The Great American Beer Festival will welcome nearly 50,000 people to the Colorado Convention Center October 2 through October 4, along with an astounding 3,500 beers from 726 breweries, making it the biggest and best sudstravaganza in the world. Tickets sold out months ago (although you can find th ... More >>
As reports poured in about loss of life and damage to property as a result of our recent flooding, we also heard about oil spills in a wide variety of locations. The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has been charged with tracking the particulars, and in its most recent report as of this ... More >>
Money Magazine has just released its list of the fifty best small towns in America -- places that "are not only thriving economically," but have "also got all you could want in a place to raise a family: plenty of green space, good schools, and a strong sense of community." And three Colorado commun ... More >>
The massive Craft Brewers Conference, an annual industry-only meeting, wrapped up in Washington, D.C. last week, but a beer-themed art exhibit and auction, Amber Waves, sponsored by the Dogfish Head and Victory breweries continues through Friday. And it features a cool sculpture piece by Denver bott ... More >>
The lineup for the Wynkoop's annual Parade of Darks this Saturday reads like a Colorado beer geek's wet dream -- notwithstanding the stout made with bull testicles. In fact, the beer list is so electric that attendees may not know where to begin. Billed as a fest dedicated to "beers in the amber-to ... More >>
Earlier this month, Secretary of State Scott Gessler asked nearly 4,000 registered voters to prove that they are citizens as part of an effort, he said, to prevent fraud. The results are now in and one in eight voters who showed a non-citizen document to the Division of Motor Vehicles remain ineligi ... More >>
Down to your last few dollars before rent is due next week? Don't worry about it. You can still have fun without forking over a lot of cash. From a Dragon Boat Festival to movies in the park, this town will be full of things to do for under $10. And as always, if you're a responsible planner and can ... More >>
Last month, we told you that the Dacono City Council was looking at banning medical marijuana centers, grows and edibles/infused product manufacturing. The idea gained plenty of traction, and last night the tiny town north of Denver took the first step toward prohibiting all cannabis-related busines ... More >>
Oh, hell yeah! Mark your calendars. It's really happening. Van Halen is coming to Denver. It's confirmed, and we finally have a date. Thursday, May 24, at the Pepsi Center, Van Halen will be here with Kool and the Gang. So stoked! Almost as stoked as we are to hear the new record, A Different ... More >>
FacebookThe holiday beer releases came early and often this year, and there are now dozens of them on the shelves and on tap at bars where you can get your cheer on. The Falling Rock Taphouse, in particular, knows how to get into the spirit, wrapping its tap wall in all sorts of holiday goodn ... More >>
Dozer Boy & Kyera.The Firestone Police Department hasn't formally charged anyone with poisoning a pair of dogs earlier this month. But officers have clearly made it a priority to catch and bring to justice the person who allegedly killed Dozer Boy, a chocolate lab, and Kyera, a German shepher ... More >>
Denver's Del Norte Brewing, which specializes in summer-friendly Mexican-style lagers, is looking for help coming up with a Spanish-language name for its latest beer (its sixth), a Bohemian Pilsner. "We have a few in mind, but are always up for some suggestions," the company says on its Face ... More >>
Firestone Walker, the vaunted California craft brewer that was planning to enter the Colorado market next week with celebratory events in Colorado Springs, Longmont and Fort Collins, has suffered another setback that will delay its plans -- at least for a while. "The licensing paperwork is n ... More >>
While some Colorado brewers have been pulling their beers out of other states recently, breweries from other states continue to try their luck in Colorado, where craft beer seems to flow in the streets like water and in the veins of its residents like blood. Since the beginning of 2011, at l ... More >>
Semi-finalist Miranda.Coloradans apparently aren't attractive enough to rouse voters in Maxim's 2010 Hometown Hotties contest. More than twenty Colorado women took part in ten weekly contests; see their photos below. But the group netted only one weekly winner -- Miranda from Denver, seen her ... More >>
The study of neighbors through their lawn decoration... Photo by Kenny Beclick image to enlarge Figure 55. Globeville. Where the rubber meets the sod. Used tires are America's greatest unnatural resource and can be found easily in ever-growing tire piles and mountains. These wastelands are ... More >>
The bust was almost blown after an internal leak, and Dan Tang -- his Heaven Dragon Chinese food beloved local politicians -- was implicated.
In news that's sure to have local metal fans googling airfare before they even finishing reading this post, we just learned that Cephalic Carnage has been tapped to support Mayhem's upcoming North American tour, fittingly dubbed Blackened Fest. Seems right, as Cephalic is pretty much the only band b ... More >>
So it’s a beautiful Wednesday in the early evening and I’m sitting in a traffic jam at a gas station. I’ve already been here ten minutes, idling, creeping forward, jockeying for positions at the next available pump. Don’t even think about it, lady. No, no, no – Shit! I’m thinking about r ... More >>
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