After decades of drought, suddenly metro Denver will be flooded with four Trader Joe's -- great news for fans of the California-based chain, and a big yawn for everyone else. Jenn Wohletz worships at the church of Joe's, but even she has found flaws with the store, as she revealed last week. See al ... More >>
In Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, robot R2D2 is playing Chewbacca, a giant creature known as a wookiee, in a game of chess -- and Chewie is getting frustrated. At that point, Han Solo (Harrison Ford) notes that wookiees have been known to pull people's arms out of their sockets when they lose, pr ... More >>
Down to your last few dollars before rent is due next week? Don't worry about it. You can still have fun without forking over a lot of cash. From a Dragon Boat Festival to movies in the park, this town will be full of things to do for under $10. And as always, if you're a responsible planner and can ... More >>
Tomorrow, the Colorado Economic Development Commission will hold its first public hearing on the six projects vying for big-bucks sales-tax rebates under the state's Regional Tourism Act. They include a 1,500-room hotel and conference center in Aurora. The hotel would be the city's biggest tourism d ... More >>
Next weekend, a highly unique paranormal party is slated to take over the infamously spooky Stanley Hotel, which, of course, provided the inspiration for Stephen King's The Shining. Part paranormal investigation and part dance extravaganza, Feel the Energy, as its been dubbed is a party that exists ... More >>
Update: For the second time in less than a week, a skier has been killed while schussing the slopes at Keystone. The death brings the total skier deaths this year in Colorado to eleven, just six shy of a macabre record set in 2008.
Ken Salazar.Two weeks ago, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar surfaced in Alamosa, surrounded by state leaders, to present the results of a federal study aimed at promoting tourism and conservation in the San Luis Valley. The National Park Service's study pushes for conservation easements, ... More >>
Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah is now open at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and if you are like us, it has awakened a deep desire to live our lives as pirates, right here in Denver. This can be a challenge, given that we are law-abiding citizens in a landlocked state ... More >>
Dana Cain: A glittering rainbow-avalanche of arts.If the overarching Colorado arts scene is like an awesome picture of a unicorn galloping across a rainbow -- and we're going to go ahead and say that it is -- then Dana Cain is like the glitter: essential. A tireless arts cheerleader and all a ... More >>
When I stepped over the threshold of Eataly on Fifth Avenue in New York City, my fear was confirmed: I was in hell. The shop was teeming with tourists of all nationalities, snapping photos and chattering in unrecognizable languages, relentlessly charging through the store and knocking each o ... More >>
Gimme a Y! Gimme an O! Broncos cheerleaders will be on hand tonight for the opening of a new self-serve fro-yo shop in Cherry Creek. Yogurt Guru, 2636 East Third Avenue, also has other treats in store for tonight's opening, including 50 percent off all yogurt between 5 and 8 p.m and giveawa ... More >>
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Our top DVD picks scheduled for release this week
Is Thomas Silverstein a prisoner of his own deadly past — or the first in a new wave of locked-down lifers?
From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn.
Magnolia has something for everyone -- and that includes me.
I'm in way over my head at the Aquarium.
The Dead Guy flickers in a feeble attempt to spoof TV.
Since anointing Kelly Clarkson, the star machine's been running on empty.
Gaetano's makes for a disappointing spaghetti Western.
Mindhunters is truly stupid fun.
Mint Chocolate Chip Martini
The New Mexican food at Julia Blackbird's falls flat.
Will everyone in Boulder please get on the same page?
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new.
Vita Bella Pizza and Pasta
This band doesn't take rock and roll for granted.
I brake for Jack-n-Grill, a temple to the taco.
All American Vogue
The DAM puts the Hallmark photo collection in sharp focus.
Director Simon Wells tinkers with his great-grandfather's Time Machine.
The slopes are crowded, so why aren't Colorado resorts rolling in cold cash?
Shrek offers an amusing, if empty, fractured fairy tale.
CSU SHOPS AROUND FOR WAYS TO STUFF ITS PIGSKIN WALLET.
HOW TO USE YOUR MOUSE TO SAVE A WHALE.