The Colorado state fish has a new home. Last week, biologists released 1,200 greenback cutthroat trout into Zimmerman Lake, about an hour and a half west of Fort Collins. The four-inch-long, one-year-old fish were raised in hatcheries and are the descendants of the last known wild greenback populat ... More >>
There's a little something for everyone at the Blue Cow, one of our favorite breakfast spots in Morrison -- mostly because of the fresh fare and down-to-earth surroundings. The walls are covered with local art (including some Red Rocks paintings by "Scramble" Campbell that are worth checking out), a ... More >>
Contrary to the impression left by many local and national news broadcasts, not every park on the Front Range was badly damaged by recent flooding. Indeed, some of our favorites either sustained little or limited damage or are already coming back strong. With that in mind, we've dipped into our huge ... More >>
It's time to embrace the longest day of the year, to celebrate the first day of summer and the fact that it's still light enough to ride your bike at 8:30 p.m. and warm enough to eat ice cream all freaking night long. So let's all work together to create a mystical pathway for all the witches out th ... More >>
Things are smoking again on the banks of Bear Creek off highway 74 in Kittredge. Darryl Swarts and three friends, all from Ann Arbor, Michigan, bought the former Dick's Hickory Dock in February 2011, and after a total overhaul of the charming but decrepit building -- starting with "squirrel removal, ... More >>
Back in June, we shared a collection of the ten best Colorado hikes, culled from our Best of Denver archive. Now, for those of you who prefer two wheels to two feet (at least some of the time), here's a batch of best bike rides selected by our writers over the years, featuring links and the original ... More >>
Now that we're moving into the thick of summer concert season, the fall schedule is starting to take shape with new dates from Peaches, Kottonmouth Kings, Why?, Warrant, Cinderella and Skid Row on the books. Page down for the full rundown on this week's new show announcements, as well as local radio ... More >>
We've now officially entered summer -- and while every season is a great one to enjoy Colorado, the warm weather is the perfect excuse to hit the trail. With that in mind, we've collected this list of the best Colorado hikes, with picks close to town or a drive away culled from our Best of Denver ar ... More >>
Denver's summer concert season is proving to be every bit as hot as anticipated, and the fall is shaping up to be just as heated with new dates from Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg and E-40, who are due back in town at the end of August, followed by Rascal Flatts in September, Dinosaur Jr. in October and Morri ... More >>
It was a big week for a certain Canadian this week, as the import's song finally overtook Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know." And no, we're not talking about Justin Bieber, but she is his protege. Carly Rae Jepsen's inescapable viral and radio hit, "Call Me Maybe," conquers the Billboard Ho ... More >>
A fresh batch of new shows announced this week, including Wiz Khalifa and Mac Miller at Red Rocks, the Head and the Heart and Blitzen Trapper at the Boulder Theater, Kimbra at the Ogden Theatre, Shinedown and Godsmack at Comfort Dental and Steve Vai at the Ogden. Page down for a full rundown plus lo ... More >>
Umphrey's McGee at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Friday, September 14. Hot on the heels of its show at the Fillmore a few weeks ago, we've received word that the band will be returning to Colorado this fall for a pair of dates, the first a two-set show at Red Rocks with Railroad Earth, followed by a sec ... More >>
Mindy Sink.Denver literary guide Mindy Sink wrote for the New York Times for more than ten years of her writing career, but it is her Denver home that she returns to most often in her books. Last year, Mink exercised her feet and her time researching the city's best walks for her latest book, ... More >>
Originally found along the banks of Bear Creek, the vitamin-rich medicinal qualities of Bear Valley watercress attracted seniors in search of better health to settle the neighborhood in the mid-1960s. Now grown in water gardens across the city, Bear Valley watercress is highly prized for it' ... More >>
Big pics below.Lakewood was just named one of ten All-America Cities -- a designation well worth celebrating. However, the community's Facebook page could do a better job of horn-tooting. In fact, its profile photos don't even feature the city, and other shots are pretty hit and miss. Luckily ... More >>
Might as well jump! Whitewater athletes at the Lyons Outdoor Games will be making the most of peak flow on the South Saint Vrain River as this year's epic mountain snowpack melts like crazy -- don't miss the Adam Barron Memorial South Saint Vrain Creek Race on Saturday at 10 a.m. and the Kay ... More >>
Lookout, mom! The Pagan Downhill crew ("sickest longboarding events in the world") is dropping bombs on Lookout Mountain this weekend for the 2011 Buffalo Bill Downhill Bloodspill, a skateboarding race pretty much guaranteed to live up to its gruesome name as 120 of Colorado's craziest skater ... More >>
If you're thinking of hiking the Colorado Trail, a 500-mile hiking trail that stretches from Denver to Durango and covers almost every type of terrain our fair state has to offer, the first step you take should be online. Thanks to the efforts of Jerry Brown of Bear Creek Survey Service, who ... More >>
On Saturday, I trekked out to Greenwood Village to watch playoff football at a friend's, and on the way, I swooped into the strip mall on the corner of Arapahoe and Peoria, looking for lunch. I expected to have to stomach something from the strip's foursome of ubiquitous dining options -- Noodles &a ... More >>
Denver is famous for its city parks, but many locals – not to mention out-of-towners – don’t realize that this city also has 25 mountain parks totaling 14,000 acres. Red Rocks is one of them. So is Winter Park, and the Mount Evans area, and Lookout Mountain Park (home to the Buffalo Bill Grav ... More >>
Run for Congo Women in Morrison.
From the week of 6/21/2007
From the week of 6/14/2007
These troubled teens found themselves at Lost and Found. But now the program is finding itself out of options.
The shootout between CU and CSU erupts again this Saturday.
Bear Creek Tavern
Mile High Marathon stays the course
Something to Chew On
Bear Creek Tavern delivers much more than the bare necessities.
Bear Creek Trail
The good spirits of the old Oak Alley Inn will come to life in the reborn Hansons.
So much of our stuff is just smoke and mirrors.
Lariat Loop Heritage Alliance Road Rally
Community groups and broadcasters widen their battle over proposed tower construction.
The lost town of Saxonia reemerges from the pages of history.
Evergreen Town Race, Evergreen
Denver's gain is Jeffco's pain.
Parents in Boulder say their school-board members lied to them.
Lookout Mountain is a hot spot in the battle over broadcast emissions.
Quit horsing around!