Denver blog posts served up spicy. Colorado Pols thinks Michael Hancock's criticism of the Obama campaign at the Democratic National Convention was a boneheaded political move. Denver PR Blog examines the language of the DNC as depicted in infographic form. Denver Frank: Smoke meth and hail Satan ... More >>
When accepting the presidential nomination at the 2012 DNC in Charlotte tonight, Barack Obama will speak at the Time Warner Convention Center, a quick switch from the Bank of America stadium. The official reason for the move is weather, although conspiracy theorists have their own ideas, including t ... More >>
Big pics below.Kim Sidwell didn't attend a protest at the 2008 Democratic National Convention to rail against the man. She's a photographer who simply wanted to capture the scene in images. Instead, she herself was captured -- arrested, detained and put on trial. Later, Sidwell joined an ACLU ... More >>
Officials from Charlotte, North Carolina -- the host of the 2012 Democratic National Convention -- recently came to Denver to learn from our city's experience hosting the 2008 DNC. What was Charlotte Chamber of Commerce President Bob Morgan's take-away after meeting with Denver's civic leader ... More >>
Some lucky writer is waiting to inhale in the really Mile High City
It doesn't take much for Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper to put on a goofy getup for the photogs -- but yesterday he had a good reason for doing so. Hick strapped on an ungainly helmet and peddled around a city block in honor of the news that this summer the city will launch a bike-loaning program wi ... More >>
CELL founder Larry Mizel, left, with Bill and Jeannie Ritter at the CELL If today’s 9/11 anniversary has you recalling those horrible attacks seven years ago, you may want to head over to the CELL, Denver’s new terrorism museum. The space, at 99 West 12th Avenue, has been hailed by some as a p ... More >>
Jon Stewart. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart is taping shows at the University of Denver's Newman Center Tuesday through Friday during DNC week, and after trying and failing to snag tickets through the show's website (admittedly, I started late), I figured I'd be watching it on TV like the majorit ... More >>
Vote Satan-Angel. Once Clinton left the Pepsi Center stage, Jin Ho Kang and Yoougsook Kang, a pair of reverends from Aurora, delivered the closing prayer and the proceedings were promptly gaveled to a close for the night -- at which point the band launched into Sly & the Family Stone's "I Want to ... More >>
"Speak up! I can't hear you!" During coverage of the DNC on The Ride Home, KOA's afternoon-drive show, host Lois Melkonian said that because of coaching responsibilities at Mullen High School, her usual partner, Dave Logan, wouldn't be sitting at her side in the outlet's Pepsi Center space. Instea ... More >>
Apparently, these are post-primary colors. Loads of Democrats have made sport of the color-coded terror-threat warning system from practically the moment it was instituted by the George W. Bush administration. Turns out, though, that at the DNC, Dems have a color code of their own. A red pass gets ... More >>
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Olivia Liang. It's easy for locals to get cynical about the forthcoming Democratic National Convention, what with the Obama speech ticketing controversy, revelations about protester holding cells and so on. But there are plenty of people heading to Denver with high hopes for making the world a bet ... More >>
From disappearing mailboxes to locking fire hydrants, security is starting to tighten for the Democratic National Convention. See photos, and other DNC coverage, at Westword's convention blog, Demver.
On Friday, August 1, the Rocky Mountain News published its fourth piece in a week on the wind turbine in Wray that's part of the DNC's carbon offsets program. An op-ed essay from Russell Simon, the communications manager for the Carbonfund.org foundation in Washington, D.C., it was also the third p ... More >>
Books, maps, tickets and more abound at this fair.
They love us, they love us not. They love us, they love us not.
No need to slog through the blogs. Just click around below. The Cat's Pajamas parses the Fabric Lab sign that reads "BUY LOCAL BITCHES!" and investigates the inexplicable popularity of wearing winter hats in the summer heat. Would you like your brain broiled or poached? Demver marks the one-month p ... More >>
The first hit for the word "Denver" on Google News early July 10? An offer to get the hell out of town. "Denver Residents Can Flee the City During the DNC" is actually a press release from TheSociety.com, the Internet home of the Society of Leisure Enthusiasts, a Colorado-based firm specializing in ... More >>
The host committee for the upcoming Democratic National Convention will almost certainly miss the June 16 deadline for raising the estimated $40.6 million it said was needed to put on the big show in August; a Demver blog has more details. But all but lost amid the flurry of desperate last-minute fu ... More >>
Steve Meyer wants to sell pedicabs to the world — but is the world willing to go along for the ride?
Able to cast a powerful vote with a single belch, Funny the Superdelegate will save the world.
Denver needs to raise a total of $55 million before the DNC hits town next August. And then there are the real challenges...
Diana DeGette gets played, not laid, on The Colbert Report.