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 >>
Bruce Springsteen tickets go on sale Monday, August 13 at 10 a.m. They'll be gone within minutes, if not seconds -- only to reappear shortly thereafter on eBay, StubHub and other aftermarket ticket sites for two, three or even four times their original cost. It's nothing new. But it sure gets old. ... More >>
As a public service to the electronic dance music community, we present these Craigslist missed connections -- free of context -- from Global Dance Festival, which went down last weekend at Red Rocks Amphitheatre. (Good luck!) And for more help spotting that person you missed... See Also: - The Peo ... 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 >>
See Also: Chris Daniels is back after a harrowing battle with illness Q&A with Slipknot's Clown Q&A with Julie Libassi of the Raven & the Writing Desk Q&A with JT Nolan of Beats Noir! Q&A with Zoe Jakes and David Satori of Beats Antique Welcome to the weekend! A parade of longtime local favorite ... More >>
LoDo will go a little bit country when Lil's and Lou's Wreck opens August 2, next to Maloney's Tavern in the 1400 block of Market Street (actually, it looks like it will be carving out a piece of Maloney's). But right now, this second outpost of a spot that got its start in Tucson is hiring.
We're halfway through the last year of our lives. So what were all of us reading on the Latest Word? Out of the 1,804 or so posts published on Latest Word, here are the ten most popular of 2012. Those of you with a Latest Word elite membership will recognize many if not all of these headlines...
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 >>
Miller moths are back, molesting porch lights, swarming cars and generally pestering the good citizens of Colorado earlier than usual this year due to our recent warm weather. Pest control companies are helpless in the face of these flapping demons; their best advice is to suck them up with a vacuum ... More >>
Last week, I broke the news that Jeremy Kittelson, the opening chef of Ambria, had been fired during the height of Denver Restaurant week -- one of the busiest weeks of the year and an incredibly risky (some would say incredibly stupid) time to boot your executive chef off the line. When I spoke wit ... 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 >>
This afternoon, residents are invited to participate in something referred to as a "spirit rally:" Come down to Bannock between 14th and Colfax sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., hang out with the cheerleaders and Mayor Michael Hancock and use blue, white and orange chalk to transform the stree ... 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 >>
Today, 36 clergy affixed their names to a paid ad and open letter to Village Voice and the classified ad site Backpage.com. The full page ad was published in the New York Times. The religious coalition demanded that we close down our legal, adult classifieds.
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 >>
Lori Midson"It came to me in a dream one night," says Larry Bigay. "I have a pad of paper by my bedside, and I woke up early one morning, and started to draw what I'd seen in my dream." What he saw were visions of hot dogs dancing in his head.
Nobody is really a fan of Netflix's rate increase, but if you've been holding off selling the children into slavery for the price hike, you might want to start hitting up Craigslist, because it's about to hit you hard. Thankfully, you've probably still got a little time before your bank acco ... 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 >>
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.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.
Lori Midson Samir Mohammad The Village Cork 1300 South Pearl Street 303-282-8399 www.villagecork.com Long before Samir Mohammad could legally drive a car, he'd flipped burgers, rolled taquitos, tossed pizzas, blistered his hands cooking red and green chile, washed dishes, waited tables, pr ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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