For years, CU Boulder was a perennial on party-school lists -- and for years, administrators bitched about it. When it comes to Playboy's just-announced top-party-school roster for 2014, however, it's a headache (or a point of pride) for another Colorado college -- one that's richly deserving but do ... More >>
Jim Harvey's soon-to-be-finished feature documentary, The Great Divide, aims to tell the tangled story of water in Colorado -- a subject as vast as the state and the eight states that Colorado supplies water to. He's looking at the acequias (ditch irrigation systems) in the San Luis Valley, the expo ... More >>
If you're like us, you immediately perk up when you're watching a movie and you hear a reference to Denver -- something that's happening more and more often these days. So, in the tradition of not one but two 2012 roundups of weird movie references to Colorado, we present ten mentions of the Mile Hi ... More >>
Earlier this week, we reported that Mizu, a Japanese restaurant and sushi bar, plans to open in November in LoHi. In addition, Nanu Nanu Noodle, a Japanese ramen-ya, part of the behemoth Pacific Ocean Marketplace project that's currently under construction in Aurora, is slated for a fall opening, as ... More >>
In the next three months, nearly 150 new restaurants will open in Denver, which translates to a lot of food in our mouths. Some have insisted that we're biting off more than we can chew -- that the Denver restaurant landscape is becoming too saturated and that we can't sustain the onslaught. I don't ... More >>
It's been nearly three years in the making, but come late July, Trong Lam, who already owns two Pacific Ocean Marketplace supermarkets, one in Denver and a second in Broomfield, will unleash a 100,000-square-foot, Asian food-centric development in Aurora, 57,000 square feet of which will be devoted ... More >>
Hollywood peddles movies like a chef flings noodles at the wall. Does it stick? If so, perfecto. If it splats on the floor, well, movie moguls have enough dough to try again. The one thing audiences can be certain of is that each year, Hollywood is guaranteed to serve up a few dozen bowls of badly c ... More >>
Formed in 1982, Skinny Puppy (due tonight, February 24, at the Ogden Theatre) is a pioneer of electronic industrial music. The band's dark aesthetic and its visionary amalgamation of rhythm, texture and tone cast an indelible shadow on virtually all industrial music that followed in its wake. Throug ... More >>
Joan Dickinson blurs genres to create works that span the mediums of drawing, literature, film and performance. The current artist in residence at PlatteForum, she will display genre-bending work inspired by the astrological and paranormal there at a show that opens today; she's been working with st ... More >>
In the devastating aftermath of our recent floods, it's easy to forget that water has typically been a scarce resource in Colorado, battled over by competing interests, even as its rivers feed into eighteen states, from the Pacific Ocean to the Mississippi. But The Great Divide, a recently announced ... More >>
It's been six months to the day since the passage of Amendment 64, which allows adults 21 and over in Colorado to use and possess small amounts of marijuana -- and just under five months since Governor John Hickenlooper signed it into law. But even as legislators rush to finish A64-related pot bills ... More >>
For months, we've been keeping an eye on the construction at Alameda Square, which lays claim to some of the best Asian markets and restaurants in the city, including Super Star Asian, which is undergoing an expansion, and Pacific Ocean, which is also enlarging its space. But it's Pho Ta, a Vietname ... More >>
Dean Huang Super Star Asian 2200 West Alameda Avenue, #5A www.superstardenver.com 303-727-9889 This is part one of my interview with Dean Hunag, exec chef of Super Star Asian. Part two of our conversation will run in this space tomorrow. Clad in a starched white chef's jacket with ornate gold let ... More >>
Samantha BakerAmu's menu will get some changes under new chef Mune Taira.Six years ago, Japanese restaurateur Nao-san took the sliver of space next to his raucous Boulder sushi joint, Sushi Zanmai, and built the tea garden-like Amu Sake Bar and Restaurant, an authentic izakaya that serves an ... More >>
Lori Midson Jon Emanuel, executive chef of Project Angel HeartThere are good chefs and chefs who do good: Jon Emanuel is both. During his career, the head cooker at Project Angel Heart has fed everyone from rocket scientists to garbage men, but his position at Project Angel Heart -- a Denver ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Tomas Green/Beaver Creek.You know the summer festival season is upon us when Beaver Creek kicks off the high-country Blues, Brews & BBQ. That's only one of many culinary events to get you through Memorial Day; here's a sampling of what else is in store: Monday, May 24: Fra ... More >>
A Flickr photo.As spring rolls inexorably into summer, the wine starts flowing, the music starts playing and workshops on everything from soup to Asian cuisine start filling up. What will your week look like? Here's a taste of what's out there: Monday, May 10: Frasca presents its Monday Nig ... More >>
Lori MidsonThis is part two of Sergio Romero's Chef and Tell interview. To read part one, click here.
This Heat finally makes it Out of Cold StorageReissues are a difficult breed, on one hand they seek to garner a new audience, on another they have to pay heed to what fans are looking for. The best reissues not only remind you why you liked the band in the first place, but help in keeping tha ... More >>
As music critics, the most common question we get asked (and ask each other, for that matter) is, "What are you listening to?" The pervasiveness of this query is precisely what inspired Heavy Rotation, our latest feature. For the benefit of those who happen to be curious, we've compiled a list of ... More >>
Meet us on Alameda, where cultures collide. In a good way.
Day One Day Two January 11, 2008 By David Amram San Francisco | In the summer of 1948, at the same time that Jack Kerouac was wandering America, I hitchhiked across the country, from Washington D.C. to San Jose, California to visit my girlfriend. On my weekends off from my job as a carpenter's he ... More >>
TV forecasters have become the target of viewers who are feeling aggravated and paranoid after an exceptionally stormy winter.
At Pho Fusion, one good turn deserves another.
PBS series is previewed at Starz
Bill Daniels made a fortune bringing cable to the West. But would he agree with how his legacy is being spent?
It takes a village to raze a Chinese restaurant.
Lewis & Clark re-creates an epic journey on the very big screen.
Mile High Telecom promised to be an alternative to Qwest, but the line is going dead.
This Boulder ballerina took a whack at the Big Whack theory -- and one of science's biggest mysteries.
Virtual schools are becoming a viable option for parents who prefer to keep their kids at home.
Kaiser-Hill says it can do the job by 2006. But will Rocky Flats ever come clean?
Through its nods to tradition and embrace of innovation, Calexico emerges as a desert bloom.
Roy's Cherry Creek
As spring melts into summer, water users along the St. Vrain could find themselves up the creek.
A mother and daughter duo go searching for adventure in Tumbleweeds.
Colorado's Ocean Journey is swimming with artistic success.
Weary Denver computer programmer Thom Lancy dreams of retracing the Kon-tiki expedition to the South Seas.
THE KING OF THE SURF GUITAR IS BACK ON THE BOARD.