Denver Cruiser Ride organizer Brad Evans thinks big -- and not just when it comes to pranks like releasing an April Fools Day 2013 themes list featuring selections like "Skid Marks & Semen Stains."
When Evans previewed the upcoming Denver Cruiser Ride season, which kicks off May 15, he told us abou ... More >>
This weekend, the Matchbox at 2625 Larimer is celebrating its second anniversary. When the owners first opened the bar two years ago, they made a decision to make the space available for various nonprofits. That decision has clearly paid off. The concept of "doing well by doing good," says co-owner ... More >>
The Denver Cruisers know how to stir things up. Rather than simply announce the 2013 themes for the mega-popular Wednesday rides, Brad Evans and company released an April Fools' Day version first -- one that turned heads via concepts like "Skid Marks & Seamen Stains."
Behind the edgy irreverence, o ... More >>
Touted quite correctly as a "cycling circus," New Belgium Brewing's annual Tour de Fat is a moving fashion show of bikers who bring their wheels and don costumes to raise money for Bike Denver and the Denver Cruisers. From Book of Mormon enthusiasts to Flintstones fans, this year's attendees raised ... More >>
On Thursday, September 6, Dish, Westword's eighteenth annual food-and-drink festival, will fill the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex with great entertainment, great drinks and great food from restaurants and trucks that have been hand-selected by Cafe Society scribes.
But Denver ... More >>
When Gosia Kung moved from Krakow, Poland, to Denver at 25, she immediately gained twenty pounds. This has a lot to do with the fact that she stopped walking everywhere. While she never applied for a driver's license in her dense urban home city, it was first on her list after her move to Colorado. ... More >>
Westword photographer Brandon Marshall spotted a penny farthing in City Park at the 2011 Tour de Fat DenverNew Belgium Brewing, the Fort Collins-based brewery with the iconic cruiser bike logo and best known for its Fat Tire Amber Ale, raised more than $90,000 on September 3 for the Overland ... More >>
Turn out the lights! Director Josh Berman and his Level 1 Productions crew -- local heroes all -- are bringing it tonight at 8 p.m. for the world premiere of After Dark at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton Street ($15). The twelfth installment in the Level 1 ski porn filmography fea ... More >>
Get the lead out! Will he? Won't he? As of this writing Lance Armstrong hadn't yet tweeted his intention to compete in the Leadville 100 Mountain Bike Race on Saturday (he pre-qualified by winning the Crested Butte Alpine Odyssey on July 31), but one of the gnarliest events in Colorado will b ... More >>
Divide & Conquer! The Denver Roller Dolls are hosting the Continental Divide & Conquer (the 2011 Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Association Championships) November 11-13, and tickets go on sale on Saturday with early-bird pricing through July 31. It ought to be quite a battle: The Rocky Moun ... More >>
For the love of God, sir, eat a banana.Aside from the weather being particularly fine, my bike commute on Bike to Work Day this morning was not a whole lot different that it usually is -- most of my trip is on side streets as opposed to paths, since I live on the west side and apparently poor ... More >>
Photo courtesy of New Belgium.There's nothing like a crisp, refreshing summer seasonal straight from the tap, especially after a hard bicycle ride. Every Wednesday through July 31, starting today, Star Bar hosts Beer and Bikes, Bikes and Beer, where participants can enjoy a freshly tapped keg ... More >>
Watch out for the Libyans! Who cares if the world is ending tomorrow when you can fire up the Flux Capacitor, hit 88 miles per hour and travel to happier times at tonight's Bike to the Future Bike Prom at 8 p.m. at Casselman's, 2620 Walnut Street? Tickets are $20 at the door and benefit Bike ... More >>
In the Best of Denver 2011, we named Common Grounds the Best Coffeehouse for Finding a Date, thanks to the constant crowd of young professionals who mingle there over cappuccinos. And because we're big proponents of ditching online dating and blind set-ups every now and then in favor of meeti ... More >>
Grope me, Total Ghost.Ah, prom, that special time when you rent an ill-fitting tuxedo in a bizarre color and awkwardly dance until you get your date drunk enough on a smuggled 750ml of blue-flavored fortified wine to let you grope her in the back of your parents' Cadillac. If you're anything ... More >>
Although there might have been more bikers than normal on the roads for yesterday's Bike To Work Day, it definitely wasn't some sort of two-wheeled takeover.
But there were absolutely more bikers than normal in the parking lot of ad agency Cactus. You'll always attract a crowd with the formula th ... More >>