There's always debate about when police should engage in a car chase with suspects -- and when doing so is simply too dangerous for everyone involved, including innocent bystanders. Against that backdrop, we offer the facts that have surfaced thus far about a rollover crash in Thornton that injured ... More >>
There are precious few opportunities in life to assist a human puzzle piece and his comely, sword-swallowing sidekick defeat a mutant goldfish. When such an opportunity does arise, it's best to seize it without concern for danger or reward. Luckily, in the case of Daniel Crosier's Showdevils Kicksta ... More >>
Last week, Denver Police officer Robert Motyka was shot amid a police chase in which one suspect was killed and four others were arrested. Now, the Denver DA's Office has released one of this quartet but charged the other three -- Chuck Montoya, Jude Montoya and Michael Valdez -- with multiple count ... More >>
Details are still emerging about a high-speed police chase yesterday that ended with one suspect dead, four others in custody, and a Denver police officer identified as Robert Motyka hospitalized after a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Speculation about what started the chase focuses on the deat ... More >>
Last year, Hani "Henry" Sawaged, owner of Daveco Liquors, which boasts of being the world's largest liquor store, earned Schmuck of the Week honors after pleading guilty to a sales-tax underpayment scheme. He and two brothers, Ghassan and Bassam Sawaged, have now been ordered to pay well over $1 mil ... More >>
At first blush, an incident in which several CU Buffs football players weren't charged with a crime doesn't seem all that newsworthy. But a police stop that took place this past weekend continues to ripple through the program, with one player quitting after contributing to a minor panic over an Airs ... More >>
Private fireworks are banned in Colorado and many municipalities across the state have cancelled their fireworks displays this year -- but the shows will go on in a few spots.
Cake batter fried in oil, then smeared with sugar icing. Sometimes I wonder how the human race managed to survive the advent of doughnuts, and then the materialization of chains like Krispy Kreme. Krispy's has been very, very successful at tapping into the fat-and-sugar lust that people inherited ... More >>
In my 35 years living on this shiny, blue orb I had never eaten at a Chick-Fil-A -- until last week. The closest I'd gotten was when a mall co-worker generously offered me a tiny, chicken-biscuity breakfast thing, which I politely nibbled at and then tossed in the garbage when she was out of sight. ... More >>
Welcome to Memory Lane Monday, our latest feature in which we fire up the Hot Tub Time Machine and spotlight a band from the bursting annals of bygone Denver music. This week: Lionize, a band we used to catch once upon a time when we were underage at Sonesta in Thornton. In the hedonistic he ... More >>
Lori Midson No. 49: Carnitas from Araujo's
Anythink Wright Farms, a library like no other.Ever since the Rangeview Library District changed its name to "Anythink," something peculiar's been going on: The locals began to embrace their libraries like never before, and once you step inside Anythink Wright Farms, way up north on 120th Ave ... More >>
Jenny AnBrian Melton's drink included coconut powder, maple agave, sea salt and toasted coconut.Fourteen bartenders. Twenty minutes. One winner of an iPad. That was roughly the formula for the bartending competition Sunday night at Lola, sponsored by Don Julio. Using either Don Julio's Reposa ... More >>
Lori MidsonHideaway Steakhouse is a suburban hideout.Five restaurants debuted in as many days this week (and is that a record?): Russo's Kitchen Tavern, TAG|Raw Bar, Row 14, Biker Jim's Gourmet Dog's and Hideaway Steakhouse. And while all of them are welcome additions to the Denver dining ... More >>
It's full speed ahead for Leonard Cordova and Bubba Chinos. The restaurateur has four or five more locations in the pipeline for spring, and two new stores just opened today. One is at 88th and York in Thornton. The other is in the University Hill food court in Boulder, a subterranean space ... More >>
Oh and speaking of local hip-hop videos: We just got a sneak peek of the new 20:12/Spoke In Wordz video for "Por Aqui, Por Alla." Premiering tonight at Casselman's, the clip is directed by esteemed director Eric Heights, from a track from 20:12's self-titled album, which carries a timely mess ... More >>
Charles Fisher.Earlier this week, we told you about the arrest of Thornton's Charles Fisher, who allegedly murdered his wife, Belinda, and then set their house ablaze. Now, the Thornton Police Department has released an affadavit in which a supposedly suicidal Fisher describes waiting for Be ... More >>
The burger chain with a name everyone loves to say (or is it slay?) has packed its beef and left the state for good. Fuddruckers has closed its three Colorado restaurants as a result of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing of its parent company. The closures, effective April 30, came down less ... More >>
Plants 4 Life is back to serving customers dishes like this.On Monday, we updated you onthe story of Plants 4 Life, a Castle Rock medical marijuana dispensary that had received a business license from the town only to be prevented from selling its main product because weed is illegal under fe ... More >>
Since the late 1980's, T.G.I. Friday's has held an international bartending championship for its own employees, granting the winner the no surprise title of "Greatest T.G.I. Friday's Bartender in the World." And this year, Colorado's own Brad Kaplan of Thornton took the Colorado/Texas region ... More >>
Dan TangThis morning, prominent Thornton restaurant owner Dan Tang pled guilty to one count of money laundering for his role in what investigators labeled the "Dan Tang Drug Trafficking Organization." When authorities took down the drug ring in February 2008, they came away with 24,000 mari ... More >>
When he's not doing beer bongs with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, Rep. Jared Polis has been staging health care town halls during the August recess -- more of them than colleagues such as Betsy Markey, Ed Perlmutter, Mike Coffman and Doug Lamborn. And while it's far too early to say that such s ... More >>
So close and yet so far away.Colorado has plenty of homegrown fast-food and fast-casual chains to keep locals happy. There's Chipotle, Qdoba, Smashburger, Einstein Bagels and Quiznos just to name a few. But Coloradoans also love their California fast food, and we've made some gains in the past few ... More >>
Trick-or-treating door to door? Not anymore.
Coffee lovers are buzzing about Denver's first-ever battle of the baristas, and things could get frothy.
Denver hosts the naughtiest of naughty conventions.
From the week of 7/28/2005
The Rockettes prance into Denver
Shred-heads get their kicks
Starting a meth lab takes little skill or cash. The cleanup is another story.
Rant of the week
Go ask Alice what happened to Coopers’town and other vanished local venues.
The hoops and dreams of Colorado's budding girl basketball stars.
More fallout from University Hospital's budget cuts: Clinics for the poor are now turning away patients.
University Hospital abruptly pulls its money out of clinics that treat the poor.
A NEIGHBORHOOD GROUP MEETS THE UNSINKABLE AL AVRAM.
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