The backside of the Buffalo Restaurant & Bar looks pretty appealing when you're stuck in I-70 traffic by Idaho Springs. But soon that view will be even better: The owners closed the place at the end of service Sunday for a five-month renovation of the building, which got its start in 1906 as John Ro ... More >>
Zolo Southwestern Grill will help you appreciate tequila.Our online Food & Drink listings contain dozens of culinary events from around the state. Here's a taste of what's coming up this week: Monday, September 7 The Colorado Bartenders Guild will be hosting its annual toy drive at Steuben' ... More >>
As Colorado's medical-marijuana industry grows, marijuana dispensaries of all types and sizes are proliferating around the state. Some resemble swanky bars or sterile dentist offices; others feel like a dope dealer's college dorm room. To help keep them all straight, Westword will be offering ... More >>
Nicole is seen merging Japanese and Malagasy with fierceness.Early on, Louisville's Nicole Fox seemed too quirky to have a real shot at taking the America's Next Top Model cycle thirteen crown. But over the past few weeks, she's become a force as unstoppable as her flame-colored hair, and her ... More >>
Coming to a medical-marijuana dispensary near you?Opponents of medical-marijuana laws like Colorado Attorney General John Suthers are increasingly playing the crime card -- implying that the proliferation of dispensaries in Colorado is fueling illegal and increasingly dangerous behavior (with ... More >>
This is what Nicole looks like when she wins. Suck on that, bitches.It was a week of Mean Girls drama on last night's episode of America's Next Top Model, cycle thirteen, with Louisville's Nicole Fox eventually benefiting from some heavy-duty karmic payback. The episode opened with mannish-fe ... More >>
Nicole Fox, center, kinked her neck just enough.Reality-TV watchers know early in nearly every show who's in danger of elimination -- and during last night's episode of America's Next Top Model, Louisville's Nicole Fox found herself smack in the middle of what that great philosopher Kenny Log ... More >>
Lori Midson‚Äč Despite the half-dozen "For Lease" signs posted in the storefront windows in Old Town Arvada, at least one restaurant is actually moving in. Udi's Bread Cafe, which already has locations in Stapleton (7357 East 29th Avenue); Louisville (185 South 104th Street); Aurora (12700 East 19th ... More >>
Nicole Fox.On episode two of America's Next Top Model's thirteenth cycle, Louisville's own Nicole Fox, who we introduced you to last Thursday, was seldom in the spotlight, but was in no real danger of getting the heave-ho, as happened to not one but two contestants, Rachel and Courtney. She l ... More >>
Colorado's confusing medical-marijuana laws have led to plenty of puffing on all sides of the issue, with the Cannabis Therapy Institute taking a leading role in pushing for greater availability of what it sees as a healing weed. Last week, the organization joined forces with other medical-ma ... More >>
The logo of the Cannabis Therapy Institute.The Cannabis Therapy Institute, an organization "dedicated to helping patients achieve a better quality of life with cannabis," may have an Iowa phone number, but it's been very involved of late with pot issues in Colorado. Its "About Us" page notes, ... More >>
In July, at the end of a marathon twelve-plus hour hearing attended by hundreds, the state health board rejected contentious new restrictions on medical marijuana dispensaries, including one that may have limited them to five patients each. But that doesn't mean questions and controversies su ... More >>
The Beer Clothing Company, the Central City firm that graced the world with its (patent-pending) Beer Buckle, has landed a contract with Boston Beer (the maker of Sam Adams) to manufacture Beer Buckles branded with the Twisted Tea logo. The Beer Buckle is a genius creation: a belt buckle that folds ... More >>
The only constant for this band, it seems, is change.
From the week of 6/21/2007
Turning LEGOs into a massively multi-player online game.
Fast reviews of recent releases
Our experts tap their beer-drinking knowledge.
Germinal's Indulgences fails to mesmerize.
Denver voters just say yes.
Colorado's becoming a mecca for skateboarders. But for the best parks, you'd better head for the hills.
Fetish ball whips up tricks and treats
Colorado Ballet's Don Quixote rides again
Long shot Arapahoe Park seeks a place in the winner's circle.
The Big Bang (Drag City)
VHS or Beta inspires communal dance ecstasy and has a good beat. But don't call it disco.
Bringing the Savior to a small town doesn't guarantee salvation.
Will Smith packs a punch in Ali.
From the week of December 6, 2001
Mountain Soul (Epic)
Colorado's legacy of contamination spreads far and wide.
Dedicated roller-hockey players shoot for their chance to score a pro league.
Golden pipes -- not a genie in a bottle -- helped fifteen-year-old Rachael Lampa land a lucrative record deal and a rare position in the world of Christian pop.
From shooters to lawmakers to developers to environmentalists, prairie dogs are wagging everyone.
Overwhelmed by growth, the town of Superior struggles to transform a subdivision into a community.
PAUL WEISSMANN MIXES WELL--AND HOPES TO PARLAY THAT SKILL INTO A U.S. SENATE SEAT.