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This is part one of my interview with Taylor Drew, exec chef of Russell's Smokehouse; part two of our chat will run tomorrow.
No salt, no butter: That's a far cry from the kind of cooking associated with Frank ... More >>
Devoted Broncos fans probably remember the greatest among their ranks, Tim "Barrel Man" McKernan, as the guy who wore nothing but a barrel with overalls to pretty much every home game -- rain or shine -- from 1977 to 2007 (though he attended, fully-clothed, nearly every game ten years beyond that). ... More >>
Why brand the Boy Scouts of America as a collective schmuck after releasing files about volunteers and leaders banned from the organization after being accused of inappropriate actions (and, all too frequently, sexual abuse) against children? Because it took the BOA so unconscionably long to do so - ... More >>
If you were ogling those photos of Sonya Looney posing for the 2013 Cyclepassion calendar we posted last week and wondering if she's the real deal, here's your confirmation: She was busy training for Saturday's Vapor Trail 125 High Altitude Ultra-Marathon Mountain Bike Enduro race in Salida when tho ... More >>
We released our 2012 Summer Guide in June, including hundreds of events and opportunities to escape both in the city and in the great outdoors. Each Thursday, we'll roll out the best things to do this week, making it easier for you to plan your summer. Among this week's listings are the Westword Mus ... More >>
The new Arvada Skate Park took Best of Denver 2012 Best Skate Park honors last month, and the more time we spend there, the more we love it. This edit from local filmmaker Tristan Minton, of Royal Stain Design, which features 303 Boards team rider David Reyes and The Denver Shop team riders Ryan Lyb ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! Whether you're making your way up to the mountains for Snowball Music Festival 2012 or staying behind in the city, there's an abundance of musical choices: Tonight at the Fillmore Snoop Dogg throws down before heading up the hill himself for a slot at Snowball, while a couple ... More >>
In this interview, James Lee, one of the godfathers of Colorado cocktail culture, discusses the Pimms Cup that made him see the light, one thing he thinks bartenders absolutely have to measure, and the night he was called the worst bartender ever.
Arapahoe Basin photo archivesSame as it ever was: Summer season on the Beach at Arapahoe BasinSnow's out for the summer! Today is opening day at the Breckenridge Peak 8 Fun Park, where a $65 all-day pass ($32 for kids) buys unlimited access to the Gold Runner Coaster, SuperSlide, SuperPutt, M ... More >>
TAGLast month top-notch bartender James Lee gave up his Salida gig to return to the Front Range, taking over as the beverage director at TAG, Troy Guard and Leigh Sullivan-Guard's flagship Larimer Square eatery.
He's spent the last few weeks getting his feet wet, learning the spirits list an ... More >>
The Women's Flat Track Derby Association announced yesterday that it has accepted eight new roller derby leagues from its apprentice league program, including Colorado's Castle Rock 'n' Rollers (catch them in action on June 11 at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, skating against Greeley's Slaug ... More >>
Christo, rendered by Kenny Be. As the official public comment period ends for Christo's "Over the River" project, the dialogue over the much-debated, $50-million landscape wrap seems to have devolved into two quite separate conversations.
One has to do with the aesthetic merits and possible ... More >>
James Lee and Dave QueryThe explosion of cocktail culture in Colorado was ignited by a legion of talented bartenders working to prove that their craft is more than mixing rum and Cokes; it's creating drinks that reflect their deep understanding of spirits.
And few bartenders have done more t ... More >>
Face the State's Brad Jones.Face the State is best known for its right-leaning website, which churns out new and typically credible content on a daily basis. For instance, among FTS' latest posts is an item about state rep Cory Gardner, a possible rival to Congresswoman Betsy Markey, who's ho ... More >>
I saw this bumper sticker affixed to a light pole outside a brewery in a little mountain town last week, but the brewery wasn't Rosie's Brewpub and the town wasn't Leadville.
Instead, someone had decided to celebrate Rosie's, which closed May 30, just a few feet from the front door of Amicas in Sal ... More >>
Wolfgang Volz, copyright Christo 2007
As noted in a previous blog, "Doing the Math on Christo's Arkansas River Wrap," Colorado art mavens and opinion leaders are just crrraaaazy about Over the River, the proposal by husband-and-wife artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude to suspend six miles of silvery ... More >>
Wolfgang Volz, copyright Christo 2007
"Over the River," the plan by husband-and-wife artists Christo and Jeanne Claude to stretch almost six miles of silvery fabric over the Arkansas River between Canon City and Salida at a cost of around $50 million, has plenty of supporters. Congressmen, college ... More >>