Two local authors will be celebrating their just-published novels at the LoDo Tattered Cover tonight -- one in the flesh, one in spirit. And since the authors have an intertwined history and the novels involve the latest exploits of series characters, it's important to keep things straight. Former ... More >>
We've written before about the strange career of Denver cabbie and secret author Gary Reilly, who wrote more than two dozen novels over decades but never tried to publish any of them before his death from cancer in 2011, at the age of 61. That long silence is now being swept away by his friends, nov ... More >>
It's been an up-and-down month or so for B-cycle. In late May, a software upgrade caused the credit-card system to fail on one of the busiest downtown Denver weekends of the year -- and the inability to get it repaired in a timely manner prompted the cancellation of a promotion that would have allow ... More >>
Update: On Monday, we filled you in about a computer glitch that prevented people who wanted to access a B-cycle from doing so with a credit card -- issues that cropped up during one of 2013's busiest weekends to date. See our previous coverage below. Two days later, the system still isn't back to ... More >>
Denver writer and part-time cab driver Gary Reilly was more interested in writing novels -- many of which had to do with a cabbie named Murph who also wrote novels -- than publishing them. But since Reilly's death last year from cancer at 61, his Murph sagas are rolling out with the regularity of ha ... More >>
Once upon a time there was a Denver cabbie who wrote novels about a Denver cabbie who writes novels. Brendan Murphy, better known as Murph, tosses his manuscripts into a steamer trunk, with no expectation that they'll ever be read. But his creator, Gary Reilly, never abandoned his dream of becoming ... More >>
Recognize this fella? Do you know from which country the U.S. of A. declared its independence in 1776? If so, consider yourself among the 74 percent of Americans who do. If not, consider yourself dumber than a first grader, which is when everyone learns about George Washington and how he comm ... More >>
To teach it or not to teach it? The Republican-heavy state Board of Education is going after a $3.2 million abstinence-only education grant that Governor Bill Ritter's administration passed up in favor of a $3.9 million grant that pays for sex ed that teaches kids about birth control, too. So ... More >>
Education commissioner Dwight Jones's op-ed got poor grades from the CEA.Update, 1:30 p.m., April 15: This blog, originally published yesterday afternoon, has been updated to reflect the comments of Education Commissioner Dwight Jones. A union that represents 40,000 teachers in Colorado is a ... More >>
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