With the Fourth of July holiday landing on a Friday this year, Colorado will be home to patriotic celebrations full of music, food, fun and fireworks (of course) all weekend long. We've rounded up twenty of the best family-friendly spots to celebrate, whether right here in the city, on the plains or ... More >>
Sleeping in the van. Editor's note: As she has in years' past, Kalyn Heffernan from Wheelchair Sports Camp will be sending us dispatches from the band's trip to Austin for SXSW. She sent her first report, which you see here, Wednesday afternoon, before a drink driver crashed into a crowd of pedestr ... More >>
For five magical days in August, Cave-In-Rock, Illinois hosted one of our favorite events, The Gathering of the Juggalos. Our photographer, Nate "Igor" Smith, took thousands of pictures at the Gathering, but some of the folks he captured stood out more than others. There was the naked BBQing Juggalo ... More >>
Daniel Hill and Drew Ailes are covering the annual Gathering of the Juggalos in Cave-in-Rock, Illinois for our sister publication, The Riverfront Times. We first heard about seventeen-year old Cody Morin on our way in to Cave-In-Rock, Illinois, site of the fourteenth-annual Gathering of the Jugg ... More >>
Put on your stars and stripes and your red, white and blue: the Fourth of July is just days away. Across the United States, fireworks, parades and barbecues will celebrate Independence Day -- and Denver has no shortage of patriotic pride. Here are ten ways to celebrate this year. See also: - Fiv ... More >>
The Four Seasons Hotel Denver hopes to grant over fifty wishes for the Make-a-Wish Foundation with a Wine & Wishes benefit tonight from 6 to 10 p.m.
It's a quintessential Colorado week on the culinary calendar, with lots of local beer and wine, plenty of excuses to chill outside -- and a bike race. Here's a taste of what's on the event menu:
And it don't stop. Another batch of great shows announced this week, including Rise Against, who's due for a pair of back-to-back nights at the Fillmore in September, as well as Peter Gabriel, who will be performing his album So in its entirety a few nights later at Red Rocks. Wait, there's more: th ... More >>
Denver Restaurant Week ends this Friday, March 9, so be sure to take advantage of the $52.80 per couple deals available at the 340 participating restaurants while you still can. And don't forget to share your dining experiences here for a chance to win a DRW gift certificate for $52.80 at Ocean Prim ... More >>
A Flickr photo There are plenty of arbitrary, food-related holidays, but free doughnuuts? Now, that something to get excited about. Not everyone is celebrating National Donuts Day -- such local shops as Walton Donuts and Marty's 47th Street Donuts, along with the chain Winchell's Donut House, ... More >>
Big pic below.Update: Kevin McGregor has now been charged with first-degree murder in relation to the shooting of University of New Hampshire football player Todd Walker this past Friday -- and the case is on a very fast track, with a preliminary hearing slated for April 25. In the meantime, ... More >>
There's no time like the present to contribute to a worthy cause -- particularly since you can do it by simply enjoying a dinner away from home tonight, at one of the restaurants participating in Dining Out for Kickin' Polio. To see the entire list, go to www.endpolio.com. Alo tonight, the F ... More >>
Denver Restaurant Week kicks off on Saturday, which is also when the 2011 Beerdrinker of the Year will be crowned -- but in the meantime, there are plenty of culinary events to fill your belly. Here's what's on the menu:
Large photos below.More good news for CU boosters beyond the impending hiring of Jon Embree to coach the Buffs: Tomorrow's launch party for the Boulder Swimsuit Calendar 2011, featuring twelve CU students showing off their bikini bods. The models will attend the 9 p.m. bash at The Goose, 1301 ... More >>
Courtesy of the 2011 Colorado Firefighters' Calendar.We don't know whether the two hotties pictured above will be participating -- or whether they eat a lot of Italian food to keep those bodies fueled -- but this much we do know: Maggiano's Little Italy, 500 16th Street, is hosting Great Ball ... More >>
A Flickr photo.The food scene is getting in on the Halloween fun; on this week's calendar, you'll find several restaurants hosting special Halloween dinners and parties (and keep checking Cafe Society for our top Halloween picks). But there's much more beyond the ghouls and goblins -- here's ... More >>
A Flickr photoCelebrate this town's most liquid assets tonight at Infinite Monkey Theorem, 931 West Fifth Avenue, which at 5 p.m. will host "First Fridays with Drunken Monkey: Art Under the Influence," with live music and wine by the glass. Visit www.infinitemonkeytheorem.com.
Melo and Lala's fabulous wedding cake."Carmelo's favorite color is red, which was dominant in the decor and the cake. The inside was red velvet with cream cheese fillings, alternating with chocolate cake, chocolate cream, & dark chocolate ganache (Lala's favorite). We used gold to add luxury. ... More >>
A Flickr photo.This week, both Terroir and Duo are cooking outside their kitchens for various dinners, Twisted Pine celebrates its birthday -- and much more, including classes and dinners for every palate. Here's a taste of what's ahead: Monday, July 12: The City of Aurora offers a kids' co ... More >>
Beer release parties, brewery birthdays and Old South Pearl's BrewGrass Festival are where it's at in food this week -- but there's plenty more for teetotalers or those who prefer wine or stronger spirits. Here's a taste of what's ahead: Monday, June 7: Jill's Restaurant, 900 Walnut Street ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Tomas Green/Beaver Creek.You know the summer festival season is upon us when Beaver Creek kicks off the high-country Blues, Brews & BBQ. That's only one of many culinary events to get you through Memorial Day; here's a sampling of what else is in store: Monday, May 24: Fra ... More >>
It's Stout Month at Mountain Sun Pub and Brewery -- and all its satellite brewery locations -- which means beer educational classes galore. It's the perfect way to kick off your Superbowl Week, and we've also got the best places to grub on Sunday when you're watching the game. Here's a taste ... More >>
Since the late 1980's, T.G.I. Friday's has held an international bartending championship for its own employees, granting the winner the no surprise title of "Greatest T.G.I. Friday's Bartender in the World." And this year, Colorado's own Brad Kaplan of Thornton took the Colorado/Texas region ... More >>
For those with tickets to tonight's Pixies show, here's a bonus review with another perspective, to give you a clear idea of exactly what to expect this evening. If you haven't already check out Jon Solomon's review.Adam PerryPixiesFillmore AuditoriumMonday, November 16, 2009Better than: having w ... More >>
Having released three albums in four years, Six Months to Live has been one of the most prolific of poppy rock and roll bands out of Denver. Formed by former members Mr. Tree and the Wingnuts, Six Months' membership has included Mendel Rabinovitch of Cabaret Diosa and Zack Littlefield of Sonnenbl ... More >>
If you've been anywhere near the Denver Pavilions recently, then you know what an utter and complete construction zone clusterfuck it's been. But it appears that the cone zones, yellow tape and dust bowls are finally coming to an end. And to celebrate that milestone -- or as some would call i ... More >>
Great balls of fire! Angela's Meatballs, the winning entry in an all-firefighter meatball contest cooked up by North Metro Fire Rescue District's Lieutenant Don Wiercinksi and Matthew Gintzler, will be added to added to the menu at both Denver Maggiano's restaurants as of today. And anytime a ... More >>
Today, March14, Sunflower Farmers Market at 1980 East County Line Road in Highlands Ranch is hosting March Madness, firing up the grill and selling brats to benefit the Make a Wish Foundation. For info, call 303-243-5060. The Kitchen Table Cooking School at Landmark in Greenwood Village will put out ... More >>
Concerts for Kids goes bowling for dollars.
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