It seems that Bill Sullivan, the subject of our story "Operation Cock Block," isn't out of trouble with the Securities and Exchange Commission just yet. A federal judge has rejected an effort to settle the fraud case against Sullivan and another man, Michael Turnock, who are accused of carrying out ... More >>
This is the seventh in a series of pieces profiling Colorado-grown products...and what some local restaurants do with them. As much pride as we Coloradans take in our local producers and their staggering variety of goods, how many of them can say they tangled with the heaviest of heavyweights on a ... More >>
Bill Sullivan, the subject of our story "Operation Cock Block," is in trouble again. The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced fraud charges against two men, William P. Sullivan and Michael Turnock, for allegedly carrying out a $15.7 million Ponzi scheme involving a Denver-based company a ... More >>
The long, strange trip of Quiznos, a homegrown chain, took another turn yesterday when Avenue Capital Group, a New York hedge fund, took controlling interest in the company. Reports the Wall Street Journal, "The deal, approved by all Quiznos creditors, keeps the chain, known for toasted subs, out of ... More >>
Happy Repeal Day, Denver. In celebration of the day in 1933 when United States citizens could finally booze legally again, you might consider raising a pre-Prohibition era cocktail -- like a dry Martini, made with equal parts gin and vermouth, or a bittered sling (the old-fashioned Old Fashio ... More >>
With temperatures predicted to plummet to just above zero later this week, Occupy Denver is looking increasingly like Occupy Iceberg. But protesters in a small Colorado city a few hours to the south -- Occupy Trinidad -- have figured out how to keep themselves occupied in the cold winter months ahea ... More >>
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Occupy Wall Street has been taking flak for being vague about its mission and not having a concrete platform. But the growing protest in New York is currently working on a document that will outline the organization's demands. Because the movement is democratic, with no specific leader, the list is ... More >>
About 200 people brought their voices to the steps of the Colorado State Capitol, starting at noon on Saturday for the Denver version of the Occupy Wall Street ongoing protest that originated -- where else -- on Wall Street in New York. Photos continue below.
Do most readers no longer expect to find longtime newspaper staples in print? Consider that last week, the Denver Post trimmed Doonesbury and other comic strips from the physical paper without causing an uproar. And the response has been similarly modest a day after the Post axed stock and mu ... More >>
Okay, Ronald, say you're sorry. SAY IT!!So McDonald's is issuing a "surprising, embarrassing and uncharacteristic" apology to its Australian customers because McCafé coffee sucks. "We are the largest coffee chain in Australia, but we know we are not the most loved," Helen Nash, McDonald's ... More >>
Colorado's Public Utilities Commission is slated to sign off on Qwest's merger with CenturyLink today, a day after Montana became the fourteenth state to okay the deal, pushing memories of Mountain Bell even further down the line. The PUC was initially scheduled to approve the merger last we ... More >>
Andrew Romanoff.Update below: At 11 a.m. today, Andrew Romanoff will be roaming the 16th Street Mall, shaking hands and explaining to pedestrians why it's important they vote for him in Tuesday's primary. And Romanoff spokesman Roy Teicher expresses confidence about victory even as he dismiss ... More >>
This week's cover story, "Signed, Sealed, Rejected," explores the costs, intrigues and legal hurdles involved in getting citizen initiatives on the ballot in Colorado -- and the massive campaign underway to defeat three controversial antitax measures this fall. That effort just got more mas ... More >>
Andrew Romanoff doesn't plan on going anywhere.Earlier today, Andrew Romanoff defied the rumor mill by announcing his intention to continue his campaign for the U.S. Senate against Michael Bennet. After delivering a speech that can be read in its entirety below, Romanoff spoke to yours truly ... More >>
The city landscape is littered with beauty salons that use cute puns for names. The Mane Event, The Hair Porte and Loose Ends are all clever, but they don't quite raise the hackles like a salon called Curl Up & Die. That the salon pictured above is located in a strip mall of Middle Eastern m ... More >>
American Casino attempts to deconstruct the subprime-loan disaster.
The Colorado European Festival celebrates our friends across the pond.
Hippopotami are more fearsome than most might believe. In fact, they’re actually quite dangerous -- especially when you’re sticking your hand inside their mouths to brush their big hippo teeth. Which is exactly what a Denver Zoo worker found out this past Monday, July 14, when she was bitten by ... More >>
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The current issue of Time magazine takes on the nation’s foreclosure crunch by using the Denver housing market as an example of the havoc reaped by subprime loans and adjustable rate mortgages. About 25,000 homeowners will receive a first foreclosure notice this year in metro Denver, the magazine ... More >>
National CineMedia is the future of movie-theater advertising — and probably the future of movie theaters, period.
Super Star Asian lives up to its name.
Colorado's Croc craze is conquering the world. But does it have legs?
Do Not Pass Go
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
If you loaned money to this former Fox News staffer -- and many did -- you may be out of luck.
US West's golden CEO just keeps getting richer and richer.
The SEC is baffled by a group that claims allegiance only to the Torah and not USA INC.
The hottest digital audio format -- and Web site -- on the Net is changing the way local bands view the future.
Now we know why US West execs thinks life's better here.
To win underwriting contracts, bond houses provide campaigns with free political pros--but taxpayers wind up carrying the load.
Jeffco's open-space advocates unveil a bond-issue plan to stop Nike.
John Gable drilled for oil and suckers--including the federal government.
For accused con man Christian Lawless Harper, a mine is a terrible thing to waste.
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