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 >>
Over the summer, the Denver Art Museum explored the history and future of airport architecture through the design of local architect Curtis Fentress, the founder of Fentress Architects who designed Denver International Airport, including its iconic tent roof. Now highlights of the Now Boarding: Fent ... More >>
The 8th Annual Denver International Wine Festival will uncork at the Grand Hyatt Denver this Wednesday, and will pouring into Saturday, November 10. The event will overflow with educational seminars, culinary pairings and a selection of more than 400 wines; check the website for a full schedule of e ... More >>
Yes, animals are adorable. But they can also be destructive, as witnessed by the havoc wreaked by a certain squirrel this week -- more on that below. The chaos-loving rodent inspired us to round up five recent stories about critters gone wild, in a manner of speaking. Count down our favorites below ... More >>
As evidenced in our "7 best-dressed (and undressed) fans at Colorado Rockies home opener," the fans at Coors Field were far more entertaining than the shutout loss for the home team. And yesterday one local voyeur cameraman contacted us to say he could one-up our list's number-one spot with a pic of ... More >>
The tent-like roof that architect Curt Fentress designed for the terminal at Denver International Airport is not only beloved -- as consultants revealed at Tuesday night's town hall meeting on the DIA art program -- but it may also be the only feature of the airport that has not inspired any ... More >>
Love "Mustang," the blue horse that stands guard outside of Denver International Airport? Loathe it? Tell DIA officials all about it tonight, when the airport and Arts & Venues Denver host a DIA Art Master Plan town-hall meeting at Crossroads Theater, 2590 Washington Street, from 5 to 7 p.m.
When the leaky "Mountain Mirage" water feature was removed from the middle of the terminal floor at Denver International Airport, it left a big gap -- a gap that was filled by a new piece by Juane Quick-to-See Smith and Ken Iwamasa, who had a commission to design the original Great Hall Floor ... More >>
After receiving $13 million to design Denver International Airport's new south terminal hotel and commuter rail station, world-famous Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava abruptly quit the project because it lacked sufficient funding. Rumors about his exit had been flying around for weeks, bu ... More >>
Inspired by this week's cover story, "Kink of the Jungle," Westword's crack team of researchers got to thinking about the collective hang-ups, preferences and opinions of related to the sex lives of Coloradans -- and we've put together a survey to learn more. Don't worry, it's anonymous. We'r ... More >>
The nixed bridge.That sucking sound you hear out at Denver International Airport isn't the arrival of the long-awaited, ever-elusive direct route to Tokyo. No, it's the sound of tens of millions of dollars in "concepting" and design fees vanishing into the wild blue yonder, as architect Sant ... More >>
The Three Lions football pub opened in early August. It was a fairly slow month for bar and club openings, but August did bring in a few new bars and clubs, including the the Three Lions, a soccer pub that opened in the former Bank Bar & Grill at 2239 East Colfax Avenue. As far as closings go, LoD ... More >>
Video below.Booze and the airline industry aren't good mixers. But that apparently didn't stop an air traffic controller at the Denver Air Route Traffic Control Center in Longmont, aka the Denver Center, from going to work with alcohol in his system -- putting him in the same club with two Co ... More >>
Black Crown Lounge is looking good on South Broadway.The dining scene saw lots of action last month, including the opening of two new spots in the 500 block of East Colfax -- and the surprise closings of two Mark Tarbell restaurants in the Streets at SouthGlenn, including the one that served ... More >>
Locked playhouse."Please play," urges the sign by the display of three playhouses at Denver International Airport, an exhibit officially titled "Form, Fun & Function," and created by Colorado architects and builders. The kids waiting for their parents to grab bags at DIA last night would have ... 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 >>
Photo: J. WohletzWine sediment draining at BalistreriThe Denver International Wine Festival celebrated year six with a VIP tour of Front Range wineries and Roundhouse Spirits -- a tour that began Saturday with plenty of wine, ended with plenty of gin, and stuffed the middle with gourmet nibbl ... 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 >>
"What's he doing in the Senate?" "Why, it's an honorary appointment. He's an honorary stooge." Frank Capra's classic Mr. Smith Goes to Washington was on TCM yesterday afternoon -- just the thing to warm up the set (and the sofa) before Jake Cutler returned to Mile High, particularly given a ... More >>
Republic Airways Holdings' victory over Dallas-based Southwest Airlines in the Frontier sweepstakes raises more questions than it answers, as Dallas Morning News airline blogger Eric Torbenson makes clear in "What Will Denver Look Like in Two Years?," an analysis published earlier today. In T ... More >>
Before we were panicked about swine flu and twisted by torture-memo leaks, we were terrified by the Devil Horse, Luis Jimenez's killer sculpture that stands guard outside Denver International Airport, its red eyes shooting deadly lasers at unsuspecting passersby. Or are those glowing orbs actually ... More >>
Mustang flank steak, anyone? Plenty of people may hate "Mustang," the late artist Luis Jiminez's foreboding, fire-eyed demon steed that haunts Denver International Airport -- but the best-hung horse in the state certainly carries his weight, financially speaking. This week's Off-Limits column repor ... More >>
Don't let the headline mislead you. The two-part Youtube vid "The Mysteries of the Denver Airport" still contains the blatant factual inaccuracies and staggering leaps of logic that bedevil all the theories on the internet that seek to link the Denver International Airport to a massive internation ... More >>
Ed Asner as Lou Grant. Ed Asner is back at the Denver International Film Festival -- at least on film. The irascible star of Lou Grant came to Denver 21 years ago, when the completely forgettable O'Hara's Wife opened the festival in 1987. But former festival director Ron Henderson won't forget ... More >>
The Savages kicks off the thirtieth Starz Denver Film Festival.
Swill with the swells at the Denver wine fest.
City visionaries offer their top moments in Denver design history.
12th Annual Denver International World Cinema Independent Fall Film Festival
Francis Ford Coppola
Muslim cab drivers can finally get their feet wet at DIA.
The Denver International Film Festival
A Green Mountain High School student finds out there's the Church of Christ, and then there's the Denver Church of Christ
October 8 - 14, 1998
CITY BUREAUCRATS SEE THE SPECTER OF DIA IN A GLITCH-RIDDEN "RECLASSIFICATION" PROJECT.
Our Rocky Flats contest did a booming business.
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