Boulder-based Eldorado Climbing Walls won the Wright Award at the fourth annual Something Independent Awards ceremony Tuesday night at Space Gallery, edging out finalists Icelantic Skis and Oskar Blues Brewery. The award recognizes Colorado companies "who are leading at the intersection of lifestyl ... More >>
Blooming Beets Kitchen, a new restaurant tentatively scheduled to open this weekend in Boulder, will feature a 100 percent Paleo diet-friendly menu. The restaurant, sandwiched between Vic's coffee shop and the Boulder Cork at 3033 30th Street, bills itself as the first all-Paleo restaurant in Boulde ... More >>
I spent last weekend in Steamboat Springs, a mountain town with a soaring restaurant scene that made for very good eating. And one of the restaurants that made a lasting impression was this bustling breakfast joint, which turns out some of the best corned beef hash in the Rocky Mountains. Can you ... More >>
This week's Time Capsule takes us back to 1939 in Steamboat Springs, with an update on the Colorado chapter of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC). What's the GFWC, you ask? The organization has been around since the 1890s and was a powerful force at one time, notably working to get women ... More >>
Last week's storms brought the deepest 24- and 48-hour snowfall totals since the 2000-2001 season, prompting Vail Resorts' marketing team to dub it the "storm of the century." We can't argue with that, especially since the snow's been falling pretty much ever since, punctuated with bluebird days per ... More >>
With the mountains getting more snow, Arapahoe Basin already open for the season and additional resorts set to follow soon, it's time to start planning trips. But what's the best destination if you've got a family? The folks at the Colorado.com website have some ideas. They've listed seven ski area ... More >>
Target practice using a bow and arrows isn't usually a problem. But there are exceptions. For instance, hoteliers will likely frown on anyone who takes aim inside a rented room, and they're even less apt to be understanding if the guest's response to a request to stop is threatening to kill anyone w ... More >>
Backcountry Provisions, the Steamboat Springs-based mini-chain that added a LoDo store in 2010, has changed its name to Backcountry Delicatessen. "The brand refresh represents more than a name change; it's a progression of our business which positively represents our commitment to our customers and ... More >>
Tonight at the Bluebird Theater, Kraddy is kicking off an eight-night Colorado run with Ana Sia that will include stops in Crested Butte, Colorado Springs, Steamboat Springs, Ft. Collins, Vail, Breckenridge and Telluride -- in that order. Tonight is the only night in Denver, so you know it's going t ... More >>
"It's going to be blast," says Herb Brodsky, who co-founded Novo Coffee ten years ago, and is hosting a birthday party at the roasting facility this Saturday. "Last year over 500 people showed up -- everyone is welcome!" he says. And there's much more on the culinary menu this week. Here's a taste:
Although the Fourth of July will be short of official fireworks shows -- and private use of fireworks has been completely banned in Colorado -- there will be ample opportunities to celebrate the country's birthday across the state over the next few days. Here are just some of the events slated fo ... More >>
Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant is donating 10 percent of sales from all six of its locations to High Park fire relief today. The chain, which is famous for its strong margaritas (limit three per person), got its start in Fort Collins 26 years ago.
Prime Element is hitting the road this week, bringing its classic Colorado hip-hop style to the rest of the country. This Friday, the group joins Sweatshop Union for several dates as it kicks off its summer tour in Boise, Idaho, and then throughout the rest of the summer, beginning with the upcoming ... More >>
The gang's all beer in Colorado these days, with at least ten -- count 'em, ten -- brewpubs slated to start pouring before the end of summer. Two opened north of town this past weekend: Big Choice in Broomfield and City Star in Berthoud, both following closely on the heels of Frederick's Echo Brewin ... More >>
Kurt CobainHow do you honor a musician when awards and certifications aren't enough? By naming something in his honor, of course -- be it a bridge, a street, an asteroid or even a whole day after the guy. But in naming something after a musician, it's easy to forget that while in some cases t ... More >>
Organizers for the seven-day cycling race formerly promoted as the Quiznos Pro Challenge announced big news yesterday: They've rebranded as the USA Pro Cycling Challenge and inked a major broadcast deal for 23 hours of race coverage on Versus August 22-28 and two hours of live coverage on NBC ... More >>
Backcountry Provisions is shooting to open its LoDo store on Thursday morning -- just in time for Friday's Colorado Rockies home opener. The sandwich shop/deli has moved into the former Willie Matthews Gallery space at 1617 Wazee Street -- and don't worry, says Denver store manager Chelsey M ... More >>
Saturday, November 28, Larimer Lounge, 303-291-1007.
Even those public-radio fans who financially support their favorite stations tend to despise fundraisers that eat into regularly scheduled programming -- particularly the ones that stretch out for the better part of a week, if not longer, as is usually the case at Colorado Public Radio, which is cur ... More >>
Master printer, teacher, artist, retailer: Patricia Branstead is all these things. But since she relocated here from Steamboat Springs and opened her tiny but fabulous emporium of handmade papers and printing supplies, Kozo (profiled in our Night & Day Talking Shop column in 2007 and awarde ... More >>
The case of Richard Lopez, a sergeant in the Army who died outside a Steamboat Springs bar shortly after returning from a tour in Afghanistan, would have been terrible under any circumstances. But the ultra-trivial dispute that led to the tragedy -- a jukebox spat that pitted Jimmy Buffett-loving Lo ... More >>
Find the perfect holiday outfit at Loft 22.
Soak away the summer in Colorado's best mineral pools.
A collaboration between Steamboat Springs and Denver chefs leads to one tasty meal.
The Gravity Games have pull.
What they did on your summer vacation.
For decades, folks along Highway 40 left the driving to Greyhound. Now they've been left behind.
Thirteen weeks of sports and leisure, arts and entertainment, and people and places.
Jerky of the Month Club
This night was made for love.
Traveling with private extradition companies is no joy ride -- particularly for female prisoners.
Community-radio advocates and the Colorado Department of Transportation wind up in gridlock.
works on paper: a riverhouse retrospective
Michael Paglia's brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.