The best Mexican dish in the United States -- at least according to Gustavo Arellano, author of Ask a Mexican -- is the Mexican hamburger, which was invented in Denver....and can still be found only in Denver. That's what Arellano determined after researching his new book, Taco USA: How Mexican Food ... More >>
After a long run as Joe's Buffet, the building at 753 Santa Fe Drive went through a number of incarnations, including Club Mystery, Club 753 and, most recently, the Sound Kitchen. Now Marcus Giavanni has taken over the three-story, 15,000 square-foot space, which he's dubbed The Cow (as in "c ... More >>
Nate Easley. Supporters of the effort to recall Denver Public Schools president Nate Easley say they turned in more than 6,000 signatures yesterday to the Denver Elections Division. In order to place the recall question on an upcoming ballot, they need 5,363 valid signatures from voters. Th ... More >>
Videos below.To date, Denver mayor's race commercials have ranged from the slick predictability of spots for Chris Romer and James Mejia to the unintentional humor of Carol Boigon's clip, in which she spends as much time talking about John Hickenlooper as herself and ends with the line, "I'll ... More >>
Marcus Giavanni.The morning after ten Denver mayoral candidates qualified for the ballot, Marcus Giavanni, whose petition was deemed "insufficient," said he would file a complaint about his exclusion -- and he's done just that. The document, on view below, targets Denver clerk and recorder S ... More >>
Paul Noel Fiorino.Paul Noel Fiorino was among six mayoral hopefuls who didn't collect enough signatures to qualify for the ballot -- although a whopping ten others managed to do so. But unlike Marcus Giavanni, Fiorino isn't contesting this decision. Instead, he plans to run as a write-in, ev ... More >>
Doug Linkhart.And then there were ten -- Denver mayoral candidates approved to be on the ballot, that is. Doug Linkhart, the Teapot Party fave, wound up in the coveted first slot. And at least one of the hopefuls left behind plans to contest his exclusion.
Thus far, the campaign to become Denver's next mayor is less a race than a scrum. The city's website lists seven candidates whose petitions have been deemed "sufficient," meaning that they featured at least 300 valid signatures: Carol Boigon, Michael Hancock, Doug Linkhart, Danny Lopez, James ... More >>