Update: At last, we've got the complete list of Denver Post employees who have or will be leaving the paper after accepting a buyout offer: nineteen staffers from various departments, including editors, reporters and photographers. Perhaps most surprising: John Moore, the paper's theater critic and ... More >>
Bill Husted.Earlier this month, we reported about a buyout offer from the Denver Post, with employees being told that if fifteen to twenty of them didn't take the deal, layoffs could follow. We've now confirmed that one of the paper's most prominent names -- columnist Bill Husted, 63 -- has ... More >>
At tonight's inaugural Pen and Sword open house at the Denver Press Club, a turn-of-the-century treasure at 1330 Glenarm Place, thirteen club member-authors will offer "the stories behind the books" from 6 to 9 p.m. But the stories, and the night, won't end there. Stories rarely end that neatly.
Video below.Local girl made good AnnaSophia Robb is up for a Teen Choice award as Best Actress in a Drama for Soul Surfer, in which she portrays Bethany Hamilton, a surfer who lost her arm to a shark. The Denver Post's Bill Husted thinks she's got a shot to win at the August 7 ceremony, to b ... More >>
Carmelo.Last summer, some observers were still optimistic that Carmelo Anthony might remain a Denver Nugget. But their confidence was shaken when he put his Polo Ridge Estates mansion on the market for $9.5 million. A year later, the spread has finally sold for $6.2 million -- more than $3 mi ... More >>
Video below.Network TV news is a cutthroat business -- and Jeremy Hubbard's getting out while the getting is good. The onetime Fox31 staple (and 2005 Westword Best Hair winner) jumped to ABC four years ago, eventually working his way up to anchor of World News Now and sometime correspondent ... More >>
Everyone loves Kathy Sabine, including Noah Van Sciver, the cartoonist who drew the art for our Best of Denver 2011 People & Places section. This is his illustration of Sabine for the readers' choice winner of Best Hair on a TV Personality -- Female. (Sabine was also the readers' choice for B ... More >>
Big pic below.Madison McKinley is the Colorado contestant on The Bachelor who's getting the most attention. And no wonder, given McKinley's vampire fangs and recent turn as a blood-donation dominatrix. But she's not the only woman seeking a love match with douchebag Brad Womack this season. ... More >>
Madison McKinley.Monday's edition of The Bachelor featured one of the most desperate contestants yet: Madison McKinley, who boasts a pair of vampire fangs. And while she identified her home as New York, she's really from Vail, and did plenty o' modeling in our fair state. Look below to see s ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Got some gaps in your culinary education? There are seven different culinary workshops, discussions and demonstrations this week, plus tons of wine tastings, Dining Out for Life and the inaugural Boulder Brew and Music Festival. Keep reading for a taste of what's ahead: Monda ... More >>
Join the club at Club 404When I agreed to be grilled by Bill Husted for Bar and Grilled, his interview feature that appears in today's Denver Post, I had an important question to answer (and no, it wasn't why I would agree to be grilled in the first place): What bar to choose for the grillin ... More >>
Want proof that Foster Graham Millstein & Calisher is among Denver's most powerful law firms? Check out the notables who eagerly appear in its tenth-anniversary video, seen above. Included is Denver mayor John Hickenlooper, seen at about the 45 second mark reading words of effusive praise for FGMC ... More >>
This tombstone isn't real. Repeat. It isn't real. I confess. I'm the reason the Denver Post appears on Regret the Error's annual roundup of memorable mistakes and corrections. And I racked with guilt about it. On June 10, I wrote an item about the death of Elway -- that is, the death of the ... More >>
Raising the stakes at Colorado's casinos.
A photo of Lakeside from the park's website. Anyone who's ever ridden the Cyclone at Lakeside Amusement Park can testify to the terror it produces. Sure, other roller coasters boast bigger vertical drops or more severe twists and turns. But the Cyclone, whose cars zip along a vintage wooden track, ... More >>
A bogus gravestone for Elway the dog made using the Tombstone Generator website. Over the years, the Denver Post hasn't always displayed great enthusiasm for correcting mistakes -- and an item in a June 21 Bill Husted column suggests that the tradition continues. The piece stated that a drug-sniffi ... More >>
I can't help feeling responsible for an error in Denver Post columnist Bill Husted's June 21 offering about the death of Elway, a legendary drug-sniffing police dog for the San Francisco Police Department. To accompany a June 10 blog about the pooch's demise, I created a faux-gravestone using a we ... More >>
A glamour shot of Denver Post editor Greg Moore by staffer Hyoung Chang accompanied his sit-down with Bill Husted. The Denver Post's staff is still buzzing about Bill Husted's interview with editor Greg Moore as part of the columnist's weekly Bar & Grilled feature, and no wonder. Unlike, say, forme ... More >>
And who, you may ask, is the handsome devil right there? That's me, folks. No bullshit. No disguises. The anonymous restaurant critic in the flesh and en clair. On Monday, June 15, at around 4 p.m. local time, my cover was finally, permanently blown. That picture is the jacket phot ... More >>
In today's Denver Post, Bill Husted writes about Jason Sheehan's upcoming book, Cooking Dirty: A Story of Life, Sex, Love and Death in the Kitchen, and quotes from a negative (and very entertaining) review published last week in the Los Angeles Times by that paper's food writer, Russ Parsons. "You ... More >>
Penny Parker, who's back at the Denver Post. The February 26 announcement that the Rocky Mountain News would close was accompanied by word that the Denver Post had hired a handful of Rocky notables. This move was a positive development for readers, as well as for the staffers in question -- but com ... More >>
Cut Off Your Hands -- which is the name of a band, not a reference to a scene in Watchmen. Here are some things we published not too long ago... Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the Weekend: Cut Off Your Hands at the hi-dive. • Over the Weekend: Tauntaun and Kingdom of Magic at the Bluebird. ... More >>
Joel C. Hunter. There have been loads o' rumors about who else will be in the spotlight during Barack Obama's August 28 Invesco Field at Mile High acceptance speech. For instance, the Denver Post's Bill Husted puts odds of a Bruce Springsteen appearance at 95 percent. But someone who's publicly co ... More >>
Our February 1 Message column about the Rocky Mountain News' sweeping redesign, which was necessitated by a smaller page size, noted that the Denver Post would be undergoing shrinkage, too -- but it probably wouldn't "have to change as dramatically as the Rocky." That turned out to be an accurate pr ... More >>
On Saturday, the Denver Post reported Duane “Dog” Chapman, bounty hunter and quipmaster extrordinaire, said from his Hawaiian home that growing up in Denver meant something really special to him. In addition to telling Post columnist Bill Husted that he used to orchestrate drug deals in order t ... More >>
Former New York City mayor and current GOP presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani is headed to Denver for a visit. Fans and supporters can meet the potential president at a party June 9 for the low, low price of $1,000. If mingling at the party isn’t exciting enough, you can get a picture with the can ... More >>
Two weeks ago, Elizabeth Plotke of Campo de Fiore (300 Fillmore Street in Cherry Creek) announced that local business tycoon and big-time philanthropist Josh Hanfling had come on board as a partner at the restaurant, which opened back in 2001. Hanfling is allegedly the man who knows everyone, and ... More >>
Because Denver continues to have a severe shortage of celebrities, the gossip columnists at the dailies regularly create their own -- and the results can be awkward. Today, for instance, the Denver Post's Bill Husted devoted a third of his column to the impending departure of Lisa Herzlich, who's ha ... More >>
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