Smiling Moose Deli, which got its start in the Vail Valley in 2003, recently opened four new locations in Ohio, South Dakota, Montana and North Dakota. But this casual deli chain has not only expanded its geographic range: it's also expanded its menu with a brand-new dish, the Mo!Mac, a combination ... More >>
Over the next few weeks, we will be following Project Aspect (Jay Jaramillo) and Unlimited Gravity (Ronnie Weberg) as they tour around the country on their first national tour. The pair have grown together collectively in the scene as the Mile High Sound Movement. The two will crisscross the country ... More >>
I'm not at all sorry I missed being an adult in the 1970s. There were terrible fashion trends with bell bottom pants and clogs with heels, and worse hairstyles with that feathered look; the porn was all sweaty and hairy, and the food trends were...well, Irma Rombauer's Joy of Cooking came out and fo ... More >>
Yesterday, we reported that Denver Police are now enforcing state drunk-cycling laws -- meaning intoxicated cyclists can be charged with DUIs just like inebriated drivers. Some cycling advocates question whether this is good public policy -- and a look at parallel laws around the country shows that ... More >>
Thoughts and well-wishes for a speedy recovery go out to Michael "Cactus" Moser. Over the weekend, the 55-year-old drummer, a Montrose native with deep Colorado roots, was involved in a motorcycle crash over the weekend in South Dakota that resulted in him losing one of his legs. Moser, who had most ... More >>
Walt Pourier is the visionary behind the "ONE Gathering -- Skate for Life" event, which will ramp up Saturday at the Denver Skatepark. Drawing hundreds of young Native Americans from across Colorado and beyond, the Gathering will expose them to positive, community-building activities that celebrate ... More >>
Mark MangerIt's distressing to learn that the good folks of Bent County are shelling out thousands of dollars a month to lobbyists in an effort to "repurpose" the decrepit, soon-to-be-shuttered state prison at Fort Lyon. After all, we suggested five amazingly practical new uses for the old pl ... More >>
More pics below.The Daily Beast recently dubbed Denver America's angriest city -- but there's a lot of happiness nearby. Last year, Boulder was dubbed the happiest U.S. city in a Gallup Well-Being Index survey, and the community has repeated the feat. But that's not all. Look below to see oth ... More >>
Jobie Dryden, 19, hails from Oelrichs, South Dakota. As a bull rider, he knows the importance of taping his hands before going out. He says that he goes through about a half a roll every two days.The National Western Stock show has been going on all month and on Saturday, photographer Aaron T ... More >>
A Convivium Illiterate Preview Dinner with S.D. Prochyra. Quietly, very quietly, over the last year since the venue opened, Illiterate Gallery director Adam Gildar instigated a resident artist program, wherein Illiterate offers artists who go through an application process a chance to stage a ... More >>
Tuesday, December 15, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
I want you... to make me a movie. Here's some money...Downloading of movies, music and other digital media has the entertainment industry in an uproar. All of a sudden, they're afraid those multimillion dollar budgets aren't going to be recouped, and they have families to feed! Okay, they hav ... More >>
It's been at least a week since our fair state made it on any Most Livable, Charming, Fittest or Drunkest list. So thank heavens for the folks at ForbesTraveler, the "luxury travel authority from inspiration to reservation." Its latest ingenious and largely predictable compilation of "America ... More >>
Annie Mae Aquash with her daughters and a friend.The impending trial of Richard Marshall and John Graham for the 1975 murder of Native-American activist Annie Mae Aquash (also known as Annie Mae Pictou Aquash) will take place in South Dakota -- but the Denver Police Department's been invoked ... More >>
Boss Bailey. At this writing, linebacker Boss Bailey's page remains on the Denver Broncos' website -- but that won't be true for long. Yesterday, the team cut him loose. And while that makes sense (he's still rehabbing from the sort of microfracture surgery that makes comebacks slow and difficult), ... More >>
Connecticut's Maya Moore. The updates that have followed in the wake of the March 18 blog "Our March Madness Predictions: A Prelude to Humiliation...," which shared choices in the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournament made by my daughter Lora and me, have been grim at times. Last night, thou ... More >>
Going slow and steady didn't help Marissa Coleman's Maryland Terps. The women's NCAA basketball tournament bracket my daughter Lora and I shared in "Our March Madness Predictions: A Prelude to Humiliation..." have taken a pounding, and last night's pair of Elite Eight games didn't help -- not that ... More >>
Louisville's late burst plowed under Kelli Griffin's Baylor squad. The women's NCAA basketball bracket put together by my daughter Lora and me isn't quite as calamitous as our men's picks, but close. The big blow: Baylor, which we designated to reach the finals, went dry late in the second half of ... More >>
Duke's Abby Waner, who's from Highlands Ranch, probably didn't enjoy the game against Michigan State. Oh. My. God. The headline on the first blog about the NCAA men's and women's basketball tournament picks made by my daughter Lora and me -- "Our March Madness Predictions: A Prelude to Humiliation. ... More >>
Italee Lucas' 21 points weren't enough for the Tar Heels. "Our March Madness Predictions: A Prelude to Humiliation...," published March 18, shared brackets assembled by me and my daughter, Lora, for both the men's and women's NCAA basketball tournaments -- and in an update posted yesterday, I noted ... More >>
The Arvada Center hosts a final yippie-ai-o-ki-yay with the cowboy poets.
Verne Carlson hunts tornadoes.
RV Livin' (Tahoe Records)
Thursday, September 8, Sundown Saloon, Boulder, 303-449-4987; Friday, September 9, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Saturday, August 7, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Jurassic Farce: The Sequel
New music from area artists
Skins skillfully probes the Native American psyche.
Finding Barnum was hard enough. But to excavate the intrigue around the prize T. rex, you must dig deeper.
Mark McGinnis has a lot of faith in his multicultural art.
They’ve been worshiped, they’ve been slaughtered. Now bison are back—so why won’t you buy some burger?
KEY SENATOR PRESSLER STOPS BY TO QUIETLY SCOOP UP CASH FROM LOCAL CABLE MOGULS.
AN OVERDOSE OF SPIRITUALITY SENT KAYLA MOONWATCHER TO THE COPS FOR A CURE.RITUAL ABUSE KAYLA MOONWATCHER DREAMED OF BEING ADOPTED BY A LAKOTA MEDICINE MAN. IT TURNED OUT TO BE QUITE AN INITIATION CEREMONY.
THE FURY FLIES AS INDIAN ACTIVISTS TAKE AIM AT EACH OTHER.