A proposed bike lane for 15th Street has been a hot topic in the cycling community, with the advocacy organization BikeDenver making its feelings known at a Valentine's Day love-in at which members presented more than 200 I-love-bike-lanes cards to Mayor Michael Hancock's office; see photos below. M ... More >>
While winter casts its icy breath on the people of Denver, many still brave the streets -- whether to reach their jobs or just to have fun. One of these is Ross Evans, a local bartender who works in LoDo and enjoys dressing up on and off the clock. Continue reading to find out where Evans shops, why ... More >>
The Denver Art Museum was on a roll in 2012 and it isn't slowing down in the new year, with exhibits showcasing Georgia O'Keeffe and Nick Cave's Soundsuits on their way. At MCA Denver, the Ladies Fancywork Society will soon have its day in the sun its own exhibition. The folks at the Denver County F ... More >>
While this year is winding down in a frosty cold breath, it's the perfect time to look back on all the hot fashion that Denver saw this past year. By simply strutting down the street in high style, these men expressed their personalities....and made the city look good in the process. Here are our t ... More >>
Skateboarding shouldn't be a crime -- but it is in certain parts of Denver. And during my recent run-in with the Denver Police Department after I was caught skateboarding on the 16th Street Mall, I learned that not only do some cops hate skateboarding, they also hate being questioned about their exc ... More >>
Snow arrived just in time for a white Christmas, but despite the cold, some stylish Denverites manage to be both fashionable and warm. Mario Marshall, for example, rocking a red pea coat and showing some standout style. Keep reading to learn about his winter wish, style icons and, of course, what's ... More >>
UPDATE 11/14/12: Alright, now this is just disappointing. As you can see from the photo above, sometime between our last update last night and this morning, some unscrupulous person(s) defaced the new Jerry Garcia mural on the east wall of 314 E. 13th Avenue, the former home of Bender's Tavern and ... More >>
Lest it get lost in all the hubub of Halloween, be advised: Tomorrow night marks a significant and bittersweet moment in the Denver music scene. It's the last call for Bender's Tavern, which is slated to change hands in the next few weeks and become the new home of Quixote's True Blue, which is movi ... More >>
Five years after she passed away at the age of 62, Molly Ivins is hotter than ever. In fact, all five performances of the one-woman play based on her life and writings, Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins, sold out before the run even started. And at last night's preview, Rhonda Brown, ... More >>
Although 16th Street hasn't always been a pedestrian mall, for at least the last hundred years of the city's history it has been a Denver destination, a favorite for parade routes and other special events as well as a focal point for much of this city's day-to-day business. These pictures, printed i ... More >>
Remember when you turned eighteen? Maybe you felt like you'd seen it all -- but more likely, you knew that a grand personal story was about to unfold. You felt excited and afraid. But how about a theater company? What about Brian Freeland and the LIDA Project, a company that's made its name over eig ... More >>
Supporters of Japoix, Lawrence Yee's French-Asian restaurant that opened two years ago last month in the beleaguered Beauvallon, are now mourning its demise. The restaurant, which suffered construction madness outside its front door for months, along with a series of chef changes, shuttered last Mon ... More >>
Cycling just got a lot easier for students and professors who pedal to the downtown Auraria campus -- and for Denver bikers trying to make their way around it. This week, officials unveiled a new bike lane that goes straight through the downtown campus, eliminating what bike advocates call a major " ... More >>
As the number of cyclists in Denver continues to grow rapidly, the city is racing to keep up, building new infrastructure that helps bikes and vehicles safely share the road. The city is now exploring the best options for a bike facility on 15th Street, a major link in downtown, to be completed in 2 ... More >>
A corporation has shut down all of Larimer Square today, buying out businesses on the historic block for a private event -- but at least one merchant has refused to close his doors. Larimer Street between 15th and Speer and 14th Street between Market and Lawrence streets are closed to traffic this m ... More >>
We released our 2012 Summer Guide in June, including hundreds of events and opportunities to escape both in the city and in the great outdoors. Each Thursday, we'll roll out the best things to do this week, making it easier for you to plan your summer. Among this week's listings are the Westword Mus ... More >>
We're not exactly avid cyclists here at Cafe Society, but we're sold on B-Cycle, since the bike share basically takes all the annoying parts of riding around out of the equation by letting us check out and dock up without having to worry about finding a place to lock up our gear. Eight bucks nets yo ... More >>
Flipper (due tonight and tomorrow night at the Lion's Lair) got its start in 1979 in the creatively fertile arts and music scene in San Francisco. Formed after the break-up of Negative Trend and including two former members of that band, Will Shatter and Stephen DePace, Flipper didn't set out to be ... More >>
In just a few short weeks, Voodoo Comedy Playhouse will open in the Ballpark neighborhood, bringing downtown Denver a venue for all kinds of comedy acts and shows, including Hit and Run Musical Improv, Makeshift Shakespeare and a weekly interactive murder mystery dinner show.
Rob MichelsFormer Madison Street chef Rob Michels lands at Japoix.When former TAG team (and married couple) Troy Guard and Leigh Sullivan added Madison Street to their restaurant empire, they tapped a member of the TAG kitchen, Rob Michels, to serve as executive chef, where he worked alongsid ... More >>
As we noted last week, the downtown Zaidy's will be transforming at night -- from Zaidy's Deli into Zaidy's Fusion Grill, taking advantage of its perch at the edge of Larimer Square and the start of LoDo. Here's the restaurant's announcement: Zaidy's Fusion Grill is opening Saturday, March 21st dow ... More >>
Leaping thugs in a single bound, our Brave leading lady takes back the night.
Peter O’Toole gets personal in this starring role, his first in years.
Kirk Rundstrom refuses to go gently into that good night.
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Pioneering pizza men make up the upper crust.
Even in a new incarnation, Zenith is still in peak form.
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