I know it's hard to imagine now, especially with the temperature outside and the blanket of snow currently covering the Front Range, but summertime is just around the corner, which means the festival season is just getting ready to kick off. We know this because we're in the middle of putting togeth ... More >>
Steely Dan is making its way back to Colorado for a show at Red Rocks this August, and there's a bunch of other new shows to let you know about, including Brad Paisley at Fiddler's Green, the Geto Boys at Summit Music Hall, Ride Festival and Selena Gomez. Keep reading for the full rundown on these s ... More >>
Here's one of the oldest examples of reefer madness we've dug up so far for Colorado Cannabis Time Capsule. This article, which ran August 24, 1904, in the Telluride Daily Journal (as well as several other small papers across the state later that week), frames marijuana as a plant that causes perman ... More >>
The Mountain Sun group of pubs in Boulder and Denver have always been quirky (they don't take credit cards, for instance), but the clear, oversized mason jars they use instead of growlers have long frustrated fans who want to take their beer to go. Mountain Sun's delicious beer goes flat fast in the ... More >>
When we last caught up with John Baker, irascible author/songwriter/culinary guerrilla, he was celebrating the richness in spirit of the downtrodden by performing his song "The Homeless Bums of Aspen" on YouTube. Baker knows a thing or two about being without portfolio in Colorado's glitziest town, ... More >>
Almost exactly a year ago, our Alan Prendergast shared a post featuring the top five speed traps in Denver -- a roster culled from the most recent entries on Speedtrap.org. Now, it's time for an update. Below, see interactive graphics of the ten latest speed traps as chosen by users of the site, co ... More >>
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And it don't stop. Another batch of great shows announced this week, including Rise Against, who's due for a pair of back-to-back nights at the Fillmore in September, as well as Peter Gabriel, who will be performing his album So in its entirety a few nights later at Red Rocks. Wait, there's more: th ... More >>
Michael Atkinson's thoughtful review of In Darkness brought up tough, but important, memories.
No. 38: Panna cotta from Il Posto
No. 44: Raw carrot salad from Ambria
No. 44: Chimayo-chile flank steak and posole at Village Cork
Il Vicino Wood Oven Pizza, a New Mexico-based company that has a restaurant at 550 Broadway, managed to do what Brown Dog Pizza, an outfit out of Telluride, could not -- secure a liquor license for 1001 South Gaylord Street. Brown Dog got badly bitten in that dogfight, which involved some ugl ... More >>
Today was supposed to be the big reveal of the host cities for the 2012 Pro Cycling Challenge -- but that list leaked on Friday, in the Denver Post. Still, the event organizers are going to make an event out of the announcement, with a live Internet broadcast at 5:15 p.m. MST today that will ... More >>
Lori MidsonRemember all the snarling and snapping that surrounded Brown Dog Pizza, the Telluride-based pizzeria that attempted to open a second outpost on South Gaylord Street, but laid down. rolled over and eventually limped away whimpering when its liquor license was denied, thanks to the ... More >>
Lori Midson No. 48: Croque Madame from Pierre Michel Organic French Bakery Cafe
No. 47: Croque Madame from Pierre Michel Organic French Bakery Cafe
Lori Midson No. 49: Carnitas from Araujo's
In the classic 1967 drama The Graduate, Dustin Hoffman's character is offered one word, just one word of advice from an avuncular businessman: plastics. "There's a great future in plastics," the man whispers. But that future is pretty much past in the Roaring Fork Valley -- which, town by tow ... More >>
Tetrahydrocannabinol, better known as THC, is the most commonly known psychoactive ingredient in cannabis -- the ingredient in ganja that gets you high. It also gives you the munchies, can create undue paranoia from time to time, and makes Cheech and Chong movies marginally funny. In short: THC is w ... More >>
This afternoon marked the first real snow in the high country, which means the days of playing hooky to go skiing and snowboarding are just around the corner. To hold you over until then, enjoy these crowd-sourced photos from the mountains via the resorts.
Turn out the lights! Director Josh Berman and his Level 1 Productions crew -- local heroes all -- are bringing it tonight at 8 p.m. for the world premiere of After Dark at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2637 Welton Street ($15). The twelfth installment in the Level 1 ski porn filmography fea ... More >>
In Colorado, degenerate urbanites are used to letting our mountain towns take the lead when it comes to killjoy environmental reforms, such as restricting the use of gas grills or parking spaces. So it figures that the green-leaning town of Basalt is proposing to get tough on plastic bag sinn ... More >>
Magic Trip is a featured film this weekend at Mountainfilm in TellurideRoad trip! The 32nd annual Mountainfilm in Telluride film festival gets into full swing today at 9 a.m. with opening remarks from filmmaker Tom Shadyac and a Moving Mountains "Awareness into Action" symposium. The first sc ... More >>
Alex Cox, who wrote and directed cult favorites like Repo Man and Sid & Nancy, is joining CU-Boulder's film studies faculty this fall and will teach screenwriting and film production, as the Daily Camera reported. Cox, who grew up England, studied film at UCLA, then lived in Mexico and Spain ... More >>
Hotel ColumbiaAdmit it, you have become one of those crazy dog people. Every time you go on vacation, the sight of your little buddy's puppy-dog eyes gets you in the gut, ruining your Colorado getaway before you even leave. Why not exchange good old-fashioned guilt for a healthy dose of shame ... More >>
Randall Layman, a bartender at Vesta Dipping Grill, is just back from New Orleans, where he attended his first Tales of the Cocktail. We'll be printing his dispatches -- here are the first and second installments -- all week. Day Three: With the curtains closed tight over the window in my room an ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Aspen will cost you some green -- but it's all good, because it is green too.Heads up, tree-hugging tree skiers: Aspen Mountain Ski Resort ranked number one out of all western ski resorts on the Ski Area Citizens' Coalition annual environmental impact report cards for the 2008-2009 ... More >>
Courtesy Colorado Ski Country USASki Cooper has a decent mix of terrain. But experts may be a little dissapointed by the lack of steepness. Forget the traffic on I-70 and the hours-long liftlines at Keystone. Head out for a long weekend this winter to poach the secret stashes at Colorado's small- ... More >>
Melissa Harrison Tonight, from 6 to 9 p.m., TrueChild, a national organization that works to abolish child stereotyping, is hosting a reception, silent auction and the "True Flavors Celebrity Cook-off" at Mise En Place, 1801 Wynkoop Street. The match-up features two culinary teams, one led by Top Ch ... More >>
Al Hood has a very crowded agenda. The trumpeter teaches fulltime at the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music in addition to contributing to a slew of ensembles, including the Denver Brass and the Ken Walker Jazz Sextet. Somehow, though, he also found time to record a new CD entitled Just ... More >>
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