Traveling is always a learning experience. Sometimes you learn things when you get where you going and other times the journey itself was the lesson. And sometimes, that lesson is a real fucking pain in the ass. Take last night, for example, when I learned more about DIA than I have since 1995, wh ... More >>
It's been a big week for Denver International Airport. First, it was proclaimed the airport with the healthiest food in the country. And yesterday, USA Today readers voted it the best U.S. airport for art. Whether you love or loathe it, you can't deny that "Mustang," aka Blucifer, has made its mark. ... More >>
The update of food offerings at Denver International Airport continues -- although the latest addition isn't quite as glitzy as Elway's, which joined the lineup last month (more on that below). A second Einstein Bros. Bagels is now open in the main terminal, serving bagels, snack and sandwiches from ... More >>
Patricia Calhoun's recent post about Denver International Airport slipping down the busiest airport list -- from eleventh place to thirteenth -- attracted comments about DIA as a whole. Included among them was this not especially positive review.
"This new nonstop flight will be a gateway into Colorado for Japan and other Asian countries," said Governor John Hickenlooper at yesterday's send-off for the inaugural United flight direct from Denver International Airport to Japan. And then, after a sake toast, a dream team of Denver boosters (wh ... More >>
Is Denver International Airport in the dark? The airport will be celebrating touchy-feely Earth Hour tomorrow, turning off lights between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23. The black-out includes the illuminated DIA sign along Pena Boulevard, the illuminated sign marking the Jeppesen Ter ... More >>
Even before Denver International Airport opened in 1995, conspiracy theories were taking off -- and they show no sign of coming down to earth today. "You know there are dormitories under Denver International Airport to house all the world leaders in case of catastrophe?" After an hour of funeral-re ... More >>
Overnight, the unnamed woman who stripped at Denver International Airport has become Colorado's biggest celebrity, responsible for the most-viewed item on TMZ. The would-be traveler, who was taken to Denver Health for evalution, allegedly stripped down in protest after being told to put out a cigare ... More >>
Our Sh*t People From Denver Say video continues to inspire comments that are funny, angry and weird -- sometimes simultaneously. And as usually happens in a good conversation, the tangents can be just as entertaining as stuff that sticks to the subject. Take the following post, which references DIA' ... More >>
Denver International Airport has always been sadly lacking a real taste of Colorado cuisine (witness the cup of Nobel Sysco green chile I downed on Concourse A last Friday). And that makes the presentation before Denver City Council's Business, Workforce and Sustainability Committee yesterday ... More >>
Poor, sad Denver International Airport. No matter how much money and effort officials expend trying to craft DIA's image as an efficient, modern portal of global travel, its reputation is forever linked to wild accusations about underground bases and the New World Order.
Flying Dog beer would be a great take-home gift from DIA.As we report in this week's Off Limits, there's a good explanation why you can't buy growlers of craft beer at Denver International Airport (as you can at the Portland airport, as Jonathan Shikes recently discovered: Colorado law limits ... More >>
The original Que Bueno at DIA.For many travelers at Denver International Airport, a meal at the colorful Que Bueno -- with cold beers and fiery hot sauces -- has been more than enough consolation prize for a delayed flight. But this longtime eating oasis on Concourse B, right by gate 52, is ... More >>
It won't make the body scans or perverse groping security pat-downs any easier to handle, but medical marijuana patients traveling to one of five states from DIA can now pack their cannabis openly instead of, say, hiding it in a shampoo bottle.
Keep us in flavor country, DIADear Denver International Airport, You stress me out. It's not you -- it's just that airports in general stress me out. You're too crowded, parking is a hassle, TSA makes me take off half my clothing and then feels me up inappropriately, and then when I finally ... More >>
Courtesy Denver International AirportAfter the lights go down on the airport, where are you drinking?It's the holiday season, that magical time of year when we endure a couple of hours of airport torture in order to enjoy days of family torture. In honor of that, we're serving up tips on ho ... More >>
RockyFlatsGear.comFor this year's Thanksgiving travels, I will not need to carefully plan my wardrobe. I will not need to leave my sequined skirt in the closet, stash my underwire bra in my suitcase, wear a decent T-shirt under my jacket, slip into slip-on shoes, and remove every piece of met ... More >>
Denver International AirportThe sun is rising over DIA -- where are YOU eating breakfast?On Thursday, we'll be fighting with our relatives, stuffing ourselves into a purple-hazed food coma and passing out on the couch while a football game drones on in the background. On Friday, we'll scratch ... More >>
Denver International Airport has already inspired a planeload of conspiracy theories -- that it's built on an Indian graveyard, that aliens live in tunnels below the terminal, that it's set up to become a concentration camp for Denver citizens. The long-delayed installation of Luis Jimenez's ... More >>
Land at Curious for the DIA conspiracyIf you've lived in Denver for any amount of time, you've probably heard any one of many strange rumors about Denver International Airport: connections to the New World Order and the Freemasons, murals that depict horrific future events in 2012, an undergr ... More >>
flickr.comA jet departs from DIA. It's all green all the time out at 8500 Pena Boulevard according to the PR chatter from officials at Denver International Airport. A video on the airport's website titled "DIA is Green" touts environmentally friendly efforts such as a solar power program, an ... More >>
travel.webshots.comNo complaints here! Big news in the Post yesterday: Out of the ten busiest airports in the country, Denver International Airport had the fewest flier complaints about security screeners. But don't tell mysterious blogger Dark Damian, who just posted "An Open Letter to the TSA A ... More >>
To celebrate Colorado Architecture Month, the state chapter of the American Institute of Architects has paired up with local chefs for the Delicious Design program, creating desserts inspired by specific buildings in Colorado. Thursday's dessert was from Steuben's, Friday's featured design from Ca ... More >>
Speak up, John Hickenlooper!
Sex marks the spot at these DIA bathrooms.
Concourse A at Denver International Airport
Leo Tanguma's murals at Denver International Airport are rich with symbolism. The artist maintains the works have nothing to do with Illuminati's plans for one world government, but the internet, in all it's glory, is rife with people who won't be convinced. For the most in-depth discussion out the ... More >>
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