Jessica LeRoux.In August 2010, the members of the Department of Revenue's medical marijuana working group were announced with some hoopla. But what a difference a year makes. Twirling Hippy confections' Jessica LeRoux, one of the 25 original members, would like to continue working with the g ... More >>
FlickrYesterday, shortly before a senate committee took on a bill to set THC driving limits, Westword published the results of medical marijuana reviewer William Breathes's blood test, which showed he was almost three times over the proposed standard when sober. The committee subsequently dec ... More >>
Greg Goldfogel. The Cannabis Therapy Institute sent out an "action alert" to its members regarding today's planned second reading of HB 1260, a bill to set THC driving limits. But after a similar alert last week regarding HB 1250, which originally sought to ban all MMJ edibles, infused-produc ... More >>
Last week, the Department of Health found itself in hot water after Westwordreported that one of the members of its new Medical Marijuana Advisory Committee, Ken Weaver, was a Texas ex-con with a secret life. Now the Department of Revenue has announced its advisory group, and while Weaver isn ... More >>
Greg Goldfogel checked in a couple of weeks to reveal his new plans since abruptly closing Alto, the restaurant that replaced the beloved Ristorante Amore, last summer. "I have finally got my head back on straight," he said, "filed for bankruptcy, and decided to launch Amore Natural Foods, br ... More >>
After nine months of "soul-searching," Greg Goldfogel reports, "I have finally got my head back on straight, filed for bankruptcy, and decided to launch Amore Natural Foods, bringing back my pasta sauces, kalamata olive tapenade, bruschetta, homemade pasta, flourless chocolate torte, biscott ... More >>
As we reported here last month, the space at 1320 15th Street that had been occupied by Alto, Greg Goldfogel's Italian restaurant, has been picked up by Paul Piciocchi, who runs Tryst and Sutra Dance Bar & Lounge. And now we know what Piciocchi plans to put into that spot. "The location will ho ... More >>
The rumors were rampant over the weekend that Alto, Greg Goldfogel's northern Italian restaurant at 1320 15th Street, had shuttered. Turns out it wasn't a rumor: Alto's web site, which was still accepting reservations yesterday, is now entirely devoid of content, except for a mere seven words that a ... More >>
Just got word that ESPN Zone, the 23,000-square-foot sports-centric playground and game center (and the only Denver link in the company's national chain) at 1187 16th Street, went dark today, exactly one day after Greg Goldfogel pulled the plug on Alto, the Northern Italian restaurant and live jazz ... More >>
An hour after getting all the appropriate permits, the long-awaited Houston's finally opened this past weekend at 303 Josephine Street. This sibling of the Cherry Creek Grill and other restaurants in the Hillstone chain has an expansive, sleek dining room and an inexplicable eleven seats at the bar ... More >>
June restaurants are busting out all over.
The Cherry Creek neighborhood went into mourning when Greg Goldfogel closed Amore last year. (The space it once occupied across from Little Ollie's s slated to become a Hudson's steakhouse.) But Goldfogel gave Denver a real consolation prize with Alto Restaurant, the spot he opened in the former hom ... More >>
Like spring, Soleras chef is bustin out all over.
Everyones a critic.
From a goose chase to a great chase, 2006 was one wild ride.
One Emogene closes, while another restaffs.
Steaking a claim on Jim Sullivan's next project: Oscar's.
Ristorante Amore is all thumbs -- and that's good.