame
    FEATURED STORY

    Jack-n-Grill gets its fifteen minutes -- and seven pounds -- of fame

    published Jan 19, 2009

    Jack-n-Grill, the Martinez family's great New Mexican restaurant at 2524 Federal Boulevard, will get its fifteen minutes of fame this week -- and then some. The focus of all the national attention is ... More >>

  • Yes we can: March for MLK and donate to end hunger

    published Jan 19, 2009

    We have a dream -- that no one in Colorado will go hungry today. For the first time, the Martin Luther King Jr. Colorado Holiday Commission has partnered with Food Bank of the Rockies, by hosting a so... More >>

  • Ha Noi Pho gunman gets 330 year sentence

    published Jan 16, 2009

    On November 14, 2007, Phung Van Dang, toting a shotgun, entered Ha Noi Pho's kitchen intent on robbery, but wound up shooting it out with detectives in plainclothes who were lunching in the restaurant... More >>

  • Fry me to the moon

    published Jan 16, 2009

    Reading Jason Sheehan's description of the Fainting Goat, the watering hole that's taken over 846 Broadway, made us hungry for another taste of their chicken wings. But when we dropped in yesterday af... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Naming names for U.S. attorney

    published Jan 16, 2009

    Right before he headed into his lovefest/confirmation hearing for the Secretary of the Interior post, still-Senator Ken Salazar and new Senator Mark Udall sent President-elect Barack Obama the names o... More >>

  • Buffalo to go

    published Jan 15, 2009

    Eating buffalo is not only good for you, but it's good for the future of the animal, as Jonathan Shikes notes in this Save the Buffalo post. And thanks to Colorado Buffalo Grill, you can get it ... More >>

  • A wake for Auld Dubliner

    published Jan 15, 2009

    This town has a real shortage of good Irish bars -- as Jason Sheehan lamented in his review of Celtic Tavern -- and we just lost another one.  Last night employees of the Auld Dubliner hel... More >>

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