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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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:
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Get a massage and donate to help fight breast cancer.
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 >>
LUPEC's Breakfast for Boobs raises cash to fight cancer.
Catch a hottie at this Susan G. Komen benefit.
Stories on Stage returns with more forgotten lore.
Bras for the Cause raises money for breast cancer
Authors bring Bookapalooza to town
A photographer looks over the terrain of his adventurous career
Louie and Ophelia grapples with mature commitment
Chile harvest promises hot times
It may be the thought that counts, but only donations will keep the Colorado AIDS Project out of trouble.
Monica Janzen had a great voice, a solid band and a new record. She also had breast cancer.
February 18 - 24, 1999