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    September 22, 2014

    Urban Dictionary for Pot? Ten Definitions From Ganjapreneur's Marijuana Slang Site

    The Ganjapreneur website wants to put words in your mouth: Its new Marijuana Slang Dictionary aspires to be the Urban Dictionary of pot jargon. The page is too new to have much user-generated content, but the starter set of definitions is amusing in and of itself -- especially usage samples that wil ... More >>

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    September 18, 2014

    Medical Marijuana Dispensary Review: Golden Meds in North Denver

    The thing that's going to turn people away from Golden Meds isn't the shop, or their herb. It is their parking lot. Even with nobody around, it's a sketchy mess of broken concrete, potholes filled with oily water, and bags-worth of garbage blowing around and stacking up in the curbs. It also doesn't ... More >>

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    August 26, 2014

    Dishes of DISH: A Samoa Doughnut from Glazed and Confuzed

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Like Glazed and ... More >>

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    July 24, 2014

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Green Leaf in Denver

    Green Leaf probably does a lot of walk-in business from people living in nearby apartments who either can't get to other dispensaries closer to downtown for lack of transportation or are just too lazy to care. If it wasn't for the housing within walking distance to Green Leaf, I'm not sure the tiny ... More >>

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    May 29, 2014

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Sense of Healing in Denver

    Is there a better stretch of road in Denver than Federal? Colfax, maybe. But Federal has the best food, the best people-watching, the best classic cars regularly cruising by -- and it's one of the last thoroughfare in the city whose character developers haven't tried to steal in the last ten years. ... More >>

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    May 1, 2014

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Flavored Essentials in Denver

    In the year or so since photos of what looks to be a clean, well-lit and well-stocked Flavored Essentials were posted on the dispensary's Facebook page, the shop doesn't appear to have done much upkeep. Lights were out all over the place, and the only illumination came from the few lamps hung over ... More >>

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    April 10, 2014

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: The Purple Dragon in Denver

    One of the first dudes I ever got stoned with in high school was a super metal-head named Eric who was into Dungeons and Dragons, wizards, warlocks and Tolkein novels. His room at his mom's house, where we would smoke after school, was a tribute to all of these things, featuring black-light posters ... More >>

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    March 26, 2014

    Pizza Fusion will host a Brewhaha tonight to benefit the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless

    Pizza Fusion is hosting a Brewhaha tonight to raise funds for the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless. In addition to plenty of pizza and beer, the event will feature live music and beer trivia, with chances to win Pizza Fusion prizes. See also: Brewery battles, aperitivos and Girl Scout cookies a ... More >>

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    March 24, 2014

    Brewery battles, aperitivos and Girl Scout cookies all on this weeks culinary calendar

    Colorado Craft Beer Week is in full swing, which means Denver venues will be overflowing with beer-related events. But since man cannot live by beer alone, there are plenty of non-brew activities on the culinary calendar. Here's a sampling. See also:Tavern Ballpark joins the lineup for The Rooftop ... More >>

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    March 19, 2014

    Weird Photo Wednesday top ten, early 2014 edition

    Is the Denver Public Library promoting bestiality? Not exactly -- although there are plenty of beasts featured in the pics below, culled from the DPL's amazing digital collection and regularly shared under the banner Weird Photo Wednesday. We first highlighted Weird Photo Wednesday in an August 2013 ... More >>

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    February 27, 2014

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Chronorado Medical in Denver

    Two years ago, when we first stopped by Chronorado Medical in Denver, we left unimpressed but hopeful after discovering the White Urkle we brought home was infested with bugs. It was a shame, because otherwise, the buds were plump, ripe with THC goodness and stank to high heaven with light grapey, e ... More >>

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    February 13, 2014

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Mile High Medical Cannabis in Denver

    Mile High Medical Cannabis isn't the first shop I've visited with some major issues to their marijuana. But it might just be the one shop I've come across that was most welcoming of that bad news. I stopped by Mile High Medical a few weeks ago, back before the Broncos horribly blew the Super Bowl ... More >>

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    October 25, 2013

    Reader: Promote lesbianism all you want, Girl Scouts, but give me more Thin Mints!

    Yesterday's post about radio preacher Kevin Swanson's claim that buying Girl Scout cookies promotes lesbianism inspired a heaping helping of responses, many of them flat-out hilarious. This was one of our favorites.

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    October 24, 2013

    Girl Scout cookies promote lesbianism? Hear Colorado radio preacher's claims

    Kevin Swanson is on a roll. Back in August, as we reported, the radio preacher and co-host of Generations Radio argued that Colorado was becoming "the worst possible hellhole on Planet Earth" due to a "drugged-out, marijuana'd-out, homosexual culture where children are abused as much as possible." ... More >>

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    July 18, 2013

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Lightshade Labs in northeast Denver

    With every trip back and forth to Denver International Airport this summer to pick up visiting friends and family, I've become increasingly excited for the light rail train to DIA. Not only will it finally put Denver up there with other real cities that have real public rail transportation from thei ... More >>

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    April 22, 2013

    Photos: High Times Cannabis Cup 2013 wrap-up and winners

    High Times Magazine threw arguable the biggest private pot parties in the nation over the weekend, drawing thousands of people over two days to the Exdo Events Center for the mag's third cannabis contest in as many years. The past two years, only medical marijuana patients were allowed to puff tough ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2013

    Five ways for the Girl Scouts to sell more cookies

    Girl Scout cookie season is again upon us, and I haven't seen so much as a single measly box of Thin Mints. Why am I not shoving fistfuls of Samoas into my mouth, or crunching down on Trefoils right now? Because those cookie-toting Girl Scouts never seem to be prepared in any area that I frequent -- ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    Carmen Wysong, schmucky Girl Scouts troop leader, stole thousands in cookie money

    'Tis the season when those of us who were cornered by co-workers and cajoled into buying a ton o' Girl Scout cookies realize: We made the right decision! After all, Tagalongs are as delicious as their name is stupid -- and we know the cash is going to a good cause. But that wasn't the case for thos ... More >>

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    October 22, 2012

    Denver Startup Week, birthday celebrations and more on this week's calendar

    Denver Startup Week begins today and runs through October 27. The week-long celebration features over sixty interactive events exploring the rich history and potential of entrepreneurism in Denver -- including its ever-growing food scene. Check the website for a full schedule of events. Here's a t ... More >>

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    October 11, 2012

    Reader: My Brother's Bar serves the one-and-only jalapeno cheeseburger

    A crew from Food Paradise stopped in Denver earlier this year to film at My Brother's Bar, whose JCB rated a segment on the "Hamburger Paradise 2" episode that aired last night on the Travel Channel. The Denver shots included interviews with longtime bartender Jimmy Hayde (who had a big day yesterd ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    Guess where I'm eating?

    What kind of kid doesn't like a pineapple, ham and pepperoni pizza? Mine, apparently. But he was all too happy to stuff his little belly with Girl Scout cookies, which this Italian restaurant was selling last Thursday night as part of Dine Out for Girl Scouts. Can you guess where I'm eating? Spec ... More >>

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    February 2, 2012

    Tonight: More than seventy restaurants participating in Dine Out for Girl Scouts

    I got kicked out of the Girl Scouts...something about hanky panky, but there are plenty of other civilized girls that made it through the badges, the oaths...the cookie sales. And this year, the Girl Scouts are marking their 100-year anniversary, and you can celebrate -- and help to continue the tra ... More >>

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    April 7, 2011

    Denver's five best dive bars

    Inside the Kentucky Inn, Denver's best dive bar.​Denver is littered with dive bars, all boasting at least a handful of loyal regulars who while away the hours while they nurse a drink....or twelve. In the Best of Denver 2011, our pick for the Best Dive Bar in the city was the Kentucky Inn, a s ... More >>

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    March 1, 2011

    Denver Zoo entices children to raise $7 million for its new elephant exhibit, Asian Tropics

    "Anything helps."​ The Denver Zoo is $7 million short of the $50 million it needs to complete its biggest project ever: Asian Tropics, a new exhibit that will house up to twelve endangered Asian elephants. And to reach its goal, the zoo has zeroed in on a category of philanthropists who are eq ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Super Bowl XLV: Ten bowls to counter-program

    Lots of puns involved, unfortunately​The Super Bowl is the biggest TV event of the year. And not just for the actual game -- it affords the host station a massive audience for the post-game show (Glee this year) and other stations the opportunity of 106 million potential channel surfers in Ame ... More >>

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    September 14, 2010

    Last Night: Paramore, Tegan and Sara, New Found Glory at Red Rocks - 09.13.10

    Aaron Thackeray​ PARAMORE Tegan and Sara • New Found Glory • Kadawatha 09.13.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison view full slide show While this year's installment of the Honda Civic Tour felt more like an obscene barrage of advertisements (complete with a pamphlet about credit-buildin ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Mile Hi-Fidelity playlist - 02.18.09

    We had too much fun on the show last night. Gave away a bunch of cool stuff -- tickets to the Bands You Need to Know 2 show tonight at the Marquis and CDs from Lion Sized and A Shoreline Dream -- and had a couple of great guests on. In the first hour, Rob Burleson, aka Number 3, and Josh Bergstrand ... More >>

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    July 3, 2008

    Make Some History: My Brother's Bar

    My Brother's Bar is the oldest bar in Denver -- city directories show that this spot at the corner of 15th and Platte streets was an operating tavern before the 1880s -- but there's plenty of life left in the joint. For starters, it keeps late hours for such an oldster: My Brother's serves until at ... More >>

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    January 3, 2008

    Best of Denver Winners from 1996

    In 1996, Westword published its thirteenth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Yuppie on a Harley (then-senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who posed for a Banana Republic ad) to the Best New Public Art (Mark di Suvero’s still-controversial “Lao Tzu”) ... More >>

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    June 7, 2007

    Comedy Challenge

    See if you can last through ninety minutes of Buntport hilarity.

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    November 4, 2004

    Through a Glass, Darkly

    A special soused report

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    November 20, 2003

    The Message

    Looking Glass

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    November 6, 2003

    Pop Quiz

    November 6, 2003

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    April 4, 2002
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    February 8, 2001

    Off Limits

    Thin mince

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    June 29, 2000

    Best old bar

    My Brother's Bar