Confused about what and how and even why you should gift your loved ones this holiday season? Clear up that confusion by buying local, giving gifts from the heart or gifting experiences instead of gadgets.
Or do all three at once, with the Colorado Theatre Guild's annual Theatre Night Out promotio ... 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 >>
The upstairs dining room of the Arvada Yak and Yeti is like an eccentric grandmother's attic, with its slanting ceilings and a shelf of books with such archaic titles as Communications in the Future (written in 1982). There are also enough cultural artifacts adorning the walls and shelves to stock a ... More >>
How to get visitors to come to your town, city or state? Last week's mascot-packed Colorado tourism rally and Greeley's new "Let's Go" ad campaign represent two recent approaches.
But what about a memorable nickname? Colorful Colorado boasts a slew of very unusual ones. Check out our favorites from ... More >>
The new Arvada Skate Park took Best of Denver 2012 Best Skate Park honors last month, and the more time we spend there, the more we love it. This edit from local filmmaker Tristan Minton, of Royal Stain Design, which features 303 Boards team rider David Reyes and The Denver Shop team riders Ryan Lyb ... 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 >>
The monthly supper club at Udi's Pizza Cafe Bar, 7600 Grandview Avenue in Arvada, has become a vegetarian tradition. Some of chef/owner Robin Bar-on's best plant-based recipes are served at an all-you-can-eat, family-style meal. On this last Monday in the series, the dishes will include taste hummus ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Udi's.The last-Monday Vegan Supper Club at Udi's Pizza Cafe Bar, 7600 Grandview Avenue in Arvada, is nothing short of amazing: It's an all-you-can-eat vegan/plant-based family-style dinner put together by chef Robin El-Baron.This month's menu includes hummus, falafel, roaste ... 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 >>
Book it: From 6 to 8:30 p.m. tonight, Standley Lake Library, 8485 Kipling Street in Arvada, will host Wines for the Holidays. The wine-tasting features Colorado's finest wines; tickets are $25 and proceeds benefit the Arvada Community Food Bank. for more info, call 720-898-7400.
For informat ... More >>
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.
Udi's Bread Cafe, which already has locations in Stapleton (7357 East 29th Avenue); Louisville (185 South 104th Street); Aurora (12700 East 19th Street); and north Denver (101 East 70th Avenue), officially opens its fifth location today at 7600 Grandview in Olde Town Arvada, directly across the s ... 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 >>
Go-Go Yogurt is celebrating the launch of its co-branding with Inta Juice today from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Stop by Inta Juice at 14705 West 64th Avenue in Arvada for a free small yogurt with one topping of your choice. For more information, go to 303-432-2123.
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.
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 bla ... More >>