Last weekend was packed full of America-themed activities, something that may have taken a toil on your wallet. This weekend has plenty of activities to keep you and your bank account cool, though. Try out a German biergarten, pet a goat at a concert or watch some soccer on a giant screen -- it's al ... More >>
Quick! Wanna win two tickets to the tonight's sixth annual World Cup of Wine and Beer charity event at Dick's Sporting Goods Park? Then tell us why soccer (or wine, or beer) is awesome in 140 words or less in the comments section below -- and leave your e-mail address so we can notify you by 3 p.m. ... More >>
After first opening Rock-A-Billies in Arvada in 2010 and opening a second location in Greenwood Village last year, owner Jimmy Nigg is gearing up to open the Monkey Barrel, a live music venue and bar in the central Platte Valley, next month. See more: Rock-A-Billies brings rockabilly to Arvada Ni ... More >>
Pink Martini is playing a pair of local shows this weekend, one at the Arvada Center on Sunday evening, and one the next night at Chautauqua Auditorium. We've got a pair of tickets to each show up for grabs. If you and a guest would like to be our guests, keep reading for your chance to enter and th ... More >>
New and seasonal beers from Colorado breweries are hitting shelves at a rapid pace right now -- so quickly, in fact, that it's difficult to keep up. Recent gems include Wynkoop Colorojo, Bull & Bush Man Beer, Avery Momi Hiwa and Copper Kettle Mexican Chocolate Stout. And the fun isn't going to stop ... More >>
On July 22, The Colorado Theatre Guild will present the Colorado equivalent of the Tonys: the eighth annual Henry Awards, celebrating outstanding achievements during the past season. The event not only celebrates local work, it's also an annual fundraiser for the CTG. The nominees were released last ... More >>
Northglenn will get its first craft brewery on June 1 when Vance Sabbe -- a former homebrew shop owner -- and Rich Aggen open Beer By Design. The 5,000-square-foot brewery and taproom features a twenty-barrel brewing system and four forty-barrel fermenters, along with about 100 seats. See also: - ... More >>
So you spent all your money buying your mom a nice present for Mother's Day. Aww, how sweet! And your generosity will be rewarded with lots of opportunities to have fun in Denver this weekend that don't require you to dig too deep in your wallet -- everything from a free day at the Denver Museum of ... More >>
Given the number of serious crimes that are committed in these parts, shoplifters don't typically get a great deal of attention. But a man wanted in Jefferson County is an exception to this rule, thanks to the volume of thefts he's allegedly committed, but also for what he's accused of snatching. T ... More >>
Warmer weather is back, so it's time to get out of the house and have some fun in Denver this weekend. From Doors Open Denver, which opens up dozens of historic buildings, to art openings and a cat show, there's plenty to do in this town for pennies. We've highlighted ten of the best events that cos ... More >>
Arvada's Voss Farms is looking for volunteers to harvest its hops -- and whoever shows up will be able to brag about how they helped supply some serious flavor for Black Shirt Brewing (opening in September), Wynkoop Brewing, Strange Brewing and Arvada Beer, all of which will use the hops in their be ... More >>
Although the Fourth of July will be short of official fireworks shows -- and private use of fireworks has been completely banned in Colorado -- there will be ample opportunities to celebrate the country's birthday across the state over the next few days. Here are just some of the events slated fo ... More >>
Opening Day at Coors Field may as well be a holiday in the Mile High City -- Denver's residents descend on downtown en masse, kick off the baseball festivities early and keep partying until late. Earlier today, Jonathan Shikes, aka Colorado Beer Man, divulged a list of spots to find craft beer as yo ... More >>
Chess comes with almost as many stereotypes (the nerd, the genius, the poorly adjusted savant) and cliches (the pawn, checkmate, knights and chivalry) as it does pieces. But director Rod Lansberry isn't interested in any of them. Tomorrow, he and the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will ... More >>
Driving in Denver gets more difficult every day. If it's not the construction and repair, then it's the badly synchronized lights or rush-hour traffic. If it's not the sneaky radar vans, then it's the real trouble-makers who weave in and out of lanes at twice the speed of everyone else. So ... More >>
Aaron ThackerayThe 1Up, which had a busy weekend, is just one of the places that opened in March. From 1up to Stingray, March was a decent month for bar and club openings. A half dozen new joints opened their doors last month. Click through for a full rundown.
The Udi's crew is pouring free absinthe for costumed patrons tomorrowCan't find anything that floats your boat on our list of Halloween events for people who like food? Or perhaps you need a pre-game? How about a little of the green fairy?
Darrell Havens.In June, I wrote about Darrell Havens, the paralyzed car thief whose medical parole was canceled after Arvada police chief Don Wick complained. A month later, the situation appears no closer to a resolution.
Mark MangerFogo de Chao unleashed its love of meat on Denver in '09.Dozens of restaurants closed in the metro area over the past year, ranging from such old-timers as the Trail Dust Steak House, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse and Chez Jose to newcomers like XO, which both opened and closed in 2009. ... More >>
Lori MidsonRead all about it in the Archive Room"We did 160 covers the first night and 140 covers the second night, which I think qualifies as busy," says Jeff Arnold, one of the owners of Archive Room, which opened last week in Olde Town Arvada at 5601 Olde Wadsworth Boulevard. "We've been busy ... More >>
Telling Stories has long been a blessing for those of us who like our high culture in low-impact form. The four-year-old program combines chamber works and literature readings in ways designed to appeal to the under-forty set. In other words, the troupe, founded by local classical musician and writ ... More >>
Oh, sweet monster-movie goodness! I'm beginning to think you all are designing just for me (not that I mind). This week's fancy-pants flier (click on it for a bigger version) pays homage to the movie-monster icons of yesteryear with a sweet mashup on the classic Bride of Frankenstein to promote the ... More >>
Feeling a little uninspired? Need a midweek pick-me-up? Craving your fix of electro-disco-hip-hop-emo-crunk? Sure, we all are. Luckily for all of us -- especially those who live in the Denver area -- there's the Band Formerly Known as Prince.
In case you're curious... Today in Cafe Society: • From Rock to Riesling: Tool Frontman on a Different Kind of Tour. • No Beach, But At Least Arvada Has Restaurant Blu and C-Level. • Microbrewing history gets its own photo book. Today in Backbeat Online: • Breathe Carolina Premiers New Vid ... More >>
Just got off the phone with one of the managers at 3 Sons, which is all decorated for the holidays. And come the new year, the family who owns the Italian eatery finally has an (estimated) move-in date for their new location. May 1 is what the Scarafiottis are looking at, with a planned black-o ... More >>
You can buy ICP shirts at Colorado Mills just dont wear one there.
Although the mandatory life without parole sentence for first degree murder no longer applies to juveniles in Colorado, the fight continues for the 45 people who are still serving life sentences for murders that they committed before turning 18. Still in the corner of the juvie LWOPs, as they’ve ... More >>
Buzz Bomber & the M-80s Cricket on the Hill Saturday, June 30 Slide Show
The lineup was always heavy on jam bands and, eventually, Adam, Jeremy and Matt realized one of their fundamental problems: the fans of that trippy, spacy, Grateful Dead style music were all showing up stoned and stoned hippies don't drink. Or at least not enough. What stoned hippies do have is th ... More >>
Get spooked at these creepy casas.
Recumbent bikers have a laid-back rally
Paths of Glory.
How much does it cost a teen to make a phone call in Arvada? A couple hundred bucksand a loitering charge.