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Easter

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    4/20 at CU Boulder such a non-event again that administrators may reconsider campus closure

    While Denver's Civic Center Park was wild on 4/20, drawing big crowds and sparking 130 arrests or citations over the course of the weekend, the scene at CU-Boulder -- once the setting for what one advocate described as "an orgasm of cannabis consumption" -- was anything but. For the third consecutiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    From eggs to nugs, Denver's on a roll this weekend

    With both 4/20 and Easter on Sunday, the city will be rolling in nugs and eggs and the city's favorite hybrid meal -- brunch -- will undoubted hit new highs. Whether you're out to celebrate bud or bunnies this year or just celebrating a good-weather weekend, there's plenty to do in Denver. Keep read ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (7 free!), April 18-20

    If smoking weed with the masses at Civic Center Park or Easter egg hunts aren't your thing, there's still plenty to Denver in Denver this weekend, everything from debates to art openings to a three-day celebration of music, comedy and, yes, cannabis. We've picked out ten of the best events, all unde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Four most cannabis-unfriendly events this weekend

    While 4/20 is celebrated by stoners worldwide, Coloradans do it better than anybody else. A day of unity and political activism where participants can spend their every waking moment consuming cannabis is hard to beat, holiday-wise. It bears repeating, however, that in addition to being ganja christ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Smokin' deals at Central Bistro & Bar, Bruxie this 4/20 weekend

    While some restaurants are focusing on throwing a major Easter brunch bash, others are rolling out deals related to that other Sunday holiday: 4/20. Among the latter are Central Bar & Bistro, which is hosting a front-patio party on Saturday, and Bruxie, which is cooking up a special 4/20 deal. See ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Mlp48 is the winner of our Trillium Easter brunch contest

    UPDATE: We have a winner of our Trillium Easter brunch contest, in which we asked Cafe Society readers to answer this question: How many mimosas did Trillium serve during last year's Easter brunch? Congratulations to Mlp48, who came the closest with a guess of 142; the actual number is 167. Mlp48, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2014

    Combine 4/20 with closing day at a few ski resorts and it looks like spring in the mountains

    Closing day fall on both Easter Sunday and -- ahem -- 4/20 for a handful of Colorado's ski areas, so this weekend is shaping up to be all-time. We've put together a guide to get you through it. See also: Best of Denver 2014 Sports & Recreation

  • News

    April 17, 2014
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    April 17, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Win two seats to Easter brunch at Trillium

    Easter brunch is the official culinary transition into spring, and dozens and dozens and dozens of restaurants around the city are gearing up for what's traditionally one of the busiest feasting holidays of the year. Trillium, Ryan Leinonen's Scandinavian-biased restaurant in Ballpark, already boast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Dave Chappelle and Flight of the Conchords get weird at Fiddler's Green

    If 1967 was the summer of love, then 2013 was definitely the summer of laughter -- at least in Denver. After absorbing three comedy festivals in four weeks, there must have been a lot of chuckle-trimmed abs that got another workout last night. Because closing out this season of the wit was Dave Chap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Photos: The seven biggest megachurches in Colorado

    This week's cover story, "The Prodigal Pastor," focuses on Gil Jones, a dynamic preacher who built two modest, youth-oriented "seeker" churches into thriving megachurch operations, then abruptly stepped down amid complaints about his relationships with women in his congregation -- and is now embroil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Healing ink regret: tattoos are forever, but even the worst ones can be appreciated

    Whoever said that tattoos are addictive is an idiot. Like "issues" or "projection," addiction is psychobabble-related spillover, a word that suffers from a flippant overuse and strays from its meaning. As a recovering addict, I can't see a connection between my tattoos and a desire to keep gettin ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 2, 2013
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    March 29, 2013

    Closing time: An end-of-season ski and snowboard splash-down countdown

    The 2012-2013 ski and snowboard season begins winding down this weekend -- with the first round of closing-day parties at Ski Granby Ranch, Powderhorn and Purgatory at Durango Mountain Resort -- despite the fact that snow conditions are actually quite good, with more snow in the forecast. Here's a r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (6 free!), March 29-31

    There's no better way to celebrate Easter weekend than by watching ladies with bizarre nicknames wrestle in jello. Denver will have that and many more events -- from photography shows to a Walking Dead-watching party -- that you can enjoy over the next few days without dropping too much cash in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Blue Cow Eatery gears up for Easter -- and summer at Red Rocks

    Charlie and Pam Nathan opened the Blue Cow Eatery in Morrison in 1990, and have had a hopping breakfast and lunch business ever since. Five years ago, they added dinner service Thursday through Sunday -- but only during the Red Rocks season. Which officially kicks off at the end of this month not w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Marijuana profiling in Nebraska leads to two-hour search of Colorado dad, kids

    We've been hearing more about marijuana profiling -- law enforcers in other states targeting cars with Colorado license plates due to the pot laws here. One of our writers was stopped and searched twice in one trip. Anecdotal evidence (including a report about a so-called Colorado drug pipeline) su ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Cure Organic Farm veggies are manna from foodie heaven

    This is the fourth in a series of pieces profiling Colorado-grown products...and what some local restaurants do with them. "I want to have a relationship with someone who's cooking my food," declares Paul Cure, co-founder of Boulder's Cure Organic Farm. One handshake at a time, Paul and his wife, A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    Medical marijuana: Dacono mulls dispensary ban

    Tiny Dacono is poised to become the next municipality to ban medical marijuana centers after council members met to discuss the issue in a work group Monday evening. According to the Longmont Times-Call, a majority of the council members, including Mayor Charles Sigman, favored banning the three c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Reader: Andy Kelso charms as Prince Fiyero in Wicked

    Andy Kelso flew back to Colorado last week for a starring role in Wicked -- and "it's incredible" to be back home, says the Aurora native. "I already have heard from old high school and childhood friends who are coming to see the show and have reached out to say congratulations. It's sure to be a bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2012

    Lucile's Creole Cafe dishes up comfort food for vegetarians, too

    It's tough to be a vegetarian in the South, and damn near impossible to be vegan (at least if you want to it out). So even though Lucile's Creole Cafe doesn't have a huge vegetarian selection (and vegans are pretty much out of luck), the vegetarian options that are on the menu are so amazing that it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Theo Adley sells the Pinyon in Boulder to Denver-based H BurgerCO

    On Friday afternoon, I got the text: "Heeeeey! I sold the Pinyon -- going to make the move to Denver. Kablammo!" read the message from Theo Adley, the exec chef-owner of the Pinyon in Boulder, a restaurant he opened in late 2010 on the East End of the Pearl Street Mall that quickly generated accolad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, April 6-8, 2012

    Spending money is such a bummer. Luckily, you don't have to drop that much cash to have fun this weekend. Whether you fancy a mystical art show, Hunger Games costume contest or a 3-D dance party, we've got them (and more!), all for under $10. Get out there and enjoy the spring. For a full listing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Easter egg hunt in Old Colorado City canceled because of shmucky parents

    Old Colorado City canceled its annual Easter egg hunt this year. The reason? Bad behavior at the 2011 event -- not by the pint-sized participants, but by their overprotective parents, who behaved like such greedy shmucks that the town decided the annual eggstravaganza wasn't worth the trouble...or b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    The Thorn, a Vegas-style passion play, takes Easter up a notch

    For hundreds of years, Christians all over the world have been telling the story of Jesus Christ's life and death in the form of dramatic theater. From the devout actors in the Philippines using actual nails-through-the-hands, to Mel Gibson grossing $600 million portraying the bloodiest Jesus in Hol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2012

    Colorado beer calendar: Avery, Twisted Pine roll out new beers

    Odell Brewing is getting ready to host its revitalized Small Batch Festival on May 26 in Fort Collins, and the brewery is asking beer lovers to pick something for Odell to brew. You can go to the brewery's Facbook page and vote (or head to the web site, which was down this morning, but should hopefu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Colorado beer calendar: IPApril at Rackhouse Pub; barrel-aged beers at Hops & Pie

    Craft brewers sold $8.7 billion worth of beer in 2011, up more than 9 percent over the previous year, according to the Boulder-based Brewers Association. That's a lot of suds. The total amount of beer they made rose 13 percent, or roughly 1.3 million barrels, to nearly 11.5 million barrels. The num ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 6, 2011

    Swedish holiday smorgasbords at IKEA (PHOTOS)

    J. Wohletz​Those clever Swedes just keep finding ways to get people in their store, and reasonably-priced, all-you-can-eat buffets of dishes dusted with dill and sweet marzipan cakes will have eager Denverites over a herring barrel, stuffed to the gills. IKEA Centennial is holding a holiday s ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2011

    The Big Bitch

    The secret behind long sentences handed out to repeat offenders in the 18th Judicial District

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Eric Skokan's seventy-acre Black Cat Farm began as a backyard garden

    Kirsten BoyerEric Skokan in his root cellar.​Six years ago, while his Black Cat restaurant was under construction in Boulder, Eric Skokan and his wife, Jill, planted a garden in their back yard.

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    This weekend in Stoke: Easter eggcelence edition

    ​Thank you, Easter bunny! Copper Mountain's Spring Sunsation festival and 2010/2011 ski season winds up this weekend with a world record attempt on Saturday at 10 a.m. "Time to break out those swimsuits and sunglasses, because we're going to be trying to break the world record for most people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Gettin' Crafty: Natural dyes for your Easter eggs

    Successful blueberry-dye​For all those who give pom-pom critters for birthdays, feel an urge to stick googly eyes on everything or just occasionally get a twitch to fold some origami, we bring you "Gettin' Crafty" where we feature a craft you can easily make with minimal supplies and limited f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Today in Stoke: Last-chance Spring lift ticket deals

    ​Beaver Creek, Silverton Mountain and Echo Mountain all called it quits for the season yesterday, but that doesn't mean there isn't still perfectly good skiing and snowboarding to be had: Copper Mountain, Vail, Winter Park, Aspen Highlands and Snowmass are all throwing rites of Spring bashes t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Vine Street anniversary and Earth Day

    ​Whether you're more excited about getting your grub on circa April 20 -- the worldwide official day celebrating all things cannabinoid -- or April 22, Earth Day, there are plenty of food-related events taking place around town. Here's what's on the menu:

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2011

    A very special Easter message from the Prophet Elijah

    Stop lying to our children.​It's April, and Easter will be here before you know it -- which means it's time for the Prophet Elijah to weigh in. One of our perennial tip-line favorites, the prophet calls us with impressive regularity to tell us his thoughts on a variety of subjects, including w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2011

    Today in Stoke: Do you have any idea what the street value of this Spring storm is?

    Still from "Better Off Dead"​Every ski resort in Colorado got hit with snow from Sunday's storm, good news for the Spring Break set and anybody looking to get some last days in before the season's over, and even better news for the local economy: All that white stuff equals lots of green stuff ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2010

    Rudolph: He's what's for dinner

    Run run Rudolph!​Caffe Boa, the restaurant in Tempe, Arizona, that served rrabbit at a very special Easter dinner, is at it again, with a multi-course, not-so-tasteful menu for Christmas that's a reindeer roundup. Chef Payton Curry claims that his holiday meal features reindeer not from the N ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 16, 2010
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    June 22, 2010

    Peeps trial: Carol Burdick told "one person's artwork is another person's mess"

    Carol Burdick and peep.​At last, the moment has arrived. At this writing, the trial of Carol Burdick, who says she was evicted from her apartment for putting a Peeps display over her door to celebrate Easter 2009, is underway. The tension is unbearable -- especially for Comedy Central's Steph ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Silly rabbit, you're Easter dinner!

    ​If you're in Tempe, Arizona on Sunday, hop on over to Caffe Boa for an Easter dinner with all the trimmings. Most of them bunny. Executive chef Payton Curry planned the menu for this Easter service, which includes such rabbit-enriched dishes as carrot soup with a crispy rabbit confit, raviol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Hour of Power to Easter brunches

    A Flickr photo.​On tap this week: everything from classes on seasonal soups and breads to a pie contest to the wrap-up of 151 Days of Tequila to Easter brunches galore. Here's a taste of this town's culinary offerings: Monday, March 29: Interstate Kitchen & Bar, 901 West 10th Avenue, is off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2007

    Easter Suns' Day

    The Suns of Darkness have been hiding Easter Eggs for decades. A little snow didn't stop the Easter bunny from laying dozens of eggs all over City Park Sunday for the annual egg hunt hosted by the Suns of Darkness, Denver's oldest black motorcyle club. "Do they all have to wear black?" one young ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 5, 2007
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    April 13, 2006

    In Living Color

    Music and film come to life in Seeing Purple.

  • Calendar

    April 6, 2006

    Get Up, Stand Up

    Rising Up brings retro into the 21st century.

  • Dining

    February 24, 2005

    Drunk of the Week

    Martini Ranch

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