In more than eight hours of emotional testimony that stretched well into the evening, activists and faith groups seeking to abolish the death penalty in Colorado squared off against prosecutors and other backers of the ultimate punishment yesterday -- with family members of homicide victims speaking ... More >>
Want to try the lamb chops that Governor John Hickenlooper sent to Maryland Governor John O'Malley after losing a bet on the Broncos/Ravens game? Mary and David Miller, owners of Triple M Bar Ranch, will be in Boulder on Saturday, January 26, delivering meat to chefs -- and while they're parked at t ... More >>
The economic development news out of Aurora this year hasn't been great. The high-profile deal to build a 1,500-room hotel hit a big snag when developer Gaylord Entertainment restructured its company. But Yuriy Gorlov of the Aurora Economic Development Council says that while blockbuster deals are w ... More >>
One piece of the puzzle of Denver's growth as a bike city, explored in-depth in this week's feature, "On a Roll," is the city's initiative to launch a bike-safety campaign. The effort's been in the works for months, given the rise in collisions between cyclists and cars. Top city officials met in Au ... More >>
They like us! They really like us! Denver has long seemed like the Sally Field of cities, eager for any national recognition. And this past weekend, Denver got plenty, for everything from its beer to its beer-drinking governor....especially its beer-drinking governor.
South Pole StationMore than two years past its original deadline, the National Science Foundation has finally awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin to handle the U.S. government's vast operations in Antarctica. The thirteen-year, $1.9 billion contract begins April 1 and its headquarters will ... More >>
FlickrGreg Katski describes the most memorable trash he's picked up while visiting Colorado in two words: "drunken and kinky." One of six members of Pick Up America, a group devoted to collecting trash across the United States, Katski and company have stumbled across some "seriously freaky st ... More >>
While 2011 may have been the year of the small brewery in metro Denver -- which has so far toasted the arrival of six new ones -- 2012 may be even bigger. Black Shirt Brewing, 3719 Walnut Street, and Prost Brewing, 2540 19th Street, have both announced plans to open their doors in the first ... More >>
Photo courtesy SIMPLE Mobile RAAM TeamDavid Preston, left, and Mathew Arnold, right, prepare for the Race Across AmericaDenver-based cyclist and University of Colorado grad student Mathew Arnold may be the only competitor working on his thesis in the middle of the 30th annual transcontinental ... More >>
From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 2, the Guerilla Urban Art Force will stage an event at Confluence Park that promises to be beautiful and moving. The message is conveyed in the event's name, "I Didn't Ask For It: Rape Is a Crime, Being Raped Is Not," and in the way this truism will b ... More >>
Colorado has incredible beauty, a colorful governor, and smart residents (and readers) who would prefer that tourists (especially Texans) stay home and wonder "Why do you need to spend money to advertise something that is timeless?" And although it doesn't have an ocean, it will soon have an ... More >>
Brad Whittle, president of the company that operates Yellow Cab in Denver, refused to comment for last week's cover story, "Mean Streets," in which former taxi drivers described alleged abuse and discrimination at the operation. But after the story came out, Whittle apparently weighed in on t ... More >>
I'm going to give Flying Dog Brewery another try - tonight. Although I wasn't a big fan of their beers when the brewery was based in Denver - and even less so after they scampered off to Maryland for bigger digs - Flying Dog is opening a new tasting room today at 2330 Broadway where craft be ... More >>
Dr. Margaret Flowers will speak at the rally.President Barack Obama's visit to Denver today is prompting more spectacles than just a medical marijuana protest featuring Sensible Colorado's Brian Vicente, which is scheduled to be underway at this writing. For instance, there's also "Rally 'Ro ... More >>
Anvil (due this Sunday, January 31 at the Gothic Theatre) wasn't exactly a household name until this past year, despite having exerted considerable influence on bands like Metallica, Guns 'N' Roses and Slayer. In the early '80s, Anvil developed a sound that was faster and more aggressive than most o ... More >>
Italee Lucas' 21 points weren't enough for the Tar Heels. "Our March Madness Predictions: A Prelude to Humiliation...," published March 18, shared brackets assembled by me and my daughter, Lora, for both the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments -- and in an update posted yesterday, I noted ... More >>
Breathe Carolina, a band that tours so often these days that it almost doesn't seem like a Denver band anymore (seriously, with the exception of April and May, the act is going to be on the road from now until at least the end of August; check out the list of tour dates on the next page), recently p ... More >>
Watch out, radio stations. I'm no longer impotent when it comes to determining your success of failure. Suddenly, I'm a force to be reckoned with. Sort of. Kind of. In a way. A few days back, my beloved received a letter from Arbitron, the Maryland-based radio-ratings service. "Be Part of the Rad ... More >>
Colorado is well positioned to thrive in the "New Economy," but not as well as it was five and ten years ago, according to a new report that nearly made our heads explode.The report -- The 2008 State New Economy Index, produced by some folks who most likely where protectors for their pocket protecto ... More >>
On a walking tour of Denver, Unconventional Action makes plans for the Democratic National Convention.
It's stink or swim at Islamorada.
Scott Stevens may have found success in California with the Exies, but his heart is still in Colorado.
Baseball's fall is all New York.
From the week of August 8, 2003
These Air force cadets were ready to fly. Then the honor board crashed their careers.
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Trinity Grille still has the feel -- and the food -- of a men's club.
Who has the right to write about the lord of the Ring's fictional tongues?
A fake Irani prince leaves Denver victims feeling royally screwed.
A tart treat from the Painted Bench.
For Clydesdales, life on the run can be heavy going
The state wants to study "disparity" in awarding contracts to minority- and female-owned businesses.
A WEBB SPEECHWRITER PENS A VANITY BOOK IN HONOR OF HIS HONOR.
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