In what U.S. state is it illegal for a man to have sex with a fish? If you want to know the answer -- and are looking for something both fun and educational to do Thursday night -- Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains has you covered. It's hosting a sex-trivia night at Hamburger Mary's Club M a ... More >>
Should abortion protestors be allowed to wave signs featuring "gruesome images" in places where children might see them? That's the question two Colorado anti-abortion advocates and the Chicago-based Thomas More Society, a national pro-life law firm, want the U.S. Supreme Court to answer. "Children ... More >>
If you haven't visited Etsy yet, you're missing one of the most intriguing online marketplaces on the web -- a site at which the crafty and entrepreneurial among us share products and items often of their own creation. For a sample, peruse the following ten pieces of clothing, art and random stuff ... More >>
On Tuesday, January 1, when most of us are still sleeping off the last good times of 2012 or steeling ourselves to tackle resolutions for the new year, our city's live-music scene will mark a major development: This is the day that the iconic Gothic Theatre will be put in the capable hands of the fo ... More >>
Today's release date for Forza Horizon for Xbox, which takes place entirely in Colorado, got us thinking: In over forty years of video-game history, there had to have been a few other games set in the Centennial State. Little did we know, a veritable mountain of electronic entertainment has depicte ... More >>
Jax Fish House & Oyster Bar doesn't need to fish for compliments -- the Denver location just keeps reeling them in. This second of the Jax restaurants (the original is in Boulder, and a third opened in Fort Collins two years ago) was named Best Seafood Restaurant in our Best of Denver 2012, and als ... More >>
About 50 percent of Colorado's residents choose to have their bodies cremated without giving their survivors a clue about what to do with the final remains. Now, a new local company, Aerial Tribute, has an out-of-this-world idea for where they can go next: Straight up to the heavens (if not heaven ... More >>
Pro-choice activists, legislators, physicians and faith leaders gathered on the west steps of the Capitol Monday in a "Rally to Protect Women's Health." The event was a spin-off of Pro-Choice Lobby Day, as well as a response to local and federal fetal personhood proposals.
Timing is everything in politics, and in birth control -- especially in the bad old days of the rhythm method, which it seems like some pols would like to return us to. In honor of Pro-Choice Lobby Day at the Colorado Legislature today, state senator Greg Brophy should choose to keep a low profile.
Today, approximately a hundred advocates of women's health took to the Capitol as part of Pro-Choice Lobby Day. The event, held in Denver annually for more than a decade, brought the Protect Families Protect Choice Coalition together with Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains to train supporters ... More >>
Get your track pads and refresh buttons ready, electro-heads! Exclusive three-day passes for the 2012 Global Dance Festival at Red Rocks Amphitheater are about to go on sale. This Wednesday, February 15 at noon, Triad Dragons are releasing exclusive, three-day passes to the largest electronic music ... More >>
Cafe Society dished up four Guess Where? contests last week, ranging from a vile plate of chile rellenos from a still-unidentified, seedy restaurant in Commerce City to a panang curry with frozen peas to a cocktail at a splashy new restaurant in the Rocky Mountains. For identifying that cocktail a ... More >>
Lori Midson'Tis the season to get obliterated with family members and co-workers, and just in time for those special events, Food & Wine has released its list of the fifty best bars in the country. And while you're sure to find it a useful guide if you're headed out of state, you don't have t ... More >>
Update: Make that four ways: We've just received this notice from Planned Parenthood's Monica McCafferty. Due to unpredictable and incremental weather and road conditions, we are canceling this evening's candlelight vigil at the Capitol in honor of World AIDS Day. We will reschedule the ev ... More >>
Distilling has been exploding in the Rocky Mountains, and we've added enough distilleries in the last few years to just about stock an entire bar. Further proof (no pun intended) of this phenomenon: another vodka-maker is getting ready to enter the market, specifically on Larimer Street.
Mark MangerYou can get great Chinese food in this town, but you have to know where to look -- especially if you're on the hunt for real Szechuan food, not the dumbed-down American version of the cooking of Southern China that's a mainstay of dollar-a-scoop joints and many strip-mall spots.
ViaIt's starting to get a little chilly in the evenings as October begins to push the leaves off the trees, but that doesn't mean there aren't a ton of different activities to keep you busy this weekend on the cheap. We have some great films to check out, art exhibits, plays, free comedy, foo ... More >>
In the 1880s, English explorers Teresa and St. George Littledale -- with their fox terrier, Tanny, in tow -- mounted expeditions in the Rocky Mountains and across North America. And then they headed even further afield, to the Caucasus, the Pamirs, Russian Central Asia, Mongolia and eventually Tibet ... More >>
Colorado's bartenders keep upping our state's cocktail credibility, competing in national contests and besting some of the country's most formidable spirits professionals to bring big prizes home to the Rocky Mountains. The latest accolade? Burton Daniel, a bartender at Boulder's Bitter Bar ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with almost 25 years behind the bar, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduate of the prestigious Beverage Alcohol Resource ... More >>
Mountain Standard, a new show opening this Friday, April 8, at Modbo Gallery (17C Bijou E. Street) in Colorado Springs is local effort on several levels. Curated by a newly formed collective of Colorado-based gallery owners and artists called Build A Fort, the juried exhibition will also exclusiv ... More >>
Lori MidsonBaited by the lure of the Rocky Mountains, where fly fishing and lodge lounging are popular pastimes, Guy Harvey, the marine biologist, author, conservationist, scientist, world famous marine life artist and prolific restaurateur, chose Denver -- specifically Northfield Stapleton ... More >>
The study of neighbors through their lawn ornaments... click image to enlarge Figure 48. Globeville: The Great Pyramids of Globeville Road. Whoever is responsible for the perfect stacks of shoveled snow that are pictured above is, by definition, a true yard artist. Snow fallen on the great e ... More >>
Black Pegasus is one of the few Colorado rappers that has made hip-hop his full time job. Currently he's working on the release of his co-hort Liquid Assassin's new album, Apocalypse, with his own album, Brass Knuckle King, slated to drop sometime later this year. But in between recording session ... More >>
The capital of Ballorado.Forget about finding a bargain house in Boulder. As housing sales and prices continue to plummet nationwide, those in the community that puts the exclamation point in 3OH!3 remain unusually robust -- so much so that Business Week has just named Boulder the strongest h ... More >>
It's nice to see that Santa likes to unwind in the Rocky Mountains after a tough holiday season. But I'm thinking that ol' Kris Kringle has a little too much time on his hands after watching this video of "Santa Colorado" pounding Columbia Crest wine on his back porch and dancing/fighing with his ... More >>
Are U.S. State Department warnings about the dangers of traveling in Mexico harshing your buzz? Keep it local this year! Help create the party that transforms Summit County into the "Cancun of the Colorado Rocky Mountains..."
Paddles and bikes go wild in Buena Vista.
A new Colorado bicycle week hits Frisco.
The warm, fuzzy feelings are all mutual at the annual Crush Party.
Gordon Bok dives deeply into his music.
Pearl Street Grill
Gocce di Limone
Inspiration Point Park
Country-radio pros gather in Colorado to search for ways to seduce a younger generation.
The city's ready to erase an illegal advertisement.
Weeding is fundamental. So is showing up.
Frontier Flight 771 at 9:35 a.m. to Las Vegas
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