Overwhelmed by the number of sites offering Cyber Monday deals? Well, now there are 82 of them, including seven in Colorado, you don't need to visit -- because their domains have been seized for allegedly selling counterfeit or copyrighted goods. See the list and get more info from the Justic ... More >>
Richard Wobbekind.Congratulations, CU professor Richard Wobbekind. You're president-elect of the National Association for Business Economics, whose annual meeting wraps up at Denver's Grand Hyatt Hotel today -- so you get to tell America that the ballyhooed economic recovery ain't happening a ... More >>
Was it good for you? In a conference call yesterday, the Business Cycle Dating Committee of the National Bureau of Economic Research determined that "a trough in business activity occurred in the U.S. economy in June 2009." In other words, the recession is over. Tell that to the people still ... More >>
Congratulations to Cocktail Guy, who won our third Great American Beer Festival ticket giveaway.
His comment was "Just Laid Off, Beat That!" Nothing could, and he'll be heading to the Thursday session, turning economic disaster into sudsy salvation.
Thanks to everyone who played.
CU's Peter McGraw, subject of our feature "The Nutty Professor," has come up with a new general theory of humor -- the "Benign Violation Theory" -- that scholars say could be a major step forward in the field. Maybe it's time for McGraw to team up with a group of Northwestern University resea ... More >>
Mellow Mushroom outlets are popping up like, well, mushrooms. Another outlet of the Georgia-based pizza chain is slated to open next June in the Tabor Center, joining a line-up that already includes the Cheesecake Factory, Green Fine Salad, Corner Bakery and Ling & Louie's.
There are over a ... More >>
Today marks the last day of work for 176 city employees who were laid off in order to help close a $160 million gap in Denver's budget. (Read this Denver Post story by reporter Christopher Osher for more.)
Most of the layoffs -- the equivalent of 108.5 positions -- occurred in two city depa ... More >>
A Flickr photoScrape this.What does a heavy equipment auction say about the U.S. economy? Plenty, according to a report by Colorado Public Radio producer Zachary Barr that's airing on National Public Radio stations across the country today. At the event, which took place in Longmont, there we ... More >>
Be careful: Bloody syrup will stain white fur.I'm guessing the Canadian consulate in Denver, at 1625 Broadway, isn't a frequent location for major protests -- but that changed yesterday, when PETA representatives chose it as the place to complain about Canadian seal harvests. Their approach? ... More >>
"What can we save if we sell this red carpet on eBay?"Mayor John Hickenlooper may be starring in his own documentary series, but if this morning's Denver Post is any indication, he's soon going to be starring in his own political thriller, in which he somehow tries to trim $120 million from the city ... More >>
A photo from the StimulusColorado.org website.
StimulusColorado.org, a new website co-sponsored by Associated General Contractors of Colorado, the Colorado Association of Mechanical and Plumbing Contractors, Colorado Contractors Association, the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce and the Metro Denver ... More >>
After two months of moving - and twelve- to fifteen-hour work days - Jess Graber, Jake Norris and the rest of the Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey crew are just about up and running in their new digs inside the former Heavenly Daze Brewery at 200 South Kalamath Street.
And they've leased out the rest ... More >>
In hopes of revamping its image as an industrial hellhole, Commerce City has hired an economic development consultancy to recast the berg as a diverse, forward-thinking municipality. The $80,000 the city is paying Texas-based AngelouEconomics should buy plenty of dreamy PowerPoint presentations.
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An image from a National Automobile Dealers Association public-service announcement.
Yesterday morning, during one of his regular updates on KOA/850 AM's morning-news broadcast, Channel 9 business reporter Gregg Moss talked about a new series of public-service announcements for the automobile indus ... More >>
Hey poor bastards! Bad economy got you down? Sitting there in your shanty-town hovel thinking about which of your kids you can pawn off next just to stay afloat? Stop thinking so hard. The answer is Timmy. That little talentless rube is a financial black hole. But if you love your kids, and are th ... More >>
Today is officially Keep Colorado Working day – but where, exactly, are people supposed to be working?
Yesterday, Intrawest Corporation– which runs Winter Park and owns Steamboat and Copper Mountain – announced companywide cuts. (Happy opening day, Winter Park!) And here in town, longtime ... More >>