Well, here we are, at the end of the road of lyrical idiocy. As our countdown to crappiness finally culminates, we've trained our eye on some of the greatest lyricists in rock, who during select moments, greatly disappointed us with their valueless verse. These lyrics are all bad on their own terms, ... More >>
Bartender Ken Kodys left Colorado on September 3 for the 42Below Cocktail World Cup in New Zealand with one mission... to bring a third title back home. The bartending competition is our craft's version of the Olympics, in which 21 of the world's best bartenders representing six countries (and one a ... More >>
Pippa Taylor Strings 1700 Humboldt Street 303-831-7310 www.stringsrestaurant.com This is part one of my interview with Pippa Taylor, the executive chef of Strings. Part two of our chat will run tomorrow. Pippa Taylor is the first to admit her good fortune -- and the last to take it for granted. ... More >>
A great burger needs to stand on its own, a Westword reader noted last week in response to my review of Red Robin's Burger Works, a new concept that the Colorado-based chain tried out at the Shops at Northfield Stapleton before rolling it outside Colorado state lines. That means the burger has to ... More >>
Adam Watts Jax Fish House Boulder 928 Pearl Street, Boulder 303-444-1811 www.jaxboulder.com This is part one of my interview with Adam Watts, chef de cuisine at Jax Boulder. Part two of our chat will run on Thursday. Cycling makes you hungry, says Adam Watts. The former professional pedaler, who ... More >>
"If you could ride anywhere in the world, where would you go?" became a central question for Mike Dion after the success of the Denver-based filmmaker's 2010 film, Ride the Divide. That question became the tagline for his next film, Reveal the Path, which took Dion and some of the world's top mounta ... More >>
The first-ever Roller Derby World Cup gets underway today in Toronto at 5 p.m. EST (that's 3 p.m. here in Denver), kicking off with a Canada vs. France bout. The entire tournament is being webcast live at www.DerbyNewsNetwork.com, and DNN is calling Team USA the "prohibitive favorite," thanks in no ... More >>
David DonovanThe massive whisky collection at Pints Pub.Along with Rackhouse Pub, this week I paid a visit to Pints Pub, the quirky British brewpub that claims to stock the largest collection of single malt whisky outside of Great Britain. I had my doubts -- a number of restaurants make the s ... More >>
Jonathan ShikesBreckenridge Brewery's barrel-aging riches.The Breckenridge and Wynkoop breweries officially sealed the deal on their joint venture, and celebrated their future on Tuesday by tapping kegs of each other's beers at their respective breweries. And later this month -- possibly as e ... More >>
Bill Ritter.Best line at last night's twelfth annual Tourism Hall of Fame Dinner: "When you quit being governor, no one writes talking points for you." So said former Governor Bill Ritter, who was one of the inductees last night, along with Cleo Parker Robinson and Terry Sullivan, the retired ... More >>
Highlighting the most captivating music of the coming year
New owners take the venerable gallery in a new direction.
Get out West, damned spot!
Dueling divas come to Denver – let the best shoulder pads win.
Coming of age and stayin' alive on the mean streets of Astoria, Queens.
I once waited for Dave Matthews. I'm not making that mistake again for a snowboard.
Brief reviews of current shows
Brooks Smokehouse Bar-B-Que is pleased to meat you.
Spice House makes scents
Dinner and a Movie
Temptation flourishes in the garden of Young Adam.
Another comic-book movie goes straight to Hellboy.
Twist puts a new spin on old favorites
Scooterists host annual Shopping Ride
Ken Loach's look at working-class adolescents pulls no punches and offers no happy endings.
Stellar voices help overcome some of the messiness of CU's Brigadoon.
A techno messiah preaches the word from a Denver platform.
Finding a good cuppa gets colder in Boulder.
April 15-21, 1999
March 26-April 1, 1998
Mar. 5 - 11, 1998
OUR READERS REVEAL THE OTHER OVERPLAYED CLASSIC-ROCK SONGS.ONCE MORE WITH FEELING