Rollin Oliver pleaded guilty today to second-degree murder in the shooting death of Denver police officer Celena Hollis last June. The 22-year-old faces a sentence of sixteen to 26 years in prison according to the plea agreement, which is on view below. The original charge of first-degree murder/ext ... More >>
One of the most legendary addresses in the Denver area, 320 South Birch Street in Glendale, now has a new occupant: Escandalo Sports Bar & Grill. The name translates to "scandalous," and this spot certainly saw plenty of scandalous action in the late '70s, when it was home to The Lift, a ski-themed ... More >>
Jax is about to add a fourth location, in the new City Set development in Glendale, behind the Hilton Garden Inn at the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Cherry Creek Drive -- an area definitely shy of good restaurant options. Jax isn't the only eatery going into the project: Udi's will have an outle ... More >>
Calling all wine fans! Tomorrow, the Beaujolais and Beyond food and wine festival kicks off at Glendale's Infinity Park Event Center, and if you were wondering how much food and wine will be there, the answers are: a) a lot, and b) as many as forty varieties of vino. The four-hour fest also feature ... More >>
The tiny town of Glendale has been doing a bang-up job of celebrating July 4th for years -- though its festivities never a actually fell on Independence Day, since that would have competed with other municipalities that shot off their own spectaculars on the holiday proper. And a few years ago, the ... More >>
Update: Rollin Oliver, 21, was born on Christmas Day -- but what he just received from the Denver District Attorney's Office can't be considered an early gift. He's now been formally charged with first-degree murder/extreme indifference in the City Park slaying of Denver police officer Celena Holli ... More >>
This Sunday, City Park Jazz will honor fallen Denver police officer Celena Hollis with a silent vigil that starts on the west side of Ferril Lake at 5 p.m. The concert will begin at the bandstand at 6 p.m., and scheduled performers Lionel Young and his band will play some of Hollis's favorite songs. ... More >>
In light of the death of Denver police officer Celena Hollis, the Colorado Progressive Coalition, ACLU of Colorado and others have postponed the "Summer Against Police Violence" protest. The rally, originally scheduled for tomorrow afternoon, would have fallen at the same time as Hollis's funeral se ... More >>
Denver police officer Celena Hollis, who was killed at last week's City Park jazz concert while trying to break up a fight, will be honored at this Sunday's concert. A silent vigil is scheduled for 5 p.m. on the west side of Ferril Lake; the concert will begin at 6 p.m., and Lionel Young and his ba ... More >>
In the days since Denver police officer Celena Hollis was shot and killed while breaking up a fight during City Park Jazz, the DPD and the community have gathered together for an outpouring of local support. On Sunday, the day after Hollis's public funeral, state representative Angela Williams and c ... More >>
Less than a day after Denver Police Officer Celena Hollis was shot and killed while trying to break up a fight at City Park, more than 150 people -- activists, preachers, mothers and teenagers -- gathered at the District 2 police headquarters in northeast Denver to thank the officers who worked alon ... More >>
Because of Colorado's increasingly controversial liquor laws, only one outlet of any grocery chain -- Safeway, King Soopers, Target, Whole Foods and the like -- can sell full-strength beer, wine and alcohol. Target's spot is in the superstore in Glendale, but until recently, its single aisle ... More >>
Emerald Pathways in Glendale didn't hit the sweet spot for medical marijuana reviewer William Breathes. But it's hardly the only MMC in town, as you'll discover by visiting our just-updated MMJ listings. Click to access our medical-marijuana dispensary directory.
William Breathes's latest medical marijuana dispensary review is a rave for Kind Love in Glendale, a top-shelf center located in the basement of an old gym. And there's more leafy goodness to be found in our newly updated MMJ listings. Click here to access our medical-marijuana dispensary dir ... More >>
FCI EnglewoodDisgraced ex-lawman Michael Corona, a former hot property in California Republican circles and once dubbed "America's Sheriff" by an admiring Larry King, has lost his appeal on corruption charges and may soon be one of the more celebrated inmates at Federal Correctional Instituti ... More >>
Yes, we know that drinking Corona can be hazardous to your health. There's the alcohol factor, of course. Then there's the fact that ordering a Corona in Colorado, which is microbrew country, is a danger all its own, since other drinkers will mock your choice of the not-exactly-macho Mexican ... More >>
Randall Layman, a bartender at Vesta Dipping Grill, is just back from New Orleans, where he attended his first Tales of the Cocktail. We'll be printing his dispatches -- here are the first and second installments -- all week. Day Three: With the curtains closed tight over the window in my room an ... More >>
International rugby finds a home on the Front Range.
Outdoor movie nights? They're the best! Everyone lolls about, enjoying picnic fare in the fresh air under a starry sky, watching a popular movie that not only has something for everyone, but that also somehow transcends its second-run status thanks to the lovely atmosphere. And weather notwithstan ... More >>
Saturday, April 4, Gothic Theatre, 1-866-468-7621.
Things are looking up in Glendale.
Between Mondo Generator and Queens of the Stone Age, Nick Oliveri has the schedule from hell -- and he loves making it worse.
The rise of the Tea Party
The battle for Cedar Pointe has turned into a tempest in a Tea Party.
Astoria Restaurant brings you all the comforts of home -- and the homeland.
The head Sweet Potato Queen visits her silly subjects in Denver.
Glendale glows up.
Glendale stripped Veggo Larsen of his job -- but not his appetite for life.
The Bull & Bush overflows with good times and good music.
The Briarwood Inn is one great package deal.
Rosedale Community Garden gives people a little piece of the prairie.
Glendale Public Library
Dirty election tricks get dirtier.
Two years ago they took over their city. Since then, things have just gotten curiouser and curiouser.
The Queens of the Stone Age find tipped-out serenity in their private desert oasis.
Glendale gets a lesson in the politics of pollution.
GLENDALE HAMMERS A NIGHTCLUB AFTER A MUSICIAN STRIPS ON STAGE.
ITS FAMOUS NIGHTSPOTS ARE UNDER THE GUN--AND THE ECCENTRIC CITY OF GLENDALE IS STARTING TO SOBER UP.CLEAN SWEEP A BUTTON-DOWN MAYOR IS WIELDING HIS CLOUT--AND TINY GLENDALE'S WIDE-OPEN WAYS MAY BE ABOUT TO CHANGE.
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