Baby-faced Rory Scovel has been lighting up the comedy world with his classic observational humor, mixed with context-free voices that he applies randomly to no particular jokes or bits (he's been known to drift into a German accent at random points in the show, and may or may not continue with it t ... More >>
On Sunday, a Colorado Springs "juvenile male" said to be playing with matches set his bedroom on fire, after which he was arrested for fourth-degree arson. Unusual? Less so than you might think. Last year, the city saw 39 significant fire incidents involving minors and twelve arrests requiring the r ... More >>
Tiny little Colorado, with its nine electoral votes, could make a big difference in the presidential election this year. Just ask President Obama, who has visited multiple times in the past three months, and Mitt Romney, who dispatched vice presidential selection Paul Ryan to our high-altitude swing ... More >>
See Also: Angry Hand of God at Bender's Tavern, 8/2/12 Angry Hand of God started in 2008 as a band inspired by the kind of slow, crushing, psychedelic metal that ran through most of the stoner rock bands at the time. Only this band has really strong riffs that have propelled it from the dark sludge ... More >>
Lori Midson J. Michael Melton Zydeco's 1730 Wynkoop Street 303-293-2887 www.zydecosdenver.com This is part one of my chat with J. Michael Melton, exec chef of Zydeco's. Part two of our interview will run in this space tomorrow. I got the gift of the Southern double name," drawls J. Michae ... More >>
Earlier this month, Colorado Republican Party chairman Ryan Call argued that this year's Colorado Republican Caucus will mean more than ever, in part because the date was moved up to February 7. When Mitt Romney looked poised to sweep Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, this claim looked suspect ... More >>
And so it begins. Another edition of American Idol is upon us. Idol's eleventh season arrives tonight on Fox with a two-hour episode featuring scenes from Savannah, which served as the callback for the South Carolina auditions. Back in July, we were on hand when the Idol makers came to the Mile High ... More >>
Cafe Society is off celebrating Martin Luther King Day, and will be back on duty early tomorrow. If you're hungry for food news in the meantime, try a second helping of some of these entrees from last week: -- Denver Restaurant Week is less than six weeks away, and the $52.80 menus that will be se ... More >>
EtsyThis candlelight of Western love can be shipped to you from Southern California.I had the perfect Christmas present plan for the out-of-towners in my life: kitschy Western-inspired accessories and home goods. I walked around town, looking for them. Talulah Jones sold necklaces with horses ... More >>
One month ago, Zydeco's opened quietly in the old Trios Enoteca spot in LoDo, bringing Cajun specialties to the neighborhood. Turns out, though, that was just a limited version of the restaurant. "It was more of a soft opening," says Justin Archuletta, who does marketing for the new place. "T ... More >>
Glenwood Hot Springs.Most lists of the country's cutest, prettiest, drunkest, most livable/affordable/promiscuous places and/or people are, well, about as stupid as they sound. Standard response: "Sez who?" But there's reason to believe that Glenwood Springs earned being singled out as the " ... More >>
FlickrWe're number two! Denver has the second-best water in the nation, according to the American Water Works Association, which held a blind taste test with the liquid assets of more than twenty municipalities last month in Washington, D.C.
It's official: Colorado is high!When tax revenues are down, state legislators can feel marginalized, even redundant. Unable to fund -- hence debate, manipulate and gerrymander -- pet projects, they retreat to committee rooms or watering holes to wait for the economy to recover. In their quest ... More >>
Lori MidsonWill Cisa The Corner Office 1401 Curtis Street 303-825-6500 www.thecornerofficedenver.com/food/dinner This is part two of my interview with Will Cisa, executive chef of the Corner Office Restaurant Martini Bar. In part one of that interview, Cisa dished on monumental cooking dis ... More >>
Matt Drudge.The copyright-infringement warning the Denver Post published last month was followed by a lawsuit filed on behalf of the Post and its owner, MediaNews Group, by Las Vegas-based Righthaven LLC against a small South Carolina blogger. This action implied that the firm had targeted a ... More >>
Dean Singleton.Last month, we noted that Denver Post and MediaNews Group execs weren't eager to discuss a copyright-infringement warning published by the paper. At the time, we asked these three questions: "So... what prompted the Post to rattle this saber? Are lawsuits imminent? And against ... More >>
Every once in a while in these vast United States, you come across an area so remote, so isolated, that the people of that area maintain a culture that is completely removed from the mainstream. The San Luis Valley in Colorado, where people still speak an archaic form of Spanish descended fro ... More >>
Saturday, November 20, Bluebird Theater, 303-830-8497.
Assault with a deadly burger.A South Carolina woman who thought her car was running "rugged" late last week took the vehicle to a local mechanic -- and what he found did not ease her anxiety pangs. As the mechanic ran a diagnostic check, he was surprised to find a cheeseburger and pickle ... More >>
Photos by Joe ToneBand of Horses • Co. • 03.16.10 | Ogden Theatre There are certain tricks storytellers use, moves that keep the audience's minds or livers from getting anxious and hitting the bar. Band of Horses owns a heavy arsenal of those tricks -- but we'll get to that shortly.
The Sports Column is a Steelers bar. So that'll be fun next weekend.The World Series is in full swing, and although the Rockies didn't make it this year, just about every TV in every sports bar in town has been tuned to the match-up between the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Phillies. ... More >>
A reminder, Jennifer Carter: Tape is for wrapping packages, not students.Palmer Elementary secretary Jennifer Carter has been formally charged with two misdemeanors in relation to an incident last week, when she allegedly dealt with a misbehaving six-year-old student by taping his hands toget ... More >>
Last night, Colorado's representatives and senators actually paid attention during President Barack Obama's healthcare address to a joint session of Congress -- or at least they resisted posting their comments about it while the speech was taking place. Not all of the state's federal official ... More >>
South Carolina Governor (for today, anyhow) Mark Sandford. For political junkies, and the sort of folks who can't resist slowing down as they pass car wrecks, the sight of South Carolina Governor Mark Sandford revealing that he'd spent the better part of a week canoodling with his Argentinian mistr ... More >>
The only things these fifteen artists have in common is their focus.
When Peyton Hillis became the 47th Bronco running back to go down with an injury this year, he opened the door for rookie Cory Boyd to be the next back to rush his way onto your fantasy playoff roster. Sure, the Broncos will trot out Tatum Bell as the starter, but Bell proved on Sunday to be one of ... More >>
My flight back to DIA last night from an extended Thanksgiving vacation was remarkably stress-free. I was flying United, which always makes me nervous (This is the airline, after all, that once stranded me in Spartanburg, South Carolina, with a $15 meal voucher and a Best Western room with no ... More >>
This jazz singer keeps it raw on her latest album.
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