The North American Prairie is a land mass that covers about 1.4 million square miles. It stretches north to Alberta and Saskatchewan in Canada and south as far as Texas -- and it once made up 40 percent of the continental United States. Even so, many people find the plains to be flat and boring -- ... More >>
At the end of October, Killing Joke released its fifteenth album, MMXII. Given the impending doom that supposedly awaits us at the end of next week, it's hard to imagine a more perfect time to release a record that explores themes of such a looming eschatological event. In 1982, Killing Joke's Jaz C ... More >>
This is the first National Bison Day, a project pushed by groups that would like to make bison the national mammal. For the past century, every day has been a bison day in Denver, since the city has had its own herd since 1914 -- but if other bison boosters had their way, there would be two more her ... More >>
Celebrities are speaking out in favor of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, whether it be robocalling Susan Sarandon or the famous folks featured on MarijuanaMajority.com. And they're not alone. Our friends at CelebStoner.com have spent years assembling a roster of the top 54 cel ... More >>
TedTurner.com Though he's probably most famous for fathering 24-hour cable news, World Championship Wrestling and, to budding environmentalists in 1990 the world over, the Saturday-morning cartoon Captain Planet and the Planeteers (Goooo Planet!), media mogul Ted Turner also loves animals. Es ... More >>
Hickenlooper.Amid the regrouping of Occupy Denver, which was booted out of Lincoln Park but is still growing as a movement, the state's official Democratic political power brokers are in Las Vegas, at "Project New West Summit: A Roadmap for the West in 2012," which today includes an appearanc ... More >>
Considering it's an activity wherein people look on while other people walk down a street and do things at the same time, it's unsurprising that the least boring thing about a parade is usually the floats. Actually, a lot of the time, the floats are pretty awesome -- like the 28-foot-tall pen ... More >>
Last week, media mogul, rancher and restaurateur Ted Turner was spotted hanging around the corner of 17th and Pearl in Boulder in anticipation of the opening of the 55th outpost of his restaurant chain, Ted's Montana Grill.
Ted Turner: savior of the bison industry?Twelve years ago, bison ranchers in the West were feeling fenced in. While demand from restaurants and consumers for steaks, roasts and other prime cuts was just beginning to increase, nobody wanted the rest of the beast -- the parts that get ground u ... More >>
Ted Turner's bringing his bison to Boulder. Ted's Montana Grill will open its ninth Colorado restaurant the first week of October at 1701 Pearl Street. The city is a good fit for the steak and comfort food chain says Ted's co-founder and chief executive officer George McKerrow Jr. "We cho ... More >>
Millions of bison used to thunder across the plains of Colorado. Today, the nation's largest mammals still travel across the state - but they do so by truck. Nearly ninety buffalo are in Denver right now for the National Western Stock Show -- 57 were unloaded Tuesday and another thirty or so ... More >>
Jason Sheehan just reviewed TAG and found lots to love at Troy Atherton Guard's eponymous restaurant, including -- but not limited to -- the rice. Here are nine more Larimer Square restaurants we think deserve some props:
Get some perspective in Boulder this week.
Ted's Montana Grill, the chain started by media-man Ted Turner seven years, is expanding the "Real Deal" it introduced last November to new lunch and dinner menus. "At Ted's, we're about real food for real people. During these challenging times, we want to give our guests a break as well as a good r ... More >>
Two vampire classics are back. Unfortunately, this time they bite.
Dont steer clear of this chain.
Dan Rather tips off for Mark Cuban's network.
Is ManiaTV! the future, or a new version of the past?
Tim Wirth dials in on the telecom wars.
Get out of the doghouse at macymacy.
Sam'l P. Arnold is still holding down The Fort.
Ted's Montana Grill
Heart of Darkness
Coming In Under the Wire
Every second counts in the merry old land of Dark Oz.
A deli piles it on with its NY-style pastrami.
A judge's ruling beefs things up in the West University neighborhood.
One of Denver's least-understood media projects gets ready for its close-up.
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