There's always a lot of fake blood -- and spare body parts -- at the Denver Zombie Crawl, which runs down the 16th Street Mall every year. But the ninth annual incarnation of the event, which took place on October 18, ended with some real blood and plenty of pepper spray, according to news reports a ... More >>
Denver Restaurant Week is about to begin -- and it's not February. Traditionally, this two-week showcase of Denver area restaurants has taken place after the winter holidays, but this year it's being split in two -- one week in the usual February slot, but now August gets a week too. The new Summer ... More >>
Lights for your list.Good news! The world is not going to end on December 21, 2012. That's the word from Dawn Engle, co-producer of 2012: The True Mayan Prophecy, which airs tonight on Colorado Public Television. But just in case she's wrong, we asked some state leaders for their can't-miss C ... More >>
CafĂ© Society's obsession with the quest for a Colorado cocktail dates back to the day when Rich Grant of Visit Denver got a call from a reporter for a national magazine who was looking for the quintessential Colorado drink to include in a story about landmark libations. But while some towns ... More >>
Denver Restaurant Week ended at the close of service on March 11, with a record number of restaurants participating: 303. "Talk about a Denver number," says Rich Grant, the spokesman for Visit Denver, the convention and visitors bureau that organizes the seven-year-old event. Even more impres ... More >>
Don't misunderstand: Lee Hayward enjoys a night out as much as the next guy -- maybe more, since he and his wife, Kathy, wrote the book Drinking and Driving in Colorado, recently re-released as the more tastefully named Tapping Colorado Craft Beer: A Guide to Centennial State Brewpubs. But lo ... More >>
The entire list of restaurants participating in Denver Restaurant Week (or weeks, since the dates for Denver's best deals on meals actually stretch from February 26 through March 11) goes live today at the stroke of noon, but even before those restaurants are revealed, we've got the scoop on ... More >>
John Hickenlooper.In December 2008, (very) outgoing Denver mayorJohn Hickenlooper was on the set of Good Morning America, wearing a holiday sweater his sister had knitted and showing off Denver's holiday window, which made its debut on Times Square and was then supposed to return to this city ... More >>
At Niza Knoll Gallery on Santa Fe Drive.No one in their right mind would normally try to hit four art walks all in one night, but last Friday wasn't any old First Friday, it was Denver Arts Week's Know Your Arts First Friday and, courtesy of Visit Denver flak Rich Grant, I got to do it in sty ... More >>
Rich Grant, the beer-loving communications director for Visit Denver, is looking for the perfect Colorado cocktail. Denver already enjoys a reputation as the Napa of craft brewing -- but Grant thinks we could use an emblematic cocktail, too. Something he could pour out for visiting journalist ... More >>
Bill Howell and those who passed judgment upon him.Colorado wasn't able to claim its second consecutive Beerdrinker of the Year title on Saturday at the Wynkoop Brewing Company, 1634 18th Street, but at least we lost to a qualified candidate from the well deserving state of Alaska. Retired N ... More >>
The city pours its heart into the ten-day Denver Beer Fest.
Three brew-related events are converging in Denver. Let the games begin!
Denver is playing host to the Olympics of beer games this month -- and it could be a historic one if the city's fortieth annual Oktoberfest also turns out to be its last. Larimer Associates, the real estate company that owns Oktoberfest as well as Larimer Square and numerous other properties ... More >>
The Church looks like fun to us. What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But what happens in Denver? It's too boring to tell stories about anyway. That's the impression that a Wednesday story in the Wall Street Journal may have left on readers. Headlined "Government Meeting? Stay Away From Fun ... More >>
Denver Restaurant Week doesn't start until February 21, but it already looks like a hit, with more than 224 restaurants signed up to participate and over a hundred chefs slated to attend the scheduled February 17 press conference to hype the event.But once Barack Obama's noon visit to Denver that sa ... More >>
Dueling divas come to Denver – let the best shoulder pads win.
Jack Kerouac's back, and Denver's literary scene is on a scroll.
Sorry, but Denver has nothing to apologize for.
The state of the art in Denver.
You'll have the crime of your life in the Mile High City.
Beard House Rules
A tsunami of suds is likely when the Modern Drunkard Conventioneers pour into Denver.
Rocky Mountain oysters aside, Denver food is hot.
Last December, Oscar Hernandez became the town's biggest story. It's over for him now.
Holy high rollers