People take plenty of weird things with them when they travel -- and now you can own some of it. Beginning this morning at 8 a.m., City Surplus Warehouse, at 671 South Jason Street, registration begins for an auction of DIA lost and found items, plus unclaimed, lost or stolen stuff that wound up in ... More >>
You may not be able to get a vanity license plate in Colorado that reads 420, or one that says 69ME, but you might get lucky if 13 is your lucky number. It certainly could be for the state. On August 21, Colorado will auction off those spooky digits on a vanity license plate, along with BRONCO, GOLF ... More >>
Farm implements, interesting taxidermy -- and a zebra skin rug. Those are the only clues that Mark Meyer, one of the stars of the Travel Channel show Baggage Battles, would give out in advance when describing an episode of the reality show -- which airs tonight -- that takes place at the Rocky Moun ... More >>
Less than a year after Ambria opened on the 16th Street Mall in the former home of Ling & Louie's, the last vestiges of its time there are about to disappear. It was a wild twelve months for Ambria, which opened last November, kicked its starting chef to the curb early on, then closed ten days ago ... More >>
In the 1980s, the Rotary Club of Denver held massive Artists of America auctions, which raised more than $2 million for charitable projects around the world. Those annual events stopped in 2000, but the concept has now been reborn as Artists of the World, an online auction that will raise funds for ... More >>
I've seen a lot of Western history auctioned off over the last year. I watched as billionaire William Koch bid $2 million to buy an original photo of Billy the Kid, and traveled up to Buford, population one, to see that tiny Wyoming town get sold -- for $900,000 -- to a man from Vietnam who'd never ... More >>
Head for the hills if you want to own a real piece of history -- or just see history in the taking. At 1 p.m. today, a 6.8 acre piece of property in Central City will be auctioned off, complete with five historic brick and stone buildings.
The remains of Brandon's Pub, the oddly named Mexican joint that got its start in the Beauvallon in 2008, just when the building was about to go under wraps for repairs, then reappeared in the former home of Chez Jose in Cherry Creek North in May 2010, will be auctioned off on Thursday, July 26.
Denver's most fashionable and charitable denizens turned out last night to attend a special Project Runway All Stars viewing party at Beauty Bar hosted by contestant and Denver designer Mondo Guerra. While Guerra hosts a viewing party at the venue every week, last night's event featured silent and l ... More >>
It's Mardi Gras week at Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge, and what better way to indulge in all your favorite past times than with a few drinks, some great food, a ton of jazz and a lot of celebrating.The party kicks off tonight and runs until Fat Tuesday, February 21 with prize drawings, and there ... More >>
If you'll be sad to see the Art of Winter exhibit downtown conclude when it comes down on February 6 you can still get in on the auction of one-off artist works and brand gallery items from the show, including original work by 20 local artists as well as skis and boards by some of Colorado's ... More >>
"Jonathan and Govinda," Faith Stone, acrylic on canvas, submission to Heart Art Denver Giving to charity when you're an artist may seem like a catch-22. After all, many emerging artists could use some charity of their own. But Heart Art Denver has made it possible to give back to the communit ... More >>
If you've been dreaming up how you'd do things differently as king of the mountain, this could be your week: Powderhorn Ski Area CEO and President Steve Bailey and Dean Skalla, who have owned the ski area since 1999, are selling it in an auction on Thursday at 1 p.m. at the resort's Day Lodge ... More >>
The number of foreclosed properties getting sold at auction has dropped significantly in Colorado. In Denver, just 186 were snagged at the auction block last month, a 25 percent drop from the 249 that were sold in January 2010. Could increased competition be an explanation for why the Denv ... More >>
Mark MangerRodney Utz will auction off the remnants of his Tamarac spot tomorrow.At the end of business on Saturday, January 22, Rodney Utz shuttered his Rodney's in Tamarac Square, ending a nineteen-year run. The closure came even though Utz still had six years left on the lease -- but it wo ... More >>
You, too, can own a piece of Amazing Jake's.The amazing saga of Amazing Jake's will draw to a close on Saturday, when the entire contents of the 65,000 square-foot facility at 1400 South Abilene in Aurora will be auctioned off by Super Auctions. "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a ... More >>
Bernie Madoff's name is still financial magic.Bernie Madoff's well-documented financial shenanigans may have landed him in jail, but they've also enhanced the marketability of his name. As evidence, note the ad in today's Denver Post pimping a "BERNIE MADOFF AUCTION" tomorrow at St. Regis Res ... More >>
The former Dick's Hickory Dock, a river-side restaurant on Highway 74 between Morrison and Evergreen, was sold at auction by Sheldon Good & Company on December 12. Dick's, which opened back in the '70s and snagged a Westword readers' choice award for Best Barbecued Ribs in the Best of Denver 1999, ... More >>
The five hand-painted guitars signed by ten Nobel Peace Prize winners that will be auctioned off on eBay today are truly for the man who has everything -- although "that's not true until they buy one of the guitars!," points out Ivan Suvanjieff, the founder of PeaceJam, the organization that ... More >>
Free Comic Book Day, which takes place on Saturday, May 2, is a nationwide celebration of the form, which, like other print mediums, is struggling to survive in today's techno-happy world. And Time Warp in Boulder is pulling out all the stops. Daniel Crosier, an event organizer and co-creator of the ... More >>
Sign of the times. Ocean, the last restaurant in Jim Sullivan’s once-mighty empire of eateries, closed in late September, and soon, an auction company will be offering some Ocean-front property. Signs posted by the City of Denver’s treasurer and an auction company on the windows at the former ... More >>
Squeeze off a few rounds. It'll make you feel better. On October 23, the Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network is hosting a wine tasting and auction, with proceeds earmarked to provide mental-health services to insurance-challenged folks in the area. And what's being auctioned off? Among other th ... More >>
Never on Sunday. That's the unofficial motto of My Brother's Bar, the classic, signless joint at 2376 15th Street, which has always been closed on Sundays. Until now. For one Sunday, and one Sunday only, My Brother's will be open from 2-6 p.m. on September 7. But it will only be open to those who d ... More >>
Run with your favorite Denver celebrity.
This cowtown finally opens its streets to the CowParade.
Crown went to auction, and now all that's left of Russell Enloe are the memories.
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Finding Barnum was hard enough. But to excavate the intrigue around the prize T. rex, you must dig deeper.
Art-auction action at the Havu Gallery.
The Redstone Castle heads back to auction.
The Beat goes on...
Floyd Samuel says there auto be a law against what the city is doing to him.