Johnny Marr is an iconic and influential guitarist best known for his work in The Smiths, which broke up in 1987. His guitar phrases and his genius for crafting textured and tonally rich rhythmic leads has influenced countless rock guitarists of the last quarter century. After leaving The Smiths, Ma ... More >>
Editor's note: Cruiser bikes have become a fixture in Denver, especially on Wednesday nights when weekly Cruiser Rides take over the streets. In fact, it's hard to imagine a time when there wasn't one on every corner. But the culture that comes with cruisers can be polarizing, and Westword contribut ... More >>
Yard Arteology: The study of neighbors through their lawn decorations...
Highland: Look what's up with this rooftop yard art.
By pairing unrelated decorations and placing them on the roof of a garage, the enjoyment -- and certainly the message -- of a yard artist's work will always remain "ou ... More >>
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The photograph above features a decorative dead end in the Reunion subdivision of Commerce City. The center of the picture looks out into the future of planned suburban expansion. Until then, the nearly identical homes face off in a duel of nearly identical holiday deco ... More >>
Lori MidsonOn Wednesday night, as part of Dish, Westword's annual tribute to Denver's dining scene, seven local cocktologists participated in a mixology battle judged by yours truly, Westword Drink of the Week scribe Nancy Levine, and Ian Grzybowski, the district manager for Coca-Cola North ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain shared hot dogs with Biker Jim, noshed with Frank Bonanno and ate his words on last night's episode of No Reservations, in which the lanky ex-chef toured America's heartland -- Austin, Texas; Des Moines, Iowa; Stanhope, Indiana; Livonia, Michigan; Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minne ... More >>
Truth be told, plenty of us have personal obsessions that would convince people uninterested in our particular thang that we need to get a life. It's just that these pastimes differ from individual to individual -- and some are quirkier than others. Witness the just-completed 35th annual Coca-Cola ... More >>
From ColoradoMethProject.org Tweet a request for fake anti-meth slogans and ye shall receive.
Earlier today, we posted a blog offering alternative slogans for the fledgling Colorado Meth Project's new ad campaign. The ads are aimed at teenagers and feature gritty images aside such slogans as, "No o ... More >>
I love Chuck E. Cheese's, but not for the reasons you might think.Several years ago, when my now nine-year-old son was still enamored of cheap carnival games, shitty pizza raked with rubber cheese and wasting quarters in the gumball machines, he was a certified Chuck E. Cheese fan.It all ... More >>