Mary Louise Starkey

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Top Colorado Crimes mug shots of 2009

    Prostitute Darren Garcia allegedly offered a bonus with sex -- a possible case of AIDS.​Police photographers are seldom feted at gallery showings -- but there's no doubt the images they capture are consistently memorable. And often disturbing. Last Wednesday, we shared a photo gallery of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    Mary Louise Starkey speaks out about accusers

    Denver Police DepartmentMary Louise Starkey It's been a while since we've heard from Mary Louise Starkey, founder of the Denver butler school Starkey International School for Household Management, who's been in and out of jail and court for allegedly assaulting Starkey student Lisa Kirkpatrick -- a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2009

    The blog shortcut, June 5 edition

    Photo by Soren McCartyYes, this is a man in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Everyone looks better in a fedora.... Today in Backbeat Online: • Last night: Leonard Cohen at Red Rocks. • Westword exclusive: The Fray's not-so-secret dress rehearsals -- in pictures. • Ministry's Al Jourgensen off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2008

    Mary Starkey, sans controversy, hits 20/20

    Ready for your close-up, Jeeves? 20/20 delved into the cushy, diamond-encrusted worlds of America’s super-rich last week and, as is usually the case with such "Lifestyles of the Rich and Richer" pieces, the story included an obligatory interview with America’s number-one butler teacher: Denver ... More >>

  • News

    June 19, 2008

    The Butler School Owner Did It

    Mary Starkey pleads guilty to assaulting a student.

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2008

    Mary Starkey Is Arrested. Again.

    Mary Louise Starkey, head of the prominent Denver-based butler school Starkey International Institute of Household Management, was arrested yesterday for domestic violence. The incident is the latest in a string of recent embarrassments for Starkey, 59, the city’s so-called “First Lady of Servic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2008

    Is Mary Starkey Persona Non Grata at the Denver Athletic Club?

    If you want to work out in style, you head to the Denver Athletic Club. From the seafood medley served up in the club tavern to the shoe-shine stand, this 124-year-old institution is where the snobs go to sweat. It would seem obvious, therefore, that the DAC would be an ideal stomping ground for “ ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the week of 11/29/2007

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2007
  • News

    November 22, 2007

    Mary Starkey Got Served

    Police arrest Mary Louise Starkey, head of Denver's famous butler school, as the case against her proceeds.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2007

    Richistan, Colorado

    Tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Tattered Cover at 2526 East Colfax Avenue, Wall Street Journal reporter Robert Frank will read from Richistan: A Journey Through the American Wealth Boom and the Lives of the New Rich, a economic deconstruction, travelogue and tell-all on the wealth boom currently hitting ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2007

    Civil Service

    Mary Starkey's trial is postponed.

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2007

    Starkey International responds to allegations – sort of

    Other than a short telephone conversation and a brief formal statement, Mary Louise Starkey, founder and head of the Starkey International Institute of Household Management, declined to answer further questions for “At Your Disservice,” which detailed allegations of shoddy management, questionab ... More >>

  • News

    August 9, 2007

    At Your Disservice

    These student butlers got served.

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2003

    At Your Service

    Help is on the way this weekend at the Brown Palace.