Cafe Society was busy eating its last meals for the Best of Denver 2014 this week, but didn't ignore its normal duties. In her current review, Gretchen Kurtz visits Mecca Grill, which changed owners last year and is slowly switching from the old emphasis on Lebanese food to Moroccan cuisine. In Chef ... More >>
Any Denverite whose New Year's resolution was to laugh more has both admirably modest ambitions and a bounty of entertainment options this January. If you didn't resolve to laugh more, do it retroactively because achievable goals build confidence. With exciting developments from Denver's two favorit ... More >>
Denver native Austin Wintory says attending frequent Colorado Symphony Orchestra concerts and nerding out on video games and comic books inspired him just about equally as a kid, so Saturday's special concert "The Hero's Journey: A Symphonic Tribute to Comic Con" at 7:30 p.m. at Boettcher Concert Ha ... More >>
From the moment we stepped out of the car last Friday night, we were three girls looking for a fight. Being in LoDo will do that do you: There's an air of misbehavior that must be half the appeal of the place. My mom's been an ER nurse for close to four decades, and she says that at least once a wee ... More >>
"Fucking awesome!" That's the emotional sentiment of Sean Kenyon, whose Denver speakeasy, Williams & Graham, just waltzed away the 2013 title of Cocktail Bar of the Year, a prestigious award bestowed on the cocktail cocoon by Nightclub & Bar Media Group, a bar, nightclub and lounge enterprise over ... More >>
In more ways than one, the shots simply weren't falling for Zanzibar Billiards Club. But after receiving a royal red, white and blue renovation from Jon Taffer and Spike TV's Bar Rescue crew, the bar -- now known as Solids & Stripes Badass Billiards -- is ready for another crack at the billiards bus ... More >>
Tonight the new look of Zanzibar Billiards will be unveiled on Spike TV's Bar Rescue. For the past four days, Jon Taffer and crew have been at Zanzibar, studying the spot and then executing a major update of both its concept and design. The new Zanzibar will be unveiled tonight at 9 p.m. And in the ... More >>
Festooned with random flags and boasting a food menu that includes such culinary delights as "Poppers," the "T-REX" hoagie and "West Side Story" sandwich (which we're guessing is delivered by a campy, gyrating food-runner), Zanzibar Billiards Club recently decided it was in need of a makeover. Lucki ... More >>
Allen Haff and "Ton" Jones show off a brand they found while filming their Spike TV show, Auction Hunters, in Denver.Denver is chock-full of storage facilities, which in turn are stuffed to the brim with things for which Denverites just can't find room. Most of the time those things are as mundane a ... More >>
No need to check your calendar: There really was a concert at Red Rocks this weekend -- one of many notable events covered by Westword's intrepid journalists and photographers for our slide-show page plus Backbeat Online, Show and Tell and Cafe Society blogs. Page down to check out samples featuring ... More >>
Ever since MTV announced in February that Beavis and Butt-Head would return to television, we've been getting more and more stoked for the comeback of these cherished cartoon cretins. In anticipation of the re-do, which is slated for this summer, we take a look at four more '90s TV shows that ... More >>
We miss Saturday mornings sometimes, when we would run downstairs filled with sugary cereal and spend the day watching cartoons and "educational programming." Even though these days we're well aware of the alphabet (some of us, at least -- mostly those that don't comment articles on the inter ... More >>
That arched eyebrow will pop!After watching HD television for a while, viewers tend to consider standard channels to be hopelessly fuzzy. It's like looking at the world through the bottom of a Coke bottle. So local Comcast spokewoman Cindy Parsons has good news for every subscriber who wishe ... More >>
Renee Herlocker loves sticks and balls.Last October, we introduced you to Renee Herlocker, the former Denver Broncos cheerleader who'd just been named the Ultimate Spike Girl by the cable network of the same name. But she had more to talk about than winning the contest, and the Spike correspo ... More >>
Renee Herlocker loves sticks and balls. Spike TV markets itself as television for dudes -- horny dudes, presumably. No wonder the net has just-completed a search for the "Ultimate Spike Girl," a babe who embodies every male fantasy and is willing to parade her assets around for fans of erecti ... More >>
Audioslave’s former frontman can now go his own way.
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Ben Schulz issued the battle cry that echoed across World of Warcraft.
Nickels 1, ACF 0.
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Mike Nickels aims to knock out the competition.
The new Castlevania is the last nail in the franchise's coffin.
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Cutting and scratching with DJ Rap.
Hotfoot Danica Patrick proves ladies love the fast lane.