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McDonald's Corporation

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    Review: LYFE Kitchen Has Good Intentions, But Needs More

    LYFE Kitchen 8505 Park Meadows Center Drive, Lone Tree 303-706-9100 A meal at LYFE Kitchen isn't just supposed to fill you up; it's supposed to make you feel good. Founded three years ago in California by a pair of former McDonald's executives and an investment banker, this rapidly expanding chain, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Walter McDonald on mindfulness, storytelling and reinventing the wheel

    Tattoos have colored most of Walter McDonald's life -- he got his first ink at age twelve and has been tattooing professionally for more than twenty years. Originally from Houston, he has lived in Colorado for 26 years, becoming a well-known name in the industry. He's now the owner of Lifetime Tatto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Joseph Baca busted for sex assault after 4/20 rally, but booze may have played a bigger part

    Those critical of marijuana legalization in general and the annual 4/20 rally at Denver's Civic Center Park in particular may be tempted to use the cold-case bust of Joseph Baca as an example of weed's evil. After all, Baca is accused of sexually assaulting a fourteen-year-old at a post-smoke-out pa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Videos: The ten athletes who endorse the least healthy food -- including Peyton Manning

    This season, there's been nary a discouraging word said about Broncos QB Peyton Manning, who's on one of the most spectacular runs in NFL history. But the medical journal Pediatrics is an exception to this rule. A new study just shared in the publication evaluates athlete endorsements in food market ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Mad about minimum wage? A reader wishes there was this much outrage over CEO pay

    Fast-food workers struck around the globe yesterday, including at two Denver-area McDonald's locations, demanding an increase in the minimum wage -- to $15 an hour in this country. Do fast-food workers deserve $15 an hour? With Labor Day looming, more than a hundred readers weighed in on that quest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Captain D's is better than Long John Silver's -- but still stuck on the shore

    A lone Captain D's Seafood Kitchen somehow stays afloat in metro Denver -- at 605 South Havana Street in Aurora. But while there are four more Captains in Colorado Springs and one in Pueblo, Long John Silver's has fourteen locations in Denver alone. Why all the local love for Long John, when the Cap ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2013

    Five meaty ideas for Smashburger's new TV campaign

    Smashburger, our locally born and quickly proliferating burger chain, is taking its wares to the small screen with its first-ever television ads. One thirty-second spot, created by Denver-based Definite Productions, is a burger-fan dream sequence, reportedly complete with actual beef patty-smashing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2012

    Michael Hancock has called and texted man planning to sue city, attorney says

    After his friend and aide was accused of sexual harassment, Mayor Michael Hancock sacked him without launching an investigation into the allegations. That's the main argument of Wayne McDonald, who plans to sue the city months after being ousted. But those aren't the only accusations made by McDonal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Five good things about the Chick-Fil-A controversy

    Of all the cultural battlefields that could have been chosen for gay- rights whack-a-mole, it had to be Chick-Fil-A: a fast-food chain with marginally good chicken sandwiches, badass waffle fries, and a company president with an avowed aversion to same-sex couples getting legally hitched. The fowl p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2012

    Hetero parents are best, finds study funded by people who think hetero parents are best

    Denver blog posts bring people together. The Colorado Independent's Andy Birkey on a new parenting study backed by social-conservative groups. Denver PR Blog: Engage your customers the McDonald's way. Denver Infill's Ryan Dravitz offers his final update on the Clyfford Still Museum.

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Five reasons why reviewing chain restaurants isn't the worst idea in the world

    Since the recent introduction of Jenn in Chains my reviews/commentaries on what's what in the realm of chain restaurants, I've gotten a slew of questions from readers, friends and complete strangers on my Facebook page about why I'm giving time and attention to chain restaurants. Questions like "Why ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Depressed about Tax Day? Here are a couple of deals to cheer you up

    Today is the deadline for filing taxes with the Internal Revenue Service. In hopes of easing the pain, a couple of local eateries -- one high-end, one decidedly low -- are offering Tax Day deals. Just remember to hold onto the receipts!

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Kelly Oxford makes us want to be a cool mom

    ​Yeah, yeah. We're a little late on the Kelly Oxford Twitter train -- so sue us. The Canadian stay-at-home mom and tweeting goddess has been working with CBS over the last year to produce a show about her life -- which, by all accounts, is funny. Even if you don't have kids or like kids, Oxfor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Patients Plus gets a minus

    ​Last year on The Daily Show, I quipped that dispensaries are like restaraunts: Some people want a nice steak house, while others can settle for McDonalds. Patients Plus is the latter -- a fast-food marijuana stop.

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Guess where I'm eating?

    Lori Midson​ Yes, those are fast-food fries. And, no, they're not from McDonald's. These are of the hand-cut, shoestring variety, and when they're pulled fresh from the fryer and dusted with salt, they're some of the best fries in town. Can you guess where I'm eating? Special bonus: Anyone w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2011

    Free oatmeal this morning at McDonald's, followed by an oatmeal festival on Saturday

    Get it while it's hot​ The McDonald's Restaurant at 300 South Broadway (on the corner of Alameda and Lincoln) is handing out free oatmeal today from 7 to 9 a.m. Their "Sweet Harmony Oatmeal" street team is luring customers into the store parking lot to give out free, full-sized samples of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2010

    McDonald's bathroom door comes unhinged, unhinges woman

    ​Greetings from the Great White North, where the men are men and the women are wimps. Holly McDermott recently filed a $300,000 claim against the burger behemoth, complaining that a bathroom-stall door fell on her while she was doing what people usually do after consuming anything at McDonald' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2010

    Five Guys burgers tie with In-N-Out; McDonald's at the bottom of the McBarrel

    Consumer Reports gives Five Guys a high-five.​Consumer Reports takes on fast-food burgers in its October issue, and the results aren't good for the world's burger behemoth. The magazine asked 28,000 subscribers for their opinion on fast-food burgers, and McDonald's came in last -- by a margin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Meet Angela McDonald, the woman behind the medical marijuana news service ReeferReport.com

    Angela McDonald's skiing accident was life- and career-changing.​Members of the medical marijuana industry frequently cringe at the way their community is portrayed in the mainstream media, and that's led to the development of homegrown news operations intended to provide a more accurate portr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2010

    McDonald's: These two aren't lovin' it

    This chick loves her Chicken McNuggets​People love McDonald's in the worst way. And as two recent incidents show, although there have been billions served by the burger chain, it has not always been happily. On December 27, a still-unidentified woman completely trashed a McDonald's in Kansas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2010

    Strange Sauce: The week in national food news

    OUCH.​ Michelle Obama appeared on Iron Chef America and challenged contestants to use ingredients from the White House vegetable garden. Mario Batali, known for his hideous orange Crocs, dubbed Michelle's dress "Obamatali Orange." Although we prefer him plump, George Costanza has agreed to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Behind the bar with Jared Boller

    ​You can find Jared Boller behind a number of bars -- at TAG, Root Down and Corridor 44. He says he loves working with the different styles and clientele at each location and that it makes him a better bartender. It certainly makes him a winning bartender: Last month, Boller took top honors i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    The Ten Stupidest "Breakfast Foods" Ever

    Somewhere between breakfast and a cup of coffee lays this middle ground of stupid -- food that isn't really food, but still seems appropriate to consume for the (allegedly) most important meal of the day. Jon Stewart and The Daily Show exposed the ridiculousness of the pancake-wrapped sausage years ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2009

    McDonald's ranks Denver the sixth best city -- whatever that means

    The Denver Business Journal posted this little ditty earlier today, reporting that McDonald's -- a national hamburger chain known for helping our children get super fat for decades -- considers Denver one of America's happiest cities for families. I have absolutely no idea what this means -- I can ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    Sonic introduces new dollar menu

    Following in the footsteps of such rival fast-food chains as Burger King, McDonald's and Wendy's, Sonic Drive-In is now offering twelve items for a dollar each on its new Everyday Value Menu. The deals are available all day long, and include the Jr. Deluxe Burger, Chicken Strip Sandwich, Jr. Fritos ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 17, 2008
  • Dining

    April 10, 2008

    Movie Tavern

    Fried and frazzled.

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2007

    More Messages: Ad It Up

    Page one of newspapers has long been considered safe from advertising -- but this may not remain the case much longer. A recent article in Editor & Publisher, a journalism-industry trade publication, points out that several Northern California publications owned by MediaNews Group, whose flagship pa ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 7, 2006

    Room With a View

    The Mayananda is at your service

  • News

    August 17, 2006

    Girl Crazy

    Terra Ramirez knows what it's like to be a victim -- and to victimize.

  • News

    November 3, 2005

    Mr. Big

    Welcome to McDonald's, where Steve Bigari is lovin' it.

  • News

    October 20, 2005

    Pony Up

    The state of the art in Denver.

  • Dining

    June 23, 2005
  • Dining

    February 10, 2005

    Bite Me

    The Beast of Denver

  • Film

    May 13, 2004

    McRibbing

    A man eats fast food for a month. Guess what happens?

  • Food & Drink

    March 25, 2004

    Best Dinner Under $5

    Griff's Burger Bar

  • Food & Drink

    March 25, 2004
  • Food & Drink

    March 25, 2004

    Best Burrito

    Chipotle

  • Dining

    November 20, 2003

    Bite Me

    A Week in the Life

  • Dining

    July 17, 2003

    Bite Me

    The Real Deal

  • Food & Drink

    March 27, 2003

    Best Burrito

    Chipotle

  • Calendar

    March 27, 2003

    Best Bicultural Exhibit

    POPjack: Warhol to Murakami

  • Dining

    February 27, 2003

    Bite Me

    Cold Comfort

  • Dining

    September 12, 2002

    Bite Me

    Cow Country

  • Food & Drink

    April 4, 2002

    Best Comfort Breakfast

    Kathy and Bill's Diner

  • Dining

    January 14, 1999
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    October 8, 1998
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    October 8, 1998
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    September 10, 1998
  • News

    January 10, 1996

    BIG MACK ATTACK

    THE WEBB ADMINISTRATION GETS ITSELF IN A PICKLE OVER A PROPOSED FAST-FOOD RESTAURANT.

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