Earlier this week, we told you about how legendary Glendale strip club Shotgun Willie's was auctioning off some of its unwanted items in the wake of its move to a brand new building right next door to the old one. The items up for bid included light-up dance stages complete with poles and knee pads, ... More >>
Want to own a piece of Shotgun Willie's? The legendary Glendale strip club recently shut its doors forever -- and moved into a brand new building next door. The original building, which Shotgun Willie's called home starting in 1982, will eventually be demolished to make way for much-needed road im ... More >>
Today marks the start of the Day of the Dead, and also the beginning of Denver Arts Week. But today is National Literacy Day, and this morning Joe Garcia, Colorado's lieutenant governor, will announce the next round of One Book 4 Colorado at the McDonald's on the 16th Street Mall. At the same time, ... More >>
Update, 5 p.m. March 3: Some sad news to share if you haven't heard yet, Roy Waines passed away on Friday night. Tonight's Royz House benefit will still be taking place as originally planned tonight at the Church in support to Roy's family, and it will also now serve as a celebration of his life wit ... More >>
Yee-haw! While galleries across the country have had a tough time in recent years, the Coors Western Art Show at the National Western Stock Show Complex got off to a fast gallop last week, selling more than $800,000 worth of art at the Red Carpet Reception three days before the show officially opene ... More >>
This is the first day of Movember, the perfect excuse for men around the world to let their mustaches grow wild for a good cause. Businesses around town are joining in this hair-raising movement, donating funds to Movember and Sons, which distributes the money to various prostate and testicular canc ... More >>
Attention, would-be skater daters: The Denver Roller Dolls' Mile High Club all-star roller derby team is putting its "Real men play with Dolls" slogan on the line this week with a "help us kick butt all over the country" date auction to raise travel funds for the team. Bids start at $50, with the wi ... More >>
Long before Buford -- the tiny Wyoming town with its own zip code but a population of exactly one -- became an international sensation, it was a road-trip must-stop for my family. We'd discovered it one morning when we'd zipped past Cheyenne and realized we might need gas before Laramie. Buford, loc ... More >>
Need a quick getaway? The Brown Palace Hotel, 321 17th Street, is the site of Delightful Dishes & Dreamy Getaways, an event organized by the Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association that benefits Food Bank of the Rockies and the Readiness Fund. The fun starts at 6 p.m., and includes 120 silent and live ... More >>
Video below.Shockingly enough, the latest crackpot scheme by Richard "Father of Balloon Boy" Heene didn't exactly go as planned. As we reported last month while designating Heene Shmuck of the Week, the former Fort Collins resident planned to auction off his "experimental craft" to earn mone ... More >>
The Garden Spot Cafe has shut its doors.A sign on the Garden Spot Cafe at 3163 Larimer Street indicates that the restaurant has shut its doors and will be put up for auction on May 18 at 10 a.m. The City and County of Denver seized the place due to unpaid taxes. The building itself w ... More >>
These girls won't be at the auction -- but ladies like them will be!Hey, fellas: Need a date for Valentine's Day? Twisted Pine Brewing Co., 3201 Walnut Street in Boulder, has you covered: At 7 p.m. tonight, it will host a Bachelorette Auction, with seven lovely women on the auction block for ... More >>
A Flickr photoLast we checked, thirteen bids had been placed on an eBay auction for a chance to have an Oscar Mayer Wienermobile haul your ass around for a day and host a cookout for you and fifty of your tube steak-loving friends. There's a week left to get in on the action, bidders. The cu ... More >>
A Flickr photo.There are many local events benefiting Haiti in the wake of the recent earthquake; you can find our round-up here. But while most of the fundraisers include music or some other cultural aspect that tie them to Haiti, none have gone as far as the Tribute to Haiti, starting ton ... More >>
â€‹Sometimes hitting a ball with a stick is just hitting a ball with a stick; sometimes it is more. On Sunday, August 23, the Lake Valley Golf Club (located at 4400 Lake Valley Drive in Longmont) is hosting the Danan Schufman Open, a benefit for The Danan Schufman Fund. Schufman was a practicing pro ... More >>
Fine artists pull strings for local young musicians.
Melissa Harrison, a contender on last season's Top Chef, didn't win the big prize -- that went to Hosea Rosenberg, a fellow Big Red F chef -- but now you can win an eight-course dinner that Harrison will cook at your house.A Harrison-cooked meal is one of the auction items being offered at the April ... More >>
The Harris Park Art Cooperative goes green.
It's New Year's Eve Eve and you're stuck in that mid-holiday rut? Whether you're hoping to celebrate early and avoid the NYE debauch or just want to dig yourself out of the house, a glitzy night of Broadway standards, delivered by a crack cast at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret, might be t ... More >>
AIGA Colorado melds skateboarding, graphic design and a mentoring program.
Be a Society type. At 5:30 p.m. today, the Colorado Historical Society will host a public confab on the new History Center project, to be built in the 1200 block of Broadway â€“ and not smack-dab in the middle of Civic Center Park, the original scheme when the entire 1300 block of Broadway, whi ... More >>
Fido Fest raises funds for shelter animals.
Mile High Shakedown is back for more.
Curious and the curiouser mingle at a Denver Stories benefit.
The Commish and pals want you to play along
Joy's Consigned Furnishings
Sic transit gloria
The Botanic Gardens’ Birdhaus Bash is a real tweet.
The Bills are really piling up around here!