If you've recovered sufficiently from the weekend's festivities at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival to relive a few of the most colorful booths -- or if you couldn't score a ticket and just want to live the festival vicariously through photos, photographer Danielle Lirette captured the decorati ... More >>
The Great American Beer Festival returned to Denver on Thursday night and continues today and tomorrow. Thousands of lucky ticket-holders invaded the Colorado Convention Center for the first night, sampling more than 3,500 beers from over 750 breweries. We were there and took these photos.
Row 14 Bistro and Wine Bar showed early promise when it opened in the glitzy new Spire Building in 2011. Arik Marcus, the restaurant's opening chef, was getting press and praise almost before he'd made his first knife cut; a few months later, our restaurant critic at the time, Laura Shunk, found ple ... More >>
The Cannabis Business Summit took over part of the Colorado Convention Center this week -- and many of the products on sale in the expo hall, from business insurance to marketing solutions, were a testament to the ever-growing professionalism of this state's marijuana industry members. But there wer ... More >>
Three years ago next month, Denver suddenly woke up to the realization that it could lose the National Western Stock Show -- maybe to another city, maybe to that upstart Aurora and its proposed Gaylord Entertainment hotel -- an $800 million, Western-themed hotel and entertainment complex by Denver I ... More >>
After you celebrate Opening Day and the first First Friday of spring, you have a couple of opportunities to give back to our community. Whether the culinary event is helping out a local school or making sure that everyone has access to healthy, affordable meals, dining out this weekend can have a bi ... More >>
Like many of you, I found myself downtown a lot over the holidays. But instead of grabbing a bite at the usual suspects on Larimer Street, I ventured farther afield and ended up at Pizza Republica, the restaurant that was built onto the Colorado Convention Center and opened last May. See also: Chef ... More >>
Update, 2 p.m., 10/3/13: Tiesto has been added to the Decadence lineup. The trance maestro is slated to perform on Monday, December 30. The lineup for Decadence was just announced. The annual New Year's Eve bash is slated to take place this year over the course of two nights at the Colorado Conven ... More >>
This year's Denver Comic Con took over the Colorado Convention Center last weekend, and thousands of costumes filled the huge arena. Amid the superheroes and fanboys were pop-culture references from the 1980s, including at least one Mr. T doppelgänger. Information technologist Andy Gray dressed up ... More >>
Winter is finally here (for the moment, anyway), but there's still plenty to do inside (and outside) in the Mile High City. From proms to late-night full moon-watching to adult skateboarding parties and more, we've rounded up the ten best events for this last weekend in February. And as a bonus, ove ... More >>
This past weekend we saw Captain America at a few different spots in Denver and Boulder, and while last summer's film left movie-goers unsatisfied, his role in The Avengers has returned him to the list of most popular super heroes. Here's where we spotted Captain American this weekend.
Sometime this weekend, a prankster added a new element to "I See What You Mean," the sculpture outside the Colorado Convention Center. Suddenly, the Big Blue Bear had taken a big blue dump. And one good turn definitely deserves another.
Does a bear shit in the woods? How about in the city -- in front of the Colorado Convention Center? The answer, it appears, is "yes."Someone snapped the above picture of an awesome "art attack" that took place sometime on Sunday night or Monday morning underneath the Big Blue Bear -- otherwise known ... More >>
Chill! The Snow Show has filled the Colorado Convention Center with a blizzard of activity, and the white stuff is spilling outside the facility into the 2012 Art of Winter, a snow-inspired exhibition featuring Colorado artists and innovators. At noon today and again next Thursday, the Denver Thea ... More >>
Recent powder dumps across the state couldn't have come at a better time: This week the entire snow sports industry is in town for its annual SIA Snow Show confab at the Colorado Convention Center and related Mile High Snow Fest events all over town, all the top pros are in Aspen for the Winter X Ga ... More >>
This week I've been inundated with press releases from various companies headed to Denver to show off their wares at the SnowSports Industries America Snow Show, January 26-31, at the Colorado Convention Center. One actually caught my eye: The new iON Goggles from Boulder-based ZEAL Optics fe ... More >>
I love you bro.This summer's Fast Five movie generated a mind-boggling $626 million at the box office, helping lead-footed morons everywhere rationalize cutting you off in traffic while driving 80 in a 35. Great. However, if you haven't let shmucks in souped-up Civics decimate your love of ... More >>
Keystone and Copper Mountain open today, joining Arapahoe Basin, Loveland, and Wolf Creek. And make sure you smile for the cameras at Keystone, where its parent company, Vail Resorts, debuts the new EpicMix Photo social media app: A small army of professional photographers on the mountain will be ... More >>
It was a lovely, cool evening on Friday night, as the sun went down and people began to gather in the shadow of the Spire at 14th and Champa streets in the Denver Theatre District. The second night of Create Denver Week 2011 held the promise of what would perhaps be its most ambitious display ... More >>
This week the Snowsports Industries of America (SIA) Snow Show is coming to the Colorado Convention Center, where all the major ski and snowboard companies will show off their latest innovations for the 2011/2012 winter season. Here's one we'd like to see on the showroom floor: The one-off Si ... More >>
Update: 1:11 p.m. Friday: We've picked our two winners! Check your email address to see if you're one of them! Thanks for playing along and reading Latest Word. Only kidding, of course! We know you want to spend every moment you can with your in-laws before they sadly will return home to ano ... More >>
Cannabis Festiva, an event booked for Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City on August 21, was designed for thousands of attendees -- but only hundreds showed. Could it be that potential attendees were already at the THC Music Festival that same weekend in Alma? Or perhaps folks were fe ... More >>
Tickets for the Great American Beer Festival, at the Colorado Convention Center September 16-18, are selling fast, but so are passes to two of most popular events that take place in conjunction with the fest. Tickets for the Boulder County Brews Cruise -- which is sponsored by Draft magazine ... More >>
Hey, culture snobs: The next time you think about tossing your ticket stub to the tenth performance of Phantom, think twice. Dixons Downtown Grill, 1610 16th Street, is offering 20 percent off your tab (food only) every time you present a manager with a stub or ticket from the Denver Center ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Expo 2008.An estimated 30,000 ski and snowboard junkies will flock to the Colorado Convention Center this weekend for the 18th annual Ski and Snowboard Expo. Here, five reasons you should be one of them:
Before Antiques Roadshow hits the road, C. Wes Cowan comes to Channel 12.
On Monday, May 11, Frasca Food & Wine, 1738 Pearl Street in Boulder, will offer a wine dinner with Steve Lewis of Giuliana Imports presenting the wines of Bodegas Muga. Master Sommelier Bobby Stuckey will be on hand, and chef/co-owner Lachlan Mackinnon Patterson will cook a four-course seasonal menu ... More >>
Its easy being green at Denvers first-ever Green Festival.
You auto know better: In advance of the Denver Auto Show, which revs up in the Colorado Convention Center April 1 through April 5, the Metro Denver Automobile Dealers Association is hosting the second annual Rocky Mountain Auto Summit today, covering everything from technology to financing to green ... More >>
Jay Cutler's and Josh McDaniels's ability to sustain their sports spat should qualify them to be the closing speakers at this week's Sustainable Opportunities Summit at the Colorado Convention Center...
Spire, the 42-story condo tower going up at 14th and Champa streets, is all about the cool. From its energy-efficient design to its so-called attainable unit prices (60 percent of its cushy units will go for less than $400,000) to its strikingly illuminated facade, this ain't your granddaddy's high- ... More >>
We've long known people love the iconic big blue bear that peeks into the Colorado Convention Center (it's officially titled "I See What You Mean"). Blue bear miniatures have been selling like hotcakes, and, as we uncovered in a tell-all interview, the big blue bear even recently appeared on Good Mo ... More >>
"Take me to your leader... David Duchovny." For those of you who missed the memo (or last week’s Night & Day story or Kenny Be’s awesome cartoon), let me remind you once again that should you see a Klingon wandering 14th Street or someone on Stout singing songs about Dungeons & Dragons or how s ... More >>
A larger-than-life convention descends upon Denver.
Colfax Avenue hosts some punishing running.
The "Old" Colorado Convention Center
Smile, Denver! The tourists are in town.