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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 December 11, 2008

    "Join the Club"

  • 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"

  • 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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  • Colorado politicos have all gone to pot!

    published November 26, 2009

    I haven't thought about pot this much since eighth grade," says one Colorado official. But over the past two months, as the medical... More >>

  • John Mariani takes a poke at normal person Sheehan
    FEATURED STORY

    John Mariani takes a poke at normal person Sheehan

    published Nov 24, 2009

    John Mariani, the food writer for Esquire, publishes a weekly newsletter, Virtual Gourmet, in which he regularly serves up industry news -- and another critic. In the November 22 edition, it was Jason... More >>

  • Guess where I'm eating?

    published Nov 24, 2009

    ‚ÄčTalk about a warming trend! We're heading into the holiday season, a time of red and green chile cheeseburgers. Can you guess where I'm eating? Special bonus: Every Friday, anyone who gave the fir... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Let's give thanks for political turkeys

    published Nov 24, 2009

    On Saturday, a group of Tea Party activists gathered at the Colorado State Capitol to celebrate Thanksgiving -- and small government -- by reading the Mayflower Compact. For political theater that la... More >>

  • Cafe Colorado now serving in Cherry Creek

    published Nov 23, 2009

    Although Earls has yet to make its debut, just up the block at 287 Columbine Street, Cafe Colorado is now open for business, serving coffee, sandwiches and other snacks for the shopping-fatigued. And... More >>

  • Signs of life at Earls in Cherry Creek

    published Nov 23, 2009

    Although the metro area's third Earls was rumored to be opening today in the former home of Ocean at 201 Columbine Street, it now looks like that will be pushed back until Friday, November 27 (accordi... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Tancredo's not running for governor, but he's on the move

    published Nov 23, 2009

    Tom Tancredo will have his Kumbaya moment at 10 a.m. today, when he gathers with Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott McInnis and other top GOPs -- including former governor Bill Owens and former ... More >>

  • The Drink hosts its grand opening tonight: free beer!

    published Nov 20, 2009

    The Drink, the first of the three spots that Paul Piciocchi, owner of Tryst, is putting into the former home of Alto at 1320 15th Street, will hold its grand opening tonight, with free Coors Light fr... More >>

  • Want to buy a bar near DU? The Border's available

    published Nov 20, 2009

    For decades, University of Denver students have downed beers at the Border Restaurant and Lounge, a sometimes Mex joint tucked into a strip mall at 2014 South University Boulevard. Some of those stude... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Is Erik Osborn on the lam?

    published Nov 20, 2009

    Erik Osborn, the disgraced developer who has a December 7 trial date in Denver District Court, failed to show up for a hearing yesterday. The Denver District Attorney's office sent this brief note t... More >>

  • Matt Mine delivers his bacon brittle to Bourdain

    published Nov 19, 2009

    For the chef at a seafood restaurant -- Oceanaire -- Matt Mine sure loves his bacon. He often features a slab of it on Oceanaire's menu, and he recently cooked up a batch of bacon brittle with Anthony... More >>

  • Fork you: John Hickenlooper serves up Anthony Bourdain

    published Nov 19, 2009

    ‚Äč The last time Anthony Bourdain passed through Denver, on a 2002 loop hyping A Cook's Tour, he found nothing in this town to recommend a return trip -- and said so, loudly.Still, he got a warm welc... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Meanwhile, back at the ranch... and Pinon Canyon

    published Nov 19, 2009

    Representative Wes McKinley is sitting in a bar in Denver, but his mind is hundreds of miles away -- on the rangeland of southeastern Colorado, that stunning swathe of cactus and canyons and ranches t... More >>

  • Last chance for Bourdain tickets (and no, it's not a contest)

    published Nov 18, 2009

    We hear there may be a few tickets left to tonight's talk by Anthony Bourdain, which starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Buell Theatre. If you want to try your luck, log onto ticketmaster and use the special p... More >>

  • Live blog: Denver City Council considers medical-marijuana regulations
    FEATURED STORY

    Live blog: Denver City Council considers medical-marijuana regulations

    published Nov 18, 2009

    Today, Councilman Charlie Brown is presenting his proposal for regulating the city's medical marijuana dispensaries to the Denver City Council's Safety committee. We live blogged the meeting. To read ... More >>

  • DINR members deal out an incredible deal

    published Nov 18, 2009

    They may all be independent restaurants, but the members of the Denver Independent Network of Restaurants know how to work together. Close to fifty of them have joined to create DINR decks, which cou... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: While three cities put pot on hold, Denver prepares to fire up

    published Nov 18, 2009

    Fort Collins, Pueblo and Loveland have joined the ranks of Colorado cities with moratoriums on additional medical marijuana dispensaries -- although their actions yesterday were more limited than the ... More >>

  • Oliver's Meat Market to honor cops, including Ranjan Ford

    published Nov 17, 2009

    Working in the food industry has its hazards. Today at 11 a.m. at Denver Police Department headquarters, five Denver police officers will be honored with the Citizens Appreciate Police award. On June... More >>

  • Boning up on our Anthony Bourdain contest
    FEATURED STORY

    Boning up on our Anthony Bourdain contest

    published Nov 17, 2009

    Tomorrow night, Mayor John Hickenlooper will give Anthony Bourdain a fork to the city when he introduces the travelin' man at "An Evening with Anthony Bourdain" at the Buell Theatre. Of course, Bourda... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Charlie Brown hits the mean streets of Los Angeles

    published Nov 17, 2009

    City Council rep Charlie Brown has taken the lead on corralling medical marijuana dispensaries in Denver. And he's taking the task seriously -- so seriously that, last week, he took his cowboy hat and... More >>

  • The tale of the oxtail

    published Nov 16, 2009

    Oxtails are everywhere. In the new Lola bowl on the new brunch menu at Lola, in this amazing dish from Pete Marczyk at Marczyk Fine Foods. But what, exactly, is the animal that contributes its tail to... More >>

  • Anthony Bourdain tickets: one last chance

    published Nov 16, 2009

    Although Nathan and Ian are the technical victors in our Tony Bourdain ticket giveaway, the real winners are diners in Denver, because the contest entries posted by readers serve as a terrific cheat ... More >>

  • Wake-Up Call: Putting a lid on the pot party

    published Nov 16, 2009

    Welcome to cannabis Colorado. This weekend, at a gathering of publishers from across the country, all the talk was about Colorado and pot -- and they weren't just asking if I was carrying. No, they w... More >>

  • The Drink to start pouring this weekend

    published Nov 13, 2009

    Paul Piciocchi has had his hands full this fall, turning the former Alto space at 1320 15th Street into not one, but three venues -- and also running his other popular Denver club, Tryst, at 1512 La... More >>

  • Hickenlooper to help grill Anthony Bourdain

    published Nov 13, 2009

    The last time Anthony Bourdain came to Denver, on a book tour in 2002, he wasn't impressed with the town -- and said so. So he'll have a lot to answer for during his Q&A at the Buell Theatre next Wed... More >>

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