Don't wash your jeans. When Levi's CEO Chip Burgh dropped that piece of advice last May, he wasn't just talking about preserving your denim. Lots of water is used in the production of your new 501s, a fact that brings home the day-to-day impact our choices have on how water is used -- and how much o ... More >>
Climbing a Fourteener can be tough -- but in developing countries, people face hardships just getting through the day. That's why the Boulder-based nonprofit Second Mile Water has created the Colorado 54, an event in which participants will collectively summit every Colorado Fourteener in a 24-hour ... More >>
Clay Carlton is on a roll. The Denver native who opened his first barbershop in Winter Park 38 years ago today is a master cigar-roller and proprietor not just of Palma Cigars but of Bar Las Palmas Wine Bar, the most unique shop in the Ballpark neighborhood, offering cigars, wine, haircuts and lots ... More >>
Ricky Padilla, founder of Brown Water Coffee, doesn't think his company's mission ends with serving good coffee. He also wants that coffee to support good works. See also: - Denver's ten top coffee shops for work productivity - Thump Coffee will start brewing in Capitol Hill in late August - Photos ... More >>
Is designing a great beer comparable to drafting the look of a great city? Can brewers take inspiration from the architecture around them when they make a great draft beer? Do city planning and beer go together particularly well in Denver? The organizers behind the Biennial of the Americas will loo ... More >>
To some Coloradans, the name Andrew Romanoff is synonymous with disappointment. After losing to incumbent Senator Micheal Bennet in a primary that attracted an almost unheard-of amount of attention, the ex-speaker of the Colorado House took a lower-profile job with the International Development Ente ... More >>
After 35 years as a criminal defense attorney, Jeanne Winer has published her first novel. The Furthest City Light is set in Boulder and draws on her life in the courtroom, but it's neither a mystery nor a legal procedural. Instead, it's a wise and often humorous examination of a life fully lived. W ... More >>
Editor's note: This is the latest profile in Kelsey Whipple's ongoing series highlighting local political activists. For his first job, a preteen Julien Ross sold lemonade and lied about it. Or at the very least, he didn't tell the whole truth about it. The juice came from freshly squeezed lemons, ... More >>
Editor's note: This is the latest profile in Kelsey Whipple's ongoing series highlighting local political activists. The first time Belinda Garcia was confronted by racism, she was in a public pool. During elementary school, she, her parents and four siblings walked into a Denver YMCA and stood the ... More >>
It's difficult to imagine, but U2 used to be cool. Not just cool, but one of the most innovative, inspiring and mysterious bands of their generation. The group challenged the sounds, look and emotional resonance of rock music, forever redirecting the cultural stream for good or ill. Today, while man ... More >>
James Denton The play Enrique's Journey, adapted by Su Teatro artistic director Anthony Garcia from the book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nazario, debuted last weekend in Denver, bringing to light the harrowing story of Central American immigrants who risk life and limb riding the top ... More >>
Alex Cox, who wrote and directed cult favorites like Repo Man and Sid & Nancy, is joining CU-Boulder's film studies faculty this fall and will teach screenwriting and film production, as the Daily Camera reported. Cox, who grew up England, studied film at UCLA, then lived in Mexico and Spain ... More >>
Summit Prevention AllianceNancy's Community Garden in Frisco.When Amber Brummer was last in California, where she grew up, she bought a bunch of basil for 25 cents. That same amount would cost her about five dollars in Summit County, where she now lives. Brummer is part of the Leadership Clas ... More >>
Andrew Romanoff's had one head-spinning year. Passed over by Governor Bill Ritter in his quest to be appointed to Ken Salazar's Senate seat, Romanoff snubbed any White House entreaties regarding a job in international development in order to take on Senate appointee Michael Bennet. But even ... More >>
Duane Rieder When Rusted Root formed in Pittsburgh in 1990, it made a world-beat influenced splash with a series of releases throughout the decade. During this creative period, the band released its most commercially successful song, "Send Me On My Way." The tune, which has been used on soun ... More >>
Sure, Denver hosted the Democratic National Convention in August 2008, filling the town with bold names and high hopes. Still, for sheer exuberance and truly Nobel intentions, it didn't top the tenth anniversary celebration of PeaceJam, which in September 2006 brought a dozen Nobel Peace Prize winne ... More >>
Tom Petty? Dave Matthews Band? John Mayer? The Black Crowes? Headliners? You call those headliners? Pfffth! While those acts may have drawn nearly a hundred thousand people as the main attractions at last weekend’s Mile High Music Festival, those cats have got nothing on Heaven Fest’s headliner. ... More >>
Chicago in 1968 was a place of violence and chaos. Some activists would like to re-create those good old days.
8.24.07 Le Meridien Hotel Resort Bora Bora, French Polynesia South Pacific Subject: Death on the Zero Horizon PBC, A fatality introduced me to Niko and Chad a few days ago in Papeete, Tahiti. I had just arrived from Auckland and was settled in by the pool at my hotel, sneaking spikes of rum ... More >>
Sci-fi meets high art at the Mizel Center.
Will the real Yvonne Lucero please stand up?
There's lots of cash and carrying on over First Data's south-of-the-border business.
American hunger for black-tar heroin has made downtown Denver the land of opportunity for immigrant dealers.
Mystical roots music enthralls
A year after a Yuletide protest, one alleged Santa vandal is indicted and an activist-spokesman is freed.
An unfortunately timed album cover put the Coup in a harsh post-September 11 spotlight. But the controversial rap group's political resolve refuses to crumble.
The Colorado Daily has been on a long, strange trip for over a century. Is the journey ending or starting anew?
Shopping-center execs love getting attention in the media -- as long as they call the shots.
Helander Dance Theater presents Voices of Tibet
Veterans of too many wars, a group of gung-ho relief workers revisits the scenes of forgotten conflicts -- with healing in mind.
How a couple of "average, flawed people" are jammin' till the jam is through.
When terrorism hits home, Gary Cunningham will be ready.
Twenty-eight years after a nuclear bomb rocked Colorado, its shock waves still reverberate on the Western Slope.
A group of Jews ran gunpowder and TNT through Denver's streets. And they never blew their cover.
Dr. Warren Hern ranks high on the anti-abortionists' hit list. They're playing Ken Scott's song.
Fatherhood has given Billy Bragg a new reason to make music.
MEDIA COVERAGE OF DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IS CREATING ITS OWN TURBULENCE.
CHET NIEMEYER HOLDS COURT ABOUT THE GAME OF HIS LIFE.SET FOR LIFE IF YOU CAN'T GET A GRIP, GO SEE WASHINGTON PARK'S TENNIS GYPSY.