Mary DeForest loves Jane Austen. The 68-year-old academic has read each of the author's novels over 100 times. "I went to her tomb at Winchester Cathedral and burst into tears," she says. "I couldn't believe she was dead." DeForest has spent much of her academic career defending Austen's legacy. " ... More >>
More than forty activists gathered on the sidewalk in front of the Leprino Foods corporate headquarters on West 38th Avenue at noon yesterday, carrying signs and banners printed with the phrases "Leprino Foods: Cruelty in every slice" and "Cows suffer for Leprino cheese." The rally was organized by ... More >>
Forbes has just released its annual list of the 400 richest people in America, and five Coloradans made the cut. Who are they and where did they land on Forbes' roster? Count them down below, complete with photos and excerpts from Forbes data and text. For the original post, click here. See also: T ... More >>
Those of us who live in Colorado tend to think of the Broncos as the NFL team with the best fans. But that's not how Forbes sees it. The publication's top ten ranking definitely includes Denver, as well as the Indianapolis Colts, who face our local heroes Sunday night to kick off the 2014 season. Bu ... More >>
Forbes has just released its list of the top colleges in America -- a roster that includes 650 institutions. And while thirteen Colorado colleges are included, none of them made the top ten...or the top twenty...or the top thirty. Below, see our photo-illustrated countdown of the Colorado finishers ... More >>
Tomorrow, two top-flight European football clubs -- AS Roma (Serie A, Italy) and Manchester United (Premiere League, England) -- square off at Mile High Stadium in the 2014 International Champions Cup. How would the hometown Colorado Rapids stack up against either of these touring powerhouses? Sala ... More >>
The Denver Broncos finished 25th on Forbes's list of the world's fifty most valuable sports teams, down two spots from last year. The rankings were based on each team's enterprise value (total equity plus debt) and their current or pending stadium deals. The Broncos are valued at $1.161 billion. Of ... More >>
Ever have big plans for your life, but then you got high? Lethargic and under-achieving potheads may have created a bum rap for all of us, but that doesn't mean success and lighting it up are mutually exclusive. Breaking news: a lot of famous celebrities and creative-types smoke weed. If this surp ... More >>
Critic Jessica Hopper has played in and managed bands, toured internationally, booked shows, produced records, worked as a publicist and is the author of The Girls' Guide to Rocking, a how-to for teen ladies. She is here to help you stop doing it wrong. Send your problems to her -- confidentiality i ... More >>
Back in October of last year, Don Fox, the CEO of Firehouse Subs, a national chain with thirteen outpost in the metro Denver area, had this to say about the Affordable Care Act (ACA). "October 1st will be a watershed moment," wrote Fox in Forbes magazine. "On that day, the Affordable Care Act's 'Hea ... More >>
A couple months ago, our sister paper LA Weekly published a piece entitled "It's Crunch Time for Nipsey Hussle." In it, writer Justin Tinsley examined the 28 year-old LA rapper's career, and how he believed it had come close to a stall. Barely three months later, and already Nipsey Hussle (born Ermi ... More >>
What do you know about Jay-Z? Born Shawn Corey Carter in December 1969, the Brooklyn corner boy from the Marcy Housing Projects, who used to flip kilos of coke as fast as he flipped rhymes, turned his life of trial and tragedy into one of triumph and success, making a ton of money and marrying the g ... More >>
Blago.Rod Blagojevich, the disgraced former Illinois Governor who's headed to prison for trying to broker a political deal, is now trying to broker another. Blago, who was sentenced to fourteen years in the clink for trying to sell the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama (among other for ... More >>
Lori Midson"Nine years ago," says Liz Thorpe, "when no one cared about cheese, we started selling cheese at Murray's, a small cheese shop in New York, and thanks to some amazing people with a genuine love and passion for cheese, we've become one of the best cheese shops in the country." Mu ... More >>
"Goodness just seems to follow me..."The debate continues: Was the decision to draft Florida QB Tim Tebow good for the Broncos and good for America or deserving of the bile spewed by TebowHaters.com? Now, ESPN's Page 2 has waded into this controversy. Earlier this month, Forbes magazine publ ... More >>
Maybe you knew enough about Spider-Man not to embarrass yourself. And yeah, most folks know the basics of Batman. And seriously, even my grandma knows Superman well enough to carry on a decent conversation. But Iron Man? Even with the first movie under your belt, what with the fog of any ... More >>
Pueblo Chamber of CommerceFoodie fun in Pueblo: the annual jalapeno-eating contestYes, it's yet another list. Livability, the site that invites you to "discover America's best places to live," has just released its list of "Foodie Finds: 10 Surprising Food Cities," and Colorado occupies two o ... More >>
Mark Stoddard, a mixologist at Happy and its late-night alter-ego, Bitter Bar, was in New Zealand last week, competing in the 42Below Cocktail World Cup with fellow TeamUSA members Todd Thrasher of Washington, DC, and Sean Hoard of New York City. This contest is not for the timid. Over fiv ... More >>
Monday was a happy day at Happy, the noodle house at 835 Walnut Street in Boulder that Dave Query's Big Red F group opened a year ago as Happy Noodle House. Over the months, Query and company have made a number of adjustments at the restaurant -- starting but not ending with the name -- and ... More >>
Happy, at 835 Walnut Street in Boulder, just made Forbes.com's list of America's Best New Restaurants. "The notion of affordable, flavorful Asian dishes (primarily noodles) is nothing new, especially since the rise of chef David Chang's Momofuku empire in New York City. But a dedicated focu ... More >>
From Forbes.comDenver: The best city for single ghosts trying to catch a train? Forbes.com -- America's go-to source for tax law updates, breaking commodities news and sexiness -- has named Denver the 13th best city for singles. "With a brunt of popular sports teams -- Broncos, Nuggets, Ava ... More >>
"How much you want for it?" Denver's housing market may not seem in great shape right now, but according to Forbes magazine, it's well positioned to improve soon and stay robust in the future. Indeed, "Best Cities To Buy A Home," penned by Sarah Lynch, puts Denver atop a roster of cities with posit ... More >>
A powerhouse of a woman speaks for Unique Lives.
Ali Hasan is young, rich and brash, and plans to follow in his parents' political footsteps cowboy boots and all.
Dan Rather tips off for Mark Cuban's network.
It's tough to end an interview with this question: "Oh, by the way, were you ever a neo-Nazi?" It's tough, but it's tougher to suffer through what can happen if you don't ask that question. We learned that the hard way a few months ago, when we ran a light-hearted story on the Denver Lair, a group ... More >>
The SuicideGirls are ready to torch the town.
From the week of August 11, 2005
The Legislative Councilís ballot-analysis booklet has inspired so many fights, it should be called the black-and-blue book. Hereís our cure.
The big Kiss-off
Fetish ball whips up tricks and treats
Lisa Marie Presley's belated rock-and-roll career couldn't have come at a better time.
If the FCC loosens its rules, will media giants go on a radio-and-TV shopping spree? Absolutely.
Since Qwest swallowed US West, employees and stockholders have been put on hold.
Urban cowboys cash a surprising number of federal farm-subsidy checks.
The government says he killed more people than Tim McVeigh. He lives in a cell a hundred miles from Denver. So how come you've never heard of La Quica?
For Silkk the Shocker and the No Limit Army, success is all in the family.
In the deadly race to circle the globe in a balloon, team Re/Max plans to rise above the crowd. But can a bold ego go where no man has gone before?
Denver pays a consultant big money to get overseas flights for DIA--and goes nowhere.
BILL GATES--NOT THAT BILL GATES--HELPS HIMSELF TO SOME QUALITY TIME. READ ALL ABOUT IT.