My reasons for a trip to Shotgun Willie's were fold: I had read our recent cover story on the thirty-year-old institution's revamp and I wanted to get a glimpse of the original location before it was torn down, and my sister was moving to Seattle and the girl loves strip clubs. So I thought, why not ... More >>
Among the documents released yesterday in the Aurora theater shooting case was a wide-ranging inventory of the contents found in accused killer James Holmes's apartment. We've got the complete list below. But among the more interesting items are three video games, none of which are the sort of real ... More >>
Super Bowl fever is spreading, and even though the Denver Broncos aren't in the game, local restaurants and bars are serving up plenty of opportunities to score with deals this Sunday, February 3. Here's a peak at the playbook, and feel free to pass off audibles in the comments section below: See ... More >>
Finally, something floating around the cesspool of Facebook that we can care about enough to actually unify over. The "Judgmental Denver map" appeared in my newsfeed yesterday and has since been reposted at least forty times by people I know -- people who either think it's funny or are pissed becaus ... More >>
Beats on the Creek, outside Coohills tonight, isn't the only live music coming to LoDo this summer. The Market Street Summerfest, a free event, is coming to 20th and Market streets on Saturday, August 11. That's a corner that's home to El Chapultepec, the city's oldest jazz club and one of downtown ... More >>
We've all had the unique pleasure of visiting a date's domicile and opening the refrigerator door for the first time. This can be a very telling moment. I've been treated to sights in men's iceboxes that no human being should ever witness, and as if I didn't have enough good reasons for refusing to ... More >>
See also: Top 5 Greatest Super Bowl halftime shows and Video: M.I.A. flips off Super Bowl audience during halftime show So we all know that half the fun of watching the Super Bowl is seeing all the commercials. If you missed them for whatever reason -- your loud mouth buddy was yapping about this ... More >>
Hopefully you're familiar with the concept of no pants; between the New York subway rides (or Denver Light Rail rides), the drunken college parties and the official observation of No Pants Day on the first Friday of each May, you'd have to be seriously remiss in your pants-related news respon ... More >>
Do you have any idea what the street value of this mountain is? Echo Mountain is celebrating its 5th birthday party this year with $5 Friday night lift tickets for the next five weeks, tonight through April 18. And wait, there's more! Echo's annual Liptricks Not Lipstick terrain park contest ... More >>
There is no Mardi Gras parade in Denver, but you don't have to trek all the way to our nation's Francophone capitals (namely St. Louis and New Orleans) for some marching madness tomorrow. CarniVail, which started yesterday and goes through the end of the week, hits the streets of Vail tomorr ... More >>
Lori MidsonThe food choices are limited to nachos, all things fried, burgers, popcorn and hot dogs, and the liquor choices aren't much better, as evidenced by the plastic cups of Bud Light, but when you want to to get your game on, chugging liquid nothingness keeps you sober enough to stand ... More >>
Does fiction follow real life or does real life come from fiction? The drivers of two beer trucks had to put philosophical questions like that aside during a snow storm on January 19 when one of their trucks slid into the other in Boulder, as seen in a comical YouTube video produced by the B ... More >>
Happy Place: Cheeky Monk Belgian Beer Café, 534 East Colfax Avenue, 303-861-0347 The Hours: Monday through Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. to close The Deals: $1 off all drafts, bottles, tower samplers and wines by the glass; half-price frites, croquettes and artichoke dip Were we hap ... More >>
A few participants from last year's Lumberjack Crawl down Colfax.If you participated in last year's Lumberjack Crawl down Colfax Avenue, you know how much fun it can be. Organizer Kiki Nichols is bringing the crawl back for a second year; this time, All Jacked Up: Second Annual Lumberjack Cra ... More >>
Click to enlargeUrban Dictionary, the Internet's home for crass generalizations, defines a bro as, "Obnoxious partying males who are often seen at college parties. When they aren't making an ass of themselves, they usually just stand around holding a red plastic cup waiting for something exci ... More >>
To borrow a line from Snoopy, it was a dark and stormy night and without any dinner, it was gonna be a hungry night, too. Ted and I were camping last weekend in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains just south of Canon City, in the middle of bear country, and all we had for sustenance was a mixed ... More >>
For some time now, Pabst Blue Ribbon has been the predominant staple of the hipster booze diet. It's cheap, it tastes acceptable, but most importantly, it's high in a key nutrient known as "irony," which it derives from its sort-of-patriotic, red-white-and-blue label art, and also from it' ... More >>
Samantha WebbThis Independence Day, we won't be fighting crowds in public areas, risking a ticket for an open container or grilling our own meat for all the neighbors. Instead, we're going to watch celebratory explosions in the sky while getting fat, drunk and happy on a patio around town. I ... More >>
Crime doesn't pay -- especially when you're stealing 3.2 percent beer. Dominic Lujan and Demetrio Rivera were thirsting for adult beverages and not acting like adults -- so at 5:30 a.m. one recent morning, they hatched a brilliant plan to rob the local Loaf 'N Jug. Since options are limited ... More >>
Broncos fans come in many different varieties.For accused Deer Creek Middle School shooter Bruco Eastwood, it's a good news-bad news situation. The good news? As noted by Channel 7, Eastwood is listed as one of ten instant winners of a Denver Broncos DVD in a contest co-sponsored by the team ... More >>
It's going to be PepSuber-less Super Bowl.Pepsi -- a stalwart in the high-stakes Super Bowl Sunday advertising game -- is bowing out this year, leaving a MacGruber-sized hole in the commercial breaks. So, while crossing our fingers that Bud Light doesn't bail, we dug up some of Pepsi's bet ... More >>
Dr. Reefer is open for business in Boulder -- but not yet in Denver.In a blog published yesterday, state senator Chris Romer said this while discussing some of his ideas for regulating the medical-marijuana industry: "The medical-marijuana community isn't the only stakeholder here. Lots of su ... More >>
"Run! Run! Why is no one else running?" There are days when sifting through the world's deadbeats in search of a stand-out shmuck just doesn't feel right. This, dear reader, is one of those days. So instead, I give you Gary. For anyone watching from their living-room windows, it must have been qui ... More >>
Beer Wars follows the challenges of small brewers.
The big food news, of course, is the extension of Denver Restaurant Week, which started on February 21; 158 restaurants have signed on to continue their $52.80 deals through March 6. For all the info, go to www.denverrestaurant.week.com In Vail today, Bud Light presents Jo Jo's Mardi Gras Band in ... More >>
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