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    November 25, 2014

    Five Warmest Winter Venues in Denver

    Denver blog posts know when to come in from the cold. The crew at our Backbeat blog picks the five coziest music venues in Denver. Denver Egotist shows off a new app that lets you trade your way along the Silk Road. Colorado Peak Politics on the initiative that would require Denver city appointee ... More >>

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    November 24, 2014

    From Turkey to Tea, Six Tastiest Culinary Events on This Week's Culinary Calendar

    Thanksgiving is almost here, and that means family, football and feasts wil abound. But that's not all that will be cooking in Denver this week. Keep reading for a taste of what's on the culinary calendar for this week... See also: House for All Sinners and Saints Makes Working on Thanksgiving Suck ... More >>

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    November 24, 2014

    Photos: Ten Answers to the Question, "Does Anyone Actually ENJOY Dating in Denver?"

    "Does anyone actually ENJOY dating?" asks a woman at the top of this vintage, Denver-centric thread. And the answers she receives run the gamut, painting a portrait of dating in Denver that captures the good, the bad and the ugly of the scene. We've photo-illustrated our picks for the ten most memor ... More >>

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    November 24, 2014

    Reader: People Whining About Denver's High Rent Should Get Out There and Hustle

    Our post about a woman who says her family has been made homeless by Denver's high rent prices prompted an avalanche of commentary. Many of those who weighed in agreed that the cost of rent is outrageous. But this reader offers a different perspective and suggests that complaining isn't productive. ... More >>

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    November 21, 2014

    Dan Stafford on Cowtown Comics Fest, Kilgore Books and His John Porcellino Movie

    There's no shortage of fun for comics lovers in Denver, but local creators can get lost in the shuffle at some of the bigger cons. Not so at the Cowtown Comics Fest, hosted annually by Kilgore Books and happening Sunday, November 23 at Morey Middle School. Aside from John Porcellino, who no longer l ... More >>

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    November 21, 2014

    Illegal Pete's Plans to Open Hi-Dive-Sized Venue in Fort Collins This Spring

    Illegal Pete's has always been passionate about the Colorado music industry. It runs a label, Greater Than Collective, the Starving Artist program and hosts free shows at all of their restaurants. So it makes sense that the restaurant would open a proper music venue. That will happen this spring i ... More >>

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    November 21, 2014

    Denver's Ten Best Bottomless Mimosas

    Denver blog posts have the scene covered from top to bottom. At our Cafe Society blog, Lauren Monitz lists the ten best bottomless mimosas in Denver. Coyote Gulch: Fountain Creek's infrastructure "is not just behind, it is decaying." Denver Frank gives a shout-out to Bree Davies's undercover visi ... More >>

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    November 20, 2014

    Reader: Cherry Cricket Is the Most Overrated Place Ever

    The Best of Denver is just four months away, and our Cafe Society crew has already started eating, and eating, and eating, to narrow down the field to the winners who will be announced on March 26, 2015. One of the most competitive categories is Best Burger, last year won by Humboldt. But will it wi ... More >>

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    November 20, 2014

    Keith Garcia Moves On: Thanks for All the Great Films!

    Earlier this week, for the first time in more than a decade, something novel happened in the world of Denver film: No films were programmed by Keith Garcia. The name may mean nothing to you, or you may not have much idea what it means to be a film programmer, but if you like horror film, science fic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    10 Things to Do for $10 in Denver This Weekend (6 Free!), November 21-23

    This is the last weekend before Thanksgiving. Before you know it, every weekend will be filled with holiday shopping, and catching up with family and friends. So take this time to save some dough and partake in everything from practicing your downward dog, meeting a hero of the comic book scene or g ... More >>

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    November 19, 2014

    Beer Calendar: Sour Ales, Thanksgiving Tie-Ins and Beery Anniversaries

    Fate Brewing in Boulder announced this week that it has acquired an extra 2,500 square feet of space next door to its current facility, where it will begin renovations next month, adding a barrel-aging room and new bottling and canning equipment. In addition, Fate will double its fermentation capaci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2014

    Reader: Now I Have to Master Eating Ramen Without Wearing It

    On a very cold day last week, Mark Antonation used his noodle and served up a story on five different kinds of ramen -- and where to find them in Denver. The response was heated: Denverites love their ramen, and dished out plenty of opinions on where to find it in town. See also: Five Different St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2014

    Public Pot-Smoking Tickets Up Nearly 500 Percent in 2014

    While limited recreational marijuana sales are legal in Colorado, smoking in public is not -- an untenable situation according to cannabis advocates such as NORML's Allen St. Pierre. The result has been an enormous increase in public-consumption citations, which have reportedly risen in Denver by an ... More >>

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    November 17, 2014

    Reader: I Travel All Over, and Denver Is One of My Favorite Cities for Eating

    Last week Mark Antonation served up Ten Things Visitors Should Know About the Denver Dining Scene, including the crucial fact that this city's culinary contributions go far beyond the Denver omelette. Not only does Denver have great craft beer and bison, he points out, but it also has good very good ... More >>

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    November 17, 2014

    Meet Denver's Fourteen Sexually Violent Predators

    By law, police agencies are required to let people know about the presence of sexually violent predators in their communities. At present, Denver lists fourteen of them. Below, get more information about each Denverites categorized under this designation, including photos and official SVP notificati ... More >>

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    November 17, 2014

    Reader: Chihuahuas and Other Small Dogs Are Often Spoiled, Entitled Biters

    Our post about the ten dog breeds with the most and fewest bites in Denver energized pet lovers of all stripes to weigh in on data collected by 9News. Some felt the station's approach was flawed, while others disagreed with or offered alternate interpretations of the rankings. Here's one interesting ... More >>

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    November 14, 2014

    Twenty-Plus Holiday Shows and Markets for Gift-Buying in November

    The shift happens so fast, it's nearly imperceptible, but that won't last for long -- Halloween's over, and the holiday shopping season is on. Shopping handmade and local is the trend, and we've made it a little easier for you to navigate the best of the markets, sales and small business-friendly gi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2014

    Denver's Newest All-Ages Venue Is Inside a Skate Park in Englewood

    There's a lot of distinct sounds echoing through a vast warehouse hidden at the end of residential street in Englewood: the scraping of wood against metal, the gut-wrenching thud of bodies hitting plywood, the rolling of wheels on concrete, and on a raised stage, the voice of the lead singer of Mara ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2014

    Pit Bulls Most Euthanized Dog Breed on Front Range

    Earlier this week, we posted about the ten dog breeds with the most and fewest bites in Denver, featuring material culled from a new 9News study. The station has now followed up with a report revealing the breeds most frequently euthanized along the Front Range -- and pit bulls top the list by a sub ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2014

    Five Different Styles of Ramen and Where to Find Them in Denver

    Denver isn't known as a ramen town, primarily because there aren't many joints that specialize in nothing but the Japanese noodle soup. In Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle you'll find dozens of Japanese restaurants that have "ramen" or "noodle" in their names -- but not so here in Denver. Stil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2014

    See the Winners of the 2014 Mayor's Design Awards Tonight

    Tonight Mayor Michael Hancock and Denver's Community Planning and Development Department will honor fifteen projects for excellence in architecture, design and place-making during the 2014 Mayor's Design Awards ceremony at The Studio Loft of the Denver Performing Arts Complex. "This year's winning p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2014

    Mayor's Design Award Winners for 2014 Include Four Food and Drink Destinations

    Each year since 2005, Denver's Department of Community Planning and Development has worked with the mayor's office to select winners of the Mayor's Design Awards, which go to homeowners, businesses, nonprofits, artists and other groups and individuals who add to Denver's visual cityscape through exc ... More >>

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    November 13, 2014
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    November 12, 2014

    Reader: Hate to Break It to You, But Denver's Food Scene Is Atrocious

    What does a visitor to Denver need to know about the dining scene? That we have a history that stretches far beyond Denver omelettes, that there are many ethnic options, that the seafood in this landlocked city is plenty fresh, that's it's important to get out to the neighborhoods, and that yes, whi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2014

    Denver's Top Ten Winter Patios

    Denver blog posts are all-weather. At our Cafe Society blog, Kristin Pazulski counts down the ten best winter patios in Denver. Coyote Gulch spotlights a new paradigm in water management. Colorado Peak Politics can't believe Jared Polis's name is being floated to take over as head of the Democrat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2014

    Photos: The Art District on Santa Fe Celebrates Denver Arts Week on First Friday

    The crowds came out to Santa Fe Drive and other Denver arts districts on the first Friday of November, just as they do on every first Friday of the year. But because it was also the kickoff for Denver Arts Week, there may have been a few people experiencing it all for the first time -- and vowing to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2014

    Reader: Almost Fifty Breweries in Denver? Oversaturated Market, Anyone?

    With several breweries scheduled to open in Denver this month, 2014 is shaping up as a record-breaking year for new craft-beer enterprises. At least a dozen breweries have opened since January, and by the end of the year there could be close to fifty breweries operating within Denver city limits -- ... More >>

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    November 10, 2014

    Ten Things Visitors Should Know About the Denver Restaurant Scene

    Out-of-towners may have specific ideas about what they'll encounter when trying to get a meal in Denver: there's nothing but steak houses, they'll have to resort to a chain restaurant, or dinner will likely consist of a Denver omelet. While our city certainly has its fair share of good beef, variety ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2014

    The Pleasures of Bike Smut and Watching Porn in Public

    Denver blog posts have a thing for banana seats. At our Show and Tell blog, Lauren Archuletta talks with Bike Smut's Reverend Phil about bicycle erotica and watching porn in public. Denver Egotist offers visual inspiration courtesy of Denver-based Levi Thornton Films. Big Media's Jason Salzman: " ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    Sexpot Comedy Launches Website That Takes Local Funny Business Seriously

    It just got easier to laugh in Denver. Kayvan Khalatbari, local ganjaprenuer, owner of three Sexy Pizza spots and godfather of the Sexpot series of comedy shows, just launched a new website that ties together many of the various strands that make up Denver's burgeoning comedy scene. The site, Sexpot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    There Are Two Days Left in Chimney Choir's Masterful Crowd-Funding Campaign

    Chimney Choir is in the middle of an indiegogo campaign to help fund the recording of its new album. But instead of posting Facebook statuses asking friends and strangers for a few bucks, the band, true to their experimental pop nature, decided to get creative. See also: Seven of Denver's Most Und ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    Three (And Possibly Six) New Breweries Will Open in Denver in November

    November is shaping up to be a huge month for brewery openings in Denver, as at least three -- and possibly up to six -- new beer makers get ready to pour. Mockery Brewing, Alpine Dog and Fermaentra Brewing have all set opening dates, while Zephyr Brewing, Goldspot and Declaration Brewing are aiming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2014

    Ay Caramba! No More Tortas for Cherry Creek North: A Second Helping of Cafe Society, November 3-7

    This week in Cafe Society, Gretchen Kurtz reviewed the District and thought the best thing on the menu was the deep-fried peanut butter sandwich. Mark Antonation talked to Chris Thompson, executive chef of the Nickel in the Hotel Teatro, about his new job overseeing food service for an entire hotel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2014

    Every Day is Halloween: A Guide for Those Who Can't Let Go

    Halloween is over. Boo! And not "boo" like a ghost says, but "booo" like when your team gets buried by an avalanche of scoring from the other team (goddamn Patriots...). Still, just because the calendar says the spooky time of year is over is no reason you have to listen. Not when you have crazy peo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2014

    Has Denver's Homeless Sitution Gone to Pot?

    When Jesse Watters, a correspondent for The O'Reilly Factor, visited Denver last month, he interviewed a number of colorful homeless characters about marijuana. He spoke briefly with a guy who said he was "medicating" but couldn't name his ailment, and another guy who said he's been smoking dope sin ... More >>

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    November 6, 2014
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    November 5, 2014

    Tivoli Brewing Will Open Its Own Brewery and Taphouse Inside the Historic Tivoli Building

    In what may be one of the most perfect meetings between Denver's past and its future, the new makers of Tivoli Beer will open their own brewery, taproom and restaurant inside the historic former home of the original Tivoli Brewing Company on the Auraria Campus. Tivoli Brewing co-owner Corey Marshal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2014

    Suvipa Thai Adds Variety to Federal's Vietnamese Zone

    Suvipa Thai didn't have to do much to make its dining room presentable for guests: a new coat of paint in the small, square room and some flowers on the tables, and everything was ready to go. The previous tenant, Pho De, had already painted over the lime green and sky blue of Lotus Vegetarian, whic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2014

    Taylor Swift is Coming to Denver: Presale Tickets Available Friday

    Taylor Swift is in the midst of the best album sales week of any artist since, well, Taylor Swift the last time she released an album. 1989 is currently blowing past one million copies sold, which would be incredible even if album sales weren't completely in shambles. And today, our tumblr overlor ... More >>

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    November 3, 2014

    Denver's Ten Worst Restaurant Names

    Denver blog posts have made a name for themselves. Our Cafe Society blog lists the staff's picks for Denver's ten worst restaurant names. The folks at Colorado Pols think ballot momentum is swinging the Dems' way. Colorado Peak Politics staffers disagree. Oh man, do they ever. See also: Denver's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    The Ten Best Movie Events in Denver in November

    Each November, cinephiles around the state gather for the Starz Denver Film Festival, one of the year's hottest film events. Because the festival has an stellar lineup of directors, actors and critics escorting viewers through the best contemporary and historical cinema, it can easily overshadow oth ... More >>

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    October 31, 2014

    Denver's Ten Best Tiny Restaurants

    Denver blog posts don't discriminate on the basis of size. Our Cafe Society blog counts down the ten best tiny restaurants in Denver. Colorado Pols asks: Did Democrats or Republicans guess wrong on Spanish-language TV? Colorado Peak Politics: Republican ballots are outnumbering Dem ones -- by a l ... More >>

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    October 30, 2014

    Eight Best Last-Minute Halloween Costume Shops

    Denver blog posts go door to door. At our Show and Tell blog, Bree Davies points you toward eight great local shops for last-minute Halloween costumes and accessories. Mile High Report's Kyle Montgomery tracks Peyton Manning-Tom Brady match-ups through the years. Denver Frank posts about the Knoc ... More >>

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    October 29, 2014

    Denver's Top Nine Rock Bars

    Denver blog posts rock on. Our Backbeat blog raises a clenched fist for Denver's nine best rock bars. The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek and John Tomasic on Colorado Democrats' ground game. Denver Egotist salutes the skull-tastic teaser by Denver's Adam Schmisek for Starz's Black Sails. See ... More >>

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    October 27, 2014

    Three Things to Do for Free in Denver, October 27-30

    Save your cash for the upcoming Halloween festivities -- you can still have a good time in Denver over the next few days. Watch scary movies, dress up your dog and see art, all for free. For a complete listing of events around town, check the online Westword calendar -- and spread the word about mor ... More >>

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    October 27, 2014

    Photos: Ten Things You Probably Didn't Know About Denver

    NewsCastic recently published a list of 101 facts about Denver, and while most of the entries were familiar to us, quite a few of them weren't. Here's the ten that struck us as the most unusual or surprising, featuring photos and original NewsCastic text. To see the original post, click here. See a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    The Nine Best Rock Bars in Denver

    In our continuing effort to spotlight the best venues in town for music fans of all types, we bring you our picks for the best rock bars in Denver (and, in this case, its suburbs). A rock bar, for our purposes, is a place you can reliably go to find music anchored by electric guitars and a certain ... More >>

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    October 24, 2014

    Photos: Top Ten Haunted Houses in the U.S.A., Including a Terrifying Denver Attraction

    To mark the Halloween season, USA Today assembled its picks for the country's top haunted houses -- and one from Denver made the cut. Count down all ten below, featuring images and text from each of the attractions -- and be sure to click on the links to learn more about the scares offered up at ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    Ryan Alexander Creative Launches Local Lounge To Highlight Denver Fashion

    The inner circle of Denver's fashion scene turned out Thursday for Local Lounge, a networking event hosted by Ryan Alexander Creative that was intended to showcase some of Denver's fashion designers to the media and to each other. "We started this event is to bring awareness to Denver's weird under ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2014

    Top Twenty Ways to Tell a Hipster From a Bro

    Denver blog posts have equal love for hip bros and bro hipsters. Our Show and Tell blog offers twenty ways to tell the difference between a hipster and a bro. The Colorado Independent's Tessa Cheek: "CSU newspaper wins election-season battle against Clerk Myers." The Redheaded Slut on coloring ou ... More >>

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