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    September 24, 2014

    Take Car2Go to Red Rocks, But Not The Way I Did

    Driving to Red Rocks is a little ridiculous. It's a huge, unspoken part of the experience that goes directly against why the amphitheater is so great in the first place: It's a natural venue in a picturesque part of the state, a space where you can see an amazing show while admiring how fucking awes ... More >>

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    September 18, 2014

    Seven Ways to Celebrate the Fall Equinox

    It might still feel like summer with temperatures in the '80s, but it's hard to ignore those crunchy amber Aspen leaves accumulating beneath our feet, or the plump Gala apples brightening up waning famers' market stands. As the sounds, tastes and colors of fall gradually hit Denver, it is time to re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Photos: Have you seen this knife-wielding couple that really wanted some new perfume?

    We haven't personally gotten a whiff of a couple being sought by Lakewood police. But either they are obsessed with smelling nice or they stink so badly that they need some powerful stuff to cover up the aroma. Twice in recent weeks, the pair tried ripping off fragrances from area stores -- and whe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Farewell, Yerkish. We hardly knew ye.

    After a storied run that saw several lineup changes over the years, including the exit and return of an original member, and a name change from Yerkish to Lexigram and then back again, Yerkish has finally reached the end of the road. The outfit is reportedly ending on a good note, according to front ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2012

    Holiday Fashion Swap: They came, they saw, they swapped

    Last night's Holiday fashion Swap at Cantina Laredo inside The Streets At Southglenn went well, despite some vendors' concerns that a fire across the street would impact turnout. Earlier in the day, the massive, empty retail space that's slated to hold an H&M in 2014 had caught fire, but the blaze w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    Lexigram is Lexigone. Yerkish returns!

    Your eyes do not deceive you. If you've been seeing Yerkish popping up in your Facebook feed, rest easy: It's not some glitch in the space time continuum. Yerkish has indeed returned, and Lexigram has Lexigone the way of the dodo. According to our pal Tim Kaminski, the whole thing comes down to timi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Videos: John Elway's top ten commercials

    Neptune Krill Oil sounds like something you'd find on page 117 of the Kama Sutra. Still, it doesn't actually matter if you're unfamiliar with the dietary supplement -- because John Elway will tell you about it. The Broncos legend turned football operations veep has put his John Elway on a years-long ... More >>

  • Music

    June 16, 2011

    Westword Music Showcase 2011

    The Westword Music Showcase celebrates seventeen years, a lifetime for some of 2011's performers

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2011

    Goodbye Yerkish. Hello Lexigram!

    ​So the band formerly known as Yerkish will heretofore be known as Lexigram. If you're just joining us, last week, Sprint, the behemoth telecommunications titan, signed on to help Yerkish come up with a new name as part of the company's All. Together. Now. campaign. More than 54,000 suggestion ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Sprint signs on to help Yerkish pick a new name

    Seems we're not the only ones concerned with helping Yerkish come up with a new name. This morning, if you log on to Sprint's website, you'll notice that the telecommunications behemoth has gotten in on the act. According to Yerkish frontman Tim Kaminski, shortly after Alvin Ramos joined the band, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2011

    Today in Stoke: Triathlon trainer Candy Panigutti on how to kick butt three ways

    ​Without Limits Race Productions race coordinator Candy Panigutti is dropping triathlon knowledge tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Outdoor Divas, 2717 East 3rd Avenue (and tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Boulder store, 1133 Pearl Street), to help local ladies gear up and get ready for upcoming events like th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2011

    Today in Stoke: Nature Valley Ski Big Air Challenge at Denver Big Air

    ​The 100-foot launch tower erected in Civic Center Park for the Denver Big Air competition will see its first official action today at 5 p.m. (doors open at 3:30 p.m.) for the Nature Valley Ski Big Air challenge, a Battle of the Brands format that will pit the ski teams from Icelantic, Line Sk ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2010

    Today In Stoke: Icelantic team set to throw down in Denver Big Air Battle of the Brands

    ​We'll have some locals to root for when the Denver Big Air competition erects its 102-foot tall monument to skiing and snowboarding in Civic Center Park next month: In addition to the pro athletes invited to the Nature Valley Challenge Big Air Freestyle Ski event on January 25 and the LG FIS ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Sprint breaking Colorado labor law?: Workers fired for catching shoplifter still haven't been paid

    Mike McGee has been told he must wait another month for his check.​In our Tuesday story about Mike McGee and Paul Shoemaker, two Sprint employees who were fired for catching a shoplifter, Shoemaker said he didn't plan to file a lawsuit against the company over the dismissal, even though he saw ... More >>

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    April 27, 2010

    Sprint employees fired for capturing shoplifter

    Mike McGee and Paul Shoemaker were trying to do the right thing.​"Mike and I thought we did the good deed of the day," says Paul Shoemaker -- and why wouldn't he? After all, Shoemaker and Mike McGee, co-workers at a Sprint outlet at the Cherry Creek Shopping Center, were heading on break when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    The Big Pink does its best to follow A Place to Bury Strangers at the Bluebird

    A Place to Bury Strangers​ The Big Pink • A Place to Bury Strangers • lo Echo • Boyhollow 04.11.10 | Bluebird Theater Boyhollow opened the show and set the stage for the rock bands that followed with a selection of songs that included some of the latter day melodic post-punk bands. He ... More >>

  • News

    December 10, 2009
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    January 27, 2009

    Timing dubious in push to raise FasTracks taxes

    Yesterday, the Regional Transportation District took the wraps off an RTD-financed survey in which more than 60 percent of respondents said they'd "generally support" a tax increase to complete current FasTracks exansion by 2017. This info spawned prominently placed stories in the Denver Post and th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2008
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    May 9, 2008

    Denver Police Officer Being Charged with Assault has Been Disciplined Before

    The fact that the Denver District Attorney’s Office actually filed aggravated assault charges and arrested Denver Police Officer Chuck Porter on May 8 shows how serious the allegations against him are. The incident on April 18, which occurred in the lower Highland neighborhood near Chubbies on 38t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2007

    Day Four: Wherein My Ass Gets Into An Argument And Dizzee Rascal Saves It

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday: Hopping back on my bike in the morning nearly brings me to tears – I can feel my ass having an argument with my saddle, my ass trying to work things out with it, the saddle not wanting to budge. Nobody is really willing to compromise. Straight out of the shotgu ... More >>

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    September 5, 2007
  • News

    August 31, 2006

    The Impersonator

    Everyone loves a man in uniform. Especially Brett Allen Andrews.

  • News

    February 2, 2006

    Caught Mapping

    How MapQuest helps the lost generation find itself.

  • News

    September 8, 2005

    Off Limits

    A Real Horse's Ass

  • News

    July 28, 2005

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of 7/28/2005

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    For the Record

    For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.

  • Calendar

    July 3, 2003

    Freedom Fleet

    Liberty Ride n' Rod rocks for a good cause

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Con Air

    Mile High Telecom promised to be an alternative to Qwest, but the line is going dead.

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of October 10, 2002

  • Dining

    July 11, 2002

    The Bite

    High on Highland

  • Music

    May 23, 2002


    Thirty Imposters do battle with the Warlock Pinchers' past.

  • News

    July 5, 2001

    Information Super-Railway

    Not everyone is aboard Colorado's high-tech locomotive.

  • News

    April 26, 2001

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of April 26, 2001

  • News

    July 6, 2000

    Colorado Misses the Call

    Before US West rang off, it won one last favor from the state.

  • News

    November 19, 1998
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    October 29, 1998
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    February 5, 1998

    Reach Out and Gouge Someone

    How inmate phone services lock up profits.

  • News

    January 29, 1998

    Phil Anschutz

    The Miracle Worker

  • News

    November 6, 1997

    The Edge

    Westword's guide to the 1997-98 ski and snowboard season

  • News

    October 23, 1997

    Calling to Collect

    The City of Denver declares war on the state legislature over a telephone bill.

  • News

    August 14, 1997


    Gassing it up with the Secret Servix Scootin' Chicks All Girls Scooter Club.

  • News

    December 12, 1996

    Smooth Operator

    Gene Kelley plugged into the lucrative pay-phone business--until someone dropped a dime on him.

  • News

    November 22, 1995