Denver blog posts surf, even if Charlie don't. Colorado Pols thinks even Dawson didn't cry as much as Republicans did during the 2013 legislative session. At Mile High Mamas, Stephanie Sprenger shares memories of those times that called for an un-fun mommy. Mile High Hockey's Sandie Gauthier thin ... More >>
Denver blog posts are stockpiling picks for next year. Mile High Report's Kyle Montgomery looks at the marks given the Broncos for the 2013 draft; they fall in the "B" and "C" range. Colorado Pols: Are some petition-gatherers working in Colorado sex offenders? Mile High Hockey's Cole D. Hamilton ... More >>
Back in January, we shared our ten favorite Colorado-centric items on Etsy, an online marketplace where the crafty among us gather to peddle out-of-the-ordinary creations and unusual discoveries of every description, usually at super-reasonable prices. A couple of months later, there's already a ne ... More >>
Denver blog posts are cooler than being cool. They're ice cold. Mile High Hockey's Derek B recaps last night's Avs game, which started with Gabriel Landeskog accepting his rookie-of-the-year trophy and ended with Colorado defeating the Cup-winning Los Angeles Kings. Square State's Zappatero on who ... More >>
It's time for the 2012 edition of Westword's Denver Web Awards, our annual celebration of Denver's greatest digital minds. Back at the end of September, we put out a call for you, dear readers, to nominate your favorite online projects and voices, and a team of Westword staffers and contributors has ... More >>
Who would have thought that our humble state of Colorado could have hosted so many video games? While for many developers Colorado seems to be synonymous with little more than "snow," these games will take you everywhere from explosive recreations of '90s blockbusters to wholesome educational progra ... More >>
The Colorado Avalanche was to have its season opener last week -- but the NHL is still on strike, so that put the team on ice. Fortunately, hockey fans have an alternative: The Denver Cutthroats, a new team that will make its debut tonight at the Denver Coliseum. See also: - Colorado Avalanche Sea ... More >>
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is currently doing his best impersonation of the Grinch that Stole Hockey for the 2012-13 season. But that shouldn't stop you from enjoying the stick-and-skates sport in Colorado this year. Tonight, the newest addition to the Central Hockey League, the Denver Cutthroats ... More >>
The Colorado Avalanche was scheduled to open the season against the St. Louis Blues tonight at the Pepsi Center. But thanks to the NHL's failed attempt to resolve its collective bargaining issues, the first two weeks of games have been cancelled amid the current lockout. If the NHL can suddenly conv ... More >>
No, it's not a surprise that Joe Sakic has been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Seldom has a player in any major sport been more deserving from the standpoint of talent, skill and the way he played the game. Man, could the Avalanche use him now -- and forever. He's one of the true icons in Color ... More >>
Win it.Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene has already been picked by Westword as Denver's Best Av and Best Local Athlete on Twitter, so, you know we love him. But now you can join in the love with an autographed jersey. What a stellar holiday gift, right? In order to win, tell us why y ... More >>
Sean Kenyon's Ask the Bartender has been on a break, but Kenyon hasn't been taking it easy: Over the past five weeks, he's been traveling (Germany, France and New York City twice), working at Euclid Hall at night and opening Williams & Graham during the day. Now he's back, plenty of stories t ... More >>
I'm a big hockey fan and have been since junior high, when my Penguins won their first two Stanley Cups and the Pittsburgh suburb where I grew up exploded with joy. But I'm now a working Colorado father and the NHL has all but priced out middle-class families, with many upper-level tickets sp ... More >>
What happened to Ed?The media coverage of the upcoming ten year anniversary of 9/11 has focused on the terrorist strikes and their aftermath. But what would the big stories in Denver have been if the attacks never happened? Look below at the lost top ten from the day before the tragedy, and ... More >>
Karlis Skrastins.Today, a jet crash in Russia claimed at least 43 lives, including two former (and well-remembered) Colorado Avalanche players, Karlis Skrastins and Ruslan Salei. Skrastins was known as the "Iron Man" for playing 487 consecutive games between 2003 and 2008, while Salei skated ... More >>
Tulowitzki.The Rockies should have known it wouldn't be their night when Chris Nelson decided to play "Pin the baseball on the coach's face" with Rich Dauer before the game in a gaffe seen in the background of an ESPN live shot. Then the Rockies' unfortunate play was caught by ESPN cameras -- ... More >>
Ubaldo Jimenez.This weekend, Ubaldo Jimenez, the greatest pitcher in Colorado Rockies history, is expected to make his first start for the Cleveland Indians. Which got us to thinking: What pro athletes who left Colorado teams either by choice or force have been most painful for local fans to ... More >>
"I want a recount!"Make those Denver blog posts count. Mile High Report: ESPN's Ultimate Team Rankings puts the Rockies at No. 8, the Nugs at No. 42, the Avs at No. 64 and the Broncos... well, they get 86ed. Free Colorado's Ari Armstrong on corporate welfare and tourism. Denver Frank click ... More >>
Damn you, Dinger!Every day we edge closer to the hideous sports wasteland that is mid-summer--when all we've got is baseball and other sports are nothing but arrests, rumors and deaths both hilarious and sad. So let's put off hiking, climbing and anything else outdoors, glue ourselves to our ... More >>
Colorado is crawling with mascots. It's been two weeks since the Discover Colorado Rally -- plenty of time for all Colorado summer vacation planners to have studied up for today's pop quiz. Provide the name and attraction associated with each of the mascots pictured below...
Colorado already has 23 types of designer license plates, including one that benefits the Denver Broncos charities. Soon there could be two more if lawmakers pass a bill to create plates to benefit the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche charities.
Happy 303 Day, y'all! (Or is it Merry 303 Day? We can never get it straight). Today, in case you haven't noticed is March 3 -- or 303, if you're into that whole brevity thing -- which just happens to be the area code of our fine city and the surrounding areas. In honor of that serendipitous c ... More >>
Forsberg.Maybe Peter Forsberg quickly realized his body couldn't handle NHL game action anymore, or maybe he just wanted to get away from the suck that is the Avalanche right now. Either way, Forsberg will reportedly announce his retirement from the NHL at a Pepsi Center press conference mome ... More >>
The NHL has commissioned Spiderman creator and general comic book legend Stan Lee to create a superhero squad based on every team in the league. They've been rolling them out for a while now, and the Avs got their hero over the weekend. He's there on the right. His powers include freezing th ... More >>
Quick contest on the Latest Word today for you hockey fans. Four tickets to tonight's Colorado Avalanche vs. Vancouver Canucks game at the Pepsi Center are just waiting here for you to pick them up. Here's how you win.
If you were there last night, thank you for coming to the first-ever Westword Web Awards party at Casselman's, 2620 Walnut Street. The room swelled (see full slideshow from the Web Awards) to about 400 bloggers, photographers, shameless self-promoters and artists, who tweeted about the thing ... More >>
Ken Buck.A triumvirate of Denver blog posts. 5280's Michael de Yoanna writes that Ken Buck and Dan Maes blame election-day losses on Republicans. Mmm-kay. Mile High Hockey's David Driscoll-Carignan notes that the Colorado Avs are hurting -- physically, that is. Ouch. Square State's Bill Eg ... More >>
Did you trudge into work this morning, lamenting your purchase of an $800 Darth Vader costume? Even if you didn't, you're still probably looking for a deal. Which is why we're giving away five pairs of lower-level tickets to Thursday night's 7 p.m. match-up of the Colorado Avalanche vs. Vanco ... More >>
If you can't make the drive up to Telluride for the annual Mushroom Festival, don't fret -- there's always the Bootstraps Western Wine Fest in Evergreen or Lakewood's Chile Harvest Festival. Here's what else is on the menu for this week's culinary events:
Elvis is alive, well, and up for trade talks for Carmelo AnthonyAs we reported last week (via DenverRadio.net), Mile High Sports radio will be airing Colorado Avalance and Denver Nugget radio broadcasts on AM 950 this season. The game broadcasts will take priority over the station's regular C ... More >>
BenchWarmers will open its third Colorado location on Thursday, June 24, and in touting this accomplishment, the Colorado-based company offers the most succinct business plan ever: "I was at a Colorado Avalanche game one evening with friends," founder and chief executive officer Kevin Foote, ... More >>
Watch your backside, Hooters. BenchWarmers is coming for you. The up and coming Colorado-based sports bar chain, "where beautiful girls will serve you fantastic food, cold beer, and cocktails as you enjoy an uninterrupted view of the game" already has two restaurants in Aurora and Erie and ... More >>
Carlos Boozer contemplates how good it'll feel to make the Nuggets eat shit.The 2009-2010 season started out so promisingly for the Denver Nuggets that a lot of us looked at a Western Conference Finals rematch with the L.A. Lakers as a virtual lock. That's all over -- and not just because th ... More >>
Photo by Kenny Be Colorado will see Lord Stanley's Cup in 2010 if fans just keep looking up. The first game of the first round of the NHL playoffs is scheduled today and hockey wizards are saying that the San Jose Sharks will take the Colorado Avalanche in five. I'm much more optimistic and ... More >>
Just because Stan wants the Rams doesn't mean he's through with Denver.Stan Kroenke owns 40 percent of the St. Louis Rams football team -- and he reportedly is interested in purchasing the remaining 60 percent. How might such a buy impact Kroenke's Denver sports franchises -- the Denver Nugg ... More >>
The Colorado Avalanche season starts tonight.
There is a limit to freedom of speech for this hockey scribe.
The new, tastier Downtown Aquarium opens with some mouth-watering temptation.
Ten High Bourbon Whiskey and 7-Up
Blue Sky Grill
Simplicity was one of Hanson's virtues -- until that last supper got away.
The name game
Taking a gamble on dinner in Black Hawk.
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