Jose Guerrero ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop 2015 Market Street 720-878-2015 viewhouseco.com This is part one of my interview with Jose Guerrero, exec chef of ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop; part two of our chat will run on Cafe Society tomorrow. In hindsight, things could have gone very differ ... More >>
It took nearly three years, but Joseph Nieto has finally been sentenced in Colorado for robberies he's admitted to committing with help from Christina Drummond, who played Bonnie to his Clyde -- at least according to the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force, which bequeathed their nicknames. Detai ... More >>
When Greeley's Treff Carpenter, a field engineer for Noble Energy, died Sunday after a fall in Boulder Canyon, he was doing something he loved. That's clear from his Facebook page, which is dominated by photos and videos of mountain climbing -- a couple posted just days before his tragic death. See ... More >>
Facial tattoos aren't exactly the kind of ink that's easy to cover with a piece of clothing -- not if you want to see where you're going, anyhow. And this proved to be a problem for Nehemiah Chavez, whose Playboy bunny tat -- designating his alleged membership in a Greeley gang called the Playboyz - ... More >>
Weld County is launching a campaign to educate immigrants about the importance of reporting crimes to the police. "We want everyone to report crime, every time," Ken Buck, the Weld County district attorney, said today at a press conference in Greeley. That includes undocumented immigrants and refu ... More >>
Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant is donating 10 percent of sales from all six of its locations to High Park fire relief today. The chain, which is famous for its strong margaritas (limit three per person), got its start in Fort Collins 26 years ago.
Avery Brewing hosted one of the most talked-about beer festivals of the year on Saturday -- and one of the hardest tickets to get -- delighting 400 beer geeks who love "sour" or "wild" ales -- beers typically brewed with bacteria and yeast strains that give them deliciously off flavors.
This week's cover story, "A World Away," tells the story of Drucie Bathin, a 46-year-old refugee from Burma who has made it her life's work to help other, newer refugees. She has a soft spot for the teenagers. To help them connect to their heritage, and stay out of trouble, she plays chauffeur and c ... More >>
Craft time at BMOCAAn event means business when you walk in and are asked to sign a waiver acknowledging that you accept the risks of using toxic substances. About forty people accepted those risks last night at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art's Graffiti and Martinis and congregated in ... More >>
Chances are you've seen -- and screamed at -- some of Ed Edmunds' work, whether you realize it or not. The artist is responsible for creating the creepy animatronics in haunted houses all over Colorado, as well as for making custom projects like set pieces for Alice Cooper. Edmunds' Greeley c ... More >>
UpslopeUpslope jacked the competition. Pumpkin beers are an acquired taste. Some people love them, others hate them. Most drinkers can only tolerate a few. But there is an amazing array of pumpkin beers on the market, from the subtle to the spicy to the completely over-the-top.
Yesterday's post about the top 10 things you shouldn't call the cops to help you find -- prompted by a Greeley woman who told police her misplaced TV remote had been stolen -- didn't strike some readers as a laugh riot. Indeed, one saw it and other recent attempts at humor as indefensible giv ... More >>
Today is the 9th annual international observance of Go Skateboarding Day, a Summer Solstice celebration that's just our style. The skater holiday was originally created as a marketing ploy by the International Association of Skateboard Companies, but has since been embraced by public skatepar ... More >>
Connie Willis.Greeley author Connie Willis was in Washington over the weekend, picking up her seventh Nebula award from the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Yes, her seventh. The SFFWA's 1,500 members awarded best novel honors to her epic two-volume work, Blackout/All Clear, a ... More >>
Chris Kaba.Yesterday, we noted that the University of Northern Colorado Bears might have a clearer path to March Madness than do the higher-profile CU Buffs -- and last night's exciting 73-70 victory over Northern Arizona leaves the Bears one victory from the Big Dance. A win over Montana ton ... More >>
You're a little drunk, the music's bumpin', and suddenly...you're hungry. Really, really hungry. But many bars don't serve food (chips and beef jerky don't count; neither do Totino's pizzas warmed in a microwave). Time to dial D.P. Dough. D.P. Dough opened in November at 1228 East Colfax Av ... More >>
"There's No Place Like Home for Somali Refugees in Greeley," a November 2008 feature by ex-Westword staffer Lisa Rab, told the tale of the Somali community in Northern Colorado, and those members who'd lost jobs in what Rab described in a followup post as "a clash over prayer breaks at the JB ... More >>
Larimer CountyWhere's the latex mask?Colorado's reputation as a breeding ground for gun-toting xenophobes and religious fanatics got a nice boost today when a Greeley man -- armed with a pistol, a forty-inch sword and some hashish -- was detained in northern Pakistan after he tried to cross o ... More >>
Robert Laurencio Montoya in new duds, as seen in Channel 4 coverage.At this writing, a memorial service for Kayleah Wilson, who was twelve at the time of her death, is taking place in Greeley. But earlier today, the focus was on a person whose involvement in the case was little known by the g ... More >>
Robert Laurencio Montoya's arrest raises startling questions.The confirmation of twelve-year-old Greeley resident Kayleah Wilson's death transformed a Facebook page focusing on her safe return from a beacon of hope to a loving memorial. And that's remained the case despite the unsettling new ... More >>
Photo by Rob LeeSetting the stage.Yeah, I hate typing that date, too. Today in Backbeat Online: • Our top 5 Monolith can't-miss acts. • Q&A with Frank Turner. • Q&A with Jinji Thompson of the Skyline Surrender. • Monolith Q&A: Monotonix. • MP3 Freeloader: DJ MU$A offers new mixtape ... More >>
Run for your own Happily Ever After in Greeley.
All kids love the popular syndicated puzzle comic strip Slylock Fox. Along with drawing lessons and picture riddles, the favorite Slylock funtime feature challenges viewers to find the six differences between two nearly similar side-by-side pictures. The recent back-to-back news coverage of Color ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Flickr. What's that? You want to build an $8.3 million, 51,000-square-foot office building somewhere along the Front Range? And you're wondering about building permit fees and estimated plan approval times in various cities and counties? Why, it's your lucky day! Colorado State ... More >>
Yesterday's New York Times switched the national spotlight onto a fascinating story based in Greeley. "Paying Taxes, and Fearing Deportation" focuses on Amalia's Translation and Tax Services, a business that has prepared tax returns for a mostly Hispanic clientele since the '90s. Last October, the ... More >>
You know the greatest thing about Greeley mayor Ed Clark? He really knows how to relate to the young people of America. Like in June, Clark spotted a fifteen-year-old boy riding his motorbike down a neighborhood street, and somehow the former cop just knew that what the boy really wanted was to be ... More >>
Fuck Yo! Radio (The LA Underground)
Denver Book Mall
A modern-day Dr. Jekyll brings fears to life in his Greeley laboratory.
It's the Economy, Einstein!
October 2, 2003
A little bit of LEGO lands in Denver
Summertime Silly Season
July 31, 2003
Pawnee National Grassland
Kids, this is Yanni. Turn OFF the boom box and come out with your hands up.
Raman: the soup for a new millenium.
After young Joe Gallegos was let back into society, all hell broke loose.
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