While much of northern Colorado was concentrating on seceding from the state last fall, ">Garden City continued to go its own way -- and that way was focused squarely on the future. And yesterday, Cloud 9 Caregivers opened in that tiny town (population 241 in 2012) -- the first retail marijuana shop ... More >>
Urban Dictionary doesn't just offer definitions of terms like "penalty shotgun" and "MERL" -- both featured in our post dedicated to UD phrases inspired by CU-Boulder. It's also a place where site visitors define plenty of other things, including Colorado cities -- sometimes positively, but often in ... More >>
According to the 19th Judicial District DA's office, Joyce Bradmon, 76, has "a history of disagreements" with residents in her Greeley neighborhood. But one incident stands above all the others, marking her as both a legendary crank in the hallowed, get-off-my-lawn tradition and a deserving Schmuck ... More >>
Late last night, the Greeley Police Department issued a news alert about an abandoned baby. The child was safe, fortunately, and by early this morning, the mystery of the young boy's origins was solved. But it took a few hours more before the GPD revealed the circumstances of the incident, as well ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Today, most Denver kids head back to school. And since this is 2011, they'll probably all rush home, vlog about it and upload said vlogs to YouTube. So to celebrate the first day of school, we bring you five of the best back-to-school YouTube videos. Volume Two. (Click here to watch Volume O ... More >>
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 >>
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.
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
Raman: the soup for a new millenium.
After young Joe Gallegos was let back into society, all hell broke loose.
THINGS YOU DID IN DENVER WHILE YOU WERE STOPPED DEAD IN TRAFFIC ON THE WAY TO DIA.