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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
The Westword Music Showcase celebrates seventeen years, a lifetime for some of 2011's performers
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Everyone loves a man in uniform. Especially Brett Allen Andrews.
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A Real Horse's Ass
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For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.
Liberty Ride n' Rod rocks for a good cause
Mile High Telecom promised to be an alternative to Qwest, but the line is going dead.
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High on Highland
Thirty Imposters do battle with the Warlock Pinchers' past.
Not everyone is aboard Colorado's high-tech locomotive.
From the week of April 26, 2001
Before US West rang off, it won one last favor from the state.
How inmate phone services lock up profits.
The Miracle Worker
Westword's guide to the 1997-98 ski and snowboard season
The City of Denver declares war on the state legislature over a telephone bill.
Gassing it up with the Secret Servix Scootin' Chicks All Girls Scooter Club.
Gene Kelley plugged into the lucrative pay-phone business--until someone dropped a dime on him.
THE PUC PUTS A SMALL PHONE CARRIER ON HOLD-UP.