We've known for a while that we have some amazingly talented burlesque performers in this city. But now, the rest of the planet has been put on notice: Earlier this month, Denver burlesque cutie Midnite Martini (aka Kim Townsend) was crowned Miss Exotic World in Las Vegas at the annual showcase even ... More >>
It's Monday, which means it's time for the city to get back into work mode. We spotted entrepreneur Davon Williams, an up-and-coming businessman, fashion designer and DJ, displaying some stand-up street style. Keep reading to learn his favorite accessory, where he shops, and what cities inspire his ... More >>
Eric Prydz's biggest hits so far have both incorporated famous work by other musicians -- 2004's "Call on Me" samples Steve Winwood's "Valerie," and his '06 track "Proper Education" is a remix of Pink Floyd's "Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2." However, he released a number-one track on Beatport th ... More >>
After a successful tour with How to Destroy Angels, which made a stop at the Paramount Theatre this past April, Trent Reznor has put the paddles to Nine Inch Nails, and is preparing to hit the road. Yesterday, "Came Back Haunted," a track from NIN's forthcoming album, Hesitation Marks, due out on Se ... More >>
Update below: Over the years, we've written about plenty of strange things that happened on planes, including the ex-priest arrested for pleasuring himself or the guy accused of groping a pregnant woman. But what happened last night on a Southwest flight from Las Vegas to Denver is a first for us - ... More >>
The weather was so nice this past weekend that people were out and about. Of the many Denverites absorbing the comfortable climate we spotted marketing director David Keller as a standout. Continue reading to learn his style icons, what city influences his fashion sense, and what his favorite, unusu ... More >>
Nicole Johnson was already a seasoned four-wheeler and champion rock-crawler, so perhaps it wasn't surprising that after a chance meeting with a monster-truck legend -- Dennis Anderson, creator and driver of "Grave Digger" -- the Las Vegas native wound up in the driver's seat of "Scooby Doo," a 10,0 ... More >>
Both locations of the Wine Loft, a New Orleans-based chain that occupied storefronts in LoDo and and the Landmark Project, closed last month, but yesterday, I spotted a new sign plastered on the LoDo space inked with the words "Classified: Coming soon November 2012." See also: The Wine Loft dries ... More >>
Aaron Bennett Bácaro Venetian Taverna 921 Pearl Street, Boulder 303-444-4888 www.bacaro.com Part one of my interview with Aaron Bennett, exec chef of Boulder's Bácaro Venetian Taverna, ran yesterday; this is part two of our chat . Favorite restaurant in America: Probably Le Bouchon. When I ate ... More >>
With Memorial Day comes the start of camping season, and here's a new tool to put in your pack: Patty Ruwoldt's Open Range Cook'n: Home on the Range Cooking Made Easy -- A Camp Cook's Guide to Tasty Vittles. Not only does the book include recipes for satisfying meals you can cook in the great outdoo ... More >>
The Tavern Hospitality Group is hosting a contest in conjunction with March Madness at all of their locations (538 East 17th Avenue, 1949 Market Street, 7401 East First Avenue in Lowry, 5336 DTC Boulevard in Englewood, 1066 South Gaylord Street, 3240 West Colfax Avenue); the winner will receive a tr ... More >>
Steve Horner.Local bar owners breathed a sigh of relief when Steve Horner left town taking the discrimination charges he'd filed against them for offering ladies' night deals with him. Denver's gain is Las Vegas's loss: Sin City is the current focus of Horner's campaign. But rather than earni ... More >>
Eric GruneisenThe Ogden Theatre has the sixth most ticket sales of any club in the world so far this yearIn third quarter, year-to-date figures compiled and reported by Pollstar, the industry trade that tracks various clubs and venues across the globe, Denver and Boulder made a very strong sh ... More >>
So Pitchfork is reporting this morning that Jay-Z and Kanye West's highly anticipated Watch the Throne tour, which we told you was coming to Denver on Monday, October 10, is no longer coming to town on that date. The tour's apparently being rerouted due to "overwhelming demand," says Billboard, citi ... More >>
Push On! In the seven months since Clayton Brown opened his Pusher BMX shop at 5777 East Evans Avenue, "Colorado's Only BMX Rider-Owned and Operated BMX Shop" has been getting props from the likes of TransWorld Business and ESPN, doing double the business Brown projected for himself and attra ... More >>
Look at him -- he's so statuesque. There are no plans to erect a statute to Robocop in Detroit, according to Mayor Dave Bing. There is, however, a Rocky statue at the base of the Philadelphia Museum of Art after one was placed at the top of the Rocky steps in Rocky III. While it could argued, ... More >>
RMR logo.Visitors to Rocky Mountain Right's website can usually find conservative news and commentary -- but not right now. The home page is currently emblazoned with the phrase "Access Denied." That's because site overseer Antony Surace has temporarily blocked users to the page due to concer ... More >>
Pierre Werner.Update: Earlier this week, we told you about an investigation in Las Vegas targeting Pierre Werner, who ran a Boulder dispensary under his nickname, Dr. Reefer, before Colorado law established that a former felon like himself couldn't own an MMJ center. Now, the U.S. Attorney's ... More >>
Lori Midson Rhett Songer Zi Fusion 7340 South Clinton Street, Englewood 720-934-6402 www.ziasian.com This is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Rhett Songer, executive chef of Zi Fusion. In part one of that interview, Songer dishes on the F-word, racism and sexism and eating a puppy... ... More >>
Dean Singleton.Last month, we noted that Denver Post and MediaNews Group execs weren't eager to discuss a copyright-infringement warning published by the paper. At the time, we asked these three questions: "So... what prompted the Post to rattle this saber? Are lawsuits imminent? And against ... More >>
Cafe Society can't get enough of Lotus of Siam. When she was in Las Vegas last week, Patricia Calhoun twice ventured off the Strip to visit the northern Thai restaurant in its original location, a silly strip mall off Sahara Avenue. That was after a strong endorsement from Lori Midson, who o ... More >>
FlickrDurango's Richard Paul comes across as a helpful and chipper salesman in a just-released cyber-sheaf of court documents. Problem is, he's accused of selling an array of machine guns and other weaponry to undercover federal officers -- and when his Durango home was raided, authorities r ... More >>
A Flickr photoGetting your drink on at the state fair just got easier.It may not have all the amenities of Las Vegas or New Orleans, but the Colorado State Fair is starting to look more and more like Sin City and The Big Easy in the alcoholic beverage department.
As part of the 50th Anniversary of the Playboy Club and the Playboy Bunny, Suite Two Hundred (1427 Larimer Street) will be one of fifty clubs in fifty different cities around the world throwing parties. On Friday, June 11, Christina Santiago, Playboy's 2003 Playmate of the year, will host the ... More >>
Update: Just received word that U2 will be bringing its 360° tour to Denver on Saturday, June 12, at Invesco Field. Oh happy day! No word yet on when tickets will go on sale, but they Tickets go on sale on Friday, November 6, and will reportedly range from $55 to $250 online at the Invesco Field bo ... More >>
Mark DymThis is part two of Lori Midson's interview with Mark Dym, the owner-executive chef of Marco's Coal-Fired Pizza. You can read the first part of Midson's interview with Dym here. Culinary inspirations: No question, Roberto Caporuscio, a fantastic pizzaiolo from Campania who's been liv ... More >>
The world is your oyster in this slippery eating contest at Jax.
Friday, January 16, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399; Saturday, January 17, Magness Arena, 303-830-8497.
The Mexican wraps up the great tortilla debate.
Meat and potatoes of Denvers restaurant scene.
Supercross delivers the action, along with some truly lame acting.
A tsunami of suds is likely when the Modern Drunkard Conventioneers pour into Denver.
Upstart opera company clears its throat
James Brown guitarist Damon Wood has got a brand-new bag.
The spirit of the road rides on with Eddy Joe Cotton and his bunch.
A hometown fighter gets a title shot.