Update: Earlier today, we questioned whether an alleged break in the case of an eight year old's shooting yesterday evening was actually a case of premature tweeting; see our previous coverage below.
Turns out it was: 9News, which had rushed out photos of a white Volvo in connection with news that ... More >>
Although he left Denver as a mere mortal eight years ago, Mitch Pond has returned as Man Mantis, a human-insect-hybrid alter ego that produces glitchy, futuristic, hip-hop-centric beats. If the end of the Mayan calendar does in fact bring about the end of the world, it will be a bummer because 2012 ... More >>
When a child gets in trouble, the first instinct of many parents is to cover for him. But in the case of Michel Martin, this alleged actions have led to a criminal charge.
That's because his sixteen-year-old son, not him, is thought to have been behind the wheel of a truck-tractor that got into a c ... More >>
The Vail Valley Foundation's 2012 Korbel American Ski Classic gets underway today at 4:30 p.m. with the Volvo Legends of Skiing Giant Slalom competition on Vail's Golden Peak, followed by a free concert at 6:30 p.m. featuring G. Love and Special Sauce, marking the 30th anniversary of "America's orig ... More >>
The only difference between Whitney Houston and the guy who pissed himself in his cot and died last night in the Salvation Army shelter is that nobody knew that guy's name," says Jef Otte in this week's video sidebar to his "I Am Trying to Break Your Heart" weekly column, After Whitney died, pundits ... More >>
Robin EdwardsThis is part of a series of posts in honor of Denver Arts Week, saluting some of our favorite people and places on the arts scene.
A few weeks ago, I got a text from a friend excitedly telling me that she had come across a zine I made when I was seventeen at the Denver Zine Libr ... More >>
A furniture store in the suburbs... for hipsters.Hipsters love IKEA. Actually, a lot of people that aren't hipsters love IKEA, too, such as suburban moms and young professionals, but IKEA has a special place in the heart of every hipster girl with a Volvo station wagon to buzz out to the burb ... More >>
The Denver Auto Show currently running at the Colorado Convention Center is an exhibition of dreams. The real Denver Auto show is staged on neighborhood driveways reveals that Denverites like big trucks. The 2005 Volvo Condo semi truck shown above is just one of many examples t ... More >>
The greenest cars are the cars we leaf behind.The fuel efficient cars shown at the Denver Auto Show this weekend will never be as green as the leaf-covered 1976 Mercury Capri II shown in the picture above. And alternative fuels and hybrid technology will never match the low energy-impact scor ... More >>
Not actual size.More than 120 total Public Works employees are competing in the 22nd annual Denver Public Works "Snow Road-eo" competition, testing the safety and driving skills of snow plow operators and loaders.
Photo by Shela BurgessThe bus in question.During the early portion of last month, hardly a day seemed to go by without a horrific RTD bus crash. This April 6 post documents the second fatal accident in three days -- and the next day, we documented the death of Lafayette's Marvin Webb, who was ... More >>
A Flickr photoIt's not as easy as it looks, little man.Late last month, we told you about heroic Dillon Earl, a Fruita eight-year old, who saved his grandmother's life by taking the wheel of her car on the highway when she had a seizure.
Apparently, Dillon's age was crucial, because a thus-f ... More >>
Diana DeGette wants to be Colorado's first female Senator - maybe - but Denver's U.S. Representative has gone about making that known in a strangely blunt and abrasive way, namely by calling out Governor Bill Ritter, who will choose a a new one, and by bashing the "chattering class."
In a video po ... More >>