This summer Taita Peruvian Restaurant quietly closed up in the spot next to Tooey's at Colfax and Marion, but the location didn't stay vacant for long. Zach Parker, co-owner of the new Las Margs, says he was ready to move on the place just eighteen days later. He owes the quick turnaround to his ind ... More >>
Sam Yamini has come a long way since getting his first tattoo in a trailer. Originally from Las Cruces, New Mexico, he has been tattooing for fourteen years and is a founder of Dedication Tattoo with Andy Canino, Jason Boatman and Brian Thurow. Westword recently sat down with Yamini, who talked abo ... More >>
Shoni Jones Root Down C Concourse, Denver International Airport 303-342-6959 rootdowndenver.com Oops, I was way off," says Shoni Jones, the executive chef of Root Down at Denver International Airport, clearly surprised by the numbers in the text message she just got from her mom, who lives on a spr ... More >>
Dr. Neptune (due this Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23, at 3 Kings Tavern) became one of the more popular punk bands in the scene before disbanding for good in 2006, after a couple of vans broke down as the band was making waves on the Warped Tour circuit and in talks with a Sony subsid ... More >>
Mario Acevedo is a local author whose 2007 debut novel The Nymphos of Rocky Flats introduced readers to Felix Gomez, an war veteran turned undead gumshoe, and was touted as one of the best ... More >>
Jose Guerrero ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop 2015 Market Street 720-878-2015 viewhouseco.com This is part one of my interview with Jose Guerrero, exec chef of ViewHouse Eatery, Bar & Rooftop; part two of our chat will run on Cafe Society tomorrow. In hindsight, things could have gone very differ ... More >>
The senseless massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, which took the lives of twenty children, including Olivia Engel, seen here, plus seven adults, instantly stirs terrible memories of the 1999 attack on Columbine High School. On the tenth anniversary of that tragedy, we assembled a horrific roster of sc ... More >>
Around here, we do a lot of celebrating the Mile High City in posts like the 50 reasons we're glad we live in Denver and not the United States. But we've also provided this January 2011 Comment of the Day for people who disagree. Like this guy, who's spent two months here and can't wait to get out.
Catch Lykke Li tonight at the OgdenThere's an astounding number of great shows to pick from this weekend in the Mile High City: Lykke Li at the Ogden, Tech N9Ne kicks off his two-night Denver run with an intimate show tonight at the Summit Music Hall, followed by an appearance at the Fillmore ... More >>
Wanderin' Dan.Dan Maes has found novel ways of fueling his dark-horse campaign for governor -- so novel that he now faces what could be the heftiest campaign-finance fine against a candidate in state history. According to news reports, Maes could be socked $27,000 in penalties for failing to ... More >>
Anwar al-Awlaki in an image broadcast on CBS.Colorado Attorney General John Suthers's name was recently juxtaposed with that of an extremely unsavory fellow -- serial killer Scott Lee Kimball. A front-page Denver Post story over the weekend noted that Suthers, who was then a U.S. Attorney, "s ... More >>
Signs that Republic Airways Holdings, owner of Denver-based Frontier Airlines, might move jobs from Colorado to either Milwaukee or Indianapolis have been unavoidable for at least month. Note this October 9 blog, in which Denver Economic Development Corporation executive director Tom Clark s ... More >>
Breathe Carolina, a band that tours so often these days that it almost doesn't seem like a Denver band anymore (seriously, with the exception of April and May, the act is going to be on the road from now until at least the end of August; check out the list of tour dates on the next page), recently p ... More >>
Jefferson County officials show Mike Zinna that what goes around comes around.
This restaurants time has come.
Hard work and ambition landed Dork in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
From the week of October 12, 2006
Wednesday, September 13, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Dork finally stops dicking around.
All-Star Weekend put a jewel in Francois Baptiste's production crown.
Educated in the school of hard knocks, Terri and Arturo Jr. still come out fighting.
Outspoken and a little bit angry, Desaparecidos uses artful indie pop to question everything.
The apocalyptic sound of Society Burning.
CHILE LOVERS TAKE A STAND ON FEDERAL BOULEVARD.