The University of Denver has been meeting with members of the DU community to discuss the "mascot development" process. Doug Hirsh has been following the process with particular interest: He was the first human Denver Boone, chosen to portray the caricature that Walt Disney donated to DU to serve as ... More >>
The front page of today's Denver Post -- the physical version, not its website -- features a note from editor Greg Moore announcing that the paper has been "reordered." Specifically, local news, which previously ran after national and international stories, will now appear in the lead section -- a ... More >>
Newspapers across the country have slashed staff to save money, with movie reviewer and theater critic positions among the most popular cuts. Given that reality, the Denver Post deserves credit for continuing to dedicate a staff writer to these subjects, even though one person -- Lisa Kennedy -- wil ... More >>
Rick Reilly.ESPN's Rick Reilly has a wicked sense of humor -- which made him the perfect choice to bid adieu to the final graduating class of CU's journalism school, which officially shuts down June 30 in favor of what's dubbed a "journalism-plus program." And in his speech to grads, he worke ... More >>
Some of our favorite Westword stories -- including ones connected to our annual Best of Denver issue -- are not the ones we've published. I spilled a few of the juicier ones when I sat down with the Denver Post's Bill Husted for his Bar & Grilled interview earlier this month. Not surprisingl ... More >>
Lesley Kennedy. Until recently, Lesley Kennedy, a founding partner of the new Denveralamode.com website, served as fashion editor and deputy features editor for the Rocky Mountain News, earning a reputation for stylishness and accessibility during her nine years at the tabloid. But this experience ... More >>
An hour after getting all the appropriate permits, the long-awaited Houston's finally opened this past weekend at 303 Josephine Street. This sibling of the Cherry Creek Grill and other restaurants in the Hillstone chain has an expansive, sleek dining room and an inexplicable eleven seats at the bar ... More >>
In the August 3 edition of Westword, the lion's share of the letter below is slated to be published. Its author? Consumer advocate and self-proclaimed "troubleshooter" Tom Martino, whose local duties include hosting a weekday talk show on KHOW and reporting regularly for Channel 31, Denver's Fox-TV ... More >>
Three DJs take the road less traveled.
Fame has its price for Video Professor John Scherer -- and he's eager to pay.
The Post moves staffers outside their comfort zones.
The Black Eyed Peas get this party started.
From the week of May 6, 2004
Meet Holly Kylberg, the boldest of Denver's boldfaced names.
Mainstream news offers little to the under-thirty crowd.
Web-radio legislation gets tangled in politics.
Here's our top-ten list of ways the Post's new leader can make his paper better.
Glendale glows up.
A page-one story about Bill Owens was wrong. So why isn't the governor angry?
Shakers and movers
The society columnist for a neighborhood newspaper is the talk of the upper crust.
How did Denver turn the city's reporters into publicists? By blowing stuff up.
A new restaurant reviewer leaves a bad taste in the mouths of some.
U2 brings its carnival to Denver--and Denver shrugs.
What gets lost in the heat of Denver's newspaper battle.
Former Channel 9 co-host Susan Crenshaw stars in her own courtroom drama.