Steven B.Back in the '80s, Steven B. Williams was among the hottest celebs in Denver -- half of KBPI's radio tandem Steven B. and the Hawk, which won multiple Westword Best of Denver awards. But in 2006, he was found dead in the waters off Santa Catalina Island, one bullet in his head. Now, f ... More >>
Sad news: Dick Dillon -- a.k.a. Sky Rover, one of the signature radio helicopter pilots in local broadcasting -- passed away yesterday. He was in his late seventies. He worked at many stations in the area between 1972 and 1997, including KIMN during its glory days and KYGO, and influenced a g ... More >>
The late George Weber. Shortly after the publication of a Bradley Campbell/Matt Snyders feature about the so-called Craigslist killings, the free-classified service has decided to eliminate its "erotic services" category in favor of a yet-to-be-determined replacement. Learn the latest in this repor ... More >>
On Friday, Westword.com published a story about a recent spate of murders connected to Craigslist -- including that of former Denver radio personality George Weber. The story also touches on the unlikely emergence of Craigslist founder Craig Newmark as an ally of the family of one of the victims, ... More >>
The typical modern teen psychopath tends to mark his trail with plenty of media. Columbine, anyone? And John Katehis, the sixteen-year old who's reportedly confessed to stabbing former Denver radio personality George Weber this past weekend, is no exception. His MySpace page was taken offline after ... More >>
Let it snow? Let it snow? Let it snow? Today in Cafe Society: • Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg spreads the wealth. • Updated: Other stirring events, now that "Soup for the Soul" is cancelled. • Desperately seeking volunteers for the IACP conference in Denver. • Co-op grocery looking to open in Fi ... More >>
The murder of former Denver radio personality George Weber over the weekend in Brookyln appears to have been solved -- and the resolution is even more sordid than a March 24 article in the New York Post suggested. "'Violent Sex' Ad Led to Murder of WABC Newsman George Weber, Confesses Teen," from th ... More >>
We're bringing you our Best. Today in Cafe Society: • Wine, before its time. • Rise to the occasion at Kitchen Table Cooking School. • Larkburger soars above the average burger. • Join the lunch bunch at Super Star Asian. • Skinny Jay's wings burn so good. • Common Grounds to move to Su ... More >>
As we reported in a March 23 blog, former Denver radio personality George Weber was found dead over the weekend in his Brookyln apartment. Today, the sensation-happy New York Post is reporting that "cops are investigating the murder as a gay slaying." The story presents contradictory evidence in reg ... More >>
Photo by Lori MidsonHot diggity dogs. Do the Tube Steak Boogie. Today in Cafe Society: • Bernie's brings hot dog heaven to Highlands Ranch. • Get your free french fry fix at Steuben's in April. • Mojitos gives you another reason to go out. • Get a taste of Denver history tonight. Today in ... More >>
When the latest rash of layoffs, cutbacks and buyouts struck newspaper and TV outlets a few years ago, journalists worried about a loss of "institutional knowledge" -- reporters, producers or editors who'd been around town long enough that they could connect all the dots when a news event took place ... More >>
March forward. Today in Backbeat Online: • The Photo Atlas live at SXSW 2009. • Overcasters SXSW tour diary. • Epilogues SXSW tour diary. • Aloft in the Sundry SXSW tour diary. • Meese SXSW tour diary. Today in Cafe Society: • Appleman's cooking in Boulder tonight. • Alba Osteria exp ... More >>
George Weber, a Denver-area radio personality during the '80s and '90s, was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment yesterday, the victim of an apparent homicide. Most recently, Weber worked for WABC in New York City. He was laid off last year, but he was reportedly freelancing for ABC News Radio at t ... More >>
Local artists put out a wealth of good music this year. Step right up and read all about it.
Watch out, Dean and Rog. The other radio creeps are creeping up on you.
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