It's been a while since the Colorado Avalanche truly captured the imagination of sports fans around our fair state. So, with the Avs up 2-0 against the Minnesota Wild in their first-round playoff series and game three slated for tonight, it's time for those who haven't been paying close attention to ... More >>
Music videos are the artistic representation of the band's music, a visual extension of muscle from the shoulder to the fist, jarring a deeper emotion in your brain. If music videos were never created, who knows what would've happened? Well, actually a couple things are certain: We would've been spa ... More >>
The first person identified as a victim of the Aurora theater shooting was Jessica Ghawi, a.k.a. Jessica Redfield, a fledgling sports journalist interning for 104.3 The Fan. On Tuesday, her family created a scholarship fund in her name in the hope that $20,000 could be raised by November 20. But tha ... More >>
Jay VollmarRMRG celebrates its win. "Rocky, Rocky, Rocky! Fight, Fight, Fight!" That's the cheer of the number-one roller derby team in the country: Denver's own Rocky Mountain Rollergirls, who kicked all sorts of spandex-ed ass last year to win the WFTDA Championships. The team will defend ... More >>
Damn you, Dinger!Every day we edge closer to the hideous sports wasteland that is mid-summer--when all we've got is baseball and other sports are nothing but arrests, rumors and deaths both hilarious and sad. So let's put off hiking, climbing and anything else outdoors, glue ourselves to our ... More >>
Denver, how we love you.The morning after election day, the author R.L. Stine tweeted, "I'm so glad I live in New York City and not in the United States." It's a sentiment we appreciate except for one thing: We'd much rather live in Denver than either New York City or the United States. Duri ... More >>
I swore a few weeks ago that I wasn't going to write another word about Bravo's Top Chef until it stopped sucking. Until they stopped breaking the action every thirty seconds with completely inappropriate product placements (Diet Dr. Pepper cookoff!), until Fabio and Stefan stopped giving the mafia ... More >>
Ten Denver sports moments we'll remember (sometimes against our wishes) from 2008.10. The Birdman flies back into DenverReserve center and reformed party addict Chris "The Birdman" Anderson re-joined the Nuggets this year after a two-year suspension for an unspecified violation (cocaine). He's not t ... More >>
It's not easy being green, especially for the trees on the Auraria Parkway, which are being replanted — again.
The Avalanche have been very good to us. When the team arrived from Quebec in 1996, they showed up with a pair of first ballot hall-of-famers, almost immediately traded for another, won us our first major sports championship and galvanized a latent hockey base that has since become one of the most v ... More >>
The 2007-2008 CHL All-Star Game - Tuesday and Wednesday, January 15th and 16th, Broomfield Event Center, 11450 Broomfield Lane. Like Best Actress in a straight to DVD movie, the term “Minor League All-star” might sound like a backhanded compliment. But for those who wear the jersey of the Bossi ... More >>
In 1996, Westword published its thirteenth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Yuppie on a Harley (then-senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who posed for a Banana Republic ad) to the Best New Public Art (Mark di Suvero’s still-controversial “Lao Tzu”) ... More >>
Miracle Fortress Five Roses (Secret City Records) Canada is spewing out worthy new bands a lot more frequently than it's celebrating Stanley Cup champions. (Sorry, Ottawa fans.) This Montreal combo, led by Graham Van Pelt, specializes in an especially sunny brand of psychedelia, and if the influenc ... More >>
Need a little black dress? How about a flippy summer frock? Denver's fashion designers have you covered. Just ask Cydney Payton.
Real riders slide in Soup d'Jour.
Falling Rock Tap House
Long-suffering Nuggets fans tell tales worth hearing -- at last.
Loveland hatches the Eagles.
DU's hockey team is making noise again.
Despite a time-out for terror, 2001's roster was full.
A new form of dragon racing will splash into Denver as the first Dragon Boat Festival launches.
A river of controversy runs through it.
Will the newly retooled Crushmobile have the horsepower to reach New Orleans?
Remembering their boyhood passion, tabletop-hockey players are reviving their tiny game.
The talking heads are spinning at Channel 7 and Fox Sports Net.
Dumbo and dumber
Ray Bourque and Dave Andreychuk