Robert Cherenzia learned how to make bagels in New York before hauling his baking secrets to Park City, Utah, where the Detroit native opened his own bagel shop and, he says, "fell in love with the restaurant industry." Years later, he moved to Denver, doing time at Wolfgang Puck Express and Paradis ... More >>
There have been so many chef shuffles lately that one swam by almost without notice. Matt Mine, the affable exec chef who'd stayed on when Denver's Oceanaire was swallowed up by Landry's, is no longer with the downtown restaurant. John Robinson is now the executive chef/managing partner there. See ... More >>
We recently shared a list of the ten worst travel cities -- a roster on which Denver finished first -- as judged by inexpensive flights, short travel times to popular destinations and accessibility. But what if you're more interested in another type of accessibility -- such as the ease of finding ve ... More >>
Three times now, I've received a phone call that I never anticipated I'd get even once in my life. Two times, the call was from a friend who delivered the news; one time it was my mother. Though all three were different voices, each had a similar, haunting pitch and carried the same devastating mess ... More >>
By Scott Foundas In his brief remarks before the first public screening of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford praised the Sundance Institute's ongoing filmmaker development labs as "our core," noting that the festival itself was conceived "to create an audience for the filmmakers in ou ... More >>
"Wow. Lucky number 13, I guess? Kind of at a loss for words here," stumbled Denver-based filmmaker Josh Berman of Level 1 Productions, accepting the prize for Best Movie last night at the 2013 Powder Awards in Park City on opening night of the Sundance Film Festival. "To actually spend the last twel ... More >>
The nominees for Powder Magazine's 2013 Powder Awards were announced last week, and Colorado film crews -- including Denver-based Level 1 Productions, Boulder-based Stept Productions, and Crested Butte-based Matchstick Productions (MSP Films) and Two Plank Productions -- are heavy in the mix in just ... More >>
Ask local filmmaker Paul Berry what BARK, showing at the Mercury Cafe this Wednesday, is "about," and you end up with a shake-and-bake collection of themes and pop-culture references that include George Lucas, the Baghavad Gita, political satire, George W. Bush, buffalo on the moon and an implied po ... More >>
Denver-based ski porn purveyors Level 1 Productions won big at the IF3 International Freeski Film Festival over the weekend in Montreal, with director Josh Berman and his team taking the top prize -- Best North American Film -- for their 2012 film Sunny, as well as Best Editing and Best Male Perform ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, shows from Neil Diamond, Garland Jeffreys and Sophie B. Hawkins were announced; BLKHRTS, American Tomahawk and Driftwood Fire got spins on local radio; and new releases from Drake, Kate Bush and Sigur Ros wer ... More >>
Photo courtesy Vail ResortsShaun White picked up his Epic Pass yesterday after signing on to make Northstar-at-Tahoe his home resort and agreeing to represent all six of the Vail Resorts properties (including Vail, Beaver Creek, and Breckenridge here in Colorado) in what Vail Resorts CEO Rob ... More >>
Glenwood Hot Springs.Most lists of the country's cutest, prettiest, drunkest, most livable/affordable/promiscuous places and/or people are, well, about as stupid as they sound. Standard response: "Sez who?" But there's reason to believe that Glenwood Springs earned being singled out as the " ... More >>
Lori Midson Venue chef James Rugile Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The ... More >>
White collar day laborers on Speer? At 6 a.m., Steve Perfors hit the streets of Denver looking for a job. Literally. As commuters were making their way into downtown this morning, they were treated to the unusual sight of Perfors, dressed as if attending a job interview, standing on the side of Sp ... More >>
Goodness gracious. Our man Yonnas Abraham has got his hustle down cold. Just received word that the Pirate Signal has been tapped as the house band in some fabuloso mansion during the Sundance film festival in Park City, which kicks off next week in Park City, Utah. Broseph is going to be throwing d ... More >>
Michel Gondry attempts to celebrate DIY filmmaking but comes up short, stale and flat.
LOCALS ONLY When it comes to hip-hop, one of the main requirements in making the music is to represent where you’re from. Although Colorado may not seems as fresh as places like New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta or Chicago, most Colorado emcees are very proud to represent the state where they reside ... More >>
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 107 degrees today. The hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth’s surface was 134-degrees. I can’t fathom those extra 27 degrees. The Sun is dying, and I got a new roommate today. His name is John, he’s from Florida and he’s working on his Ph.D. in May ... More >>
For alumni of America's most prestigious film festival, winning is less than half the battle.
Halfway through Sundance, and still whistling a happy tune.
From Dakota Fanning's rape to John Cusack's daddy issues, Sundance 2007 was all about the kiddie porn.
Even horny horse whisperers get off in Sundance docs.
Diane Keaton subjects herself to more indignities in Michael Lehmann's latest vapid comedy.
Justin Pierre's brain never stops, even when his mouth can't keep up with it.
The mountains win again at the South Park Music Fest.
The American Astronaut
Microsoft wants to shut him down. New York's attorney general wants to see him in court. But Scott Richter keeps thinking big.
The Rest of Denver
Adega has grown into its reputation -- and grown up.
In Black Lamb's eyes, hard rock was never broken. Why fix it?
Tree hugs and kisses
As the Olympics begin, glory looks certain for America's golden hockey girls.
Redford and Lurie wave the flag but fail to earn their stripes.
With the help of friends in high places, Groove Armada's ship has come in.
A boy's death gives snowboarder Chris Klug a second chance at life and the Olympics.
Professional snowboarder Chris Klug carves his way back to the top of the mountain.
Otis Taylor gets the break he deserves without putting on a happy face.
This jump was one for the record books -- even if it was officially illegal.
Jefferson County Court doles out a computer-age lesson in justice.
Hype makes right at the center for the new west.
THE DEFECTION OF PHILIP ANSCHUTZ IS JUST THE LATEST RED FLAG IN THE PEPSI CENTER DEAL.