An important piece of the puzzle in Denver's growth as a bike city -- outlined in this week's feature, "On a Roll" -- is the creation of B-cycle, the city's bike-sharing program, which today boasts thousands of annual users. Here, we take you behind the scenes at B-cycle, with a look at some of the ... More >>
.Last night, I was sitting at a picnic bench in the Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, looking past the crowds at Westword's Dish event to Sports Authority Field at Mile High, the site of Barack Obama's acceptance speech for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination on the la ... More >>
Our post about photographer Kim Sidwell, one of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the City of Denver for mass arrests during the 2008 Democratic National Convention spurred a comment from a participant in protests at the DNC and its Republican counterpart. She didn't like what she saw there ... More >>
Signs of recent times.It's been a year since the Democratic National Convention took over this town -- and to mark that anniversary, the Colorado branch of the American Civil Liberties Union has taken two legal actions. In the first, an ACLU lawyer is representing eight people in a suit again ... More >>
As if all the Obama-related crap that was sold at the DNC in Denver wasn't enough, we recently spotted Barackti Chai at the Whole Foods in Boulder. (Tyler Nemkov poured out the story here.) We knew that Obama's face was the new Che, but the new Paul Newman, too?
The San Francisco Mime Troupe thinks
Letters from the week of 8/21/2008
But the artist's prank doesn't sit well with its targets.
Chicago in 1968 was a place of violence and chaos. Some activists would like to re-create those good old days.