Westword bar columnist Sean Kenyon just landed in New York City about an hour ago for the Manhattan Cocktail Classic, and once he turned his cell phone on, it started buzzing like a palpitating h... More >>
Elitch Gardens Theme and Water Park has started its 123rd season with a new family-friendly roller coaster, seven more shows and a third custom-craft beer.
The park's new Blazin' Buckaroo allow... More >>
This week's Cannabis Time Capsule, which stems from Ouray and goes all the way back to 1910, shows what might be the modern origins of stoner lore that the word "assassin" stems from hashish.
Acc... More >>
Yesterday, we posted about claims by Focus on the Family founder James Dobson that the IRS had discriminated against one of his other operations for political reasons. This alleged mistreatment p... More >>
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Mile High Report's Bronco Mike digs into the team and roster implications that will face the Broncos if they add Charles Woodson, who visited Denver on Wed... More >>
You likely won't notice that the front door of Jimmy's Urban Bar & Grill slants, if only a little. It has something to do with luck -- good luck -- and Alicia Bernat, along with her husband Jim a... More >>
On the Schmuck of the Week beat, figuring out who's the schmuck turns out to be more of a challenge than it might seem at first blush.
The arrest of Fountain police officer Daniel Barkus on a st... More >>
A new government report on the rate of sexual victimization in America's jails and prisons lists the Denver Women's Correctional Facility as having the highest rate of sexual assault and miscondu... More >>
On Thursday, May 23, Becky Creighton, the founder of Culinary Connectors, a company that exposes foodniks -- both locals and visitors -- to various Denver, Boulder and Aspen restaurants as part o... More >>
Things have gotten hot at Union Station, where two model-train clubs are scrambling to find new spaces for their train layouts, which have occupied space in the basement for decades. Although bot... More >>
As fast-casual concepts go, meatballs make sense. They can be prepared ahead and finished to order, they're bite-sized, and they travel well. The part that takes explaining, as I say in this wee... More >>
A Montbello High student who says a schoolmate, nineteen-year-old Paris Bonds, tried to sexually assault her was so traumatized by what took place that she sought therapy before she reported the ... More >>
In 2011, Jammin Joe's moved from Wheat Ridge to its current location in Arvada, a strip-mall spot that was previously home to the Brickhouse Nightclub and the very short-lived Mind Bender's. Sin... More >>
This week's cover story, "Paging Doctor Bang Bang," recounts the medical adventures of Denver Roller Dolls skater Kimmy Kimmy Bang Bang, a foot-and-ankle surgeon known professionally as Dr. Kim W... More >>
Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project will celebrate Roy G. Biv on Sunday with a bottle sale, a party and a couple of rare beer tappings at the Barrel Cellar.
Roy G. Biv isn't a person, though (if ... More >>
More than fifteen years after the release of Three Dolla Bill, Y'all, Limp Bizkit is back with a brand new album, Stampede of the Disco Elephants, on the Cash Money imprint. In advance of the ba... More >>
The campaign to either save Nathan Dunlap from the death penalty or execute the man convicted of four brutal murders at a Chuck E. Cheese restaurant in 1993 has turned into something of a public-... More >>
I can't imagine what you'd do with this Colorado spirit, which makes your mouth, lips and gums go numb -- a lot like Sichuan peppercorns -- but there's at least one restaurant and bar that's con... More >>
Reading is about more than following a narrative or learning facts; it can also be a profound shared experience that culminates in a better understanding of ourselves and each other. In that spiri... More >>
Marijuana addiction specialist Dr. Christian Thurstone conjured images like the one seen here when, earlier this week, he shared what he sees as evidence of weed users searching for bigger and big... More >>
Mike Servito is a New York-based DJ and resident of the monthly Brooklyn techno club night, the Bunker. He came of age in Detroit during the 1990s, and you can hear it in his sound, which pays a... More >>
IMAGINE DRAGONS @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | 5/16/13
On stage at Red Rocks last night, Dan Reynolds couldn't get over the emotional weight of the moment. "This may be the greatest night of our li... More >>
A couple took their infant to a Denver Starbucks this week, and when they didn't find a changing table in the restroom, they decided to do a ragey protest-change on a table in the dining room. Th... More >>
You won't need to crack open that piggy bank to go out this weekend, because every event on our 10 for $10 list is absolutely free. Whether you choose to peruse mandala drawings at an art show, ga... More >>
On May 17, 2009, The Latest Word launched the Mile High Murderarchive. Today marks MHM's fourth anniversary, and as is clear from the following compilation of cases we've covered over the previou... More >>
A work constantly in progress, the Crochet Coral Reef is an installation of ten textile pieces at the Denver Art Museum, part of its summer exhibition, Spun: Adventures In Textiles. Through the p... More >>
Although downtown just lost another pizza spot, Toppings, today Pizza Republica will make its debut on 14th Street, right in front of the Colorado Convention Center -- and this downtown version ... More >>
GLOBAL DUB FESTIVAL @ RED ROCKS AMPHITHEATRE | FRI, 5/17/13
The music of Excision (due at Red Rocks this weekend with Flux Pavilion, Zomboy, Dirtyphonics and Designer Drugs) is a fitting soundt... More >>
Spun: Adventures in Textiles, this summer's huge, campus-wide aggregation of exhibitions devoted to the textile arts at the Denver Art Museum, is definitely going to require more than one visit t... More >>
NATHANIEL RATELIFF & NIGHT SWEATS @ BOULDER THEATER | 5/17
At this stage of his career, particularly in Denver, Nathaniel Rateliff is a man who requires absolutely no preamble. Nonetheless, the... More >>
More than most people, perhaps, Stapleton resident Patricia Olson feels a strong connection to animals. A veterinarian and former CEO of the world's largest nonprofit dedicated to animal health sciences,… More >>
Last week, Denver-based Frontier Airlines "improved" the travel experience by announcing a dizzying onslaught of new nickel-and-dime charges on everything from carry-on bags to ordering coffee, tea and soda on… More >>