Sam Levin's interview with Denver mayor Michael Hancock, who said he won't use the Aurora theater shooting to push for gun control, led a number of readers to discuss whether bans and prohibitions make us safer or less at risk. Below is a conversation in which both parties use facts and figures to b ... More >>
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Our post yesterday about footage of young Barack Obama introducing controversial Harvard professor Derrick Bell (a clip hyped as a blockbuster by provocateur Andrew Breitbart shortly before his death) attracted some sharp commentary. Here's an example from a reader who thinks such attacks are apt to ... More >>
Shortly before his death at age 43, provocateur Andrew Breitbart hyped what was supposed to be a bombshell video of young Barack Obama -- one that would supposedly unmask his radical racialist agenda.
Well, the video's out -- see it below -- and the mainstream media is reacting with a collective ya ... More >>
The edge of Highland -- now dubbed LoHi -- is the hottest restaurant neighborhood in town, and it's about to get hotter, with the addition of Central Bistro and Bar, which will open in late spring with Lance Barto in the kitchen.
Don't confuse it with Le Central, the "affordable French restaurant" ... More >>
Big logos below.Back in March, Metro State's Board of Trustees announced their plan to change the school's name to Denver State University -- a lackluster choice that also managed to piss off the folks at the University of Denver. So Metro is now asking students to choose among three new poss ... More >>
Candles lit the back room of EDGE Gallery during Aidan Grey's most recent show there, and a scrolled message on the door read, "Hoodoo is not Voodoo." Ingredients for potions were sprawled, loose and in bottles, on a table at the side of the small space: wasps, black pepper, lavend ... More >>
Downtown Littleton.In 1987, Chris Gibbons was charged with revitalizing a Littleton economy that just saw it's largest employer, construction aggregate supplier Martin Marietta, lay off about 7,000 employees amid a recession.
And despite long odds, his Economic Gardening program was such a s ... More >>
Flickr photoAs if vegetarians don't get enough kudos for being greener and more animal-friendly than their meat-eating counterparts, now they get rewarded with hugs. And who doesn't love a hug?
Today is Hug a Vegetarian Day, according to PETA2. And since we've been slaving away in our cubic ... More >>
Standish Lawder is not a fan of digital photography. Part of it has to do with his personal preference: A 75-year-old former pre-med major who switched to art history after taking a fateful humanities class and went on to earn a Ph.D. in it, Lawder has a mind that just sees things in film -- the che ... More >>
Denver Parks and Recreation membership fees could increase if the city council approves a task force's recommendation to create a tiered fee structure for the city's 27 rec centers. The centers would be divided into three categories: neighborhood (small), local (medium-sized) and regional (fu ... More >>
Starting tonight and running through Sunday, April 3, the University of Denver and the Iliff School of Theology will host what organizers says is a first-of-its-kind conference, which will bring academics together to discuss one of the world's hottest topics: human trafficking.
Making connections between Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Wonder Mike isn't such a stretch for Adam Bradley. As one of the editors of The Anthology of Rap, a newly released collection from Yale University Press, as well as the author of 2009's Book of Rhymes: The Poetics of Hip-Hop, Bradley has ... More >>
It was a classic case of giving back: Chris Mburu, once sponsored by an American named Hilde Beck to attend school in his native Kenya, went on to graduate from Harvard, become a human rights lawyer and start a Kenyan school of his own for students in the situation he once was in. In A Small ... More >>
As reported here last summer, a controversial state study suggesting no harmful psychological effects from solitary confinement was drawing heated protests from prison activists even before it was published. Now that it's been released, psychiatric experts and the ACLU of Colorado are saying ... More >>