Subject:

Rochester

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2014

    Photos: Livability's Ten Best Places to Live in 2014 -- and Whether Boulder Made the Cut

    In 2013, Livability ranked Boulder highly on its list of most livable U.S. cities. How did the community score a year later? Pretty damn well, as you'll see when you count down the photo-illustrated 2014 version, complete with Livability blurbs and the methodology used to come up with the order. To ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    Movoto's Ten Happiest Mid-Sized U.S. Cities -- and the Colorado City That's Not Boulder on It

    On numerous occasions, Boulder has been named the happiest city in America. So naturally we assumed Boulder would top Movoto's list of happiest mid-sized cities -- a category for which Boulder qualifies. But no: While one Colorado place made the cut, it's not called Boulder. Which community from th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2012

    Dog attacks: Which two Denver neighborhoods do mail carriers fear most?

    It's the stuff of Saturday-morning cartoons and "The Far Side:" a hapless postal carrier being chased around the neighborhood by the family dog. But the vicious attack on a Denver postal carrier on Monday demonstrated that mail carriers face real danger even on their regular routes. In fact, Denver ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2012

    Stephanie Rochester judged insane when she killed her son, found not guilty

    In June 2010, Superior's Stephanie Rochester smothered her baby, six-month-old Rylan. That fact's never been in dispute. Since then, the question has been: Was Rochester legally insane when she committed this shocking act? Yes, a judge has decided -- meaning that she's been found not guilty in Ryla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Stephanie Rochester legally insane when she smothered her baby, says state psych evaluation

    Rochester.​In June 2010, Stephanie Rochester was accused of smothering her infant son, allegedly because she feared he was autistic. A year later, a state psychiatric evaluation still hadn't taken place due to systemic delays. But the report's finally in -- and Rochester's been determined to h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    Stepahnie Rochester baby-smothering case on hold because psych evaluation hasn't happened

    Stephanie Rochester.​In June 2010, Stephanie Rochester was charged with smothering her infant son, Ryan, allegedly because she feared he might be autistic. More than a year later, the case remains stuck in limbo for a startling reason -- she still hasn't been formally evaluated by a state psy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Rose Hill Drive tour with Stone Temple Pilots

    ​ Looks like the Rose Hill dudes are back in action at full throttle. We just received word that the former power trio -- now a new and improved quartet with the addition of scene stalwart Jimmy Stofer on bass -- is about to hit the road for a string of dates supporting Stone Temple Pilots on ... More >>

  • Film

    March 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2011

    Reader: Stephanie Rochester's autism fears are understandable even though she did wrong thing

    Rochester.​Stephanie Rochester, the Superior mom who allegedly smothered her child due to autism fears, is back in the news; her husband is suing her for wrongful death. This week, one reader of our June 2010 post about this tragedy admits that she can relate to Rochester's anxiety, though not ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Stephanie Rochester smothered baby because of autism fears, affidavit says (No. 4)

    Stephanie Rochester.​The horrible story of Stephanie Rochester, the apparently perfect Superior mom arrested on suspicion that she killed her infant son, Rylan, just got worse. A newly released affidavit (check it out below) details her ultimately successful efforts to smother the boy, motiva ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Stephanie Rochester, No. 4: Seemingly perfect mom to son, Rylan, she's suspected of killing

    Stephanie Rochester.​News that Superior resident Stephanie Rochester, 34, has been arrested on suspicion that she killed her six-month-old son, Rylan, is shocking in and of itself. She's reportedly on suicide watch at Boulder County Jail. But the jolt is amplified by Internet trails that port ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 22, 2009
  • Dining

    August 27, 2009
  • Dining

    August 20, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Getting a hit of history at La Loma

    Three of my four food groups​ Sitting in the comfortable, Colonial dining room at La Loma on a Saturday night and watching as the waitress floats through the milling crowds, bringing me a big order of mesquite-grilled shrimp fajitas, served atop a veritable mountain of steaming, soft white onion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Park Burger's moment to shine

    ​Sitting in the bar, I knew I needed a burger. A couple of them, maybe. Big, fat burgers, mid-rare and bleeding juice over the sides of the buns. I needed the kind of burgers they show in commercials -- straight-up porn-star burgers, all greasy and fat and bad for me. Unfortunately, the bar w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Mikuni Sushi: Raw fish for amateurs

    Not surprisingly, just as there were no authentic Mexican restaurants in Rochester when I was young, there were no sushi bars, either. And definitely no sushi drive-thrus, even though sushi started out as fast food. Long before Ray Kroc came squalling into this world, preserved fish and balls of ri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Live from Sheehan's book signing

    We're at Katie Mullen's for the official release of Jason Sheehan's book, Cooking Dirty, and get this: There are actual people here! And they have his book! And they want him to sign it! And someone just took a picture of him! Perhaps this shouldn't be surprising, but it's always strange when peopl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Who watches the Watchmen? Real-life superheroes.

    Turns out that real-world crime fighters -- folks such as the Colorado-based Wall Creeper, profiled in the Westword story "X" -- do more than just rid the world of evildoers. They also review movies. In this case, not just any movie, but Watchmen, the new film adaptation of Alan Moore and Dave G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    Just a little thing: Correcting a ten-year error at Parisi

    A couple days after the Second Helping I wrote for Parisi went up -- the one in which I reported how I'd accidentally tried to order spaghetti at a real estate office and proved, once again, what a boob I truly am -- I got a note from Christine Parisi letting me know that, while she'd certainly been ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2008

    Note to Top Chef: Stop sucking

    It's been three weeks since I wrote a word about this season's Top Chef on Bravo.  Know why?  Because it has been so boring and so contrived and so stupid that the episodes themselves were painful to watch -- making me less than excited about the notion of then rehashing them here. There w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2008

    Young Coyotes to record Daytrotter Session

    Young Coyotes, still among my favorite local bands, has announced plans to record a Daytrotter session in Davenport, Iowa, on Thursday, December 4, at the end of its current cross country jaunt, which wraps later that night at the Blue Fugue in Columbia, Missouri. Only a scant few Denver bands have ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 6, 2007

    East Side Kosher Deli

    An ethnic oasis in Denver's Little Russia.

  • Dining

    November 1, 2007

    Cow Town

    Culver's and Smashburger have other buns on the run.

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2007

    Hot Dog Overflow

    It’s weird how you people out there think. I mean, I can write the worst, most scurrilous things about some beloved local vegetarian restaurant and you let it go by without comment. I can pen a fawning crush note to some rinky-dink taqueria and if I hear anything from the other side of the curta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2007

    Is the Rocky Turning a Corner?

    Over the past few months, Rocky Mountain News and Denver Post memos about departing employees have excluded information about replacement hires for a very simple reason: Both papers have been trying to shrink their staffs via attrition and buyouts. But a June 26 note sent to Rocky employees by manag ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 28, 2007

    The Irish Hound

    One last night to howl.

  • Dining

    June 28, 2007

    Osaka Sushi

    This restaurant exhibits raw power.

  • Dining

    January 4, 2007

    Pho Saigon

    When it’s snowing outside, good pho can bowl you over.

  • Culture

    October 26, 2006

    Ghost Story

    The Turn of the Screw delivers thrills and chills.

  • News

    August 31, 2006

    Student Council

    I miss school.

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2006

    More Messages: Musical Chairs

    Since editor Greg Moore arrived at the Denver Post in 2002, his staff has been shuffled more times than cards at a Texas Hold 'Em tournament. For the most part, though, the folks switching seats have been in the reporting ranks. Now, Moore has given several supervisors similar treatment, as he outl ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 1, 2006

    Wedded Bliss

    The Royal Peacock has everything to do with love.

  • Dining

    April 13, 2006

    On the Lamb

    Yanni's shows why great Greek cooking is better than a cuisine.

  • Film

    March 9, 2006

    Free for All

    The Libertine's protagonist is a boor you can't ignore.

  • Dining

    February 9, 2006

    Drinking, Smoking and Screwing

    I have reservations about hotel restaurants, including Panzano.

  • News

    February 9, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of February 9, 2006

  • Dining

    February 2, 2006

    Buns on the Run

    Cheeseburger, cheeseburger, cheeseburger

  • Film

    January 12, 2006

    Free for All

    The Libertine's protagonist is a boor you can't ignore.

  • Music

    October 20, 2005

    Worrier

    Jason Mraz is in need of a remedy.

  • Dining

    May 12, 2005

    Bite Me

    Get a 'Cue

  • Music

    March 3, 2005

    Horn Apart

    SNMNMNM wields weird instruments -- and an even weirder sense of humor.

  • Dining

    January 6, 2005
  • Dining

    October 7, 2004

    History in the Making

    The collision of French and Vietnamese culinary traditions led to the perfection of Chez Thuy.

  • Dining

    September 23, 2004

    See Food

    Little India transports diners to another level. Just watch.

  • Dining

    June 17, 2004

    Bite Me

    Pasta Lives

  • Dining

    April 22, 2004

    Bye-Bye, Brazil

    Tucanos is pleased to meat you, but nothing more.

  • Dining

    October 17, 2002

    Bite Me

    In the Suds

  • Dining

    October 3, 2002

    Foreign Intrigue

    Travel uncharted culinary seas at Ocean City Restaurant.

  • News

    March 9, 1994

    THE SICK BILL

    A COMPARISON OF TWO HOSPITAL BILLS SHOWS HOW COST-SHIFTING CAN KNEECAP CUSTOMERS.

  • More >>
Loading...