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  • Calendar

    May 1, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Here are Colorado.com's eleven top culinary adventures in the state

    From wine tours to local restaurants, from a tasting of local brews to a food festival in the mountains, there's no shortage of culinary activities in Colorado to please your palate. Colorado.com recently released a sampling of some of the best food adventures from across the state. Here's their lis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2013

    Highland's Garden Cafe on the block for a million bucks

    On the last day of August, Highland's Garden Cafe closed for the season, with promises to reopen the restaurant -- two connected Victorian houses -- in its lovely garden setting next April. But will Highland's Garden Cafe really bloom again? See also:-Highland's Garden Cafe pulls up stakes for the ... More >>

  • News

    October 25, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 25, 2012

    Chef Beau Simmons out at Jonesy's EatBar

    After two and half years spearheading the line at Jonesy's EatBar, chef Beau Simmons is no longer in the kitchen. It all went down last week, he says, when owner Leigh Jones pulled him aside and suggested that it was time for the two to part ways, a decision, he emphasizes, that was mutual. See als ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 26, 2012
  • Blogs

    April 25, 2012

    Reader: Bugged by cockroach discussion

    Last month, the seafood hot pot at Da Lat rated a 100 Favorite Dishes designation. But when Heather Miller ordered it, the dish contained an unexpected ingredient: a cockroach. Lori Midson shared her cockroach story here , and the comments have been flying. Should the dish have been comped? The who ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 16, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Support DJ Cavem on his Bold Food Initiative travels to Africa

    DJ Cavem, the local O.G. (organic gardener), has been literally feeding the community through events geared toward the "green" movement for years. Using a hip-hop agenda (even rocking with a children's choir), Cavem has broadened his audience to include discussions that involve enhancing the communi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    A Garden in Every Neighborhood screens at Root Down

    ​Root Down is collaborating with Denver Urban Gardens to host GreenShoots2, a celebration of urban agriculture and community gardens. The festivities, which run from 7:30 to 10 p.m., include food, drink and screenings of the Denver Urban Gardens research documentary, A Garden in Every Neighbo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Oil-shale plans could be derailed by ruling on Graham's penstemon, an endangered plant

    Susan Meyer​William Blake saw heaven in a wildflower. The energy industry sees nothing but trouble. Last week, a federal judge in Denver ruled that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision not to declare an obscure plant as endangered was "arbitrary and capricious" -- a ruling that could ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2011

    Ruby Hill Habanero seeds add that southwest Denver spice: Kenny Be's Hip Tip

    ​ Don't let this weekend's Cinco de Mayo and Mother's Day party schedule keep you from digging in your garden. Summer weather blazes into town today and the heat is on -- especially for urban gardeners who plant electric-red Ruby Hill Habaneros from the Denver Neighborhood Seed Co....

  • Calendar

    February 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Tonight: Chamber music a go-go with CSO violinist Erik Peterson and friends

    Erik Peterson​The beauty of chamber music is in its intimacy and immediacy; you can't help, as an audience member, being caught up in the interplay and, even better, the moment. And at tonight's Chamber Music Series Concert at the Denver School of the Arts, which raises funds for the DSA Orche ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 29, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 19, 2010

    Pizzeria Basta's urban garden ready to sprout

    Kelly Whitaker​While the rest of us sweltered in the heat this weekend, Kelly Whitaker and his crew at Pizzeria Basta in Boulder finished planting an urban garden, using a tiny plot of land behind the restaurant's commercial space for three beds full of tomatoes, peppers, kale, basil, rosemary ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 30, 2009

    Kenny Be's Yard Arteology: Gnomosexuality

    The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments... ​ Figure 43. West Wash Park. One gnome goes down while another gets mounted. Gnomes were first introduced to gardening in the mid-1800s by a German ceramicist who sold his decorations to local gardeners based on their reputations of bei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2009

    Kenny Be's Yard Arteology: Inside out in Goldsmith

    The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments... ​ Figure 35: Goldsmith. Crafty thrifter turns table lamps into landscaping lights Goldsmith is a neighborhood that is easy to miss. East Evans, South Quebec, East Yale and Interstate 25 define the borders of this Southeast Denver neigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    Urbavore's Dilemma: Growing weird with Russ Dale's mystic space garden

    Joel WarnerThe Great Experimenters (from left): James Quirk, Barnabas Von Scarecrow, Russ Dale and Matt Twardy Urbavore's Dilemma is an ongoing web series detailing city dwellers' commitment to urban homesteading. From May through September, Westword writer Joel Warner will get his hands dirty, co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Kenny Be's Yard Arteology: Neighborhood horse house

    The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments... Figure 14. Sloan Lake: Equus Christ and the fence mounts The major trend in yard arteology has been to provide a "holistic" account of yard artists without any connotation of "inferior." Most arteologists strive to use terms such as "concep ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 12, 2009

    Flower Power

    Get in touch with yourself at the Denver Botanic Gardens.

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2009

    I'm totally DUG-ing this idea

    Denver Urban Gardens is a nonprofit that helps create urban gardens around Denver. To date, DUG has supported more than eighty community gardens and open-space parks throughout the metro area. Now, with a $70,000 grant from Denver's Housing and Neighborhood Development Services department, it's help ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008

    Denver Daisy, Redux

    In full bloom. Here's how you insure that your Denver Daisy is in blooming good health: You get it from professionals, already fully grown (or close enough). Earlier this summer, I reported on how my attempts to grow a Denver Daisy -- the special species designed to honor Denver's 150th birthday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2008

    Denver Daisy, Day One

    It used to be that Mother's Day was considered the safe day to plant in Denver. But after those May 13 snow showers, experts revised their estimate, emphasizing that the real first day to safely plant gardens in this town is May 15. So yesterday, I planted my Rudbeckia, the trademarked Denver Daisy ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 20, 2007
  • Calendar

    May 10, 2007
  • Culture

    February 22, 2007

    The Perfect Party

    Guest wishes, from A.R. Gurney.

  • Calendar

    January 11, 2007
  • Calendar

    August 3, 2006

    A Garden Gala

    Xeriscaping can turn dry, brown yards into green retreats.

  • Dining

    May 11, 2006

    Wazee Supper Club

    Things are looking up with the beerevator.

  • News

    May 11, 2006

    Garden Party

    Fairview fifth-graders sprout success in Sun Valley.

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 24, 2005

    Best Sporting Use of a Pumpkin

    Jack-O-Launch
    Delaney Farm

  • Goods & Services

    March 24, 2005
  • Food & Drink

    March 27, 2003
  • News

    August 15, 2002

    Park Place

    An ambitious plan to expand Denver's parks may take root if the political climate is fertile.

  • Music

    August 1, 2002

    Kodo

    Mondo Head (Red Ink)

  • Goods & Services

    March 29, 2001
  • Goods & Services

    March 29, 2001

    Best Mobile Service

    Sewing Plus Traveling Seamstress

  • Calendar

    March 29, 2001

    Best Ceramics Show

    Martha Daniels
    Grotto

  • Food & Drink

    March 29, 2001
  • Food & Drink

    March 29, 2001
  • Goods & Services

    March 29, 2001
  • News

    March 15, 2001

    Out of Africa

    These horticultural hobbyists are no shrinking violets.

  • News

    September 28, 2000

    Better Boys

    Harvesting memories with the men of Wheat Ridge.

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best stone

    Colorado Stone Company

  • News

    April 29, 1999

    A Snake in the Grama Grass

    Weeding out the good plants from the bad can leave horticulturalists blowing in the wind.

  • News

    August 8, 1996

    Dead, Schmed

    So what's with all these Jewish Deadheads? Doug Gertner has a theory or two.

  • News

    May 16, 1996

    Growing, Growing, Gone

    When the U.S. declared war on drugs, Colorado's carnation industry went up in smoke

  • Calendar

    May 9, 1996
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