In August, we reported that Sana Hamelin, a lawyer by training, was hoping to crowd-source enough funds to open a cat cafe -- a place that would combine a coffeehouse, book shop and art gallery with real cats that customers pay to spend time with. The concept popular is popular in Japan and, despite ... More >>
Earlier this month, we noted that Denver had made the latest cut of cities being considered to host the 2016 Republican National Convention -- and today, GOP advisers are reportedly in town to scout the city. Where should they visit to get a sense of the Mile High City beyond the usual tourist attr ... More >>
It's been called the "sniff-test" proposal, "prudey-pants" ordinance and the Gladys Kravitz rule, in honor of that nosy neighbor from Bewitched. And even though Denver City Council, which faces considerable opposition from residents who don't want the city interfering with what happens on their priv ... More >>
At today's Denver City Council meeting, as we've reported, an ordinance establishing possible fines and even jail time for home pot smoking that can be seen or smelled from a neighboring property is expected to be presented. Marijuana activists have already decried the "sniff test" proposal, callin ... More >>
Several years ago, Purina started broadcasting a line of commercials featuring a dog awakened by the scent of Beggin' Strips. Not knowing the odor didn't belong to real bacon, the dog frantically ran through the house, then finally found a strip and exclaimed, "It's BACON!" But while dogs may not kn ... More >>
It was a dog-gone good time at the Purina Pro Incredible Dog Challenge Saturday in City Park, where canine athletes competed in a variety of events. Check out photos of the event after the jump...
The great outdoors is hot, but so is the city, with an incredible array of things to do that won't set you back more than $10. From comedy shows to vegan dance parties to cute dogs jumping through hoops, you're sure to find something to do this weekend that won't burn through your bank account. Fo ... More >>
The TBEX North America conference, billed as the world's largest travel blogger convention, kicks off today at Keystone Resort, and VISIT DENVER's Rich Grant has a big role in showing off the area. But which local landmarks would he prefer the writers skip? We asked, and he (unwisely?) made a sugges ... More >>
Don Hunt may be the hardest-working man at the State Capitol -- and that's saying a lot as the legislature heads into its final week. The head of the Department of Transportation helped pull the plug on a Beltway Authority proposal -- and now he could bury a feud that divided north Denver fifty year ... More >>
If you're wandering through Santa Fe's First Friday Art Walk, be sure to stop at 747 Santa Fe Drive and take a look at the words "Clown Town" in bright blue L.E.D. lights up in a second-floor window. That's the home of the Side Show Studio, an out-of-the-way gallery that just celebrated its one-year ... More >>
The Qwest signs on top of the 52-story building at 1801 California Street are being replaced with Century Link signs this week. The change heralds the dawn of a new age in Denver -- the age of global corporate insignificance. Too bad our downtown towers can't be named for successful homegrow ... More >>
Anti I-70 expansion poster by EarthFirst! Activists with the radical environmentalist outfit EarthFirst! have apparently taken a hiatus from monkeywrenching logging trucks and boiling pine cones for sustenance during three-month tree-sits to run a campaign in urban Denver against the various propo ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Nestlé Purina"Could somebody remind me why I wanted this job?" Before Bill Ritter co-hosted a tribute to MediaNews Group CEO and Denver Post publisher Dean Singleton, who's hardly a fan of his policies, he appeared at a photo opportunity with a dog. Yep, Ritter joined Dealer, a M ... More >>
Animals get funny at the Pet Comedy Challenge.
Signs of the times.
Even though the EPA says Denver's air is getting cleaner, the odor lingers on.
Jolly Rancher Candies
Dishing dirt on the bigmouths of Denver.