Stephen Gould, proprietor and distiller at Golden Moon Distillery, began producing spirits in 2012 and distributing earlier this year. And while Golden Moon might seem like yet another distillery in an expansive collection of stills that have spawned throughout the state this year, Gould and his tea ... More >>
The days of Internet dating being the domain of basement dwellers, antisocial misanthropes, virgins and folks who are unlucky in the looks department (mix and match any and all of these) are effectively over, and today it seems like everyone is meeting and dating -- and venting about meeting and dat ... More >>
I love that we live in a country that's sexually open enough -- not as much as some European countries, but that's another list for another time -- to allow for public education on how to have and give orgasms. Denverites, you have an upcoming class available at Anythink Library Wright Farms: The ap ... More >>
When TNT Maddox became the first female Harlem Globetrotter since 1993, she wasn't sure how she'd be received by her fellow players. But the Colorado Springs native says her teammates are now like her brothers, and that she's had nothing but a positive experience since donning the red, white and blu ... More >>
As we all know, Colorado has been shaken by some extraordinarily startling crimes in 2012 -- and they're reflected in the mug shots that accompanied our coverage of these stories. Below, we've assembled the images associated with the best known among them, as well as other tales that give us just as ... More >>
When we have a bad hair day, most of us try to avoid letting anyone take a photo of us. But that's obviously impossible is the person in question has just been arrested -- which is why we had no trouble gathering the following gallery of hairy booking photos as part of our annual mug shot roundup. L ... More >>
When chef Jeff Osaka opened twelve in November 2008, he wasn't thinking about a day more than four years in the future, the last triple date of this century: 12/12/12. He wasn't thinking about the future much at all. He'd named his restaurant twelve to reflect the fact that he planned to change the ... More >>
Bentley Folse Finley's Pub 375 South Pearl Street 303-282-4790 www.finleysdenver.com This is part one of my interview with Bentley Folse, exec chef of Finley's Pub. Part two of our chat will run tomorrow. I suppose my parents liked the car," muses Bentley Folse, whose first name conjures images ... More >>
Tattoo-Haiku wants to make its mark on Denver. Joseph Carman, founder of the 555 Collective, which promotes the arts and also raises money for trauma victims, is advertising a haiku contest on fliers posted around town. To enter, you must pay a $5 submission fee -- which Carman plans to give needy v ... More >>
Editor's note: Cruiser bikes have become a fixture in Denver, especially on Wednesday nights when weekly Cruiser Rides take over the streets. In fact, it's hard to imagine a time when there wasn't one on every corner. But the culture that comes with cruisers can be polarizing, and Westword contribut ... More >>
It may have felt like summer for the past few months, but now it's official. The season of ice cream trucks and bike riding has begun, and to celebrate, we have plenty of events, ten in fact, that you can participate in for less than $10 -- so that you'll still have a few extra bucks in your pocket ... More >>
Denver International Airport is the subject of myriad conspiracy theories, as the recent fears about a Russian military takeover made clear. But the truth at DIA is sometimes stranger than fiction. We ran down a list of crazy airport stories in Off Limits this week. Of course, they're not flattering ... More >>
A relative newcomer to the drag scene, Luke List has been performing as alter-ego Zoe O. for a little more than a year -- but that was long enough for him to win Charlie's Mr. July and Man of the Year 2011. And he's ready for Saturday night's Queen of Aces pageant and fundraiser for the Colorado Ga ... More >>
Videos below.No, we're not making this up: According to the Daily Camera, Boulder city officials will soon consider whether or not to impose an eight mile-per-hour speed limit for bicycles entering or traversing a crosswalk. Strikes us as totally unenforceable, unless the city installs new ph ... More >>
Did you wake up a little earlier than usual yesterday hoping to get your hands on some Radiohead tickets during that special W.A.S.T.E. presale only to be disappointed? We started getting frustrated WTF?! emails and comments around 7 a.m. So apparently you were not alone. Not everybody, it se ... More >>
Last night's Insane Clown Posse show and the previous night's Dark Lotus show, both at the Ogden, have left a generous amount of weed in the air, to be sure, but they also came with a circus-sized serving of juggalo love. While we were searching Craigslist for the ninja we thought we gazed meaningfu ... More >>
Thanks to all the unfounded trade rumors, Jimenez has no idea what team he actually plays for.Even a reporter for a high school paper will tell you, it's kind of a basic rule of journalism: Get more than one source and don't just print anonymous rumors. It's what separates a news source from ... More >>
Lori Midson Luke Mewbourn Table Mountain Inn Grill & Cantina 1310 Washington Avenue, Golden 303-216-8040 www.tablemountaininn.com This is part one of my interview with Luke Mewbourn, executive chef of Table Mountain Inn Grill & Cantina. Part two of this interview will run tomorrow. Denver ... More >>
Will Hooters play ball with Sports Orgy?Our report that an upcoming establishment called Sports Orgy is now looking for servers -- or "players," according to the Craigslist ad, who must "have the look and the attitude of the 'sports icon, model,' and/or possess the natural beauty that being p ... More >>
Lori Midson"We didn't want to open fast; we wanted to open right," says Christina Smith, who, along with her partner, Josh Epps, had hoped to un-jar Jelly, a new breakfast joint in Capitol Hill, on the first day of 2011 -- just in time for the drunks to wobble in at 6:30 a.m., which is when ... More >>
A moldy bud.While all dispensaries and caregivers should be keeping an eye out for mold, mildew and pests on their cannabis, the sad truth is that there is dirty medicine out there no matter if it's coming from a huge warehouse or a tiny basement grow. In September, KindReviews tipped us off ... More >>
Lori Midson Matt Anderson Bistro Vendôme 1420 Larimer Street 303-825-3232 www.bistrovendome.com Matt Anderson wanted to become an Olympic downhill skier from the time he was three and wobbled on skis for the first time. But eighteen years later, he threw his skis in the trash. Anderson, on ... More >>
Mark MangerOn a block just beyond the revitalized stretches of downtown, twelve, at 2233 Larimer Street, is tucked amidst dilapidated storefronts.
Whether you grow cannabis to ease a headache or to ease the side effects of chemotherapy, you're putting your health back in your own hands. You're also participating in a historical legalization movement. You might even call yourself a hero. Here are my top ten reasons why.
Jason Clark.Jason Clark learned a hard truth about Craigslist today. The independent candidate for governor found out that no matter how excited one may be about that rare and precious find, buyers have no guarantee that the goods are built for the long haul and have little recourse if the pu ... More >>
Jason Clark.As the big names in the Colorado gubernatorial race drag an already strange election into even stranger territory, independent candidate Jason Clark has quietly toiled in obscurity. Well, not entirely. Back in May, Clark posted an ad for his running mate on Craigslist.
Wanderin' Dan.Dan Maes has found novel ways of fueling his dark-horse campaign for governor -- so novel that he now faces what could be the heftiest campaign-finance fine against a candidate in state history. According to news reports, Maes could be socked $27,000 in penalties for failing to ... More >>
Having trouble finding work? You're not alone. Follow Jobbed every week as we troll for the weird, the wacky and the worst of what the recession-era world of job ads has to offer. The Job, as posted online: New Year's Day Masseuse Responsibilities: Seeking a relaxing massage for one or two ... More >>
Denver's apparently getting a fifth gastropub -- and that could give Jason Sheehan a major case of indigestion, as you know if you've been following his gastropub rants right here on Cafe Society. As we reported last month, Denver's three existing, self-proclaimed gastropubs -- Jonesy's, ... More >>
Having trouble finding work? You're not alone. Follow Jobbed every Thursday as we troll for the weird, the wacky and the worst of what the recession-era world of job ads has to offer. One method of time travel.The Job: Time traveler Wanted (Greater Denver Area) Pay: $250,000 Qualifications: ... More >>
The Internet and booze: separated at birth? At first glance, the Internet and booze may not seem all that similar. One is a powerful psychoactive drug and delightful beverage, the other is an information superhighway. One comes in a bottle; the other a series of tubes. And I am pretty sure th ... More >>
Come August, Rob McColgan and Anthony Pigliacamto will open Modmarket at 1700 28th Street in Boulder's flailing Twenty Ninth Street mall, a risky move that is nothing short of roulette, considering the succession of restaurants that have opened, and subsequently shuttered, in that wasteland of ... More >>
If you've got three decades of serving experience under your belt, there just might be a position for you at a new greasy spoon opening its doors this month in Aurora, and currently advertising on Craigslist. And I stress might, since Howard -- the gentleman doing the hiring - also wants to check yo ... More >>
You drink at Mezcal -- why not work there? Jesse Morreale and his crew have close to a hundred positions to fill in their group of restaurants/bars -- Mezcal, Tambien, Rockbar, La Rumba, Sketch and a "new location," which we're guessing is that big front room at the First Avenue Hotel, right i ... More >>
Mark Huebner at his most delectable. Jillian Harris, a 29-year-old restaurant designer from Vancouver, Canada, was given an especially brutal heave-ho by Jason Mesnick on the last season of The Bachelor -- a move so nasty that Colorado's own Bachelorette prize, Ryan Sutter, felt compelled to weigh ... More >>
You can purchase your very own "Who Killed the Rocky?" mug. The Rocky Mountain News may be dead, but it's not forgotten, as demonstrated by WhoKilledTheRocky.com, a website devoted to pinning blame for the tabloid's demise -- and making a few bucks in the process. The site's anonymous author descri ... More >>
Now is a great time to enter the banking industry, wouldn't you say? As our economy collapses, some unlucky schmuck still has to make cold calls from the vacant desks at the newly merged WaMu Chase Wachovias of America, asking customers to entrust their savings to the corporate titans who so recent ... More >>
What was blown besides this cop's cover?
The stymie of liquor and fish.