L.L Bean will open its 22nd American retail store outside of Maine at Park Meadows Shopping Center (in the former home of Grand Lux Cafe) on Friday, November 21. The company was founded by avid outdoorsman Leon Leonwood ("L.L."), who in 1912 returned home from a hunting trip with cold, damp feet and ... More >>
The Lawrence Arms (due Saturday, February 22, at The Summit Music Hall) started in 1999 when former members of the Broadways, Brendan Kelly and Chris McCaughan, decided to do a more melodic punk band focused on often startlingly detailed and personal but emotionally vibrant music that didn't wax int ... More >>
It's so much better with Ted.It's hard not to love Ted Williams, the Ohio man who was homeless, found redemption from drugs and alcohol and now has a job offer with the Cleveland Cavaliers. His voice really is amazing, which got us thinking of celebrities who have voices that are grating, ann ... More >>
The following are five reasons why Dr. Terry Grossman and Ray Kurzweil – subjects of this week’s cover story -- want to live forever (as taken from Kurzweil’s Wikipedia entry). A little creepy? Well, then read on for Westword’s preview of the WORLD OF TOMORROW and ten of our own reasons for ... More >>
Baseball's older, by George!
Pro tennis was a path to a higher calling for Andrea Jaeger.
Top bulls have become the big stars of rodeo.
A World Series miracle could save a devilish year.
From the week of August 8, 2002
The quest for the perfect swing begins with a dad in his suburban driveway.
While McGwire picked the right time to retire, Jordan tries to outrun the clock.
From the week of November 1, 2001
Gwynn and Ripken retire, taking Loyalty and Brilliance with them.
Nebraska's heading straight for the top. Sorry, CU.
Aviva Kempner aims high with a tribute to Hank Greenberg.
Ted Williams, Tone Poems
Community College of Denver takes an academic look at fine-art photography.
Stop counting the homers and start playing baseball.
State biologist Tom Beck wants hunters to think before they shoot. It's been a hard sell.