Colfax Avenue was once a neon jungle. The longest street in America had an electric vibe that could only come from the bright, smoky glow of true neon. It was more than just signage -- it was art. But times have changed. Neon is expensive to maintain and a new generation of more modern signs have ta ... More >>
I was lucky enough to experience the Pig 'N Whistle, a classic West Colfax motel on the "fabulous 40 strip," when it was still run by former boxer Eddie Bohn. I heard tales from Bohn as we drank beers in the front bar, covered with boxing memorabilia; I hosted a bachelorette party for a Westw ... More >>
A sign of times gone by.News that the old Pig 'N Whistle restaurant on West Colfax burned down this morning couldn't help leaving Eddie "Punch" Bohn with mixed emotions. After all, Punch's dad, Eddie Bohn, was the man who turned the site into a Denver landmark for the lion's share of the Twen ... More >>
In 1988, Westword published its fifth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from the Best Band (the Subdudes, just going national) to the Best Hungry Young Band (Big Head Todd and the Monsters, long before they started singing Hillary Clinton’s song) to the Best H ... More >>
Thirty miles of developments, drunks and dreams -- the ultimate road trip.
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YES, THERE REALLY IS A REASON JACK DEMPSEY WAS CALLED THE MANASSA MAULER.