Ian Clark BRU handbuilt ales & eats 5290 Arapahoe Avenue, Boulder 720-638-5193 bruboulder.com This is part one of my interview with Ian Clark, exec chef and head brewer of BRU Handbuilt ales & eats; part two of our chat will run in this space tomorrow. More than a decade ago, when he was still in ... More >>
As Westword's Ask the Bartender columnist, I've talked with many bartenders for Cafe Society's "Behind the Bar" series, posing numerous questions to Denver's top bartenders...and often receiving the same answers: "I love chartreuse," or "I'm really into smoked cocktails/barrel aging/bottled cocktail ... More >>
AshleyMadison.com, a dating site devoted to people who love snapping bonds of matrimony (its slogan is, "Life is short -- Have an affair") has come up with its 2013 list of the top ten cities for mistresses as measured by the percentage of women who cheat. And Denver made it! Woo-hoo! What places s ... More >>
As we enter day three of the U.S. government's partial shutdown, ripple effects are being felt far and wide -- and while Washington, D.C. has the country's most federal workers, it may not be the hardest-hit city. The Washington Post has assembled a list of the ten cities with the most federal jobs ... More >>
With the summer vacation season upon us, we recently looked at Cardhub.com's list of the ten worst U.S. travel cities -- and why Denver was the best. Now, TripAdvisor.com has come up with its own breakdown of travel bargains, focusing on overall costs in the top twenty U.S. cities, as well as four ... More >>
Shaun Motoda TAG|RAW BAR 1423 Larimer Street 303-996-2685 tagrawbar.com This is part two of my interview with Shaun Motoda, chef de cuisine of TAG|RAW BAR; part one of our conversation ran yesterday. Favorite Denver/Boulder restaurant(s) other than your own: I love the Cherry Cricket because their ... More >>
While things are slowing down a bit somewhat with summer concert announcements, the fall show season is beginning to shape up nicely with new shows from (updated) Mumford & Sons, a trio of dates with Brother Ali in October, as well as the Melvins Lite and Henry Rollins in September and an October da ... More >>
On Wednesday, September 12, you'll have a chance to become part of history and help the Melvins weasel their way into the Guinness World Records book, which they hope to do by playing shows in all fifty states plus one in the District of Columbia in just 51 days. One can only imagine what sparked th ... More >>
More pics below.The Daily Beast recently dubbed Denver America's angriest city -- but there's a lot of happiness nearby. Last year, Boulder was dubbed the happiest U.S. city in a Gallup Well-Being Index survey, and the community has repeated the feat. But that's not all. Look below to see oth ... More >>
Lori MidsonIt's dishes like Euclid Hall's duck poutine that catapulted Denver to No. 13 on Travel Leisure's America's Best Cities for Foodies listThe best city in America for foodniks? According to the readers of Travel Leisure magazine, which just released its 2011 roster of the best Ame ... More >>
At 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sarah Vowell will sign copies of her latest tome, Unfamiliar Fishes, at the Tattered Cover LoDo, 1628 16th Street. We caught up with Vowell about her inspiration for the book, what she learned and how this book fits into her previous body of work.
Congratulations, Denver: You have officially been swallowed up whole by the Matrix. Men's Health recently came out with its list of the country's most socially networked cities, and Denver, of all places, came in third. Do we get a prize for this? Like a new FarmVille animal or something?
Michael Huttner.As part of the August 2009 launch of 50 Ways You Can Help Obama Change America, Michael Huttner, the book's co-author, as well as founder and CEO of ProgressNow.org, promised to give away a trip to Hawaii to the person with the best idea to improve America. Over two years late ... More >>
Sarah Vowell is in town tonight for The Denver Post Pen & Podium lecture series at Newman Center for the Performing Arts, following the success of her book The Wordy Shipmates. We caught up with her for a quick interview just after she'd put the finishing touches on her next book, Unfamiliar ... More >>
Jesus. It's not horrible enough cruising at altitude with a full two inches of legroom, a middle seater with flatulence and seat belts slimed with Jell-O. Now FDA inspectors are unearthing everything from fruit flies and ants to live roaches and dead rodents in the country's airline catering ... More >>
Memorial Day is all about barbecues: in the backyard, at the park and in the woods, near the pee tree, if you're so inclined. But if you don't feel like throwing wood chips on the grill this year, there are plenty of barbecue barns in and around Denver that can feed your brisket, hot link, ribs and ... More >>
John Temple has gone Hawaiian.After the Rocky Mountain News shut down in February 2009, Rich Boehne, CEO of the tabloid's owner, E.W. Scripps, promised Rocky editor/publisher/president John Temple a job. But Temple turned it down to pursue other opportunities -- the largest of which turned o ... More >>
"I have a feeling there's something phishy in Denver."In the not exactly thrilling 1995 cyber-thriller The Net, Sandra Bullock's character, Angela Bennett, reveals that she was raised in La Junta -- a community whose name she pronounces as if she were Hugo Chavez. Little did Bennett know, how ... More >>
Lori Midson Venue chef James Rugile Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The ... More >>
That shirt looks kind of Hawaiian, doesn't it?After the closure of the Rocky Mountain News last February, E.W. Scripps CEO Rich Boehne publicly promised a job to Rocky editor/publisher/president John Temple -- but he turned it down to explore other opportunities. Since then, he's consulted a ... More >>
A Flickr photoThe thought of figuring out who's more stressed out than we are is stressing us out!It's been a month to the day since the Daily Beast declared Denver to be the fifth-smartest city in the United States -- and apparently the folks at the American Psychological Association think o ... More >>
Earlier today, Sean Duffy, spokesman for gubernatorial hopeful Scott McInnis, said he didn't want his candidate to be reduced to a caricature by Michael Huttner, the man behind the left-leaning ProgressNow Colorado operation. After making that comment, Duffy noted that Huttner's very effectiv ... More >>
The Church looks like fun to us. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But what happens in Denver? It's too boring to tell stories about anyway. That's the impression that a Wednesday story in the Wall Street Journal may have left on readers. Headlined "Government Meeting? Stay Away From Fun ... More >>
Any day of the week, dinner here is quite a catch.
Get fresh at Oceanaire.
Randy Schoch delivers Chinese treats with an American twist.
He might be a cracked-out racist, but at least he's not a rapist.
Will trolleys return to Colfax?
From the week of April 7, 2005
L&L Hawaiian Barbecue
A Tale of Two Cities
Miracle scores with an emotional retelling of an Olympic triumph.
This place is a zoo!
From the week of October 24, 2002
Meet a corporate lawyer's alter egos: a DJ and a space-age musician.
Cydney Payton's flying high, if by the seat of her pants, at Denver's MCA.
The Valkyries prepare to tackle tradition.
Unusual mediums are showcased at the Bayeux Gallery and the Foothills Art Center.
Roy's Cherry Creek brings the ohana spirit to Denver.
Denver readies itself for a bio-bomb — but is the federal program behind this exercise a dud?
A hometown fighter gets a title shot.