I'm officially a few pounds heavier today -- and it's not because of my Mother's Day stomach crush at Paxia (which was excellent, by the way). No, today's increase in poundage has everything to do with chocolate, namely the Colorado Chocolate Festival, which took place over the weekend at the Denver ... More >>
Don't let the fact that this is Friday the 13th get you down. Besides all the axe murders that are bound to occur, this weekend also promises more than a few entertainment options that will keep you from going broke before you're hacked to bits by a psycho-killer. While the biggest event is easily t ... More >>
For almost three decades, the modest Kloewer house at 4990 South Elati Street has featured an outsized holiday light show -- a favorite annual sight, as Susan Froyd describes here. But after this year's display, the family is pulling the plug for good on January 5.
Susan Froyd rounded up some of the season's best homegrown shopping opportunities in her "Buy Local Week" post, prompting this from Marie (yes, one of the local artists whose creations Froyd singles out):
Bravo! Thanks for supporting the little guys Susan!! We love you!!
I love the way yo ... More >>
Amber Taufen, one of the Westword staffers laid off yesterday, served as the paper's assistant calendar editor -- a position that calls for an ability to write well and often about a vast variety of topics and events. She did so with skill and lively wit -- but she also occasionally got a chance t ... More >>