While last week's snow and this week's predicted rains have made forecasts of drought seem all wet in metro Denver, the threat is still very real to farmers in southern and eastern Colorado. Last week, they planted more than 550 acres of Rocky Ford cantaloupe -- almost a 40 percent increase over las ... More >>
The big news at the Boulder Farmers' Market Saturday: Randy and Regan of 2 Rs Farm have strawberries. I restrain myself from doing a celebratory dance around their stand -- which is also heaped with cucumbers and luscious greenhouse-grown tomatoes -- and snatch up three little boxes. Within fifteen ... More >>
The Book of Mormon is so good that we posted Juliet Wittman's review of the August 19 opening night performance at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House the next day, rather than save it a few days for the print edition.
Although tickets sold out within hours of going on sale back in January, the produce ... More >>
Thank God! After all the anticipation, we were worried that The Book of Mormon -- written by hometown boys Matt Stone and Trey Parker -- wouldn't live up to the hype, and we'd be disappointed by their Broadway show on this first stop on its road tour.
But Mormon is a godsend, and gets a rave in th ... More >>
Tom Borillo and in Michelle Moore in A Streetcar Named Desire.A Streetcar Named Desire opened this past weekend at Germinal Stage Denver. Juliet Wittman's complete review will run in our November 17 issue; in the meantime, here's a capsule critique:
Kris Andersson is Dixie Longate.Theater critic Juliet Wittman writes in her review of Dixie's Tupperware Party: "This show is dirty. Seriously dirty."
Right away, that should make you want to go see it. Luckily for you, we're giving away four pairs of tickets.
The Boulder Farmers' Market, which opened for business this past Saturday (read Juliet Wittman's story about opening day here), is always the first farmers' market of the season. In fact, when Boulder introduces its Wednesday hours on May 5, only a few other markets will have started up along the Fr ... More >>
Boulder has some terrific restaurants, including Arugula, the site of a recent Slow Food dinner that fed the mind, body and soul of Juliet Wittman. But Arugula isn't the only Boulder restaurant that feeds us. Here are five more of our favorites:
Frasca Food & Wine, 1738 Pearl Street, 303-442 ... More >>