Here at Schmuck of the Week headquarters, we've heard all kinds of excuses for shmucky behavior -- enough to know the difference between ones that are desperately lame and desperately inspired. We tend to think Bridgette Sandoval's claim that her part in a crazy police chase was fueled by forcible i ... More >>
At first blush, an incident in which several CU Buffs football players weren't charged with a crime doesn't seem all that newsworthy. But a police stop that took place this past weekend continues to ripple through the program, with one player quitting after contributing to a minor panic over an Airs ... More >>
Kim Atencio is new to the streets, and for two weeks now, she has kept a secret from the city, the Denver Police Department and her six children: At night, when they are asleep, so is she -- hidden inside Civic Center Park. She knows that the city's parks come with an 11 p.m. curfew, she says. She k ... More >>
Networking works much better when there's fuel to propel the discussion, and tonight Ralph Schomp BMW, 5700 South Broadway in Littleton, will host a wine-tasting/networking event in conjunction with the Arapahoe Community College Foundation. The fun runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and costs $40 to $ ... More >>
Oskar Blues is celebrating its CANniversary, the coveted Beaujolais varietal gets released, and there's a lot more in food-and-beverages happening in this week's culinary calendar. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
It's understandable to sneak in a little ad placement all up in your video, but when the product makes more appearances than the musician? There's a problem. As of late, advertising in music videos has become disgustingly apparent. It's not just the sweet, sweet jams that are bringing in mill ... More >>
With Valentine's Day upon us once again, love is in the air. Birds are tweeting, butterflies are floating on the gentle breeze, and Internet connections are blinking away as the lovelorn hit up their hard-working little modems and wireless routers to locate a date.
Finding that date can be ... More >>
Banksy: The John Dillinger of street artists.Far more often than is at all warranted, a bill proposing to "crack down" on graffiti -- like the one shot down in committee by the state legislator yesterday -- comes up in some form of government, promising to eradicate the scourge of people scri ... More >>
The Aguirre family, in a rare moment of rest.One day back in 1985, one of the Westword artists who lived at the edge of Highland -- we called it Barbaria then -- called with a tip about a great storefront burrito at this new place, Rosa Linda's. He was right, and we quickly became lifetime fa ... More >>
Arugula restaurant, which opened at 2785 Iris Street in Boulder in February, had a BMW get a little too close for comfort last week.On March 24, an X5 parked facing the restaurant began to pull out. But instead of doing the, you know, logical thing, like reversing, the driver pressed the gas p ... More >>
The doctor (or wait -- lawyer? investment banker?) runs down the stairs of his office building, his mind on his next appointment. He gets into his car, ignoring phone calls, and zooms off like a drunken race-car driver. The man is very hungry. And very Jewish.
He stumbles into his favorite deli, b ... More >>
You can't keep a good pho place down.
A few days ago, I wrote about the temporary destruction of Pho 7 by two men, one silver BMW and too many action movies in "Talk about a cursed location!" When this spot at 10009 East Hampden Avenue in Aurora was home to Istanbul Grill, I narrowly missed witnes ... More >>