The Centers for Disease Control recently released statistics that ranked cities by the percentage of residents who drink heavily (defined as men who have more than two drinks daily, and women who consume more than one) and binge drink (men who down more than five drinks at a sitting on occasion, and ... More >>
Stay Tuned, the outfit formerly known as MainLine, is preparing to hit the road in the next few weeks, taking advantage of the $3000 Western States Arts Federation Independent Music on Tour grant Mane Rok was awarded last year. What makes this jaunt particularly noteworthy, beside the fact that loca ... More >>
Update:Yesterday afternoon, Jesse Paul Speer, a photographer with Colorado ties who's accused of kidnapping and assaulting an eleven-year-old Cody, Wyoming, girl, waived his right to fight extradition during a brief court hearing in Montana yesterday. Meanwhile, new information about the crime is ac ... More >>
Prime Element is hitting the road this week, bringing its classic Colorado hip-hop style to the rest of the country. This Friday, the group joins Sweatshop Union for several dates as it kicks off its summer tour in Boise, Idaho, and then throughout the rest of the summer, beginning with the upcoming ... More >>
Metropolitan State College of Denver is hosting a dedication ceremony this afternoon that will showcase its newest monument: a 12-foot-high, 8-foot-deep, 10-foot-wide,1.5 ton water sculpture designed by artist Rik Sargent, and dedicated to Metro's One World, One Water Center for Urban Water and Educ ... More >>
Big pics below.Update: An eyewitness has stepped forward to offer his account about the terrible hit-and-run that took the life of Montana's Dustin Jefferson following UFC 135 this past weekend. He's B. Dutch Seyfarth, a Westword contributor who says he happened upon the horrific accident ju ... More >>
Ryat.Philadelphia's Ryat (due tonight at Rhinoceropolis) started as a solo project for multi-instrumentalist avant-garde songwriter Christina Ryat before Tim Conley joined the sonic adventure that is making music in this unit. With both Ryat and Conley benefiting from backgrounds in improvisa ... More >>
After overhauling the former Lizard's Bar & Grill space at 1920 Blake Street for the last month and a half, Hayter's & Co. officially opened today. Mike Hayter and Mike Refling moved down from Bozeman, Montana, to start the sports bar with a bit of a throwback feel. Hanging on one wall are f ... More >>
Hayter's & Co. is almost ready for companyMike Hayter and his business partner, Mike Refling, are getting ready to open their new sports bar, Hayter's, in the former Lizard's Bar & Grill space at 1920 Blake Street. And they moved here from Bozeman, Montana, to do it. "First of all, getting ... More >>
Near the end of last year, Lizard's Bar & Grill at 1920 Blake Street closed after a short run. Mike Hayter and his business partner Mike Refling moved to town from Bozeman, Montana, and took over the space at the beginning of August. Dubbed Hayter's, the new spot will be a sports bar with pho ... More >>
Tony Krupicka takes his sport to new extremes.
A blues enthusiast digs up the backstory on some red-hot mamas.
The Write Stuff
A Moveable Feast
May 15, 2003
Are Jake Jabs and Ted Nugent really the same person?
Ben Stevens is on the road again -- and he couldn't be happier.
Gordon Ulrickson wants to open a computer museum, but he doesn't have the storage.
After a year on the Jefferson County bench, Brooke Jackson knows it can be a real hot seat.
Did the recently concluded fight over the Magness fortune have an oddly familiar ring to it? Here's why.
As its inmate population ages, the Colorado prison system discovers there's no con like an old con.