Moments ago, during an appearance on Peter Boyles's KHOW talk show (and while surrounded by TV cameras), former Congressman Tom Tancredo announced that he's running for governor...again.
"I announced 5 minutes ago my intention to seek the Republican nomination for Governor of Colorado and look forw ... More >>
Just in time for the Memorial Day weekend, Matt and Rosemary Lopez, who've owned Taza de Cafe for the six years, finally opened Charlie's Ice Cream Social right next door in the hot Berkeley neighborhood.
Or is it?
Feeling ignored, residents in West Highland have teamed up with No High Rises in West Highland to plan a rally tonight in Highland Square voicing their opposition to a trio of four- or five-story apartment buildings RedPeak Properties plans to build just north of 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard. Ne ... More >>
Lori MidsonGet a taste of Argentina at Buenos Aires Pizzeria.While Denver is filled Mexican food outlets, restaurants that delve into the vast gastronomic offerings of the rest of Central and South America are in short supply. Still, there are some worthy spots specializing in the cuisine of Argenti ... More >>
Denver City Councilwoman Susan Shepherd will not take any action to stop a proposed development just north of 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard that has neighbors fighting mad.
Although she had hinted that she might try to change the zoning on the property, she released a letter late last week stati ... More >>
Unlike so many Western towns, Denver has a wealth of wonderful neighborhoods close to the heart of the city. But with that wealth of neighborhoods comes a surfeit of NIMBY issues that often spill out of their immediate area and into City Hall -- as the fight over a new supermarket on Colfax w ... More >>
Neighbors around Highland Square will finally be able to see images of the proposed structures that are making them so mad. Today, RedPeak Properties released renderings for a pair of five-story apartment buildings it hopes to build in the area just north of 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard. A rende ... More >>
The controversy surrounding RedPeak Properties' proposed development near 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard has been light on recent action and heavy on letters, motions and press releases. Given that, it's been an busy week for the development, with Denver City Council District 1 rep Susan Shepherd, ... More >>
The signs started popping up late last fall: No high rises in West Highland. But the residents fighting a massive, three-building complex proposed for the heart of Highland Square didn't stop at signs. They also pushed city officials, including Susan Shepherd, the new Denver City Council representat ... More >>
No High Rises in West HighlandNeighbors surrounding the proposed site of three, five-story apartment towers just north of 32nd Avenue and Lowell Boulevard have made their opposition to the project clear. RedPeak Properties, the developer planning to build the structures, and Tom Wootten, the ... More >>
Front porch chillin': A favorite occupation of what I like to call "the Barnumployed."If you happen to find yourself in Barnum and you don't live there, chances are you're lost. And not just because it's not a neighborhood that lends itself to being found -- find one of two streets that make ... More >>
If you haven't made plans yet tonight, and you're looking to get your groove on, tonight at Hai Bar at Sushi Hai (32nd and Lowell), DJ Low Key is celebrating another year on planet with the Solution's fifth annual Lessondary Birthday Extravaganza hosted by Von Pea of Tanya Morgan. The Solution impre ... More >>
When Heather Haupman took over La Crema Cafeteria, a bare bones coffee shop on 44th and Zuni, she was convinced the Sunnyside neighborhood needed a more upscale coffee and breakfast joint. So she remodeled the space, gave it a sunnier feel, and created Hash, which, in addition to Novo coffee ... More >>
Randle SwanOver the past several years, northwest Denver has been the site of heated clashes over new development, struggling schools and other hot-button issues -- and the political pot got stirred into a frenzy when Denver City Council District representative Rick Garcia split for a gig wit ... More >>
Christopher Donte Williams.It's a good indication that a temper tantrum has gotten out of control if a S.W.A.T. team is called to respond.
That's what happened Saturday near 68th and Lowell to Christopher Donte Williams, age nineteen, who, for reasons not spelled out in a release from the We ... More >>
My buddy Chris has a song called "Everyone's a DJ," and bygod if that doesn't seem like gospel truth these days, doesn't it? DJ MU$A evidently subscribes to this sentiment -- or at least he's willing to give folks a shot to prove that notion otherwise. Last Thursday, he kicked off a new weekly at th ... More >>
A regular at the old Billy's InnLong after my review of Tocabe was safely in the can, I was still dreaming about fry bread. I was also eating fry bread -- having made at least three post-review visits to Tocabe's home at 44th and Lowell just to "check my facts."
One that almost slipped by me? ... More >>
If you were the person you'd always wanted to be, would you look like this?
Suddenly, Lowell Boulevard is becoming a very hot restaurant street. First, of course, there was the much ballyhooed transformation of the old Billy's Inn at 4403 Lowell into the very cool, very hip Billy's Inn.
In ... More >>
The concept behind Tocabe: An American Indian Eatery sounds like a concept whose time has come. It's designed to be almost a Native American Chipotle, with an emphasis on healthy, local fare.
But while Tocabe sounds like a concept whose time has come, it's also taking its time. The owners have been ... More >>