DJ Ktone's fifth annual Greatest Show on Turf begins this evening at Sutra Night Club with Denver Got Next, a showcase of the hottest up and coming hip-hop talent coming out of the town. On the fifth edition of his annual week-long birthday celebration, Ktone is out to make this year's festivities b ... More >>
From regulations changing and shops being raided, to pizza delivery guys calling the cops on tokers, it has been an interesting year for medical marijuana in Colorado. Below is our top ten list of Westword's most popular marijuana stories of 2011 as well as links to the original posts.
Congratulations, Denver: You have officially been swallowed up whole by the Matrix. Men's Health recently came out with its list of the country's most socially networked cities, and Denver, of all places, came in third. Do we get a prize for this? Like a new FarmVille animal or something?
We knew when we posted the video of the live octopus hot pot at Sik Gaek in Queens that we'd stir some feelings of outrage. And we weren't disappointed. Haterade poured in on Digg, Youtube and Cafe Society, decrying us for what we ate. We already gave special recognition to a particular veno ... More >>
Laura Frank.With resources and revenues for print and broadcast news operations continuing to shrink, investigative journalism -- a vital form, but among the field's most expensive -- is becoming more rare with each passing day. But former Rocky Mountain News reporter Laura Frank thinks she's ... More >>
Click to enlarge the Lola happy hour menu.Yesterday on this blog, Drunk of the Week columnist Drew Bixby posted a British Bulldog receipt with what appeared to be inflated tip calculations, sparking a comment lightning storm (here and on Digg) that lasted well into the night. What we were l ... More >>
Pants: Now totally optionalOver at the excellent social-media site Mashable, there's an intelligent and thought-provoking post about the ways social media has changed us. And while its conclusions about social media's impact on our society included important points about information availabil ... More >>
You want to know what's hot right now on social media? Just ask OneRiot, a Boulder-based tech company aiming to offer a new way to search the web. As opposed to Google, which tries to provide the authoritative result to any search query, OneRiot is more interested in providing the "buzz" resu ... More >>
If you spend a lot of time surfing the Internets for lulz or work in any sort of IT-related field, you've probably come across the Webby-award winning web series The Website is Down. It's a hilarious look at the point where the people who understand technology and make it work interface with ... More >>
Back again with more great Twits to follow for your burgeoning Twitter feed. As always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword, @westword_music and @casciato. @Zaibatsu -- One of our local Twitter power users. Zaibatsu -- aka Reg Saddler -- is an IT consultant by day, social media rockstar ... More >>
John Beech left his will, car titles and other papers for police on his kitchen table. A Jefferson County judge threw out objections Friday afternoon to a suicide's controversial will, ruling that the man's estate must go to a prominent Denver charity -- even though his family contends that the ch ... More >>
Attention college students (and overbearing mothers of college students): Westword is looking for an online-journalism intern to contribute to westword.com. The intern will focus on growing the site's multimedia presence, specifically with audio and video, but will contribute to all aspects of the ... More >>
Winter White Ale Bell's Brewery Comstock, Michigan Warning: This beer isn't available in Colorado as far as a know, but a friend who lives in Indiana brought it to me as a gift, so what the hell. Also, when I blogged about the superiority of Colorado and California beers during the Great American ... More >>
The nature of print media is strange these days. Pages shrivel and shrink, then disappear altogether, while paid positions dry up like teens on Proactiv, resulting in a frenzied scramble toward writers and editors doing more with less, pissed off at their frozen salaries yet unable to bitch about i ... More >>
Join us for a few cups of blog. Today in Cafe Society: • Izakaya Den (pictured) joins the lunch bunch. • What Denver restaurants would you recommend to Food & Wine? • Charlie Master could be getting back in the game. • Candy Girls sink their teeth into Flake and Curly Wurly bars. Today in ... More >>
Tomorrow night at 3 Kings Tavern, a cavalcade of current and bygone Denver acts and musicians will be on hand to celebrate the life of Wendi Wikstrand, aka Grandma Dynamite, a very dear friend of mine and the scene, who passed away at the end of October. Slated to appear on the bill are Hellafied Fu ... More >>