A plea deal in the case of Rollin Oliver, the 22-year-old charged with murder in the shooting death of Denver police officer Celena Hollis last June, may be in the works, according to a court document. "There is a possible disposition in this matter," notes the register of actions, which is a summ ... More >>
Gang violence is a hot topic in Denver this summer. This week's cover story, "Flash Point," details the city's plan for cooling it down. Denver has seen several high-profile shootings in the past few months, and there's been speculation that many are gang-related, including the death of Denver poli ... More >>
City Park was awash in purple yesterday evening as hundreds gathered in Celena Hollis's favorite color during a vigil for the fallen Denver police officer. Exactly one week after she was shot and killed in City Park, politicians, law enforcement and residents visited the same place to celebrate her ... More >>
Earlier today, Kelsey Whipple shared her account of City Park Jazz's tribute to Celena Hollis, the Denver police officer murdered at the event the previous week. Westword's Nathan Federico also attended, and he tells the story in vivid, often emotional photos featuring the likes of Denver Police Chi ... More >>
Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper's infamous response to a question about his favorite beer has inspired numerous jokes and parodies over the past few weeks, not to mention his very own Denver beer, Clown Question, a Canadian lager-style beer brewed by Denver Beer Co. The name is based on the (tong ... More >>
Update: More information is emerging about Rollin Oliver, the man arrested following the fatal shooting of Denver Police officer Celena Hollis after a jazz event at City Park on Sunday night -- including increasingly solid reports establishing his gang affiliation. Not that this link offers much com ... More >>
Our list of "Five Kentucky Derby parties that will have you off to the races" offered an array of activities, but didn't include the 2012 Derby Party, which bills itself as "a Colorado tradition" and is an annual fundraiser for the Sean "Ranch" Lough Memorial Scholarship. The party has been held b ... More >>
Friday, April 27, Gothic Theatre, Englewood, 303-788-0984.
There are a lot of things to love about the '90s: Power Rangers, Cindy Crawford, Titanic, Beanie Babies, Win Ben Stein's Money, Mr. Bean, Friends or that notorious low-speed chase involving a white van and a retired professional football player. The music, however, was the best part of the de ... More >>
Mark MangerPeanut butter soup, fufu and bone-in, skin-on goat: not actually so weird.My first trip to African Grill and Bar for this week's review was a thrill ride because it offered a chance to explore a cuisine with which I'd had no previous experience and an opportunity to eat something s ... More >>
The King Soopers at 9th and Corona was recently remodeled -- and last week, we staged a contest in which we asked readers to share their favorite memories of the Denver landmark. The contest ended last Thursday, but comments keep rolling in -- including the following twisted tribute to the qu ... More >>
The King Soopers at 9th and Corona isn't just a supermarket: It's a cultural institution. That's why our pals at the Cafe Society blog have posted a photo gallery of the newly remodeled store -- and why we're giving away a $50 King Soopers gift certificate in celebration of this local landmar ... More >>
Pardon the interruption, but over on Latest Word, our news blog, we're holding a contest for the best memory of the King Soopers at Ninth and Corona, which unveiled its new look at a grand opening today. The winner gets $50 in groceries from the neighborhood grocer: Enter here! Also, check ... More >>
Hannah ThomasAfter ten months of renovation work -- while the store remained open -- King Soopers is about to officially unveil the new look of its location at Ninth and Corona. At 9 a.m. tomorrow, shoppers will be able to take part in the grand re-opening festivities, which include specials ... More >>
In1998, cable television Entrepreneur Bill Daniels bequeathed his behemoth mansion on Shangri-La Drive (across from the Target in Glendale) to the city of Denver, to be used as the official residence for the Mayor. Though no Mayor has ever actually lived in this mauve monstrosity since it's d ... More >>
Yep.The NBA has a long and awkward history of team-produced Christmas music. Last year, the Nuggets did "Winter Wonderland" with all the production value of a local car commercial.This year's edition, released today, is more... well, entertaining at the very least. That's right, they remade R ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Bull & Bush Pub & Brewery, 4700 Cherry Creek Drive South in Glendale, will host a Holiday Beer Tasting from 5 to 9 p.m. tonight. Tickets to taste festive brews from around the world are each $1. For more info, call 303-759-0333 or go to www.bullandbush.com. For information on ... More >>
The Place: Strings, 1700 Humboldt Street, 303-831-7310. The Hours: Monday through Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. The Deal: Coors Light and Corona go for $3; glasses of 2007 Painter chardonnay and red zinfandel are $4; well drinks and specialty martinis ring in at $5; food specials are also $5.
Our daily cruise through the blogosphere. Send tips. Inside Infinity Park and Glendale's strange obsession with rugby. (5280) Breaking down the Broncos quarterbacks. (Mile High Report) Michael Bennet's campaign has money in the bank. About $2.66 mill, in fact. (Colorado Independent)
Just received word from our friends in Rexway that the Harmony Interactive Music Experience event they were slated to play at this weekend in Glendale has been postponed. The inaugural event, presented by Ryan Dykstra Nightlife and Colorado Music Buzz Magazine and slated to take place this Saturday, ... More >>
From 5 - 10 p.m., Friday, July 3, the Infinite Monkey Theorem Urban Winery, 931 West Fifth Avenue, is participating in the Golden Triangle's First Friday Art Walk by hosting "Art Under the Influence," a grape stomp in the courtyard that includes wines by the glass, great grub from Masterpiece Deli a ... More >>
The Denver Outlaws light a spark. Can't believe you're still at work? Get out. It's time to plan your fabulous July 4th weekend, so here's what you should do: Go hang out with a marg at Mezcal and ponder. You could even have some fun along with the relaxation: There's a Beyond JosĂ© tequila educati ... More >>
After twelve years, Dixons Downtown Grill, at 1610 16th Street, is finally introducing a happy hour. And it's really making up for lost time. The happy hour, which starts today, will run from 3 to 6 p.m. seven days a week, and feature cocktail specials ($3 Ketel One John Daly or a pitcher for $15; ... More >>
Infinity Park takes up the outdoor-movie banner.
Coming of age and stayin' alive on the mean streets of Astoria, Queens.
Rogue agents at work.
To err is human, and to forgive? A divine way to start out the new year.
Criminal swipes its story from a far superior movie.
From the week of April 17, 2003
Four Mile House
City of Kunming Park
H.C. Berger Brewing Co.
The Metro Center for the Visual Arts and Foothills Art Center turn our expectations upside down.
The people and places that made 2000 what it was. Blame them.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
El Curso Viejo
Troy Lowrie’s dad got the bodies to build a strip-club empire. Troy got the brains. Now he wants respect beyond Glendale.
A Glendale hotel and the bar across the street could have made such beautiful music together.
Attention, adult gentlemen! A crusade against strip joints in the metro area may leave Denver the capital of the lap dance.
A disgruntled horse buyer snags a lemon and goes public--sort of.
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