Colorado is one of the country's top two markets for Tuaca, a liqueur as ubiquitous as snow (and sometimes more so) in the high country. But how did that happen? Blame it on two Summit County bartenders who came across the brand on their travels, then made it at home in Colorado. "Bartenders are al ... More >>
A statewide moratorium on new medical-marijuana businesses ended Sunday, but don't expect to see many new dispensaries popping up right away.
Plutonium lasts forever, and so do the legal actions emanating from Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, which operated sixteen miles upwind from Denver for close to forty years. Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to reinstate the $926 million judgment that 12,000 property owners near the plan ... More >>
It's Colorado Rides Electric Day -- who knew? Designed to ride shotgun to the World Renewable Energy Forum now at the Colorado Convention Center, the celebration includes a two-day Electric Avenue electric car expo that's free and open to the public from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Representatives of ch ... More >>
We're in the home stretch of the holiday season, but we've still got one more big blow-out before the post-festivity depression sets in: that epic drink-fest that is New Year's Eve. We fully acknowledge that by the time we ring in the new year, we'll be too, um, happy to taste the difference between ... More >>
This fall Denver will get its first IKEA, when the massive showroom that hawks value Swedish furniture is slated to finally open its doors in Centennial. And the store seems to be on schedule, because it just started hiring its staff. And because shopping at IKEA is frequently an all-day mar ... More >>
A couple of months ago, Bayleaf traded in its digs at 850 Pearl Street in Boulder for a move up the mall, relocating to a larger spot at 1222 Pearl. That left the market's old storefront vacant, and opened up an opportunity for another purveyor to move in. Turns out, that purveyor will be a ... More >>
Every Colorado dispensary and associated business had to apply for a state license by August 1 -- which means we finally have a total number of Colorado pot shops willing navigate the state's new rules and fees. The tally: 717 dispensaries, 271 marijuana-infused product manufacturers and 1,07 ... More >>
Mark MangerIan Kleinman's chilling display with liquid nitrogen. "Eat it quick, right after it comes out," instructs chef Ian Kleinman, "and then you can get some real smoke to come out of your nose." He spoons an amorphous white puff that he calls Kettle Corn Space Foam from the liquid nitro ... More >>
It's official: H BurgerC0, the new spot at 1555 Blake Street, will officially open at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, February 10, after a week of friends and family parties and events that start today -- and after a slight name change from the original H Burger Lounge. But that's just the start of th ... More >>
These babies could cost you more before long.Governor Bill Ritter's proposal to place a sales tax on candy and soda is far from sweet according to Rick Enstrom, an owner of Grand Junction-based Enstrom's, one of the state's most venerable candy companies. Enstrom is scheduled to testify abou ... More >>
Since Dick Wadhams was named the State Chairman of the Colorado Republicans, the party has lost control of the state Senate, the state House of Representatives, the Governorship, one U.S. Senate seat and one U.S. House of Representative seat. But Dick is not depressed. He is energized! Like General ... More >>
The space at 1320 15th Street occupied by Alto until the end of June has been leased by Paul Piciocchi, who owns Tryst and last fall bought Theorie, the club that was formerly the Real World: Denver home (and B-52 before that). No word yet on what will go into the space, but since Alto had a hotel/ ... More >>
In 1999, the Colorado Department of Agriculture introduced the Colorado Proud Program, an initiative focused on furthering local products. It's rare that a government program is way ahead of the curve (especially when it applies to food), but that's exactly what this program was. Colorado ... More >>
Trix General Mills Rating: Two spoons out of four Cereal description: Puffed corn orbs in a variety of notably radioactive colors: a light green that would result in thousands of casualties if it was ever used on camouflaged uniforms, an orange that looks like a nugget of hellfire, a yellow as b ... More >>
Liz KellermeyerA year ago, we came to you with a simple pink maltball that tasted like Barbie, and the Candy Girls were born. In addition to this momentous anniversary, Aubrey has even bigger news to commemorate with the birth of her baby boy last night! What better way to celebra ... More >>
Youll melt for the Colorado Chocolate Festival.
A few weeks back, shortly after it was announced that Boulder chef Hosea Rosenberg had taken home the big prize and won this year's Top Chef prize on the Bravo reality show of the same name, Rosenberg mentioned in passing that he was already working with a local artisanal foods company, but wouldn't ... More >>
An image from a National Automobile Dealers Association public-service announcement. Yesterday morning, during one of his regular updates on KOA/850 AM's morning-news broadcast, Channel 9 business reporter Gregg Moss talked about a new series of public-service announcements for the automobile indus ... More >>
Thanasi Foods LLC, a Boulder-based company,makes such unPC-sounding branded food products as Stubb's and Jim Beam beef jerkys.In March, markets will start stocking its latest creation: BIGS, larger-than-average sunflower seeds (hence the name) with the flavors of Vlasic pickles, Frank's RedHot sauc ... More >>
Car dealerships are seeing more guns coming onto their lots -- carried not by thieves, but by state inspectors. They want that policy holstered.
Over the Hedge wants you to feel bad about what it's selling, which is everything.
Microsoft's Xbox 360 fires the first shot in the next-gen console war.
Making Beds in a Burning House (Lookout)
Pacific Mercantile Co.
A journey into the heart of pinkness: the upcoming Barbie convention.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
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Boulder Beverage Company
Professional fisherman Ted Takasaki has figured out all the angles.
Chex Mix Day
St. Cajetan Event Center
Wallaroo Hat Company
The queen of torts takes a cooking class full circle.
Sweet Lily's Toy Company
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