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6:56 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Denver News
Becky Wareing Steele Toils With Toys to Change Her Perspective...and Ours 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 businesses... More >>
Cafe Society
6:37 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Denver News
Five Things McDonald's Does Right -- and a Bonus Free Breakfast for Kids Tomorrow There is plenty that McDonald's has done -- or not done that you can criticize, but every once in a while McDoo's does something right. And that includes offering free breakfast -- an Egg McMuffi... More >>
The Latest Word
6:34 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Denver News
Tipsy's Liquor Arrest Tied to C-470 Shutdown, Menacing Busts Before OneRepublic Concert? It was a bizarre scene whose timing couldn't have been worse. Toward the end of the Labor Day holiday weekend, with thousands of concert-goers streaming into the area in order to catch a Red Rock... More >>
Show and Tell
5:46 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Denver News
Three things to do for free in Denver, September 2-4 Labor Day has come and gone, but we should have at least another month of good weather here in Denver -- so let's enjoy it. This week we're watching movies, popping balloons and playing bingo -- a... More >>
Backbeat
5:29 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Denver News
Fucked Up and the Futility of Defining Bands A lot can happen over the course of a decade. Even the punkest of punk bands aren't immune to the curve balls life can throw. Toronto's Fucked Up definitely falls into the category of "punkest ... More >>
The Latest Word
5:17 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Denver News
Colfax and Verbena Shooting Leaves Victim Critical, Suspect at Large Prior to 11 p.m. last night, violence erupted at a home on the 1500 block of Verbena Street, just north of Colfax. One person was critically injured and the person behind the gun remains uncaptu... More >>
Cafe Society
5:14 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Denver News
Five Food Events to Whet Your Appetite for DISH, Denver Food and Wine After a long holiday weekend, the work week might be starting out slow -- but it's building to quite a culinary finale, with the tenth annual Denver Food and Wine grand tasting on Saturday (with r... More >>
Cafe Society
5:01 am
Sep. 2, 2014
Denver News
Dishes of DISH: Vegan Tamales from Tamales Especiales On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the fav... More >>
Cafe Society
12:55 pm
Sep. 1, 2014
Denver News
Dishes of DISH: Mediterranean sandwich from Silvi's Kitchen On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the fav... More >>
Cafe Society
6:02 am
Sep. 1, 2014
Denver News
Dishes of DISH: Sweet Things from WaterCourse Bakery On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the fav... More >>
Backbeat
5:11 am
Sep. 1, 2014
Denver News
Photos: Phish Fans Who Are Almost Certainly High Hey, weed is legal in Colorado for all fun-loving adults! Phish is a band best understood while the listener is in a state of mind unlike the one required to do things like pay taxes and wear sla... More >>
Cafe Society
7:46 pm
Aug. 31, 2014
Denver News
Dishes of DISH: Buns n' Dumplings from Manna From Heaven On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favo... More >>
Cafe Society
12:31 pm
Aug. 31, 2014
Denver News
Dishes of DISH: Cuban pork from Frijoles Cuban Cafe On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favor... More >>
Cafe Society
6:01 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
Burgers, BBQ and the BSide: Our Restaurant Roll Call for August After two big months for restaurant openings, the pace slowed a little in August -- but still, more than twenty new spots opened their doors this month, everything from downhome burger bars to t... More >>
The Latest Word
4:20 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
Cannabis Time Capsule, 1921: Pill Dealing in Downtown Denver Here's a tale of illegal pill dealing from 1921 in Denver, though frankly it could be from any Thursday afternoon walking through Civic Center Park or parts of the 16th Street Mall today. See als... More >>
Cafe Society
4:15 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
First Look: BSide Brings Fried Chicken and Community to City Park Way back when record companies issued 45 rpm records in advance of a full album release, those little black discs had two sides; the A-side was the radio-friendly song that the producer hoped w... More >>
Cafe Society
3:45 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
ViewHouse Opens Second Location in Former Trail Dust Steakhouse Today Tonight the brand-new Centennial/DTC ViewHouse will kick off a weekend of grand opening events to usher in a new era of drinking, dining and partying. Most of this ViewHouse in Centennial is as m... More >>
The Latest Word
2:57 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
Reader: Pot Profilers in Nebraska Don't Need a Reason to Pull Over Colorado Cars In our post about the arrest of two Coloradans in Nebraska for transporting 99.6 pounds of marijuana, we noted previous reports about pot profiling in which folks driving cars with Colorado plate... More >>
The Latest Word
1:57 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
Is the McRib Your Idea of Good Barbecue, Denver? Really? Denver blog posts almost never grimace. At our Cafe Society blog, Patricia Calhoun spotlights the view of a reader who thinks people in Denver consider the McRib to be good barbecue. Mile High R... More >>
The Latest Word
12:00 pm
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
Robin Kniech on Condo Construction, Revisions to City's Affordable Housing Ordinance Last year, we told you about the dearth of condo construction in the Denver metro area. Some say the reason that developers are steering clear of building condos is that most projects end up as t... More >>
The Latest Word
10:50 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
Don't Bend Over: Michael Schwairy Busted for Taking Photo Up Teen's Skirt When we told the disgusting story of Joshua Vohs, whose crimes included using a shoe camera to take photos up women's skirts, we hoped we'd heard the last of this particular offense. But no: Mich... More >>
Backbeat
10:11 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
A First Look at Nocturne, the Jazz Club Opening in RiNo Later This Year The building at 1330 27th Street has been a number of different thing over the last eight decades or so: it was a manufacturing space for dozens of years, a warehouse, an artist loft, a rave spot... More >>
The Latest Word
9:50 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
Photos: See Aurora Cops Repeatedly Attacked by Police Dogs -- For a Good Cause The folks who manage the Aurora Police Department Facebook page have built a reputation for sharing unusual and interesting pics, including the ones that inspired our galleries spotlighting badas... More >>
Show and Tell
9:22 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
The Ten Best Film Events in September in Denver Denver movie lovers should invest in some eye drops and caffeine pills and brace themselves for a nonstop month of cinematic bliss. To get a sense of just how much is going on, consider all the... More >>
The Latest Word
8:50 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
Photos: WOLF Sanctuary Facebook Page Hacked Via NSFW Posts Nonprofit organizations must work long and hard to create sizable Facebook followings. So imagine the distress of the folks at Colorado's WOLF Sanctuary when they discovered that their page, whic... More >>
Show and Tell
8:31 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
Night Job is the Synthesis of Day-To-Day Grind and Dealing With the Man Night Job is a collective show featuring artists who represent a young, working-class, art class perspective united by a sensibility that combines urban grit, an ineffable dream-like quality an... More >>
Backbeat
8:11 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
Photos: When the Apocalypse Comes, Phish Fans Will Outlive Us All Phish returns to Dick's Sporting Goods Park this weekend for its 84th, 85th and 86th shows in Colorado. I know that thanks to the meticulous documentation available at phish.net. Also thanks to p... More >>
The Latest Word
7:50 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
Photos: Denver Cruisers' Road Warrior Riders Enjoy the Apocalypse This week's Denver Cruiser Ride theme was "Road Warriors," and that was appropriate, since the weather was positively apocalyptic -- or at least it rained a bit. That didn't stop the Cruisers, th... More >>
Backbeat
7:35 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
The Fourteen Best Shows in Colorado This Weekend It's Phish weekend in Denver, but there are plenty of options for those of you who practice different musical religions as well. Delightful weirdo Bob Log III plays Larimer Lounge, Ramblin' Jack... More >>
Show and Tell
6:36 am
Aug. 29, 2014
Denver News
The Ten Best Geek Events in Denver in September School's back in session -- bad news for the young, great news for parents -- and fall is almost here. The end of summer is always a little heartbreaking, but even as the weather cools, the geek ... More >>
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Jerry Kern Has Made Lots of Noise at the Colorado Symphony

The Colorado Symphony Orchestra's Classically Cannabis series this summer grabbed headlines across the country -- but it's far from the first time that the symphony has turned heads, and it… More >>

Dear Stoner: Why Is the Price of Recreational Weed So Much Higher Than Medical? Dear Stoner: Why Is the Price of Recreational Weed So Much Higher Than Medical?

Dear Stoner: Why is the price of recreational cannabis usually 50 to 100 percent more than its medical equivalent? I do fully understand that the rec weed is more heavily… More >>

Reader: "I Have Often Wondered What Motivated Even Ebel to Be So Angry"

"Pinups and Cigarettes," Michael Paglia, August 21 Pop-Up I liked Michael Paglia's three-pronged theory on Tom Wesselmann. I was going to skip the show, but will definitely go to see… More >>

Why Don't Mexican-American Students Do Better in School?

Dear Mexican: I see lots of Mexican-Americans struggling in grade school and high school. Many Mexican-American activists claim it's because they don't speak English at home or the schools don't… More >>

After the Murder of Tom Clements, Can Colorado's Prison System Rehabilitate Itself? After the Murder of Tom Clements, Can Colorado's Prison System Rehabilitate Itself?

When Tom Clements accepted the job of executive director of the Colorado Department of Corrections three years ago, he knew he was taking on an enormous challenge. Two particularly alarming… More >>

Dear Stoner: The Taxes on Recreational Pot Are Crazy! Dear Stoner: The Taxes on Recreational Pot Are Crazy!

Dear Stoner: These taxes are nuts. I just paid like $25 in tax on a quarter of bud. Colorado is going to have some shiny new schools next year, huh?Dank… More >>

Reader: "Is Same-Sex Marriage All You People Think About?"

"State of the Union," Kyle Harris, August 14 Sex Marks the Spat With all that is going on in the world, is same-sex marriage (a clear oxymoron) all you people… More >>

Dear Mexican: Why Do Mexicans Let Their Children Watch Violent Movies?

Dear Readers: The Mexican just got married to a chica caliente, and he's taking her on a honeymoon to the motherland so she can learn the proper art of tortilla-making.… More >>

State of the (Same-Sex) Union

This summer, the Boulder County Clerk Hillary Hall issued more than 200 marriage licenses to same-sex couples before the Colorado Supreme Court agreed to consider Colorado Attorney General John Suthers's… More >>

Dear Stoner: Why Can't MMJ Patients Own Guns? Dear Stoner: Why Can't MMJ Patients Own Guns?

Dear Stoner: Why can’t I own a gun if I’m a medical marijuana patient? Angel Dear Angel: Because you’re a criminal. Not in our eyes, of course, but in the eyes of… More >>

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