On Monday filmmakers Anson Fogel and Skip Armstrong of the Carbondale-based collective Forge Motion Pictures released Cascada, a new adventure short produced in partnership with NRS, the Idaho-based gear brand. The film documents a trip to the jungles of Mexico with photographer Tim Kemple and some ... More >>
For "On a Roll," our feature on cycling, we connected with many local bike advocates, who have a wide range of perspectives on what officials can do to make Denver a top urban center for biking. Concerns about the rise in bike-car collisions, and the sometimes fatal results, have pushed these ideas ... More >>
Before there was a Smashburger, before there was a Noodles & Company, before there was even a Chipotle, Colorado had another born-and-bred chain: Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard.
Good Times was founded in 1987, six years before the first Chipotle went up on East Evans Avenue. The company was an ... More >>
Yesterday's post about an Idaho billboard that equates Barack Obama with James Holmes, the accused Aurora theater shooter, inspired one reader to dissect the comparison -- and to suggest that gun laws allowing people like Holmes to assemble incredible arsenals are our collective responsibility. Here ... 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 >>
What are two things that people really want right now? You guessed it: new flavors of Ben & Jerry's ice cream, and more Republican primary coverage. Last week Ben & Jerry's announced that it is debuting Greek frozen yogurt, bringing back "Chocolate Therapy" (chocolate ice cream, choco-cookies and ch ... 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 >>
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 >>
Big pics below.The arrest affidavit pertaining to John Vasquez and Marie Marone is one of the most chilling documents you're ever likely to read -- which is appropriate given that their busts may finally close an eleven-year-old cold case. The allegation: that the couple killed a disabled wom ... 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 >>
Great Divide BrewingGreat Divide made beer drinkers in six states cry last week when the Denver brewery acknowledged that it had pulled its beers from the shelves there.
In addition to Michigan, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Kentucky, New Mexico and Alaska, the brewer is leaving Washington, D.C ... More >>
Update: The Indian Gulch fire near Golden is a top wildfire priority nationally; at this writing, it's in the number one slot on the feds' Inciweb.org website.
And while the winds that were helping to fuel the blaze have died down to a significant degree, they did significant damage, increas ... More >>
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This is part two of Lori Midson's chat session with Mike Adams, executive chef of Racines. Part one of that Chef and Tell interview ran yesterday.
Favorite restaurant in America: The Trout House, on t ... 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 >>
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 >>
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 projec ... More >>