Yesterday, we told you about a fatal shooting at a Lakewood motel in which clues are scarce. Neither is there a surplus of info available about a previous murder outside the El Shaddai International Ministries. However, the Denver Police Department has released a series of photos depicting persons o ... More >>
Lately, the metro area has been the setting of several high-profile hit-and-runs, with suspects including an elderly man and an alleged street racer. The latest incident is a study in contrasts. A man was struck by two drivers: one who stuck around, the other -- eighteen-year-old Eliu Jiminez -- wh ... More >>
In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard -- south to north -- within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on t ... More >>
We've just learned that Barry Fey, a larger-than-life figure who helped put Denver on the music-business map, has died. At this writing, the circumstances of Fey's death have not been made public, but he has been ill of late. His personal Facebook page features a March 11 post that reads, "I am hap ... More >>
News that no charges would be made against the three police officers who nearly beat Alex Landau to death in 2009 has brought renewed scrutiny to the Denver Police Department, especially when it comes to the question of race. Jared Jacang Maher explored these questions in his 2008 feature "Target Pr ... More >>
Denver gonzo athlete Justin Simoni's singular achievement this summer in the Tour Divide, a 2745-mile mountain bike race that crosses the Continental Divide 39 times between Canada and Mexico, is the focus of this week's feature, "Going to Extremes." But cycling is only one of Simoni's multiple and ... More >>
"Done deal!" Those were the ecstatic words that Kevin Morrison, the brains behind the Pinche Taco truck and Pinche Taqueria, the stellar urban taco joint that he opened in 2011 on Halloween eve, spilled this morning when he revealed that he's opening a second Pinche Taqueria at 3300 West 32nd Avenu ... More >>
Dozens of teenage Explorers have been sexually abused by cops. Should the Scouts share the blame?
It's yesterday once more at Irving's Used Cars. Googie retro signs are most often associated with faded West Colfax motels, but a few of the vintage roadside graphic artworks are scattered along Federal Blvd. The Irving's Used Car sign pictured above is most notable for its festive swoosh-sty ... More >>
Alex Church prefers staying afloat to howling success.
Alex Church of Sea Wolf, who’s profiled in the January 10 Westword, is a critic’s favorite for a couple of very good reasons: His music is consistently intelligent, and so are his conversations, as he demonstrates in the following Q&A. Church chats about the time he spent at the acclaimed film ... More >>
Everyone loves a man in uniform. Especially Brett Allen Andrews.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Wet cleanup on aisle eight
The Cockettes brings back nostalgia for a gay old time.
Up the creek
After thirty years, Barry Fey is stepping down. Sort of.
The fight between socialite Judi Wolf and her brother has turned into the mother of all family feuds.
EX-EAGLE RANDY MEISNER ON GETTING SCREWED OUT OF A FORTUNE.