Update:Ex-L.A. cop Christopher Dorner has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a week after allegedly killing three , including former Denver resident Keith Lawrence; see previous coverage below. Now, the crisis appears at an end, with charred remains found in a gutted California cabi ... More >>
Five Iron Frenzy is a Colorado band with a lengthy and storied history. Initially formed as a side project of Exhumator, an idustrial thrash band, Five Iron became a full time endeavor when its founders, frontman Reese Roper, bassist Keith Hoerig, and guitarists Micah Ortega and Scott Kerr, and drum ... More >>
With no experience in accessory design prior to co-founding the jewelry company KORA in 2009, Maxandra Short took her inspiration in life experience. The world traveler was born in Singapore, lived in cities like Jakarta and Seoul, and eventually found herself in Los Angeles, working as a magazine w ... More >>
Cellar Wine Bar
2556 15th Street
This is part one of my interview with Joe Freemond, exec chef of the Cellar Wine Bar. Part two of our interview will run in this space tomorrow.
Raw fish. That's what Joe Freemond gravitated toward when he was a kid. Not ... More >>
An ethnic Nepali, Sher Mizer fled the violence of his country, Bhutan, when he was twelve years old. His family ended up in a refugee camp, where a tarp and some bamboo became their home. Mizer yearned for education, and thanks to a scholarship, he was able to study in India. Eighteen years after ar ... More >>
Hampers.The sentencing hearing for former ER doc Louis Hampers has been delayed once again. Charged with writing 654 phony prescriptions in 2009 and 2010, Hampers pleaded guilty this past July to much less: fourteen counts of prescription drug fraud. His sentencing hearing was rescheduled fro ... More >>
Update: Progress is being made at the GrowHaus, as evidenced by this time-lapse of renovations in the facility's HydroFarm. But in the urban greenhouse's race to win a $50,000 grant, the road's been a bit bumpier: After rising to third place and even grazing second, GrowHaus has dropped to si ... More >>
891 14th Street
This is part two of my interview with Arik Markus, executive chef of Row 14. In part one of that interview, Markus dishes on crashing kitchens, the day he was fired by Eric Ripert and the echo of Daniel Boulud.
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OBL or UBL?Osama bin Laden's death was an instant Twitter sensation. But likely more people shared their immediate reactions on Facebook -- especially those under twenty, like my seventeen-year-old twin daughters. Last night, while my wife and I channel-surfed, 20th century style, in advance ... More >>
Update below: The latest bizarre twist in Birther Nation's assault on President Barack Obama has a special home-state flavor.
Colorado Springs-based retired Colonel Greg Hollister claims to have surreptitiously accessed Obama's selective-service records, which call into question if he was bo ... More >>
Photo by John JohnstonTom Tancredo is in the middle of another tempest.As the immigration issue continues to heat up, Tom Tancredo is finding himself in one controversy after another.
Remember his call for civics literacy tests? Former House majority leader Dick Armey's claim that he is bad ... More >>