Companies will do anything these days to get you to become their fan on Facebook. Free concert tickets? Check. Free donuts? Check. Deep discounts on sneakers? Check. Naturally, fast-food chains were way out in front of the trend, offering discounts to Facebook fans in exchange for them beamin ... More >>
Do not mess with the Potato Board.Don't mess with spuds. That was the message sent out yesterday by the Denver-based United States Potato Board, in response to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine that states potatoes make your body resemble Mr. Potato Head. In ... More >>
Journalists love when blog comments include new info about the story, as was the case with a post about 5280 purchasing Denver Magazine's assets. Turns out that Denver mag issued a press release announcing the departure of its longtime sales manager shortly before pulling the plug. Connection ... More >>
Malkin.Michelle Malkin seldom misses an opportunity to rip President Barack Obama. But at 7 p.m. tonight, when Obama is set to deliver his State of the Union address, the Fox News contributor appears to be otherwise occupied. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. in Colorado Springs, she's slated to take pa ... More >>
The Hunnicutts used their winnings on their own home.Giving away a home in Vail has proven to be harder than Steve Michonski expected. Michonski is a board member for The Vail Academy, as well as director of the home raffle, which is intended to raise funds for the school. But while a press ... More >>
Dean Singleton's indebtedness looks a lot less onerous this week.The Saturday Denver Post blurb about Affiliated Media couldn't entirely avoid the word "bankruptcy," as the broadsheet's writers have endeavored to do since January. After all, the judge who approved the prepackaged plan assembl ... More >>
When Southwest Airlines made its run at purchasing Frontier Airlines this past month, a number of industry observers speculated that it was doing so because Frontier was kicking its ass in Denver. But just because Southwest eventually lost out to underdog Republic Airways Holdings in the Fron ... More >>
An image from Lockheed Martin Space Systems' website.Lockheed Martin Space Systems' Waterton Canyon facility has served as a major economic engine for southern Jefferson County for decades, and it will no doubt continue to do so -- but its horsepower is due for a reduction. The firm plans to ... More >>
Moments ago, Southwest Airlines released a statement about what everyone else had already figured out -- that Southwest's massive bid for Frontier Airlines had fallen apart at the last minute over an inability to get Frontier pilots to concede on seniority-oriented contract issues. In the do ... More >>
A writer's departure from the Post raises questions about the paper's commitment to metro columns.
How does the media get back to normal when no one can say what normal is?