The shooting at Saturday's 4/20 celebration put a damper on an event that was seen by organizers as a way to make Denver the center of marijuana reform nationwide.
At this writing, the Denver Police Department still has no one in custody for the crime. However, the department has identified what re ... More >>
A group of University of Denver students got a surreal lesson last week at the intersection of pop culture and political correctness, social activism and Internet memes. While filming a Harlem Shake video (see it on the next page) with DU's former mascot, Denver Boone, the group got an earful from t ... More >>
With Democrats controlling both houses of the Colorado Legislature, Governor John Hickenlooper should have lots of common ground with lawmakers. But one topic is already creating cracks in any consensus: fracking. Hickenlooper has asked for a single set of state regulations that would govern the sta ... More >>
As we noted in a post yesterday about more than 300 doctors urging approval of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, shortly after a state organization of pediatricians denounced it, those for and against the measure are engaging in the equivalent of endorsement wars. Today's salvo? ... More >>
- The ten best green rooms in Denver and Boulder
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- Denver/Boulder's five best places to buy records
The stretch of Colfax between the Colorado State Capitol at Grant Street and the Bluebird Theater at Adams Stre ... More >>
The controversy that broke last fall over Rick Perry's "Niggerhead" sign at a family hunting camp got Roger Baker, manager of Gilpin County, thinking that it was time -- long past time, actually -- to change the name of "Negro Hill." Yes, in 2011 that was still the official name of a spot near the c ... More >>
Ken GordonOccupy the Courts supporters met on the west steps of the Colorado State Capitol at 10 a.m. holding signs that read "Corporations Are Not People" and "Restore Democracy" -- step one in their two-part protest of corporate personhood under the umbrella title Move to Amend. CleanSlateN ... More >>
If you're not occupying any other public space in central Denver today, it might be time to visit the Colorado Capitol building and climb those 99 steps from the third floor to the dome observation area. Tomorrow will be too late, since the dome is closing for repairs until some undetermined date in ... More >>
Among the more unusual ballot items approved in Colorado's election yesterday was Boulder Question 2H, which calls for a constitutional amendment to declare that corporations are not people. And Boulder City Councilman Macon Cowles, one of 2H's most vocal backers, believes voters sent a messa ... More >>
Members of the Occupy Denver movement will hold a press conference at 10 p.m. in the wake of Governor John Hickenlooper and Mayor Michael Hancock's announcement that the group can no longer camp out on the grounds of the Colorado State Capitol overnight.
The group issued a press release this ... More >>
John Hickenlooper.Earlier today, a Colorado State Patrol spokesman said the law-enforcement approach to Occupy Denver's tent city is evolving, and could be finalized soon. But rather than waiting to see how agencies might try to enforce Governor John Hickenlooper's apparent wish to end overni ... More >>
Those who figured the Occupy Wall Street protests (like the one at the Colorado State Capitol this past weekend) would be a soon-to-vanish blip on the radar were wrong. Support appears to be growing for Occupy Denver, which is chronicling its actions on a comprehensive website complete with meeting ... More >>
The Occupy Wall Street movement is, in many ways, a numbers game. The same is true of its Denver affiliate, where the numbers might be smaller but the fervor for the cause -- the causes, really -- maintains a strength in direct proportion to its national parent. During a three-hour span this afterno ... More >>
About 200 people brought their voices to the steps of the Colorado State Capitol, starting at noon on Saturday for the Denver version of the Occupy Wall Street ongoing protest that originated -- where else -- on Wall Street in New York. Photos continue below.
Rev. Mike Morran.At 10 a.m. on Sunday, First Unitarian Denver and seven other Unitarian Universalist congregations will hold services at an unlikely venue: the west steps of the Colorado State Capitol building. The goal, says First Unitarian Denver Reverend Mike Morran, is to affirm family va ... More >>
Miguel Lopez.In January 2010, Mile High NORML staged a pro-cannabis rally across the street from the State Capitol in conjunction with the opening day of the legislative session. But when advocate Miguel Lopez filed a permit to repeat the feat this year, his application for the same location ... More >>
No. 91: Hummus from Shish Kabob Grill
For more than six years, Shish Kabob Grill, an East Colfax corner cafe, across the street from the Colorado State Capitol building and a million miles from Lebanon, has been a popular Mideast feast house for falafel and fattouch, baba ghano ... More >>
Dan Maes.Last week, Colorado Republican Party boss Dick Wadhams said he wasn't worried about Dan Maes falling beneath 10 percent support. But plenty of other folks seem to be, judging by today's Denver Post, which outlines the prospect of the GOP winding up with minority party status if Maes ... More >>