Coloradans have always loved our state's flag. And in recent years, the image has become more iconic than ever, popping up on hipster T-shirts and products of every description as a shorthand way of declaring state pride. So we were shocked -- shocked! -- to discover that on Ranker's list of the be ... More >>
Noah French Sugarmill 2461 Larimer Street 303-297-3540 sugarmilldesserts.com This is part one of my interview with Noah French, pastry chef and co-owner of Sugarmil; part two of our conversation will run tomorrow. It's just before noon on a Wednesday, and already Sugarmill, the Ballpark-neighborh ... More >>
It's October, which in Colorado means time for snow and 70-plus degree days. If you just moved here six months ago -- which is great! We're glad you did! -- there are some things you should know about Colorado. First, whatever clothes your brought from your home state, whether it was Hawaii or Wisco ... More >>
Crazed collector Andrew Novick even collects food memories with his camera, and sometimes he shares them with the world, as he does with Sweet Tooth: 1000 Photographs of Desserts (that I ate), an exhibit that opens with a reception from 5 to 11 p.m. tomorrow at cupcake emporium The Shoppe. We aske ... More >>
Happy fortieth birthday, Egg McMuffin! McDonald's signature breakfast sandwich hasn't changed a bit over the past four decades -- unless you listen to fast-food conspiracy theorists who gas on about how the portion sizes have been systematically decreased by a pinch every so often. The 40-year-old M ... More >>
This morning Forge Motion Pictures, NRS Films, and New Belgium Brewing released The Warrior, the fourth of five short films in Carbondale-based director Skip Armstrong's series Of Souls Water profiling a series of athletes and adventurers whose lives revolve around water in different ways. We've b ... More >>
With the passing of HB 1099 yesterday, which creates a soil remediation study using hemp as the filtering agent, Colorado could be the first state in the nation to grow industrial hemp since the late 1930s. But passing the bill was just the first obstacle. Actually implementing the plan might be mo ... More >>
Colorado-based filmmaker Daniel Junge won an Oscar tonight for Saving Face, the short documentary film that follows a Pakistani plastic surgeon dedicated to performing reconstructive surgery on women who've been attacked with acid. Read an interview with Junge about Saving Face.
Denver was slated to get a tiki bar, Mauka Tiki, in 2011, but when the ball dropped at the end of the year, the space at 218 South Broadway was still dark. Owners Jay Dedrick and Brett Kimball are moving ahead with their plans, says Matty Durgin, who'll be the beverage manager at the new spot (and h ... More >>
willismcgahee.comThree Denver Broncos will be going to the Pro Bowl this year -- the NFL's annual all-star game in Hawaii, and all of them, cornerback Champ Baily, defensive end Elvis Dumervil and rookie linebacker Vonn Miller, are deserving of the honor. They've been highlight films into the ... More >>
The most intriguing rumor we've heard lately is that Houses frontman Andy Hamilton may be putting together a project with Eric Halborg, long-time frontman and bassist of the Swayback, and Chuck French, lead shredder for Git Some and one-time member of the now-mythic Planes Mistaken for stars. Hamilt ... More >>
Steve Z PhotographyToppings abound at Boom Yogurt Bar.Frozen yogurt joints are a common sight in the metro area, but Boom Yogurt Bar, which opened Saturday at 3303 30th Street in Boulder, wants to be a place where you can get more than dessert. "A couple years ago, my wife and I went to a y ... More >>
Video below.Despite the excellent first impression made by new CU-Boulder coach Jon Embree, the Buffs seemed bound for a beyond-mediocre season in its first Pac-12 campaign -- an impression reinforced by its desultory game one loss versus Hawaii. But while CU fell to Cal 36-33 on Saturday, th ... More >>
Editor's note: William Breathes's weekly dispensary review, which recently moved into the 4:20 p.m. time slot (appropriately enough), will appear in this space soon. In the meantime, here's another Breathes post, about two kinds of green. Want to hit the greens in public this weekend for a g ... More >>
Last week, my wife and I decided it was time for a last-minute weekend getaway, and we decided on Manitou Springs. We'd never been there, and its cave-and-castle kitschiness sounded like Niagara Falls mixed with oddball Colorado charm. As it would turn out, the town's lodgings would be happy ... More >>
Parked on Santa Fe every First Friday, the Whomp Truck has become a huge success in the electronic scene in Denver. To uncover the truth behind this cult phenomenon, we sat down with one of the founders, Just Ben Travis, to get the full story on Denver's hard-thumping, foot stompin' mystery m ... More >>
Pat Steadman.Update below: Today, in all likelihood, SB 172, intended to legalize civil unions in Colorado, will be okayed by the state senate, following debate yesterday that warmed the heart of its sponsor, Senator Pat Steadman. Next, however, the bill must be approved by the Republican-con ... More >>
A Middle Name Pride parade. Oh wait, no...The season of Catholic holidays re-appropriated as excuses to paint your face and get hammered is upon us! Tomorrow is Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday for you non-French speakers. But we say leave the Gras to the French -- what do we need that for when we' ... More >>
Lori Midson Clint Wangsnes Zengo 1610 Little Raven Street 720-904-0965 www.richardsandoval.com/zengodenver This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Clint Wangsnes, chef of Zengo. Read part one of that Q&A. Rules of conduct in your kitchen: I have high expectations of all of my staf ... More >>
"I'm small, but I'm powerful."So ...I love city and state rankings. I even wrote a whole ode to them once. I'm fully aware that they're complete bullshit, just bait for us desperate blogger-types to suck down and spit out in the form of free publicity for whichever company pulled the alleged ... More >>
TV theme songs have gotten a little more hip in recent years -- from Cake lending "Short Skirt, Long Jacket" to Chuck to Lazlo Bane doing "I'm no Superman" for Scrubs, to any of the seasonal iterations of Tom Waits' "Way Down in the Hole" on The Wire. But there was a time -- it still happens ... More >>
Russell Scott, aka Blinky the Clown, in his namesake store. Today's Denver Post features a story about the impending closure of Blinky's Antiques, the Broadway store owned and run by Russell Scott, known to multiple generations of Denver children as Channel 2 kiddie personality Blinky the Clown. P ... More >>
More photos after the jump. At the Bethany Baptist Church in Boulder, a painting shows a small black child, screaming—his squinting eyes and upturned palms splattering into negative space. Another shows a ghostly set of eyelids, bordered by the stylized word “faith”. The pieces—one a portra ... More >>
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