"Does anyone actually ENJOY dating?" asks a woman at the top of this vintage, Denver-centric thread. And the answers she receives run the gamut, painting a portrait of dating in Denver that captures the good, the bad and the ugly of the scene. We've photo-illustrated our picks for the ten most memor ... More >>
Romance is always in the air, but Colorado is especially enchanting in the summer, when you can have a lovely time outside -- or inside, escaping the heat. With so much to do during the warmer months, we've narrowed down the options to this list of ten of the best outdoor (and indoor) places to go w ... More >>
10. Believe and Be Found by Love Despite EDM fests being a sweaty mob scenes, our new pal Stacey believes wholeheartedly in the chance to find love amid the uhntz-uhntz-ing masses. "One day, love will find me," she swears. "I'm trying. It's why I'm here." Is Ultra, held last weekend in Miami, a go ... More >>
Four the Pour
It's probably the biggest cliche in the history of dating: You're looking for someone with a sense of humor. But since it has nothing to do with money, social stature or good looks -- things people are often most insecure about in dating -- why is humor such a big deal? The current science on the is ... More >>
When you accidentally sign yourself and your 29-year-old husband up for a YogaDates event for singles in their thirties and forties, you quickly realize it could be bad for the relationship. After our incredible YogaDates sunset yoga hike, I know that if my sweet Ben ever mysteriously "vanishes" (an ... More >>
Chad Kultgen is the epitome of everything that is lewd in this world. His work is dirty, offensive and polarizing (see: The Average American Male). He makes a living transcribing explicit sexual fantasies with the women who frequent your local fitness center, and could give a rat's ass about how mar ... More >>
Motherhood Out Loud, which opened at the Avenue Theater last week, is a collection of short plays on motherhood by several well-known playwrights. You meet bored mothers, elderly mothers, stepmothers, adoring mothers, a mother accompanying her tween-age autistic son on his first date, another trying ... More >>
Through witness testimony, prosecutors this week laid out a timeline of the actions accused Aurora theater shooter James Holmes took in the months before the July 20 attack. The earliest date mentioned was April 19, when he set up a Match.com profile. The last was July 19, when Holmes allegedly took ... More >>
We've all had the unique pleasure of visiting a date's domicile and opening the refrigerator door for the first time. This can be a very telling moment. I've been treated to sights in men's iceboxes that no human being should ever witness, and as if I didn't have enough good reasons for refusing to ... More >>
Ian Cooke is one busy boy. Since dropping Fortitude, his second album, this past November, the despondent dreamboat has been busily weaving himself in and out of video projects, mini-tours and a gig recording songs for a local play about online dating -- all while keeping his fashionable feet on the ... More >>
The latest rumored Tim Tebow crush (following Lindsey Vonn and plenty of others)? Pop-country warbler Taylor Swift, who reportedly dined with The Chosen One in Century City the night after the Oscars. That's the kind of news that gets people tweeting. Look below to see our ten favorite reactions, fe ... More >>
Today, I received a message on Match.com from a man who tried to woo me with the line, "Let love in. (I'm love)." There are several problems with that, but let's take a couple steps back: While writing "Money can buy you love, if you have a contract with this Harvard MBA," I spent roughly a month wo ... More >>
Lady Gaga won't let a face full of cereal stop her from being the biggest pop star yet."Marry The Night," Lady Gaga's new video has racked up eleven million views and counting since debuting this past Friday. The most surprising part isn't how many views the clip has registered as much as the ... More >>
He's looking for the goddess. Are you the goddess?Attention ladies: Are you looking for a man who's not afraid to get a little sand on his tuxedo? How about a gentleman who considers himself a "refined valley dude"? Well, Video Mate has the man for you. Or had the man for you, rather, back in ... More >>
Highland Farmers MarketIn the Best of Denver 2011, we named Common Grounds the Best Coffeehouse for Finding a Date, thanks to the constant crowd of young professionals who mingle there over cappuccinos. And because we're big proponents of ditching online dating and blind set-ups every now and ... More >>
So tonight, Kenny Chesney is kicking off his three-night stand at Red Rocks -- all three dates of which, BTW, are sold out. Impressive to be sure, but certainly not without precedent (Dispatch sold out a trio of dates last month, as did Widespread Panic). Regardless, even accounting for potential cr ... More >>
We were baffled when Chipotle started wrapping its burritos and tacos in gold foil in the name of a new promotion (because the ingredients are solid gold, get it?). Not only is it a dumb marketing ploy, but it's undoubtedly costing the homegrown restaurant chain plenty of extra packaging cash ... More >>
Vine Street doesn't let you pay for your beer with a credit card.Our choice of the Vine Street Pub as one of Denver's Five Best Restaurants for a Blind Date as well as its win as the Best Break-Up Restaurant raised an eyebrow...or two...from Dan. "Not exactly sure how a restaurant that only ... More >>
Flickr. If you can't get a date in Denver, you're just not trying hard enough, says Vavoom.com, a dating site that seems to be more about making out than making marriages. The site has just ranked Denver the fourth-best dating city in the country. Why? Because, according to their ambitious m ... More >>
Good news for the lovelorn on St. Valentine's Day! Stop looking in all the wrong places and follow the sign pictured above to find love right here in Denver. This tunnel of love is located downtown, on the Cherry Creek pedestrian path, just north of the Larimer Street entrance. It appears th ... More >>
Nancy LevineI know it's a horrible thing to say, but I can't stand going out with a man who orders a Cosmopolitan. Oh, whatever. You wouldn't fault me if I said I couldn't stand going out with a man who wears three-inch heels. Look, it's just not manly. Order a vodka and cranberry if you don' ... More >>
Hard to ignore a press release with this headline: "Brighton High School Senior Excluded From Prom Because Her Date 'Smelled Like Medical Marijuana.'" According to the release, the incident in question involved Brighton High senior Sarah Heideman, who wasn't allowed to go to prom because her date, ... More >>
No Good Horse Thieves
How did this candidate for public office end up with a restraining order?
How can a gringa deal with her friends' racism?
This show is better than a one-night stand.
Friday, August 12, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Resilience (Tigerbeat 6)
John Cusack is another endearing mutt in Must Love Dogs.
Saturday, July 16, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.
Monday, February 14, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Female dancers click into gear
Tattered Cover Book Store
My Brother's Bar
Colorado Jewish Social Network
Holiday Twin Drive-In
The Nobodys talk about the joy of punk pornography.