It's National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! And to celebrate, Woody Creek Bakery & Cafe -- formerly Paradise Bakery & Cafe -- is giving away free chocolate chip cookies to anyone who stops by any of its seven area stores. See also: - Milk and cookies with Lefthand's nitro stout and some Chocolove - Ve ... More >>
Update below: Over the years, we've written about plenty of strange things that happened on planes, including the ex-priest arrested for pleasuring himself or the guy accused of groping a pregnant woman. But what happened last night on a Southwest flight from Las Vegas to Denver is a first for us - ... 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 >>
In the news business, three similar incidents are considered a trend -- and if that's true, stripping at airports is on the cusp of becoming a thing. Mere days after a woman took off her clothes at Denver International Airport, a man in Oregon has done the same. But while the woman still hasn't bee ... 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 >>
Yesterday we offered the bare facts on the woman taken to Denver Health after she stripped naked at Denver International Airport -- allegedly after she was told to extinguish the cigarette she'd lit up on the concourse. People at DIA were shocked by the sight, but as these historical photos indica ... More >>
Today, we're aswim in a culture crowded with folks seeking fame. So how the hell did an unknown woman in Denver outstrip Khloe Kardashian and Beyonce to become the subject of the most viewed item on TMZ? By stripping at Denver International Airport. Yep, a woman reportedly gave DIA security an easy ... More >>
The third annual Denver International Beer Competition takes place this weekend at the Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, a contest that last year received more than 190 entries from brewers in more than twenty states and six countries. The gold-medal winners will be showcased at the Taste of El ... More >>
"Mustang," Luis Jimenez's killer horse at Denver International Airport, just placed third in a recent survey of the country's most bizarre public art. But it definitely ranks first in the hearts and minds of Denver residents, who either really love or really, really hate the sculpture.
Pics below.The folks at the Yahoo! travel feature Wanderlust have come up with a list of the five most bizarre public art displays in these United States, and, predictably, the Blue Mustang at Denver International Airport made the final cut. More surprisingly, it only places third. This, my f ... More >>
For years, Que Bueno -- by gate 52 on Concourse B -- was the best reason to get through security early at Denver International Airport. And when this locally owned joint closed last fall for a rehab and expansion -- from 1,118 square feet to 1,490 square feet, with a full bar -- it left a lot of tra ... More >>
Who put the "international" in Denver International Airport? Not just the Martians living in those underground tunnels at DIA. Next May, Icelandair will introduce non-stop flights from Denver to Reykjavik, Iceland -- and the airline just launched a photo contest for two round-trip tickets on that in ... More >>
If these walls could talk. Barack Obama left town yesterday without going anywhere near Denver International Airport. After barely three hours on the ground in Denver, which was part of a three-state Western swing, the President headed back to Washington, D.C., without even a drive-by tour of the ... More >>
Conspiracy or coincidence? President Barack Obama will be returning to Denver on Tuesday, September 27 -- just four days after a major Homeland Security terrorism-emergency exercise in this city. And already, the web is running wild with conspiracy theories that Obama is coming here to 1) avo ... More >>
Heymsfield.Why is snow so common at Denver International Airport? A new study led by Andrew Heymsfield, a cloud physicist at Boulder's National Center for Atmospheric Research, and published in the journal Science suggests that planes can inadvertently seed clouds under the right conditions, ... More >>
The Calatrava bridge.Dramatic statements don't come cheap, but what Denver needs may be less drama. After spending upwards of $40 million in the past few years imagining -- make that "visioning" -- a great makeover, DIA manager Kim Day has decided the city really can't afford the "signature" ... More >>
Conspiracy forum boards are buzzing over a "mind bending" connection between Denver International Airport and geographical coordinates described in a key scene of the the alien-loving, sci-fi classic Close Encounters of the Third Kind. In all my years of following the ever-evolving conspiracy ... More >>
Our recent post about Denver International Airport soliciting feedback on public art like the infamous Blue Mustang and other conspiracy-inspiring DIA exhibits sparked some impassioned defenses of the facility's more unusual offerings. Here's one excellent example.
Michael Chertoff.CLEAR is back in business at Denver International Airport, helping ease travelers through the trauma of those invasive security procedures for just $179 a year. And who -- besides the prudy-pants traveler -- benefits? How about former Homeland Security chief Michael Chertoff ... More >>
Amid the white-hot debates raging over Arizona's new immigration law, it's harder than ever to separate the spluttering from the substance when it comes to immigration policy. Especially if you're trying to make sense of the über-patriotic sentiments found online at Wehirealiens.com. A pro ... More >>
Verse came to worse last night at the Central Library, where close to a hundred people gathered for last night's Fresh City Life poetry reading inspired by "Mustang," Luis Jimenez's blue horse sculpture out at Denver International Airport. We were in the depths of the basement, but spirits soared ... More >>
Courtesy of Skidmore Owings Merrill The proposed Union Station train shed As noted in the blog "New Architectural Images Released of Denver International Airport. Oh, Wait, That's Denver Union Station," the developers behind the ongoing Union Station project recently unveiled new architectural conc ... More >>
Courtesy of DIASee the slideshow of DIA's promo-photo ass-kicking here. Denver International Airport's giant blue "Mustang" sculpture -- and the controversy surrounding it -- has gone national. Public debate sparked by local realtor Rachel Hultin's Facebook group "DIA's Heinous Blue Mustang Has Got ... More >>
The debate took off fast last week over Luis Jimenez's "Mustang," otherwise known as "DIA's Heinous Blue Mustang," which stands outside Denver International Airport. (Read more in this Off Limits report, as well as at www.byebyebluemustang, the site started by local realtor Rachel Hultin.) But in ... More >>
The holidays push most action off the public calendar this week. Tonight at 5:30 p.m., Denver City Council will start the process of stuffing someone's stocking with coal: Over the next few weeks, councilmembers will decide whether to grant landmark status to two, '60s-era Hornbein and Wh ... More >>
Federal prosecutors have indicted an Ohio man who they say threatened to bomb the Denver International Airport and then shoot himself in the bathroom this October. According to the indictment, if he somehow survived the bomb and the gunshot (apparently he didn't have much confidence in his mayhem s ... More >>
In hindsight, "Mustang" is a real welcome to Denver.
Longmont breaks out the bikes for winter.
Dollars and sense
Classic toys help lift spirits at DIA.
Ready for takeoff
The Denver Internation Film Festival opens this Thursday.
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