No. 93 Kettle Chips at Amerigo Delicatus 2449 Larimer St. 303-862-9850 Although we have a long way to go, these crispy delights may end up being the cheapest item on our list of favorite dishes. That's because they're actually free -- but only if you order a sandwich from the lunch menu. We walk ... More >>
If you're going to the Westword Music Showcase -- and why wouldn't you be? -- you'll likely be prowling the Golden Triangle for sustenance and refreshments before, between, and especially after the shows. Luckily, in this neighborhood there is no shortage of options for the discerning palate, the re ... More >>
Our latest post about alleged pot profiling, featuring Idaho State Troopers pulling over three Colorado drivers for incredibly minor traffic infractions (but then finding cannabis), led to an intriguing debate about the practice. Here's the post of a reader who feels such law-enforcement behavior is ... More >>
Estately.com, the site behind our recent list of the ten best states for hippies, has a new target: the Internet search quirks of all fifty states, including Colorado, produced by running "hundreds of search queries through Google Trends to determine which words, terms and questions each state was s ... More >>
For more than a year, we've shared stories about alleged pot profiling of cars with Colorado license plates. Examples include a Westword writer stopped twice during one cross-country trip and a man who said he'd been improperly blamed for toking by managers at a Kansas hotel. Now, Darian Roseen, se ... More >>
Valentine's Day is nearly upon us, and love is in the air. Everywhere you look, people are planning fancy dates or at least renting their favorite romantic movies for a night of couch-snuggling with their beloved. Contrary to the stereotypes, geeks are no different. Well, maybe a little different -- ... More >>
The national debate over fracking may be unfolding in the halls of Congress, but the battle over where oil and gas drilling takes place is being waged at the grassroots level -- which is why the liberal advocacy group MoveOn.org has announced plans to funnel money, training and "strategic support" t ... More >>
Homophobia in popular culture began to fade in the '70s, and for the most part was dead and gone by the '90s. With music, it began with disco and was stomped to death by riot grrrl. In film it was exposed with Boys in the Band, and deemed pass√© with My Own Private Idaho. Art and fashion have been g ... More >>
We've grown accustomed to hearing about cold cases that heat up due to DNA hits, such as the arrest and April sentencing of Dominique Huntington for a 2008 double rape. But such evidence isn't always the key. Take the case of Francisco Rojas Carbajal, who reportedly confessed to strangling Julia Ab ... More >>
More than a year ago, we told you about the slaying of Andrea Roan, a much-loved elementary school teacher. Roan was allegedly killed by Ryan Miller, an ex-boyfriend against whom she'd requested a protection order. Now, Miller's been sentenced for the crime, joining Richard Leavitt, who'd been pre ... More >>
The "caveman diet" is getting a real workout across Colorado. The creation of Loren Cordain, a Colorado State University professor who wrote The Paleo Diet and numerous follow-up books, the diet has been picked up by the Crossfit community and many other fans of healthy eating. But while it promises ... More >>
By passing Amendment 64, which allows adults to possess small amounts of marijuana, voters here cemented Colorado's reputation as a pot mecca. Note the prominence of the state's name in headlines about the arrest of Brighton's Brian Unbehaun, who's accused of transporting nearly twelve pounds of wee ... More >>
Prime Element is hitting the road this week, bringing its classic Colorado hip-hop style to the rest of the country. This Friday, the group joins Sweatshop Union for several dates as it kicks off its summer tour in Boise, Idaho, and then throughout the rest of the summer, beginning with the upcoming ... More >>
As we reported in Off Limits this week, MSNBC pundit Rachel Maddow highlighted Jefferson County's infamous "There Is No Poop Fairy" public-service campaign campaign again last week. The county created the PSA last summer as a way to remind people who used the county's parks and open spaces to pick u ... More >>
Sunday, January 15, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
While a three-year-old's shooting of a five-year-old may have been the holiday season's most shocking violent death, it was hardly the only one. Another tragic incident involved elementary school teacher Andrea Roan, who was allegedly slain by Ryan Miller, her estranged boyfriend, with Richard Leavi ... More >>
Every holiday season, almost as sure as you can count on Christmas falling on December 25, you can depend on some obsessive, Griswold-wannabe somewhere crafting a lighting display that makes all the previous standouts from past years seem like also-rans. You know the type -- the kind that lit ... More >>
Sometimes a stump is just a stump. "Life Cycles" is among the action sports porn featured this year at MountainfilmThe 32nd annual Mountainfilm in Telluride festival kicks off tomorrow night with free outdoor screenings at the Base Camp Outdoor Theater in Telluride Town Park; the full festiva ... More >>
The Winter Wildlands Alliance brings its Backcountry Film Festival tour to Boulder's Neptune Mountaineering (633 South Broadway) tonight at 8 p.m.
"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 >>
Sorry, Denver glitz junkies: Your dreams of a high-profile celebrity wedding packed with luminaries from the worlds of sports and entertainment will not come to pass -- at least not as they apply to Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony and his longtime paramour, former MTV hostess and reality show maven La ... More >>
Friday, December 4, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Homer Duggins is the biggest sports fan in Denver and Westword's gambling, uh, "expert." Read his dispatches every Friday in the Latest Word sports section. What's that noise? It's a little whisper I keep hearing, a whisper becoming louder and louder, blowing on the wind until it becomes a r ... More >>
While Mayor John Hickenlooper was outlining some of the ways that Denver is speeding up projects to stimulate the local economy, DIA aviation manager Kim Day yesterday announced plans for a 500-room hotel at the airport, which will be built right by the anticipated FasTracks stop. The hotel project ... More >>
Photo: Dave Gaslin Speaking of 3OH!3, Kam from the Chain Gang of 1974 is on the road right now with those cats and has filmed a series of vlogs from the road, which we've dutifully posted for your viewing pleasure after the jump. Looks like Kam's having the time. From what he says, everything is e ... More >>
The Swaybacks new platter, Long Gone Lads, has all the makings of a career-defining record.
Hearts of Palm. That's the new name being batted around by the members of Nathan & Stephen. Ran into Nathan McGarvey, who was tending bar on Friday night at the hi-dive, and he confirmed the less than ten minute-old rumor I had just heard on my way into the dive to catch Roger Green's set.
Visitors to DIA can now walk a mile in our shoes.
Meet a chanteuse thatís every bit as sweet as her songs suggest.
The Colorado Rockies should be pleased to seat you.
The 2005 biennial at the MCA is an absolute must.
From a war-torn country comes music of hope.
Hopes -- and fish -- fly high at Sushi Den.
The Colorado Historical Society has collected Indian artifacts for 120 years. Now it has to give many of them back.
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