The Blackstone Group LP

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2010

    Puppy stomper deserves the same treatment

    Blackstone.​Christopher Blackstone was so infuriated that his girlfriend wouldn't answer her cell phone when he called after an argument that he stomped her puppy to death, police say. Hmm, doesn't really sound like dating material.

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Puppy stomped to death, thrown in dumpster

    Christopher Blackstone's mug. Larger image below.​Two days before Christmas, Christopher Blackstone of Colorado Springs got into an argument with his girlfriend, Talitha Peterson-Hooks. She ignored his subsequent calls and texts, and, according to the police report, that's when Blackstone tur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2010

    Corner Office corners the market on hip restaurant art

    The writing's on the wall at the Corner Office.​The rubber-band installation in the back room of the Corner Office, 1401 Curtis Street, snapped a while ago, but its been replaced with a far cooler piece of art: a mural created by renowned graffiti artists David Villorente and Robert Cartwrigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2007

    The Old Magic and the New

    Old magicians never die. They just disappear in a puff of smoke, usually through a trapdoor. When I heard that the New Denver Civic Theatre had actually booked a live magic show for the next four weeks, staged by up-and-vanishing illusionist Nick Felix, I knew I had to get Vel-Dini in on the act. V ... More >>

  • Music

    May 1, 2003


    Homeward bound, Slim Cessna keeps sin alive in a new project.

  • Dining

    January 30, 2003

    A Beautiful Dine

    Opal’s initial concept sounded ridiculous, but the result is sublime.

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    The Blackstone Valley Sinners

    It's a Sin (Valley Records)

  • News

    August 13, 1998
  • Music

    April 4, 1996

    Running on Fumes

    Seven years down the road, the members of Gas Huffer are breathing easier.