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    March 28, 2014

    The twelve best brunch spots in Denver

    The warm weather heading our way brings with it the desire to stretch weekend breakfasts into blissful, hours-long respites in comfortable booths or on intimate patios. Denver's diverse population of brunch enthusiasts range from outdoor activists loading up for a big bike ride to all-day drinkers. ... More >>

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    October 21, 2013

    Marijuana: Arapahoe Basin exec stirs debate with warning about public pot smoking

    As William Breathes has reported, many ski towns are allowing recreational pot sales. But that doesn't mean public weed smoking is any more legal at resorts than it is elsewhere in Colorado. Still, the idea that ski areas will crack down on those who light up in plain view definitely stirs emotions ... More >>

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    October 17, 2013
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    October 16, 2013

    Photos: Pro-Monsanto protest group on why GMOs aren't so bad

    Earlier this week, we posted about Denver's March Against Monsanto, a Saturday rally and festival protesting the corporation most closely associated with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs; see photos from the event below. Turns out, though, that a small handful of those present don't see anyt ... More >>

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    October 15, 2013

    Photos of the Day: Snowing at Winter Park, Arapahoe Basin opening day highlights

    "Just in case you were curious, it is indeed still snowing here at Winter Park!" begins the post accompanying this photo on the Winter Park Resort Facebook page -- and that's putting it mildly. Winter Park is slated to open on November 13, and by then, we can only imagine how much white stuff will c ... More >>

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    October 14, 2013

    Photos: Denver's March Against Monsanto one of ten largest worldwide, organizer says

    On Saturday, March Against Monsanto, an organization in opposition to genetically modified organisms in general and Monsanto's GMO-related efforts in particular, staged protests and rallies at 485 locations across the planet. According to local organizer Ethan Abbott, Denver's version was among "th ... More >>

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    October 10, 2013
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    October 10, 2013

    Win tickets to see DeVotchKa at the Gothic Theatre on Halloween with Shady Elders

    It just wouldn't be October without DeVotchKa's annual Halloween extravaganza. This year, the beloved Denver act is holding court at the Gothic Theatre on Thursday, October 31, and the Boulder Theater on the following night, Friday, November 1. Shady Elders (who just premiered its new video "Summer ... More >>

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    October 8, 2013

    The ten greatest jam-band meccas

    For many jam band fans, traveling and seeing concerts goes hand in hand. Often when a favorite band announces its tour, folks will scan the tour dates and choose which dates to go to depending on which venue they are booked at. From giant outdoor summer sheds to intimate houses, here are the ten gre ... More >>

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    October 4, 2013

    Five hip breweries that will pour beer in Denver next week, but not at GABF

    The organizers of the Great American Beer Festival -- and craft beer fans -- will face an unusual situation when the three-day event returns to Denver for its thirty-second year on October 10: Not all of the hot, hard-to-find brewers will be inside the convention center hall. There are several brewe ... More >>

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    October 4, 2013

    Corvus Coffee Roasters pushes back grand opening of new location

    Phil Goodlaxson, owner/roster of Corvus Coffee Roasters, had hoped to hold a grand opening of Corvus's new home at 1740 South Broadway -- just two blocks away from its original home at 1947 South Broadway -- at 10 a.m. tomorrow. In fact, construction was going so well that the outfit moved out of it ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    Photos: Flood destruction at Fourmile and Salina

    What area suffered the worst damage in the recent Front Range flooding? One candidate is the Fourmile-and-Salina area captured in the following photos shared by Boulder County. The destruction is positively astonishing. Continue to see what we mean.

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    September 20, 2013

    Photos of the Day: What happens when you try to drive over a washed-out bridge

    "Please drive carefully and be aware of the road closures," reads a post on the Weld County Sheriff's Office Facebook page. "Driving around barricades is dangerous and illegal." Stupid, too, as evidenced by these WCSO photos of what happened when a driver figured a bridge in the area was more passab ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    Photos: Ten memorable art pieces by fallen cannabis activist Jenny Kush

    In researching this week's feature article about the life and death of cannabis activist Jenny Kush, a lot of people we spoke with emphasized that she was also quite the artist in addition to the long list of other hats she wore -- including the host of SexPot Radio. iCannabisRadio co-owner Georgia ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    Photos: Sewage backing up into Sterling homes as some disobey "NO FLUSH" order

    Our recent overabundance of water, resulting in flooding that has devastated so many Front Range areas, continues to flow east, effecting communities downstream. And while the damage thus far has generally been less impactful than in places like Lyons and Jamestown, plenty of problems have cropped u ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    Photos: Rocky Mountain National Park slowly reopening after flood

    "The bridge that the water used to go under is now clogged with rocks and debris, which has caused the water to change directions and find a new path downhill:" This description of the photo above can be found on the Facebook page of Rocky Mountain National Park, one of many Colorado attractions clo ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    Photos of the Day: Boulder County roads the flood hit hardest

    Earlier this week, we put together a photo gallery of flood damage to Colorado roads, featuring images from around the state. But unsurprisingly, the roads in Boulder County were among the hardest hit. Below, see photos from the Boulder County Facebook page spotlighting some of the most notable dama ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    Photos: Flood damage to Colorado's state parks

    A lot of coverage devoted to the devastating floods in Colorado has looked at the impact of the rushing waters on communities. But state parks -- among Colorado's most cherished treasures -- have suffered plenty of damage, too. Below, see photos from Colorado Parks and Wildlife focusing on locations ... More >>

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    September 18, 2013

    Photos of the Day: Animal evacuations after flood in Boulder

    The incredible flooding in Colorado area hasn't only effected humans. Plenty of animals have been stranded as well, with rescue operations targeting them as well as their owners. Look below to see images of the operation in Boulder County, as shared on its Facebook page.

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    September 16, 2013

    Photos: Ali Ponte, teen missing since Facebook fight with mom, found safe

    Update: Last week, we told you about the search for Alexandra "Ali" Ponte, fourteen, who'd left home on September 4 after getting into a fight with her mom over a Facebook post and disappeared; see our previous coverage below. Such stories don't always have happy endings -- but this one does. Ali w ... More >>

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    September 13, 2013

    Second Saturday: A bright spot of art when you least expect it

    Denver has a Second Saturday, and though it often seems to take a back seat to First Friday, the alternative art-night has its advantages. You won't have to elbow your way through crowds of sidewalk revelers, hawkers and buskers to get to the art, and you've also had a day's reprieve from the rat ra ... More >>

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    September 9, 2013

    Oktoberfest, a Mexican fiesta and more on the menu this week

    Chef Shellie Kark is teaching a two-part class at the Denver Public Library, 10 West 14th Avenue Parkway, titled "Rooted: Heirloom Recipes as Family History." The first session is today, and will focus on converting word-of-mouth family recipes into actual formulas that anyone can follow; the follow ... More >>

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    September 5, 2013

    Kelsie Jean Schelling: Seven months since pregnant woman due next week vanished

    Update: For months, we've been keeping you informed about the continuing search for Kelsie Jean Schelling, a Denver woman who's been missing since February; see our previous coverage below. Yesterday marked seven months since Schelling vanished, and for her family, friends and loved ones, who have ... More >>

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    August 27, 2013

    Win tickets to see MGMT at the Fillmore

    MGMT is making its way back to the Mile High City for a show at the Fillmore Auditorium next Friday, September 6, just ahead of the release of its new album, which is due out a few weeks later on Tuesday, September 17. We've got a sweet, sweet giveaway to hook you up with that includes a pair of tic ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    August 21, 2013

    Crooked Stave brings the cool with its coolship, a Belgian-style brewing vessel

    Since opening the Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project in 2010, Chad Yakobson has done things his own way, pushing Colorado's craft-beer scene forward with his brewing technique, his chosen style of beers, his collaborations and his brewery-less taproom. But his latest innovative leap will actually b ... More >>

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    July 24, 2013

    Photos: Caribou Ranch, legendary Nederland recording studio, on sale for $45 million

    Caribou Ranch near Nederland, including a recording studio that attracted some of music's biggest stars during the 1970s and beyond, is on sale for $45 million. Yes, that's a big chunk of change, but the buyer will get a lot for his money -- not just 1,600 acres of Colorado beauty, but also a piece ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013

    Aurora survivor Stephen Barton on anti-gun violence and pro-gun rallies set for tomorrow

    Dueling gun-related events -- one condemning gun violence, the other condemning "big-city gun-grabbers" -- are scheduled tomorrow in Colorado. The first is sponsored by Mayors Against Illegal Guns and will coincide with the anniversary of the Aurora theater shooting. The second "counter-rally" is ... More >>

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    July 12, 2013

    Photos: Denver Broncos cheerleaders solo shots for 2013-2014

    Back in April, we shared the first team photo of the Denver Broncos 2013-2014 cheerleading team, plus goodbye messages from those leaving the squad. Now, however, we've got newly shared solo photos of each person on the 26-strong crew courtesy of the Denver Broncos Cheerleaders Facebook page. Meet ... More >>

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    July 10, 2013

    Craft-beer throwdowns at Breckenridge, Parry's Pizza and Twisted Pine this week

    New breweries are opening nearly every week in Colorado, but the one that started up a new Facebook page last Saturday isn't one of them. "No we didn't change our name," reads the first post on That Brewery on Zuni's page. "We're still that great craft brewery making unique, great tasting craft beer ... More >>

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    July 2, 2013

    Ten ways to celebrate the Fourth of July

    Put on your stars and stripes and your red, white and blue: the Fourth of July is just days away. Across the United States, fireworks, parades and barbecues will celebrate Independence Day -- and Denver has no shortage of patriotic pride. Here are ten ways to celebrate this year. See also: - Fiv ... More >>

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    July 1, 2013

    Five offbeat things to do this summer with kids ages five to ten

    If you have older children at home who'd consider our earlier suggestions for offbeat summer fun just so much easy kid's stuff, relax. There's plenty of awesome, quirky and local shit stuff for pre-adolescents to do in Denver, too. Here's our list of five great activities to enjoy this summer with k ... More >>

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    June 28, 2013

    Photos: Denver TV personalities' goofiest Facebook pics, 2013 edition

    Last year we shared a collection of the goofiest Facebook photos by Denver TV personalities. But there's been plenty of social-media silliness since then, with assorted anchors, reporters and weather forecasters from 9News, 7News, CBS4 and Fox31/CW2 proving that serious journalism can't get in the w ... More >>

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    June 26, 2013

    Five things you must stop posting on Facebook

    I generally love Facebook. I spend hours a day keeping up with friendly gossip, laughing at George Takei's often-reposted memes involving vegetables, reading filthy jokes, swapping recipes for tempura broccoli fritters and watching posted vid clips of guys getting thwacked in the balls with various ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    Still more Facebook portraits of artists: The mugs we love to see online

    We can't get enough of the imaginative social-media mugs from local artists. So we've compiled yet another collection of their photos, as shared on Facebook with all their FB friends -- and now, you. Enjoy. See also: - Facebook portraits of artists: A local gallery - More Facebook portraits of ar ... More >>

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    June 14, 2013

    Rick Polito, sometime George Takei joke writer, finds that Internet fame doesn't always pay

    Star Trek icon George Takei's profile photo on his hilarious, ultra-popular Facebook page features a smiling pic alongside a button reading, "It's OK to be Takei!" However, being him has been even weirder than usual since Boulder-based writer Rick Polito, author of the world's funniest one-line movi ... More >>

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    June 13, 2013

    Win tickets to Sonic Bloom Music & Arts Festival this weekend at Shadows Ranch

    Update, 6/14/13: Contest is over. Congratulations to @kskidmo1. Check your email for details on how to claim your tickets. You know Sonic Bloom Music and Arts Festival? Of course you do. Well, we got our hands on a pair of tickets to the whole event, which includes camping, live art installations, ... More >>

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    June 11, 2013

    Ten ways to get wet this summer

    Sure, Colorado is landlocked -- but that doesn't mean you have to spend your summer high and dry in the sweltering, 90-plus degree heat. We don't have an ocean, but there are rivers, reservoirs, pools, water parks and many more places where you can immerse yourself this summer. So dig out that Spee ... More >>

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    June 7, 2013

    Ten perfect patios -- and events -- for pounding beers this summer

    There's something perfect about the contrast between a cold Colorado beer in your hand and the warm sun on your face -- something that makes the tensions of the day melt away. And although there are plenty of places around Colorado to drink good beer, a few of them stand out when it comes to summert ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013

    Photos: Female moose attack in town where male was seen mounting a moose statue

    On Monday, we shared photos of a moose in Grand Lake mounting a moose statue -- and the hilarious Facebook comments generated by the images; see them below. This incident may not have struck another Grand Lake moose as especially funny, though. The next day, a female moose seriously injured a woman ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013

    Videos: Remembering Tim Samaras, storm chaser killed in tornado alongside son, partner

    Tomorrow at 1 p.m., Mission Hills Church in Littleton will host a memorial service for Tim Samaras, his son Paul and his longtime partner Carl Young -- three storm chasers who dedicated their lives to documenting the sort of deadly weather from which most of us run. The three -- well known to viewer ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    Photos: Moose-on-moose-statue sex pics draw hilarious Facebook responses

    Like most TV news operations, 9News aspires to be a family-friendly operation from top to bottom. So how did those who like the station's Facebook page react when its overseers shared a photo gallery depicting a moose attempting to have carnal relations with a moose statue in Grand Lake? Not with s ... More >>

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    May 30, 2013

    Win tickets to Oskar Blues' Burning Can fest on Saturday (updated with winners)

    Update: Congratulations to pjaxelsson, bluefakeplastic, aulrey and Eliza Leigh. Check your email for details on how to claim your tickets! Original post: Oskar Blues' annual Burning Can Festival will bring more than thirty local and national craft breweries to Lyons' Bohn Park during the Lyons Outd ... More >>

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    May 28, 2013

    Photos: BolderBOULDER 2013 safe, exciting and hot!

    After the Boston Marathon attack, runners took to social media to declare that they wouldn't be scared away from participating in the upcoming Colfax Marathon and BolderBOULDER -- and they were as good as their word. The Colfax Marathon went off without a hitch, and yesterday, increased security mea ... More >>

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    May 24, 2013

    More Facebook portraits of artists: A local treasury, part two

    Artists really grok the culture of Facebook better than anyone else: Like a blank canvas waiting for paint and inspiration, the social media outlet is just another empty slate -- and it's up to each artist to fill it with pictures. A lot of those pictures end up being images of the artists themselve ... More >>

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    May 20, 2013

    Photos: Kara Nichols, missing model, marks twentieth birthday as search continues

    Late last year, when we first posted about the search for Kara Nichols, she was nineteen. Today, more than eight months after she set out from her Colorado Springs home for Denver, she turns twenty. Her loved ones are marking the date even as they're emphasizing that despite the passage of time, th ... More >>

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    May 10, 2013

    Win tickets to Dillinger Escape Plan at the Fox

    The Dillinger Escape Plan is playing at the Fox Theatre this Tuesday, May 14. We've got a couple pairs of tickets if you and a guest would like to be our guests. FYI: These are hard tickets, so you'll need to stop by our offices on Tuesday afternoon to pick them up. Continue on for details on how to ... More >>

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    May 1, 2013

    Facebook portraits of artists: A local gallery

    One reason we return to Facebook again and again is to look at the pictures --and to share them, too. But when artists join in that endlessly unfolding online scrapbook, things really start to get interesting. Following are some of our favorite FB portraits of Colorado artists. See also: - Denver T ... More >>

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    April 29, 2013

    R.I.P., Chris Haney

    Update, 3:30 p.m. 4/29/13: Just got off the phone with Kent Shelton from the Gothic, who told us that a memorial in remembrance of Chris Haney is planned for this Friday, May 3 at the Gothic Theatre. Keep reading for the exact details and a few additional words from Shelton about his departed friend ... More >>

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