Susan G. Komen for the Cure

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2014

    Plates for the Peak, Pinot Party: The Fifteen Top Culinary Events This Week

    Halloween is creeping ever closer, with events filled with spooky stories and fake blood, but this week you can still enjoy a few more civilized activities, including wine dinners, cocktail and restaurant crawls, fundraisers and a very elegant whisky-tasting. Keep reading for a taste of what's on th ... More >>

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    October 10, 2014

    Photos: Meet Your 2014 Denver Nuggets Dancers

    With so much attention on the Broncos, you may have missed the start of the Denver Nuggets preseason. The team matches up tonight against the Phoenix Suns -- and that means the Denver Nuggets Dancers are back in action as well. Meet the sixteen-person squad below, complete with photos and text from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Photos: Race for the Cure 2014 Attendance Stabilizes But Still Hasn't Rebounded

    Attendance at yesterday's Race for the Cure in downtown Denver was estimated at 30,000. Even though the total is roughly equal to the number of participants in 2013, the sum still must be considered progress given sharp declines the preceding two years: Approximately 50,000 took part 2011and 40,000 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Photos of the Day: Race for the Cure 2013

    Attendance was down at yesterday's Race for the Cure in downtown Denver, with crowd estimates of around 30,000, as opposed to approximately 40,000 in 2012 and 50,000 in 2011. The reason, presumably is continuing fallout from the (since-reversed) decision by Susan G. Komen for the Cure to end its par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Photos: Race for the Cure Denver's attendance down, but not the enthusiasm

    When the Susan G. Komen For the Cure Foundation ended its partnership with Planned Parenthood earlier this year, the result was a firestorm of criticism about politicizing Race for the Cure, an event that's about ending the scourge of breast cancer, not competing ideologies. The decision was reverse ... More >>

  • Music

    July 12, 2012
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    February 3, 2012

    Komen Denver affiliate rejects ban on Planned Parenthood grants

    Race for the Cure.​For many years, the regional Planned Parenthood headquarters was Westword's neighbor, and we had a front-row seat for the picketers who harassed employees of an organization that does so much more than providing abortion services.

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Rose for a Cure at the Palace Arms

    ​It's that time of year -- the time when "fill-in-the-blank-for-the-cure" events start filling up your calendar. Tonight's Rose for a Cure at the Palace Arms, the elegant restaurant in the Brown Palace Hotel, will have you in the pink, with pink-inspired hors d'oeuvre, pink wine and cocktails ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Boo & Brew, Hush and more on this week's culinary calendar

    A Flickr photo.​Halloween is next Monday, and the restaurant industry is celebrating in force -- but that's not all that's on the menu; there's also a Hush dinner (with Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg), food films and much more. Here's a taste of what's ahead:

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2011

    Torin Yater-Wallace youngest-ever Winter X games medalist: Sorry, Shaun White!

    Yater-Wallace.​Denver blog posts right here. 5280's Joshua Zaffos lauds Aspen's Torin Yater-Wallace, youngest-ever medalist at the Winter X games. Face the State's Greg Campbell on an emissions test even your tires can fail. Mile High Mamas' Amber Johnson has a (pink) bone to pick with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    Komen 3 Day for the Cure walk in Denver canceled for financial reasons

    ​Each year, Denver's edition of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is among the country's most successful, with even furries joining the cause. But the same level of popularity hasn't been reached by the 3 Day for the Cure walk, a sixty-mile trek launched in 2009. The 2011 version has been ... More >>

  • Music

    November 11, 2010
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    October 13, 2010

    Peet's Coffee & Tea opens downtown with a benefit for breast cancer research

    ​A new Peet's Coffee & Tea outlet opened today in the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, at 1550 Court Place -- and from 1 to 3 p.m., the hotel will be giving 100 percent of the proceeds from all Peet's sales to the Pink Tie Affair, a November 6 event benefiting the Denver affiliate of Susan G. K ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 30, 2010
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    June 2, 2010

    Ted Haggard: Is reality TV in his future?

    Is Ted Haggard ready for his closeup?​Update, 11:25 a.m.: Ted Haggard has made his announcement. It involves a launch party for his new church and a possible documentary. Details below the original item, published at 8:36 a.m. Today at 10:30 a.m., embattled Colorado Springs evangelist Ted Hag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Wine dinners and Breakfast for Boobs

    A Flickr photo.​The upcoming week is overflowing with wine tastings and dinners, many to benefit great causes, but there's also a long-awaited beer release, the continuation of the Green Routes tour and much more taking place in Denver's culinary scene. Here's a taste of what's ahead: Monday, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2009

    Chefs for the Cause canceled

    Sergio Romero will not be cooking dinner at Chefs for the Cause -- and neither will anyone else.​Chefs for the Cause sounded like a philanthropic foodie's delight -- six of Denver's top chefs creating delicious food to help raise money for the Denver affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Days later, still chewing on Aspen Food and Wine

    Lori MidsonThe pea soup heard 'round the world. A few days after my return from Aspen Food and Wine, I'm still digesting the experience. The worst part of the event was listening to everyone's opinion about everything there. Opinions on food (if I heard one more person opine about pork belly I was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2009

    Get your cupcake on, Parker!

    People in Parker, you are mere hours away from delicious cupcakes. And you can thank Selah Davenport for that. Although she's been doing special-order cupcakes since 2007, tomorrow she'll have a soft opening for her own retail place, Nomelie Cupcakes.  While the bakery, located at 19751 East ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 5, 2008

    Cure by Donation

    Get a massage and donate to help fight breast cancer.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2008

    Handler It

    Chelsea Handler is a one-woman comic powerhouse. The last time I spoke to her, she talked about why babies suck, why flying can be fun, her latest work and how much she doesn't like Cleveland (don't worry, Denverites -- she says of our fair city: "I had the best time there. It’s small, it’s not ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 10, 2007

    Breast Friends

    LUPEC's Breakfast for Boobs raises cash to fight cancer.

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2007
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    May 9, 2007
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    October 5, 2006

    Going Date Fishing

    Catch a hottie at this Susan G. Komen benefit.

  • Calendar

    October 27, 2005

    Twisted Plot Twists

    Stories on Stage returns with more forgotten lore.

  • Calendar

    October 21, 2004

    Uplifting Charity

    Bras for the Cause raises money for breast cancer

  • Calendar

    October 14, 2004

    Reading, Writing, Rock

    Authors bring Bookapalooza to town

  • Calendar

    September 9, 2004
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    October 9, 2003

    Rocky High

    A photographer looks over the terrain of his adventurous career

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2003

    Late Love

    Louie and Ophelia grapples with mature commitment

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2003

    Pepper Pot

    Chile harvest promises hot times

  • News

    December 20, 2001

    New Life

    It may be the thought that counts, but only donations will keep the Colorado AIDS Project out of trouble.

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    Off Limits

    Grub scrubs

  • Music

    December 7, 2000

    Lady Sang the Blues

    Monica Janzen had a great voice, a solid band and a new record. She also had breast cancer.

  • Calendar

    February 18, 1999

    Night & Day

    February 18 - 24, 1999