Even though recreational marijuana is now legal in Colorado, you can't smoke it in public and most private operations still ban its use. So how are you going to sneak your drugs into music festivals while wearing as little clothing as possible. Is there really a good way to do it without sticking so ... More >>
Barley's Angels, a global organization of women sharing craft beer with other women, will be opening a new, roaming chapter in Colorado, which will visit taprooms along the Front Range. Every month, there will be one meeting in Denver and one in Boulder, typically scheduled on the fourth Monday and ... More >>
Kris Padalino Bittersweet 500 East Alameda Avenue 303-942-0320 bittersweetdenver.com This is part one of my interview with Kris Padalino, pastry chef at Bittersweet; part two of our chat will run tomorrow. Kris Padalino never envisioned herself as a pastry chef. Sure, she grew up in a big Italian ... More >>
Boulder County is known for leading the state in matters of open space, animal rights, environmental protections and all-around tree-hugging. But next week may present the acid test for local officials' greeniness. On September 18 the county planning commission will listen to a presentation from sta ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, we noted that Nathan Campbell, arrested for a fatal and apparently intentional hit and run at Venice Beach in California, was from Colorado; see our previous coverage below. Now, we're learning that the car he used in the vehicular onslaught was purchased here. And information is ... More >>
Sergio Romo La Sandía Cantina 8340 Northfield Boulevard 303-373-9100 richardsandoval.com/lasandiacantina In part one of my interview with Sergio Romo, exec chef of La Sandia Northfield, the Mexico-born kitchen commander weighed in on servers who need a kick in the butt, explained why his molcajet ... More >>
We recently shared a list of the ten worst travel cities -- a roster on which Denver finished first -- as judged by inexpensive flights, short travel times to popular destinations and accessibility. But what if you're more interested in another type of accessibility -- such as the ease of finding ve ... More >>
Released yesterday, the list of finalists for the open Independent Monitor position features three natives of the Golden State. The finalists bring experience at the Offices of Independent Review in their current homes of Fresno, Los Angeles and Orange County. From here, the finalists will be whittl ... More >>
Anthony CameraScott Durrah and one of his favorite ingredients.At the end of service on Saturday, October 29, 8 Rivers Modern Caribbean Restaurant will close the doors for good at 1550 Blake Street, its third location -- but not its last. After opening their first restaurant, the Jamaican C ... More >>
Can a vegan food truck win The Great Food Truck Race? Denverites will judge with their mouths this weekend The big story on the streets of Denver is this weekend's The Great Food Truck Race, the Food Network hit of the season, hosted by Tyler Florence, that struts the street-food prowess of ... More >>
Lori Midson Venue chef James Rugile Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The ... More >>
Eric Holder.Most of Attorney General Eric Holder's prepared remarks to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference today are of the attaboy variety: At one point, he says, "I have come to Denver today with one simple message from Washington: 'We got your back.'" But t ... More >>
Clearly, Michael Jackson's memorial, which is being held in a few hours in Los Angeles at the Staples Center, is the biggest music news story of the day -- and perhaps the year. Amongst all the wall-to-wall coverage (KCRW, the public radio station out of Santa Monica, is slated to simulcast the even ... More >>
Photo by Jonathan ShikesThe new-urbanist enclave of Highlands' Garden Village. Last week, the Congress for the New Urbanism held its annual conference in Denver -- an event we commemorated with examinations of Bradburn Village, Highlands' Garden Village and several other New Urbanist developments i ... More >>
Some fast-food ad campaigns work because they're funny -- like the Taco Bell Chihuahua ads from the early '90s, or the more current examples from Jack-in-the-Box, which invite us to send our respects to the fallen Jack (he was hit by a bus on Super Bowl Sunday). Other ads work because they're creepy ... More >>
Monty Miranda's Skills. Colorado’s small film scene lost one of its stars recently when Monty Miranda, director of the upcoming indie caper Skills Like This, packed up and moved to Los Angeles. "Yes, I signed with a new production company in Santa Monica, BeachHouse Films, and my manager had b ... More >>
Portrait of the artist as a young man (and his lover as an old one) in Chris & Don.
Aspen Art Museum
This Aussie singer moved to America to try and replicate her success
Guys with guitars.
Owen Wilsons a bad fit for an ass-kicking bodyguard.
Isle be seeing you at this great Jamaican joint.
The new restaurant is small -- a shotgun storefront in the middle of the Highland Square action, surrounded by boutiques, bookstores, galleries and other restaurants, with seating for thirty, maybe, a small patio and a loud sound system that plays non-stop reggae that drifts out into the street and ... More >>
Richard Kelly leaves nothing behind in his pop-packed, apocalyptic pageant.
What won't the best actor of his generation do for a role? Not much.
Riding Giants gushes over the legends of "big wave" surfing.
Unless you're Amarzaya Toodoi, a young Mongolian student trying to return to Denver in a post-9/11 world.
If Clear Channel can't afford Internet radio, who can?
Napster's gone, but the record industry's copyright woes aren't.
@home@sunset, @home@sunrise (Moonshine)
Thirteen is still unlucky for La Central.
Are Denver listeners getting the radio they deserve? A Backbeat investigation.