I would love to say there was another reason for my visiting Nature's Cure III on Colfax, but there just isn't. The shop isn't really known for much more than rock-bottom pricing on their buds, and there's often a line to get in -- so I figured I'd finally make a stop and see just how far $25 could ... More >>
President Barack Obama's visit to Fort Collins yesterday spurred plenty of videos, many of which are on view below. But the funniest involves a critical sign placed on his motorcade route. As you can see, it reads, "You were here in 08' & you sold us like Cupid! 'Your' economy is a disaster! You mus ... More >>
Leading climate-change scientists say the chances of humans stopping the wildfires raging across Colorado aren't good.
"These wildfires, when they become wind-driven, are like a nuclear bomb going off, and humans are not going to stop them any more than they stopped the hurricanes in Gulf Coast," ... More >>
Israel Trevino has been trying to get back to Colorado since he left in 2000 and returned home to Texas, where he opened two outposts of La Playa Mexican Cafe in Harlingen and Austin. Those successful operations allowed him to explore possibilities for another location, and he settled on Centennial ... More >>
Fittingly, Boulder MMC is right next to the office of Boulder's pot-friendly congressman, Jared Polis, who has repeatedly stood up for state rights to medical marijuana. Boulder MMC owner Frank Horwich says the congressman has been over to his shop a few times, adding that Polis seemed to lik ... More >>
Michael Brown & pal.As the man in charge of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) during the 2005 period when Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast, Michael Brown knows a thing or two about hurricanes, and the media's coverage of them. So what kind of grades does the current KOA talk-show h ... More >>
Yesterday's post on Denver's five best plates of fried-chicken prompted a lively debate about where to get a cluck-worthy bird -- and it also unearthed this tip from Harmony:
There's a new restaurant that has just opened less than 2 months ago in Boulder: Shug's Low Country Cuisine. They n ... More >>
A mighty stylin' solar irrigation pump.
In a nutshell, a completely sustainable nutshell, the idea behind Design for the Other 90%, a traveling exhibition from the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, has to do with the impact of good design on developing populations who must usually make do ... More >>
Deepwater Horizon.Does any other day carry as heavy a load as April 20? The day's fate was sealed in 1889, when Adolf Hitler was born in a small village in Austria. In the early '70s, April 20 also became an underground stoner holiday, now so aboveground that it's celebrated across the countr ... More >>
Welcome to In the Weeds. Kyle will be right with you -- most likely to complain about something. Usually he is pleasant, but this is his place to blow off some steam. Don't take it personally; he just needs to vent because he's been doing this for about thirteen years. Enjoy your meal.
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Bush & Brownie.On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina began wreaking havoc on the Gulf Coast that's still reverberating today -- and many members of the public continue to see Michael Brown, head of FEMA at the time, as one of the story's chief villains.
Still, Brown, a KOA talk-show host who ... More >>
A Flickr photo. So that oil spill in the Gulf -- bummer, right? And it's still spewing, and apparently doesn't intent to stop anytime soon. We might be landlocked here in this state, but that doesn't mean no one here cares about the BP disaster; to prove it, Bull & Bush Pub & Brewery, 4700 Ch ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Before you unbuckle that top button after over-indulging with all that glorious Fourth of July 'cue that you've no doubt got going on (and if not, we've got some suggestions for you), get ready to celebrate food through cooking classes and benefit dinners in advance of our nati ... More >>