There's nothing like a fresh dusting of snow to inaugurate a new ski and snowboard season: both Vail and Eldora are celebrating opening day today, just as Front Range shredders now have snow -- and the need for new snow tires -- very much on the brain. See also: The Edge, an insider's guide to Colo ... More >>
Yesterday marked the deadline for Colorado's 271 cities and towns and 64 counties to decide whether they want to ban recreational cannabis businesses and sales -- and it is starting to look like Denver will be ganja ground zero. Already, four of the ten largest cities in Colorado (Colorado Springs, ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, we told you about bizarre threats made against Catholics and Mormons in Fort Collins, allegedly by a self-declared "Islamic jihadist" driving in a car with the words "Fuck DHS" scrawled on the side in spray paint; see our previous coverage below. Since then, the story has only go ... More >>
The USA Pro Challenge is returning to Colorado, with bicycles, and the athletes on them, ruling a significant portion of the state's roadways from August 19-25. What will that mean for motorists who may be more interested in getting from point A to point B than in watching the contest? The Colorado ... More >>
In a year of big ski-town anniversaries -- including a 40th bash at Copper Mountain, 50th anniversaries at Vail and Steamboat and Eldora, the 75th anniversary celebration at Loveland, and the upcoming 100th anniversary of Steamboat Springs' Howelsen Hill -- the wildest party of all just might be thi ... More >>
This past year has been tough for many people, and we're eager to kiss 2012 goodbye. In hopes that 2013 will turn out to be much luckier for many, we invited some of the town's cultural tastemakers -- entrepreneurs and entertainers we're lucky to have in Denver -- to answer a trio of questions. We e ... More >>
It's a quintessential Colorado week on the culinary calendar, with lots of local beer and wine, plenty of excuses to chill outside -- and a bike race. Here's a taste of what's on the event menu:
Bentley Folse Finley's Pub 375 South Pearl Street 303-282-4790 www.finleysdenver.com This is part one of my interview with Bentley Folse, exec chef of Finley's Pub. Part two of our chat will run tomorrow. I suppose my parents liked the car," muses Bentley Folse, whose first name conjures images ... More >>
The new Arvada Skate Park took Best of Denver 2012 Best Skate Park honors last month, and the more time we spend there, the more we love it. This edit from local filmmaker Tristan Minton, of Royal Stain Design, which features 303 Boards team rider David Reyes and The Denver Shop team riders Ryan Lyb ... More >>
What better time to take advantage of this city's proximity to the beautiful Rocky Mountains -- and some of the best skiing in the world -- than New Year's Eve? Keep reading for our list of the ten best ways to celebrate New Year's, mountain-style.
Crested Butte Mountain Resort marks its fiftieth birthday on Wednesday with a throwback nod to its old Ski Free promotion: Stop by the CB Adventure Center to pick up a free lift ticket, then jostle for first-chair bragging rights when the lifts start turning at 9 a.m. Stop by the Butte 66 deck for b ... More >>
Desa Loughman.This week, Fort Collins voters approved a medical marijuana retail ban. However, electorates in several other communities rejected similar measures, including Steamboat Springs and, most surprisingly, Palisade, a Western Slope burg surrounded by municipalities that have prohibit ... More >>
The playhouse in baggage claim is still locked, but at least Blue Mustang-friendly Denver International Airport and History Colorado have partnered on a new exhibit, Colorado Stories, that takes a playful approach to this state's past -- and shows that we have plenty of entertaining baggage.
The only thing that could possibly have made the discovery of a new Pilgrim sandwich any better is that fact that I'll soon be able to wash it down with a cold Colorado beer. Backcountry Provisions, the oddly-but-rustic-and-poetically-named LoDo sandwich shop, plans to start serving two beer ... More >>
AlliSports.comBreck Freeride team member Eric Willet, center, wins Men's Snowboard Slopestyle at the Toyota Challenge in Ogden, UTBreckenridge Ski Resort is getting a good return on investment from its Breck Freeride Team and its stepped-up park & pipe programs: Yesterday, Breckenridge snowbo ... More >>
Brooks Kellogg.On the State of Kansas's website, 73-year-old Brooks Kellogg is celebrated as a success story for building an entertainment center in Hays. But there's a good chance this salute won't be long for the Internet. That's because the FBI arrested him earlier this week at Denver Inte ... More >>
FlickrHB 1284, the medical marijuana regulatory bill signed in June, is a complicated measure that changes many of the ways MMJ caregivers have operated. But attorney Adam Mayo thinks he may have found a work-around: patient collectives. He'll discuss the topic at length during a Monday Canna ... More >>
Prime Element. That's the new name of the trio formerly known as 3 the Hardway. But that's not the biggest news coming out of that camp today. After years of hard work, the threesome, made up of A.V.I.U.S., Cysko Rokwel and Es Nine, has linked up with Kamikazi Airlines, an imprint owned by ... More >>
The Avett Brothers, Sally Ford and the Sound Outside Saturday, Aug. 22 Ogden Theatre Better than: Most of the shows I've seen this summer. I never thought I'd see a full-fledged hootenanny on the stage of the Ogden Theatre. But during choice moments of the Avett Brothers' Saturday set, an appea ... More >>
A photo of Shaun Hadley and a friend, from Hadley's MySpace page.The lack of state regulation and oversight of medical marijuana dispensaries, which spurred a raucous Colorado Department of Health hearing last month, has Durango Police Chief David Felice worried. He tells the Durango Herald N ... More >>
David John Moskal, 1955-2009. Disbarred attorney David John Moskal, who became embroiled in legal controversies in Colorado while on supervised release from federal prison for stealing millions from clients in Minnesota, died August 3 in Summit County. No cause of death has been released. An ... More >>
This weekend, law enforcement agencies across the state will be out in force to make sure you don't do anything stupid behind the wheel over the Memorial Day weekend. This link on the Colorado Department of Transportation website details the specific plans of 85 separate organizations. For instanc ... More >>
Colorado meets Texas in Steamboat Springs.
New owners take the venerable gallery in a new direction.
Willam Havu Gallery
Let the good times -- and the good food -- roll at Lucile's.
The Gay Rodeo saddles up.
A sampling of Project Exile convictions.
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band keeps the spirit of New Orleans alive.
South American cuisine is a rare find in Denver.
Why was it so hard for these upstanding, law-abiding citizens to get arrested?
August 20 - 26, 1998
The state's global-warming forums are canceled after foes show up en masse.