Tonight at the Seawell Ballroom, Barry Fey will be inducted into yet another hall of fame, this one the Denver & Colorado Tourism Hall of Fame. In honor of his induction, we've been posting the stories that didn't make his memoir, Backstage Past. Today, Daniela Stolfi, Barry's assitant, recounts the ... More >>
If Denver four-year-olds make small talk about literature, surely Maybe a Bear Ate It! would come up. The picture book has been selected as the book in the state's One Book 4 Colorado preschool reading campaign. In theory, every kid in the sandbox will be reading it. The story by Robie E. ... More >>
Michael Hancock. After spending the morning with W., Mayor Michael Hancock (who the former president said was classy), launched his Denver Education Compact, a committee of big brains set to tackle the city's school system, which graduated just 51.8 percent of students on time last year. Hanc ... More >>
While No On 300 has upped the ante of its political campaign with a television spot reminiscent of those Mac versus PC ads, the group's opposition is focusing inward on the home. Campaign For a Healthy Denver met this week to point a group of parents and children at Hirshorn Park in a direct ... More >>
Tuesday, August 23, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 303-830-8497.
James Mejia.Last week, mayoral candidate James Mejia wrapped up his campaign to sleep over at homes across the city. I was at the last slumber party on Friday night, as it was hosted by my boyfriend's house, Sleeptight, which he shares with four roommates in the Lincoln/La Alma Park neighbor ... More >>
Frasca Food and Wine scored "Best Front of the House" in this year's Best of Denver, and with good reason. The employees are like epicurean Navy SEALs, making sure every guest's needs are met instantly and unobtrusively. But what if that guest is just recently out of diapers? Does Frasca's ce ... More >>
Tanya Garduno.While members of the Colorado Springs Medical Cannabis Council are celebrating results showing that an El Paso County measure to ban medical marijuana businesses officially lost at the polls, they're already facing another potential crisis. According to CSMCC president Tanya Ga ... More >>
Back to the Wheel
Before James Mejia even announced he was running, "James Mejia for Mayor" was a Facebook page with a thousand fans (and no personal affiliation with Mejia). This morning, Mejia filed his formal candidacy for mayor of Denver, making him the first official candidate in the race, close to a ye ... More >>
Tom Boasberg has got DPS' numbers.More kids are enrolled in Colorado schools than ever before: 832,368 to be exact, according to numbers released this week by the state Department of Education. And Denver Public Schools is contributing heavily to that growth. The city's enrollment is up 4,493 ... More >>
Carol Boigon outside the Tattered Cover -- where addicts (of coffee) have been known to congregate.At last night's Denver city council meeting, the member who seemed to have the most problems with a pot proposal that will get the public-hearing treatment next Monday was Carol Boigon. At one p ... More >>
Roxane White.Roxane White knows a little something about the power of prayer, having graduated with a degree in religious studies from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon back in 1985 -- and she'll need all the faith she can get in her new job, as Mayor John Hickenlooper's new chief of ... More >>
Keep shoveling, Mayor Hickenlooper. Maybe things will clear up.
John Cusack is another endearing mutt in Must Love Dogs.
Saturday, October 30, Climax Lounge, 303-292-5483.
Ethelyn Friend, Bright Ideas, Curious Theatre Company
A kinder, gentler Eddie Murphy plays Daddy once more.
Penny horse rides
The Boulder Valley School District has a hard time learning how to teach kids with special needs.
A peanut allergy puts the Auraria Daycare Center in a sticky spot.
ELEVEN TREATMENT PROGRAMS LATER, TEENAGER SPENCER DAY WAS STILL MOLESTING CHILDREN. NOW HE'S IN PRISON UNTIL 2058.THIS BOY'S LIFE LAST YEAR 17-YEAR-OLD SPENCER DAY MOLESTED THREE MORE BOYS. OLD HABITS ARE HARD TO BREAK.