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4:20 pm
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Initiative #3 would prohibit cannabis possession penalties Since Colorado voters approved legalizing recreational marijuana in November 2012, rules and regulations regarding the industry have been changing quickly. Proposed ballot initiative #3 would call... More >>
Cafe Society
4:17 pm
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Top five reasons why Taco Bell won't kick Chipotle's ass Taco Bell has been making a serious effort lately to get a chunk of Chipotle's customer demographic and failing at it, but the Bell's new strategy to beat out Chipotle may be as ineffective as it ... More >>
Show and Tell
3:52 pm
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Adam Sank on Last Comic Standing and performing at nudist retreats Adam Sank is a nationally renowned comedian who has appeared on Last Comic Standing and VH1's Best Week Ever. In June, he debuted his one-man cabaret show Mama, I Want to Sing Showtunes: A One... More >>
Cafe Society
3:43 pm
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Sierra Nevada Beer Camp was the best festival of the summer that nobody went to Sierra Nevada Brewing didn't provide the double rainbow that arched across the sky above Civic Center Park last Friday. But the Chico, California-based brewery certainly took care of all the other... More >>
The Latest Word
3:16 pm
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
The inside scoop on DIA's public art Denver blog posts don't buy the conspiracy theories. At our Show and tell blog, Caleb Williams shares five little-known facts about DIA's art. Purple Row bemoans the Rockies' struggles on the m... More >>
The Latest Word
1:49 pm
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
James Holmes's second sanity evaluation can be videotaped, judge rules The psychiatrist tasked with evaluating Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes to determine if he was insane at the time of the crime will be allowed to videotape the examination, accordi... More >>
Show and Tell
1:48 pm
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Back in time: Modern in Denver recalls the last days of Cinderella City When the Cinderella City mall opened its doors in Englewood in the '60s, it was state of the art in an almost Disney-esque fashion, all light and fountains and lofty arches, with a movie theater ... More >>
The Latest Word
12:47 pm
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Cat declawing: Vets agree to call the surgery an "amputation" -- but not to ban it At its national convention in Denver this week, officials of the American Veterinary Medical Association have taken the unusual step of "clarifying" the organization's policy on cat declawing to ... More >>
Cafe Society
12:22 pm
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Row 14 pours its last glass in the Spire Building Row 14 Bistro and Wine Bar showed early promise when it opened in the glitzy new Spire Building in 2011. Arik Marcus, the restaurant's opening chef, was getting press and praise almost before he'd... More >>
The Latest Word
11:50 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
CU Denver class teaches "nudging" the public toward social goals...and the greater good Think about the last time you were in an Ikea store. Whether you loved or hated the experience, you probably noticed a difference between the flow at Ikea and at other home-goods store, includin... More >>
Backbeat
11:15 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Thirteen of the best bands we saw at UMS this year Thursday It would be easy to drift off into a dream world listening to Hollow Talk at low volume, but that's not really an issue. The Denver-based shoegaze/psych band features members of Endpo... More >>
Cafe Society
10:59 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Photos: Good beer rained down at Sierra Nevada Beer Camp Across America last Friday Sunshine, clouds, a little rain and a double rainbow that led directly to a golden pot of craft beer entertained beer drinkers last Friday in Civic Center Park, where California's Sierra Nevada ... More >>
The Latest Word
10:26 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Reader: What is everyone's problem with Californians? Get over it! Don't Californicate Colorado! That was a popular bumpersticker years ago, and this state's residents -- particularly those who moved to Colorado relatively recently, perhaps even from the Golden S... More >>
Backbeat
10:19 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Bare-knuckle boxing at the Gathering of the Juggalos As our nation's culture and economy continues to deteriorate, more and more people are taking an interest in watching people beat the shit out of each other. While, under normal circumstances, t... More >>
Show and Tell
10:00 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
"I Am Colorado Fashion" showcase and fundraiser Thursday For Justice Kwesi Kwarteng, Colorado Fashion Week has been largely a labor of love -- and hard work. Inspired by Fern Mallis, the former executive director of the Council of Fashion Designers of ... More >>
Cafe Society
9:58 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
100 Favorite Dishes: Aburi Sushi at Sushi Den and Izakaya Den No. 88 Aburi sushi at Sushi Den and Izakaya Den 1487 and 1487A South Pearl Street 303-777-0826, 303-777-0691 Sushi means more than just raw fish and California rolls. At most American sushi rest... More >>
Backbeat
9:19 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
The best things we overheard at the Gathering of the Juggalos 2014 Another Gathering of the Juggalos has come and gone, and with it thousands of face-painted, fun-loving freaks and misfits to and from the event's first year in Thornville, Ohio. While the move f... More >>
Backbeat
9:15 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Meet the volunteers who make UMS work There was a lot going on all the time at this year's Underground Music Showcase (UMS). Bands were setting up and breaking down to keep to the festival's tight schedule, fans clogged the sidewalks... More >>
The Latest Word
9:00 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Initiative #135 would legalize casinos at racetracks: Yea or neigh? Initiative 135, which would expand gambling in Colorado to racetracks, is heading into the homestretch, with a campaign chest that could make this one of the most expensive issues on the Novembe... More >>
Show and Tell
8:59 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Rick Sammon on photography, from A to Z You can find art all over town -- not just on gallery walls. In this series, we'll be looking at some of the local artists who serve up their work in coffeehouses and other non-gallery businesse... More >>
Cafe Society
8:58 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Patio of the Week: Play People-Watching Bingo at Paramount Cafe People watching is more than just a way to pass time while sipping drinks; it's a form of entertainment, a game even -- if done right. One of the benefits of public patio lounging is people wa... More >>
Backbeat
8:50 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Holy crap, Great White was incredible at the Buffalo Rose this weekend There were no gimmicks over the weekend at the Buffalo Rose, beyond some rock theater, and none were needed. Great White, of all bands, gave us a startlingly strong rock and roll show, the like... More >>
The Latest Word
7:59 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Denver County Jail is growing its own food with an aquaponics system The city's $3.25 million settlement with Jamal Hunter is just the latest hit the Denver Sheriff's Department has sustained in recent weeks. Between charges that complaints of abuse have been igno... More >>
Show and Tell
7:55 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Three literary events for the week of July 28-August 3 This week in the local lit world, you can learn everything you ever needed to know about sleep, laugh it up at a book-signing by a comedian who's taken to writing young-adult novels, or watch aut... More >>
Cafe Society
7:54 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Drew's Deli has closed on Lincoln Street After two years, Drew's Deli has closed and its space on Lincoln Street is for lease...again. Brothers Andrew and David Marx opened their deli in the home of the original Spicy Pickle in the fall... More >>
Cafe Society
6:59 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Reader: Sad when the best BBQ has to be flown in from Texas Denver is a town starved for good barbecue, so when CJ Johnson opened Kings BBQ, Gretchen Kurtz was eager to try it -- especially because since this modest spot in northwest Denver was getting ... More >>
Show and Tell
6:57 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Five things you didn't know about the art at Denver International Airport There are secrets behind the public art pieces at Denver International Airport -- and it's not what conspiracy theorists would have you believe. We checked in with DIA Exhibitions Coordinator Tim ... More >>
The Latest Word
6:55 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Case against man ticketed for saying "F*ck it" at Sam's Club dropped due to lack of witnesses The disorderly conduct case against a man who dropped the F-bomb at an Aurora Sam's Club has been dropped. Russell Blackburn, the 59-year-old computer programmer ticketed for the offense, says he... More >>
Cafe Society
6:36 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Win VIP tickets to Ed Fest, the craft beer and music festival August 16 in Edwards Ed Fest , the craft beer and music festival created five years ago by the team at Crazy Mountain Brewery, returns to Edwards on August 16, when it will celebrate international craft-beer culture w... More >>
Show and Tell
5:55 am
Jul. 28, 2014
Denver News
Three things to do for free in Denver this week, July 28-31 We're nearing the end of the month, and your bank account could be running on empty. But that doesn't mean the rest of July won't be full of fun. You can take in a movie, be a fanatic or just hear... More >>
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From the Print Edition

Dear Stoner: Can non-residents buy edibles in Colorado? Dear Stoner: Can non-residents buy edibles in Colorado?

Dear Stoner: My dad lives in Aurora, and we're coming out for his 75th birthday party. My wife has never smoked pot (or anything, not even cigarettes) but suffers from… More >>

Reader: "Thank God for gardens -- they give life, food"

"Growing Concerns," Kyle Harris, july 17 Way to Grow! Excellent article. Tragic. I am afraid all of Denver has fallen victim to gentrification. One man's progress is another man's demise.… More >>

Dear Mexican: Why do your people stay in the U.S.?

Dear Mexican: I am from an Arabic-speaking country. After my education is completed here, I'll be returning to my country or to Kuala Lumpur. Since I've been in this country,… More >>

Readers weigh in on the state's fracking debate

"Frack Attack!," Alan Prendergast, July 10 What the Frack? Another excellent story by Alan Prendergast. Thank you for injecting some sanity into the hysterical — on all sides — discussion… More >>

Dear Stoner: How much THC equals a lethal dose? Dear Stoner: How much THC equals a lethal dose?

Dear Stoner: I know that you cannot OD by smoking weed, but what about ingesting it? There are some very strong eatables; what if I get the munchies on marijuana… More >>

Dear Mexican: What do you think about going back to Europe?

Dear Mexican: I have some questions and observations. During George W. Bush's administration, there was a lot of talk about comprehensive immigration reform (amnesty, to some). One remark that I… More >>

How Colorado became ground zero in America's energy wars How Colorado became ground zero in America's energy wars

At the Denver premiere of the film Dear Governor Hickenlooper last month, there were no stretch limos, no red-carpet divas, no paparazzi or moguls in tuxedos. What you got instead,… More >>

Dear Stoner: How should I talk to my children about pot? Dear Stoner: How should I talk to my children about pot?

Dear Stoner: I drive around town with my seven-year-old, and I know it is only a matter of time before he starts asking me about the "MMJ" signs everywhere. How… More >>

Readers remember Denver's early comedy scene

"Lori Story," Chris Utterback, June 26 Solid Gold Appreciate your writing and reflections on Denver's comedy scene via "Lori's Story." Just want to share that there was an active comedy… More >>

Dear Mexican: Why don't many Mexicans smoke?

Dear Mexican: I noticed that Mexican people don't generally smoke. I'm not condoning smoking, but it's interesting to see how some groups do or don't smoke, and I have yet… More >>

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