We must eat to live -- but sometimes what we eat and drink also kills us. The oddest things can cook our goose. This past year saw many food-assisted expirations and accidents that were peculiar, creepy -- and very, very unappetizing. Here's our list of the five weirdest food deaths of 2012. See ... More >>
Scab on My Brain/Grind Core/Give Praise Records
On October 28, 2010, a 26-year-old inmate named Terrell Griswold was found slumped over and unresponsive in his cell in the Bent County Correctional Facility, a private prison in southeastern Colorado. The official cause of death is listed as cardiac hypertrophy, or an enlarged heart. But Lagalia Af ... More >>
For Denver urban gardeners, the second week of May is the most fantastic week of the year. This is the week that the chances for a frost drop dramatically and it becomes safe to plant nearly any seed. Consequently, it is the week that urban farmers experience their greatest fantasies and mos ... More >>
Emerging From Troubled Days
Keli McGregor.When Colorado Rockies president Keli McGregor was found dead on April 20 in a Salt Lake City hotel room despite being just 48 and in apparently terrific health, speculation about his cause of death ran rampant -- and months of delays in McGregor's toxicology reports only increas ... More >>
To survive the ordeal of escaping Guatemala, Julia needed a big Heart. But not this big.
Dan Caplis was in the right place -- with the right machine.Want proof that KHOW afternoon-drive talk-show host Dan Caplis is a divisive fellow? In the midst of a column about how Caplis' quick thinking, and his way with an automated external defibrillator (AED), saved a life on Thanksgiving, ... More >>
Tuesday, October 20, Rhinoceropolis, 303-641-9809.
As I mentioned in a blog yesterday about Ken Levine, host of the Dodger Talk radio show, who treated Denver like a joke in a recent post, I lived in Los Angeles for five years -- so I'm accustomed to days when the air available for inhaling looks practically indistinguishable from exhaust from a di ... More >>
Another fascinating look at the healthcare "debate," this one reportedly from a Patients First rally in Pueblo, in which a speaker claims that proposed legislation would authorize "end-of-life orders" he likens to the atrocities of Pol Pot and Hitler. Does that mean federal stimulus dollars will b ... More >>
What's cooking? Mise en Place Cooking School, at 1801 Wynkoop Street #175, is hosting the kick off of LiveWell Colorado's five-year plan to end obesity in Colorado today. At 9:30 a.m., Dr. Collins, the "Cooking Cardiologist," will offer a cooking demonstration, followed by speakers at 10 a.m. For mo ... More >>
A sure sign of a good time.
Things are looking up with the beerevator.
Tuesday, May 17, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
A La Tomate
Maggiano's Little Italy
Saturday, March 19, Fat City, 303-972-4344.
The Bush-Kerry contest is a sporting one.
Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado
High Grade Road, Littleton to Conifer
Some vets say the Veterans Administration's medical cost-cutting measures are unhealthy.
UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL OFFICIALS BOOTED A PROMINENT DENVER PHYSICIAN AFTER HE WAS ACCUSED OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT. THEN THEY TRIED TO COVER IT UP.