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    October 17, 2014

    Our Cup Overflows With Coffee, Beer and Wine: Seven Top Culinary Events This Weekend

    I drink, therefore I am! This weekend you can sip South American wines and Colorado beers, or pour yourself into the entire craft of coffee. And then there's chocolate.... Keep reading for a taste of what's on the culinary calendar this weekend. See also: Food Network to Hold Open Casting Call for ... More >>

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    October 17, 2014

    Art and Fashion Collide at the Classic Tonight

    The Classic: An Art and Fashion Exhibit will fill Green Labs, a marijuana think tank and performance space, with music, style, art and design tonight. The event is two shows in one, and will introduce Instant Classic Standard Clothing, a new lifestyle and clothing brand. In advance of tonight's Clas ... More >>

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    October 17, 2014

    Ink Monstr Celebrates Sticker Art With Sticky Situation at Cluster Saturday

    Stickers are not just for stationary. Ink Monstr, a graphic design and print shop, will be taking over Cluster Studios for Sticky Situation, a one-night-only elite art show and competition on Saturday, October 18. And you can help choose the artist who moves on to the national contest. See also: R ... More >>

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    October 17, 2014

    Rock 'N' Roll Marathon 2014 Map and Band Schedule

    The Rock 'N' Roll Marathon returns to Denver this weekend with a new route. You can see it in the map above or in much more detail on the marathon's web site. As usual, there will be a slew of local bands along the course -- this year, there are nineteen stages spread throughout Denver's major par ... More >>

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    October 17, 2014

    Twenty Best Halloween Parties for Adults Only

    Denver blog posts don't think kids should have all the fun. At our Show and Tell blog, Bree Davies lists twenty of the best adults-only Halloween parties in the Denver metro area. Mile High Mamas' Amber Johnson touts the best pumpkin waffles ever. Mile High Hockey's Sandie Gauthier on the MASH un ... More >>

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    October 17, 2014

    Reader: Does Ebola Scare Mean It's Time to Put a Quarantine Wall Around Texas?

    Our post about the Frontier plane taken by an Ebola-stricken healthcare worker winding up in Denver was a definite conversation-starter, with some people arguing that the media is overplaying the story and others genuinely alarmed by the prospect of the virus spreading. And then there was this reade ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Reader: Enough of Those Hip Spots -- the Senada Bakery Has Hunks!

    This week Gretchen Kurtz reviewed The Noshery, a bakery-cafe that's a welcome addition to northwest Denver -- and just the kind of place that every neighborhood should have. Fortunately, many neighborhoods around town have their own great hangouts, including the five bakery-cafes profiled here. See ... More >>

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    October 16, 2014

    Photos: MapQuest's 48-Hour Tour of Denver

    How would you make the most of Denver if you only had 48 hours to spend here? MapQuest has come up with its version of an ideal two-day tour, featuring lots of eating, drinking, sightseeing and more. Check out the site's picks, featuring photos and MapQuest text -- and to see the original item, clic ... More >>

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    October 16, 2014

    10 Things to Do for $10 in Denver This Weekend (7 Free!), October 17-19

    This Saturday, October 19, happens to be a little known holiday called Evaluate Your Life Day. While that may be a heavy thought, there are plenty of lighter activities for the weekend that may be more fun than simply reflecting on one's self. For instance, seeing a movie about food, reading a story ... More >>

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    October 16, 2014

    27 Things Out-of-Towners Should Know About Denver

    Denver blog posts are all about sharing and caring. At our Show and Tell blog, Bree Davies counts down 27 things Denverites really want out-of-towners to know about the Mile High City. The Colorado Independent's Susan Greene on faith leaders targeting Denver's mayor after the Marvin Booker verdict ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Reader: Why Should Zen Magnets Be Banned If They're Not Going to Be Around Kids?

    Melanie Asmar's feature article about Zen Magnets highlighted the Denver company's fight against a government ban of its product -- powerful BB-sized magnets marketed as adult toys that can create serious injuries or worse if a child swallows them. Readers are split about whether such a prohibition ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Reader: The Pizza Here Is Inferior Compared to Every Other City

    Denver is home to many fast-casual chains, including a couple that that focus on pizza: Pizzeria Locale (brought to us by the folks at Frasca in a partnership with Chipotle founder Steve Ells) and Live Basil (from the Smashburger team). Homegrown mini-chain Modmarket is emphasizing its pizza, too, a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Ten Cities With the Most Single, Employed Men Compared to Single Women (Including Denver)

    Denver is known in some quarters as "Menver," owing to the supposedly inflated number of single men here compared to women. The stats don't really back that up -- but numbers from the Pew Research Center offer a new twist. As part of a study dubbed "Mapping the Marriage Market for Young Adults," the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2014

    Five Great Zombie Events in Denver in October

    It's October in Denver and that means zombies -- lots and lots of zombies. From zombie crawls filling the mall to sexy zombies strutting their stuff, there's no shortage of weird, wild and fun ways to celebrate your love of the walking dead. To help make sure you don't miss any of them, or maybe to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Another 100 Colorado Creatives: Kristin Rand

    #51: Kristin Rand Kristin Rand is one of Denver's funniest people. You can catch her in the act at comedy nights and clubs all over town, because she's also a hardworking gal. Your best bets include Moxie!, her monthly sketch revue with fellow comic Mara Wiles at Syntax Physic Opera, and the Greate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    27 Things Denverites Really Want Out-of-Towners to Know About the Mile High City

    There's a bizarre alternate reality on the Internet when it comes to Denver -- there's the city we know and the city being sold to out-of-towners through fake blogs on real estate websites, like this list: "27 Things People From Denver Have to Explain to Out-Of-Towners." The problem with these listi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2014

    Five Bakery-Cafes in Denver Where You'll Want to Sit for Hours

    When I moved here ten years ago, I had a hard time finding a bakery-cafe like the one I used to spend weekends at back in New York. My husband and I would show up at our favorite spot on the Upper West Side and order baguettes with jam and bowls of café au lait as big as the Sunday paper. After we ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2014

    Fourteen Top Culinary Events in Denver This Week

    Food films, chocolate galore, and plenty of chances to sip, swig and and snack your way through Denver fill the culinary calendar this week. Keep reading for a taste... See also: From Cats to Cafe Mercato: A Second Helping of Cafe Society, October 5-10

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2014

    Reader: Quit Feeding Us Hipster Fine Dining Stories!

    We're about to top 200 comments on our story on Denver's first cat cafe, and dozens of people lobbed meatballs at our list of the ten best old-school Italian restaurants, rolled out for the Columbus Day weekend. And what worries this reader? See also: Four Appetizers So Good You Could Make a Whole ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2014

    Reader: Why Are People in Denver Against Anyone Else Moving Here?

    Comments continue to accumulate on our post highlighting one website's nine reasons people should move to Denver, with many locals expressing their disinterest in more newcomers relocating here. The opinion leaves this reader puzzled. See also: Photos: Nine Reasons HotPads Says You Should Move to D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    Five Dumbest Restaurant Promotions

    Denver blog posts promote plenty of tasty things. A classic from the Cafe Society archive: Jenn Wohletz counts down the five dumbest restaurant promotions. The Colorado Independent's Nat Stein on the fiery face-off between Udall and Gardner in Pueblo. Denver Egotist highlights the thrills at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    Reader: Enough Bitching and Bitterness -- How About Some Positive Things About This Place?

    Red-sauce joints have been closing all over town, but there are still plenty to celebrate. Still, our list of the ten best old-school Italian restaurants in Denver led to a lengthy discussion of changes in northwest Denver -- officially Highland, but known for decades as the Northside, and once the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2014

    Photos: Nine Reasons HotPads Says You Should Move to Denver

    There are no shortage of reasons to move to Denver, as posts like this one demonstrate. But for the most part, the suggestions floated by HotPads.com are at least a little bit unusual, blending many of the Mile High City's cultural and economic qualities with the beautiful location in which it's set ... More >>

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    October 6, 2014

    Three book and poetry events in Denver for the week of October 6-12

    This week you can cheer on performance poets or listen thoughtfully to the literary variety; if you prefer novels to poetry, you can hear the author of one runaway bestseller discuss his next book. Keep reading for details. See also: Mountain to Mountain Author Shannon Galpin on Bicycles and Violen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2014

    Denver's Ten Best Old-School Italian Restaurants

    Denver blog posts like it saucy. Our Cafe Society blog lists the ten best old-school Italian restaurants in Denver. South Stands Denver's John Reidy advocates boycotting #RockiesTown. Coyote Gulch on tying water to growth -- sort of. See also: Denver's Ten Best Small Venues to See Music

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    You'll Never See Another Show Like the One Chimney Choir Has Planned

    Denver's Chimney Choir will be playing at Syntax Physic Opera tonight. But playing is really an understatement. As the flyers pronounce, this is "The Launch." See also: Denver's Ten Best Small Venues

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2014

    Denver's Ten Best Small Venues to See Music

    Denver blog posts love getting up-close and personal. The crew at our Backbeat blog offer their top-ten picks for the best small venues in Denver. Colorado Peak Politics thinks one major poll is overcompensating to prove it's not too Republican-friendly. Denver Frank celebrates summertime in Boul ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2014

    The Importance of Choosing Your Personality on Social Media

    Denver blog posts have a lot of selfie confidence. At our Show and Tell blog, Bree Davies writes that it's a choose-your-own-personality world whatever your social media preference. Predominantly Orange's Sayre Bedinger weighs in on Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton saying he'd like to catch Peyton Ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    The Ten Best Geek Events in Denver in October

    The best month to be a geek is here at last. October brings a heady selection of horror movies, costume opportunities and other top-notch opportunities to get our geek on. Between now and Halloween, our city is offering up everything from a literary sci-fi convention to a visit from the Internet's f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    The Ten Best Fashion Events in Denver in October

    Autumn is officially upon us -- and so is a cornucopia of events celebrating fall fashion this month. Colorado Fashion Week begins today, with a full wardrobe of events; the Colorado Photographic Arts Center will take over the McNichols Building tomorrow, and that's just the start of the stylish fun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2014

    Reader: Everyone Likes Nostalgia and Kitsch, But the Food at These Old-Timers Sucks

    This summer saw a record number of eateries opening in metro Denver -- but many restaurants also celebrated big anniversaries, including New York Deli News (25th anniversary), Briarwood Inn (35th anniversary) and Wazee Supper Club (40th anniversary). And all of those are relative newcomers compared ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Reader: Denver's Best Old-School Bars Are Disappearing

    Last week we rounded up a dozen restaurants that have lasted at least fifty years in the same family's hands. Compared to those long runs, the Wazee Supper Club is a relative newcomer: It just celebrated its fortieth birthday. And it changed hands more than a decade ago, moving from founder Angelo K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    DinnerLab's Pop-Up Experiment Comes to Denver

    Chef Danny Espinoza walked right off a flight from New York and was shuffled to a cramped kitchen in Arvada to cook for a hundred strangers. It was his first time on the line in Colorado. "I always wanted to come here," the vivacious Chicagoan chef says of Denver. "They're like, 'Hey, you're launchi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Progress for Teen Hospitalized for Taking Molly -- and How EDM Community is Helping

    Denver blog posts are eager to help. At our Backbeat blog, Kiernan Maletsky writes about how Denver's rave community is helping Bianca, a teen hospitalized for taking molly. Bianca's GoFundMe page features updates that say she's making progress: Click here for more information. Mile High Report: " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Are These Twelve Denver Restaurants at Least Fifty Years Old Classics or Should They Retire?

    Denver blogs are getting older -- and better. Our Cafe Society blog spotlights twelve Denver restaurants that have hit fifty and are still in the family. Denver Infill's Ryan Dravitz posts the third update about the 250 Columbine project in Cherry Creek. The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2014

    Photos: Ten Great Best of Denver Places to Get Your Workout On -- Inside and Out

    Among the many great things about Colorado are the many recreational opportunities available both inside and outside. Our Best of Denver celebrates ten examples, with picks including traditional gyms, thoroughly nontraditional spots and even spots on the slopes in anticipation of the soon-to-arrive ... More >>

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    September 25, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes: Pickled Lake Michigan Perch at Trillium

    No. 72 Pickled Lake Michigan Perch at Trillium 2134 Larimer Street 303-379-9759 Upper Larimer's Trillium brings Scandinavia to Denver, by way of the Great Lakes. Chef-owner Ryan Leinonen grew up in Michigan, where Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish influences shaped the food he grew up with. This shows ... More >>

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    September 25, 2014

    Multiblazer Team Designs Custom Coats for Men and Women

    Taking a wardrobe staple for both men and women to the next level is a team effort. Luc Cisna, Josh Veryser and Andy Fniley have created an alternative to shopping off the rack with Multiblazer a customized, multifunctional coat that is a must-have for fall. Multiblazer team member Finley stepped aw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2014

    Meet Lady Casa, America's Most Famous Raver

    Denver blogs believe all the world's a rave. At our Backbeat blog, Ben Westhoff and Sarah Purkrabek introduce you to Lady Casa, queen of the ravers. Denver Egotist's grabby headline: "David Abbott on 'Game-Bangs.'" Colorado Pols wonders if the Mark Udall-Cory Gardner race could turn on tax fairne ... More >>

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    September 24, 2014

    Five Strange New Foods, Including...a Black Hamburger?

    Denver blog posts are in the black. At our Cafe Society blog, Jenn Wohletz introduces you to five strange new foods with the wrong colors and textures -- including, yes, a black hamburger. Colorado Peak Politics takes on the Colorado Independent over an ad critique mentioning "bullet-riddled" Auro ... More >>

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    September 23, 2014

    Reader: Chubby's Has Denver's Best Walk-up Window!

    While there are many small restaurants in Denver, some eateries are so tiny that they're really nothing more than walk-up windows. We posted a list of five of these little spots last week -- which led to a big debate on the burgers at Grandpa's Burger Haven. See also: Five Walk-Up Windows to Hoof I ... More >>

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    September 23, 2014

    Winnie Wenglewick Brings Kink to the Stage with BITE

    Winnie Wenglewick loves showing her audience how to get kinky. The owner, producer and artistic director of Denver's Dangerous Theatre, Wenglewick is currently producing BITE, a "choose-your-own-adventure sex farce" that offers audiences numerous opportunities to vote for what happens next, whether ... More >>

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    September 23, 2014

    Pizzeria Locale Adds Two Pizzas, a New Salad Mix -- and Soon a Second Denver Spot

    Change is afoot at Pizzeria Locale, the fast-casual version of the Boulder pizzeria that debuted in Denver last year. Within two weeks, a second store will open its doors on West 32nd Avenue in Highland -- which is good news to Neapolitan pie and budino lovers, and not such good news to those alread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    From Oktoberfest to the BigWonderful, the Top Ten Events This Weekend

    Oktoberfest rolls into the Balllpark neighborhood this weekend -- the 45th annual incarnation of the event that got its start in Larimer Square. And this is far from the only Oktoberfest in the metro area; the gang's all beer this time of year. You can also celebrate fall at a chile festival, a bloc ... More >>

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    September 19, 2014

    Denver's Top Ten Dog-Friendly Patios

    Denver blog posts love all creatures great and small. At our Cafe Society blog, Isa Jones counts down the ten best dog-friendly patios in Denver. Colorado Peak Politics has another poll to celebrate -- one showing Cory Gardner leading Mark Udall by 8 percent. Coyote Gulch: "Study: We found the ev ... More >>

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    September 18, 2014

    100 Favorite Dishes: Cinnamon Rolls at the Duffeyroll Cafe

    No. 74 Cinnamon Rolls at the Duffyroll Cafe 1290 South Pearl Street, 303-953-6890 4994 East Hampden Avenue, 303-753-9177 5198 South Broadway, Englewood, 303-996-5900 1600 Blake Street, 303-623-0654 The Duffeyroll Cafe started out as a pushcart on the 16th Street Mall and opened its first permanent ... More >>

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    September 17, 2014

    Tell Your Story at the Moth Mainstage in Denver This Month

    The Moth is coming to Denver! The internationally beloved, true-stories-told-live-on-stage-without-notes series will host a Moth Mainstage event (the theme is "When Worlds Collide") on Tuesday, September 30, at the Paramount Theatre. And it needs one more storyteller -- a local one -- to join the fo ... More >>

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    September 17, 2014

    Hunting for the Elusive North Alabama White Barbecue Sauce in Denver

    Many of Denver's barbecue joints line up sauce bottles like they're craft beer taps, offering an array of house blends to suit the palates of transplants from every meat smoking region of the South. Sweet Kansas City sauce, in hot or mild, and tangy Memphis style compete for attention against sharp ... More >>

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