Ashleigh Padilla's Facebook page is loaded with gorgeous selfies that show her keeping up with the latest fashion trends -- and recent purchases at stores such as Ulta, Victoria's Secret and Macy's no doubt gave her a big assist in this respect. Problem is, the Denver police believe she made these ... More >>
On Thursday, January 30, Westword's second annual Whiteout will fill the McNichols Building with fashion, live music, specialty vendors and classic cocktails. We've been profiling many of the designers who will be featured in the runway show; producer and creative director Jenny Baker-Strasburg rece ... More >>
"Blue collar comedy" is often viewed as synonymous with words like "dumb," "cheap" and "Republican." It was largely co-opted by Jeff Foxworthy's low-brow comedy tour, and since then you really can't discuss the humor that comes out of labor-work without everyone assuming you have a Support the Troop ... More >>
When we scout the streets looking for style, it's a rare day when we encounter another fashion blogger in the process. But that's what happened when we ran into Cameron Clark on 14th and Champa streets, while the fashion blogger was visiting Denver from Atlanta. Keep reading to learn his fashion sec ... More >>
With all the rain pouring over Denver recently, you'd think everyone would be wearing raincoats and holding umbrellas. But Angela Heath is a refreshing exception. A Denver native who'd lived in Hawaii and recently moved back to town, Heath knows how to handle a wet climate. Keep reading to learn whe ... More >>
It's a super sad day for the entire music world, but especially for the members of the Swayback, who have lost their dear friend, Andy Johns. The legendary engineer/producer passed away yesterday at the age of 61. In addition to amassing a mind-blowing list of credits over the course of his life on ... 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 >>
This week marks the return to school for many students, and with the start of a new school year comes a blast of new fall fashion. Even temperatures still in the 90s won't dissuade some students from going for extra-credit in their autumn attire -- sun or no sun. Keep reading to find out what today ... More >>
AEROSMITH @ PEPSI CENTER See Also: Q&A with Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer From the beginning, they promised a spectacle. "We're gonna go all Aerosmith mojo on your ass tonight," lead screecher Steven Tyler promised vaguely but aggressively less than a minute after appearing center stage in a cloud ... More >>
Night and Day Vintage smells like cinnamon, and it looks like a scene inside Alice's imagination. For those who enjoy retro deco without an empty-bank-account echo, it might as well be Wonderland. Located one block west of Broadway on 11th Avenue, Night and Day has an interior that leans heavily tow ... More >>
Sure, there are Martians living under Denver International Airport, and the New World Order has concentration camps there. Still, all the conspiracy theories about DIA don't hold a candelabra to the flotilla of rumors floating around the hundredth anniversary of the Titanic tragedy. And we're not ju ... More >>
Now in its 64th year, the Conference on World Affairs is a five-day mental fest that fires up at the University of Colorado Boulder campus today. Since the first CWA in 1948, thinkers from the forefront and fringes of science, politics, spirituality, medicine, academia and the arts have convened eve ... More >>
Video below.Update: Luke Irvin Chrisco, the man who became internationally famous for hiding in the tank of a porta-potty at a yoga festival in order to scope women's nether regions, cheerfully admits that peeping at females using toilets is practically a religion for him. And the details he' ... More >>
I tried to figure out how old my LeBron James tree is, but I cut it open and it didn't have any rings!! I'll take my stand-up special on Comedy Central now please.If you're not basking in the glory of the Miami Heat's loss in the NBA Finals, I don't know what to tell you. The superstar-laden ... More >>
Mike McGee and Paul Shoemaker were trying to do the right thing."Mike and I thought we did the good deed of the day," says Paul Shoemaker -- and why wouldn't he? After all, Shoemaker and Mike McGee, co-workers at a Sprint outlet at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center, were heading on break when ... More >>
Al and Lauren MarcoveThere are myriad reasons to remember Al Marcove, the restaurateur, caterer, hamburger guru, mentor and unofficial "Mayor of Cherry Creek Mall," who died April 22.But Marcove's greatest legacy is almost assuredly that he celebrated life by treating people -- employees, acquaintan ... More >>
Lord save us. News that Colorado Springs' Focus on the Familiy is eliminating 202 jobs -- the biggest single cut in the ministry's history -- naturally raised the question of whether Focus reps would lay the blame at Barack Obama's door. After all, prior to the November 4 vote, Focus published ... More >>
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