When Taste of Thailand opened, there were a total of five Thai restaurants in Denver. In the intervening twenty years, Thai cuisine has blossomed in town, but Taste of Thailand has stuck close to its time-tested formula of garden-fresh cuisine, traditional Thai recipes (with a few Colorado twists), ... More >>
Patxi's, the San Francisco-based pizza peddler, is celebrating the one-year anniversary of dishing up pies here in the Mile high City. For the occasion, all three Patxi's locations (Cherry Hills,the original in Cherry Creek and Uptown) are offering a free glass of champagne to any guests who dine wi ... More >>
Tomorrow is Fat Tuesday (and National Pancake Day), and although we may not be in New Orleans, Denver definitely knows how to celebrate. Fat Tuesday originally got its name from the practice of eating lots of rich and fatty foods before the ritual fasting for Lent, which starts Wednesday. Over time, ... More >>
Rap is not the homogeneous radio-whoring genre that people make it out to be -- most of the time. But the rest of the time, you have to admit rap can be just as formulaic and predictable as its detractors claim. If you're looking to find a new appreciation of one of America's greatest musical creati ... More >>
This week's cover story, "The Prodigal Pastor," focuses on Gil Jones, a dynamic preacher who built two modest, youth-oriented "seeker" churches into thriving megachurch operations, then abruptly stepped down amid complaints about his relationships with women in his congregation -- and is now embroil ... More >>
When last year it was revealed that Trader Joe's had finally decided to open two stores in Colorado, the clouds parted, cherubs started playing shiny little harps, citizens long-deprived of TJ's inexpensive branded products began rejoicing -- and marked their calendars for those fateful days in late ... More >>
It has been more than three years since we were last at Lotus Medical, in the Elephant Corral building on the Western edge of downtown Denver. But unlike a lot of shops that have either changed hands or simply changed décor over the last few years, it seems that Lotus had things down early on and ... More >>
Just over six months ago, we shared a post featuring the five most expensive homes for sale in Denver, as featured on The Home Cart website. Checking back in, we discovered that three of the five are no longer listed -- a sign of the improving economy? -- while two remain, with one of them marked do ... More >>
The newest Modmarket will open on Tuesday, July 30 at 3475 South University Boulevard in Cherry Hills. This will be the homegrown chain's fifth restaurant in the metro area, and two more locations are slated to open this fall: in Longmont and on the 16th Street Mall. Find more information on Modmark ... More >>
Summer's a great time to spend quality time with the kiddos. But by the time it officially starts, you're already tired of the typical hangouts -- the Denver Zoo, the Children's Museum. That's when it's time to break out of the ordinary: Here's are five off-the-beaten-path activities, each particula ... More >>
Today's weather should seal the deal: It's summer. Whether we're going for a single scoop or a decadent sundae, one of our favorite ways to celebrate the summer is ice cream. Here are the ten best places -- both tried-and-true neighborhood favorites and a few exciting new joints, listed in no partic ... More >>
On Saturday, Westword celebrated its ninth class of MasterMinds -- artistic adventurers who are changing the landscape of Denver. Here's our fourth winner: I'm not a hat person, but the first time I saw Susan Dillon's handmade toppers, I had to throw my hat into the ring. Under the moniker of Kitty ... More >>
Patxi Azpiroz Patxi's Pizza 3455 South University Boulevard, Englewood; 303-783-2000 185 Steele Street; 303-331-1000 www.patxispizza.com This is part one of my interview with Patxi Azpiroz, exec chef/owner of Patxi's Pizza; part two of our conversation will run tomorrow. Denver lays claim to an i ... More >>
In 1965, a southern Colorado community known as Drop City was born when a collective of artists from Boulder and Lawrence, Kansas, settled on a seven-acre plot just outside of Trinidad. With a desire to establish a non-ideological creative community whose physical structures -- modeled on Buckminste ... More >>
Following on the footsteps of its Kent Place location, which opened in November of 2012, Patxi's Pizza, a San Francisco-based pizzeria, whose claim to fame is its signature deep-dish, Chicago-style pies, will open its second Denver outpost at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 25, in Cherry Creek, at 185 S ... More >>
Peyton Manning is now a member of the Denver Broncos, thanks to a five-year contract estimated to be worth $96 million. Which means one thing: He needs some new Colorado digs! To help him with house hunting, we turned to The Home Cart, a site featuring listings for the most astonishing properties in ... More >>
Corepower YogaWith many of us surrounded by family and a huge, high-pressure meal to cook, Thanksgiving can be stressful. Lucky, a number of yoga studios around town had the same thought: people might need a way to relax. We've put together a guide to places to practice the stress-relieving, ... More >>
Ethel as Annie.While hired guns fight over the future of the iconic National Western Stock Show, at 8 p.m. tonight Colorado Public Television takes a trip to a quieter time -- back to 1951, when a newfangled media form known as "television" was sweeping the country, kids were learning to "duc ... More >>
With nothing but 60-plus degree weather in our immediate forecast, we're pretty psyched that spring is really starting to unfurl in the Mile High City, beckoning us out of our dark caves and into the warm, sun-kissed streets. In fact, it's enough to make us want to start out this nice weekend ... More >>
Arthur "Art" Santistevan. The Denver Police Deparment has issued a so-called "Dangerous Suspect" warning about Arthur "Art" Santistevan, who's wanted in relation to a number of nasty incidents, including stabbing a witness during a robbery on the 300 block of Fillmore earlier this month. Also on th ... More >>
In this week's Westword, Alan Prendergast looks at the future of traffic in Denver. In reporting his story, he got the scoop on Denver's worst intersections. The police keep track of the city's most dangerous intersections, based on accident reports. But we wanted to know the busiest traffic nightm ... More >>
Traditional activities mark the start of Chinese New Year.
Get a head start on the Year of the Ox celebration, which officially begins next Monday, when the Highlands Ranch Cultural Affairs Association and the Great Wall Chinese Academy join forces to bring an authentic Chinese New Year Celebration to Cherry Hills Community Church, 3900 E. Grace B ... More >>
The World Vision Experience personalizes the horror of AIDS in Africa.
His Presidential-ness George Bush is scheduled to visit our fair city tomorrow. What the fuck is Dubya doing darkening our collective doorsteps this time? Why, politickin', of course. He'll be in town for a $1000-a-plate lunch in the Cherry Hills home of Charlie Gallagher (of the private equity fir ... More >>
Boosters try to bring caddying back to the fore.
Life is a battlefield for Illegal Pete's and Chez Jose.
A Paws in the Action
Bad behavior and barking dogs rile Cherry Hills residents.
Shakers and movers
The society columnist for a neighborhood newspaper is the talk of the upper crust.
Twenty-year-old Highlands Ranch has grown into a mega-planned community of mythic proportions.
Truth, this is thy dwelling place!
The most important events in Denver sporting history.
April 9-15, 1998
Next month, Colorado voters will decide whether the state's $5 billion worth of tax-exempt properties are all charity cases.
SUPPORTERS OF AMENDMENT 16 INCLUDE A TITILLATING COALITION OF PORN-AGAIN CHRISTIANS AND DENVER BLUEBLOODS.
WHOSE DIVORCE RECORDS ARE SEALED? READ ALL ABOUT IT.
BILL WALL AND OTHER RICH GUYS PLED POVERTY IN FEDERAL COURT, AND THE PUBLIC'S CJA FUND PAID FOR IT.