More than sixty years ago, Jack Kerouac watched a baseball game at a ballfield at 23rd Avenue and Welton Street in downtown Denver, a field known today as Sonny Lawson Park. He appreciated the crowd watching the game along with him that night, and commemorated "all humanity, the lot" in On the Road. ... More >>
Denver District Attorney Mitch Morrissey has formally charged a group of men accused of assaulting two victims and intimidating a witness early last Saturday morning in LoDo, at about the same time that Shaquille Hargrove, an airman stationed at Buckley Air Force Base, was fatally shot in the same a ... More >>
DEVOTCHKA & COLORADO SYMPHONY @ RED ROCKS | FRI, 6/14/13 Teaming up with an orchestra can sometimes be a thin attempt to disguise a creative lag, but in this case, the pairing has produced an inspired, brilliantly structured melding of two aesthetics that relies less on contrast than it does on simi ... More >>
NEUROSIS at SUMMIT MUSIC HALL | 2/16/13 Experiencing the rare and punishing set from Neurosis at the Summit Music Hall evoked the sensation of being in front of a oncoming freight train. But then the music itself was so powerful and felt like so many things, that it was almost overwhelming. The imp ... More >>
The city once thought it had the solution to Triangle Park -- unofficially known as the Bumuda Triangle because of all the homeless who gathered there during the day, when the nearby shelters were closed. But five years and more than $300,000 later, Denver admitted its plan hadn't worked and went ba ... More >>
While protesters gathered in front of City Hall Monday to protest the upcoming ban on urban camping, another group was gathering by the tiny triangular space at 23rd and Lawrence streets, a spot officially known as Eddie Maestas Park, but most often called the Bumuda Triangle.
Last night I wandered around the Ballpark neighborhood, which was bustling with preparations for opening day, thinking about how much this area has changed since the decision was made to put the baseball stadium just beyond the LoDo Historic District. Thinking about how the Ballpark neighborh ... More >>
Tom MurphyMiracleman Miracleman, Bury My Bones, Night of Joy and Thee Goochi Boiz Rockaway Tavern | March 5, 2011 Miracleman set up on the floor in front of the stage. The duo, comprised of Chris Westin and Sara Century, had a bedraggled drum set, keyboards, a tape player with samples and a ... More >>
I headed up to the 2000 block of Larimer Street last night -- an area dubbed "NoDo" two decades ago, not just because the map put it right above LoDo, but because of its distinct lack of funds compared to its more prosperous neighbor. And there I raised a glass to Karle Seydel, an urban plan ... More >>
Eddie Maestas gave his heart to the Larimer neighborhood. Now his name is at the heart of it.
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