CardHub.com has come up with its summer 2013 list of the best and worst travel cities, and Denver finished first in the domestic category when it comes to the combo of inexpensive flights, short travel times to popular destinations and accessibility, both logistically and financially. The methodolog ... More >>
For the first time in the thirty-year history of Westword's Best of Denver, we've split the Best of Denver Readers' Poll into two rounds, giving you the chance to look at the leading vote-getters and then vote again for your favorite shops and services in metro Denver. And the results of the first r ... More >>
Bessie Coleman may not be a household name like Amelia Earhart -- but she should be. As the first black woman to get her pilot's license -- in 1921, before Earhart was in the air -- Coleman is the subject of the new zine series Mocha Chocolata Mamma, by Marya Errin Jones, performance artist and foun ... More >>
Big photos below.Even though Facebook is great for sharing oddball photos, many Denver TV personalities aren't interested in playing. Either they don't have a page, or they maintain one that's purposefully dull.
But here are some sample shots from folks in the spotlight who aren't afraid to ... More >>
Lori MidsonI had a perfectly lovely Thanksgiving with my dysfunctional family, but it was nothing like the pre-Thanksgiving feast that Jorel Pierce, the executive chef of Euclid Hall, along with his sous, Josh Prater, prepared last Wednesday for a 9News segment.
Pierce, along with 9News met ... More >>
Video below.Today's Boulder Daily Camera features an article in which University of Colorado ethnic studies professor Darryl Maeda calls a Fox Sports report about CU and Utah joining the Pac-12 conference "demeaning" to Asians. But the newspaper didn't really need to seek out an expert to mak ... More >>
Amelia Earhart's Gold Bug Kissel. When I visited the Forney Museum of Transportation yesterday, the opening day for the Phenomenal Ford Falcon exhibition, I took an eight-year-old boy with me because no one is tougher to keep entertained. Upon leaving he turned to me and said, "That place was ... More >>
Dan Savage.The mainstream love for Dan Savage, our longtime sex columnist, continues apace. Patricia Calhoun recently noted Savage's appearance in Time magazine -- and last night, he got the Nightline treatment.
Even better: While the segment highlighted his brilliant It Gets Better campaign ... More >>
Amelia?Update below: Jay Leno's "Jaywalking" routine features man- and woman-on-the-street interviews with alleged morons -- but one recent clip makes him look like a bigger dope than the woman he portrays as a brainless chump. That's because her reference to Amelia Earhart as a 9News persona ... More >>
Bailey Ferguson is hard at work in the world of art and design, trying her hand at any and all media. She's been a painter's assistant, a design intern, a freelance painter and chalk board artist, and she's currently a member of the Pirate Contemporary Art Co-op, a photographer, a letterpress ... More >>
Alfred Packer, enjoying a finger-lickin' good meal
Good news for all those people hankering for unrealistic facsimiles of dead people: The Denver Wax Museum, which officially closed its doors circa 1981, lives on in an even stranger manner than the one displayed the grotesque operation's original 9 ... More >>