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  • Film

    September 25, 2014
  • Blogs

    September 9, 2014

    Odelay Tacos Closed, Will Reopen This Weekend Under New Owners

    You may have noticed that Odelay Tacos on Colfax Avenue -- and the Thirty Fourteen bar occupying the same space -- have been dark for the past couple of days. An ownership change finalized last week is the cause, but the space should be back up and running this Friday. New co-owner David Cleland say ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Aaron Lopez, Brianna Ortiz Charged in Boogie Down Shooting, Christopher Uvalle Surrenders

    Update: Last week, we told you about a shooting at the Boogie Down Bar & Grill; see our previous coverage below. No suspect information was available in the immediate aftermath of the gunplay. But yesterday, the Denver Police Department released the name of a suspect: Christopher Uvalle, age 22. He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Taqueria Las Palmas survives neighborhood changes

    In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard -- south to north -- within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Masa Asian Kitchen: a Pacific Rim shot

    In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard - south to north - within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on thi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Photos: Sewage backing up into Sterling homes as some disobey "NO FLUSH" order

    Our recent overabundance of water, resulting in flooding that has devastated so many Front Range areas, continues to flow east, effecting communities downstream. And while the damage thus far has generally been less impactful than in places like Lyons and Jamestown, plenty of problems have cropped u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2013

    Goose Sorensen dishes on his superpower wishes: "I wish I had the ability to zap annoying guests"

    The signature signs of a city that's on the culinary fast track reside in its willingness to take aggressive risks, push infinite boundaries and continually adapt to a fickle dining public whose expectations are always on the upswing. Denver is that city -- a major metropolis that refuses to slow do ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2013

    Medical marijuana dispensary review: Element Four20 in Denver

    Of all the dispensaries on Federal, Element420 is arguably the most obvious. If you've driven the strip between Alameda and 6th Avenue any time over the last couple of years, you've seen the large lime-green building, which sits higher than the nearby strip center and almost juts over Federal like a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2013

    Little bundles of joy at Gio Cha Cali

    In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard -- south to north -- within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2013

    Richard Sandberg's allegedly schmucky deal: I'll trade kill-zone bombs for cocaine

    The residents of a Jefferson County neighborhood got the shock -- or maybe we should say schmuck -- of their lives when a slew of officers from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and other agencies swooped in on a nearby home. And they had good reason, according to an affidavit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Apocalypse how: Your guide to handicapping the end of the world

    As you've certainly heard by now, the world is ending tomorrow. Thanks to infallible Mayan prophecies and/or calendar design, we know the whole shebang comes to a hard stop on December 21, 2012. What our helpful future-seeing friends didn't see fit to tell us is how the world ends. Sure, you could a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Chimeneas can't be lit in Denver -- unless they're being used as a barbecue

    All those outdoor fireplaces at the big-box stores look like they'd make great holiday gifts -- but not for Denver residents. Because outdoor fires are banned here, unless they're used for cooking. One fire-loving Platt Park couple learned that last winter, when they were huddled around their backy ... More >>

  • News

    September 27, 2012
  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    John Hickenlooper bans open fires -- but they're already illegal in Denver

    The smell of smoke is in the air. It could be a long-distance reminder of the High Park Fire still raging outside Fort Collins. Or it could be your next-door neighbors here in Denver, lighting up their illicit fire pit. Or their completely illegal chimenea.

  • Culture

    August 18, 2011
  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Ugliest House in Denver candidates are worse inside than out (PHOTOS)

    Big pics below.​When we learned that Colorado, and specifically Denver, was part of the Ugliest House Contest 2011, we expected to see some unbelievable dives. But while the five Denver homes that made the finals aren't exactly palaces, they're not nearly as shocking as anticipated -- until y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2011

    Marijuana Miracle-Gro?: Has medical pot finally hit the big time?

    ​Do you believe in marijuana miracles? Jim Hagedorn, CEO of Scotts Miracle-Gro, certainly does. The multi-national plant-food company, which is based in Ohio, is eying a product line targeted to the medical pot business. It could be a sign that mainstream industry is finally ready to embrace t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Black Friday starts with a bang on Twitter

    ​It was dark, it was twenty degrees outside, and some jerk took just bought the last half-price camera at Target. Welcome to #blackfriday. But maybe you're still home in bed? Well, here's a taste of what you missed earlier this morning from the Twitter world.

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2010

    Chris "Birdman" Andersen's neck tattoo inspires lovers, haters to sound off

    Neck tat!​ Westword cover-boy (cover-turkey?) Chris "Birdman" Andersen has a badass new neck tattoo. It's so badass that it inspired us to post this photo gallery showcasing the Birdman's gratuitous ink, as well as several smiling children and one scantily clad woman. But not everyone likes t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    Michael Tesman: Text messaging victim, stun gun help lead to alleged kidnapper's arrest

    Michael Tesman.​The arrest of Michael Tesman on charges of second-degree kidnapping came together like the law-enforcement equivalent of aligning planets. Credit goes to the reported victim, Tesman's ex-wife, who was able to text message her son about the situation, plus a helpful bartender a ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Chef and Tell with molecular gastronomist Ian Kleinman

    Lori Midson Molecular magician Ian Kleinman at Steele Elementary School ​"Anything I can possibly dream up is now doable, because I'm able to really play around with food," says Ian Kleinman, Denver's answer to Alton Brown, the wacky culinary scientist (and only food personality worth watching ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Denver's top dog: Report from the Nathan's Hot Dog Qualifier

    Liz KellermeyerSee more photos from the contest at Proctor, a supervisor at the Park Meadows Sam's Club, knew he could eat a lot of hot dogs -- but downing eight and a half in ten minutes in the amateur hot-dog eating competition on Saturday afternoon unlocked a hidden ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    Reggie Rivers takes on Highlands Ranch, Lifetime movie-style

    From Former Bronco-turned-television-host-and-author Reggie Rivers' gig as Channel 4's weekend sports anchor ends today. But he's not too worried. "I'm kind of excited. Fortuitously, I'm getting laid off at the exact moment I'm putting out this book," he says, referring to The Col ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2008

    Focus on the Family doesn't blame Obama for layoffs -- yet

    Lord save us. News that Colorado Springs' Focus on the Familiy is eliminating 202 jobs -- the biggest single cut in the ministry's history -- naturally raised the question of whether Focus reps would lay the blame at Barack Obama's door. After all, prior to the November 4 vote, Focus published ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2008

    C is for Cookie

    Another Friday night, another eating competition at Olde Tyme Draft and Dawgs. This time, though, it wasn't hot dogs on the line on March 7, but cookies. Now, my friend Micah has an amazing capacity for sweets. Actually, he has an amazing capacity for just about any food, but he's particularly fo ... More >>

  • Music

    February 28, 2008

    Ghost Buffalo Makes Magic

    For its latest trick, this four-piece added a new rhythm section and retooled its sound.

  • Home Entertainment

    November 1, 2007

    Fun With Fluids

    The Revolution will be televised — and plenty addictive, too.

  • Culture

    April 12, 2007

    Denver Art Museum

    A peak under the roof reveals some bad problems -- but a great new show.

  • Culture

    March 1, 2007
  • Blogs

    January 25, 2007

    Pumping Up

    The piece in this week's Night & Day section about comic Kevin Nealon, who headlines at the Boulder Theater in a show now scheduled to take place on Friday, March 2 (see this blog for details), offers a taste of a conversation early this month with the Saturday Night Live vet and current Weeds co-st ... More >>

  • News

    May 4, 2006

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of May 4, 2006

  • News

    July 28, 2005

    Hard to Stomach

    Breaking bread with Colorado's top competitive eater.

  • Calendar

    December 9, 2004

    Needed Needles

    The Christmas Tree House is fir real

  • News

    May 6, 2004

    Birthday Blues

    In this pyramid scheme, no one comes out on top.

  • Culture

    November 6, 2003

    Free Will

    Another SNL vet may be the next Bill Murray. Seriously.

  • Dining

    September 18, 2003

    Drunk of the Week

    Shotgun Willie's

  • News

    June 26, 2003

    Room to Glow

    Digging up dirt on Denver.

  • News

    April 24, 2003

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of April 24, 2003

  • News

    April 17, 2003

    Want Flies With That?

    McDonald's wildlife area is for the birds.

  • Film

    February 20, 2003

    Will to Power

    Mr. Ferrell comes into his glory in Old School.

  • News

    January 2, 2003

    Your Quarter Life Crisis!

    Lots of drugs, not much sex, and a general fear and loathing mark these tales of twenty-something angst.

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    Calling All Guys!

    Denver's Army & Factory Surplus had a surplus of everything -- including history.

  • Culture

    November 9, 2000

    Slap Shots

    Two photo shows are set to close at the Arvada Center, while BMoCA closes out its Harry Bertoia.

  • News

    October 26, 2000

    Skating on Thin Ice

    Patrick Roy's slide from hero to zero.

  • News

    October 28, 1999

    A Golden Future

    The big showdown out west will come to a head on Tuesday.

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Home Improvement

    Move over, Martha. These tattooed hands could threaten your empire.

  • News

    August 19, 1999

    The Fun Is Over

    Western Colorado's last family-owned amusement park takes its final ride.

  • News

    August 6, 1998
  • News

    May 23, 1996

    Heaven is a suburb

    The streets aren't paved with gold down in the brand-new city of Lone Tree --yet.

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