When you hear steel guitar in a song, it's usually used as supplemental instrumentation, adding texture to the tunes. You generally don't expect to see the men and women of steel in the forefront, and yet that's the entire impetus for the Denver Steel Guitar Show, the second annual edition of an eve ... More >>
If you're looking for a crash course in how to be annoying, you could do worse than study the guerrilla tactics of Colorado Extraction Resistance, a group of activists bent on chafing the thick hides of energy interests who rely on hydraulic fracturing methods to drill for oil and gas. The group in ... More >>
Still trying to decide what you're doing on New Year's Eve? Restaurants and bars around town are offering celebrations large and small, extravagant and intimate. Keep reading to see just some of the options (and if you know of other worthy end-of-the-year events, share the info in the comments secti ... More >>
Wine never tastes better than when matched with its perfect food-based soulmate. So when the annual Pairsine -The Taste of Elegance Chefs' Food & Wine Pairing Competition rolls into town, we clear our calendars and start fasting -- because we know that it's about to go down. See also: - Chef and Te ... More >>
The Hyatt Regency, 650 15th Street, is hosting a benefit for Project Angel Heart from 6 to 10 p.m. this evening. The event will feature appetizers, entrees and desserts from some of the town's favorite restaurants.
At Halloween, what's better than a haunted house? How about a haunted hotel? Over the weekend, Kevin Larson Presents took over the Hyatt Regency in the Denver Tech Center for the fourth annual Haunted Hotel party. Spread across multiple floors, the spooky celebration featured live music and art as m ... More >>
It's been a two-year project in the making, but the Grand Hyatt Denver now trumpets a restaurant and bar that just might lure locals, in conjunction with the hordes of tourists that bunk here on their visits to the Mile High City. Pub 17, which replaces 1876, the hotel's former street-level restaura ... More >>
Ever wonder who can afford to go to presidential fundraisers? Or who gets to attend without paying big bucks? We asked photog Christopher Morgan to find out during yesterday's event at the Hyatt Hotel, which President Barack Obama highlighted shortly after delivering the commencement address at the ... More >>
Denver attorney Norm Brownstein -- of Brownstein, Hyatt, Farber and Schreck -- is often referred to a political power broker. But it's his sons who've been doing the brokering of late, and unfortunately "power" isn't one of the commodities they've been trading. On Thursday, Chad Brownstein was force ... More >>
Brett Shaheen Wooden Table 2500 East Orchard Road, Greenwood Village 303-730-2152 www.thewoodentablerestaurant.com This is part one of my interview with Brett Shaheen, exec chef of the Wooden Table. Part two of our chat will run tomorrow. Flipping pizzas at Pizza Hut. That was Brett Shaheen's firs ... More >>
For this week's cover story, "Money can buy you love, if you have a contract with this Harvard MBA," I spent roughly a month working with local matchmaker Jamie Richards. We've already covered her tips on finding a matchmaker, taking a profile picture and creating an online dating profile. But now w ... More >>
And you thought you had a crazy year. Getting jiggy with a student at a Baptist school, driving a scooter without a license in Miami, possessing four grams of cocaine in Aspen, threatening to shoot out a Best Buy in Aurora over a video game and literally getting shit on in Boulder -- these are all s ... More >>
Proposed hotel.There have been some tense times between Aurora and Denver officials since word came down this summer that Gaylord Entertainment would like to build a hotel/resort complex in Aurora -- and move the National Western Stock Show there, too.
Big pic below.During the Broncos' first preseason game, kicker Matt Prater scored eleven points. But that's nothing compared to the score he racked up the previous week -- .142 blood alcohol content, following a hit-and-run crash in which he was accompanied by an employee at Shotgun Willie's ... More >>
According to Allen St. Pierre, executive director of NORML (the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws), today's 4/20 bashes in Denver and Boulder are the biggest rallies of their type "on earth." And he expects that they'll ready the faithful for NORML's 40th annual conferenc ... More >>
How sweet it is! Starting today and continuing through Monday, February 14 -- yes, Valentine's Day -- the Hyatt Regency Denver , 650 15th Street, will feature the aptly named Chocolate Lovers' Lounge in the Peaks Lounge.
Hyatt Regency DenverWe don't normally frequent hotel bars in Denver, but searching for a place to show some relatives the lay of the land, we stopped at the Hyatt Regency, 650 15th Street, over the weekend for a couple of drinks in the Peaks Lounge on the 27th floor, with its floor-to-ceiling ... More >>
Home for the holidays!As estranged family members start trickling into town this weekend for the holidays, chances are you're looking for something to do to show off this great city. You're probably also trying to do it on the cheap so you can save up for some awesome last minute gifts (or pa ... More >>
Something fishy appears to be going down in the Aurora Police Department. As Face the State's Jared Jacang Maher reported yesterday, the Department of Justice is investigating the police force, apparently because of its recruitment practices.
Truth be told, plenty of us have personal obsessions that would convince people uninterested in our particular thang that we need to get a life. It's just that these pastimes differ from individual to individual -- and some are quirkier than others. Witness the just-completed 35th annual Coca-Cola ... More >>
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