Tom Hail loves beer. He loves lagers especially, which is why he stays very late on a lot of nights to work on his passion projects. One of these is a traditional German-style marzen -- a recipe that he's been tinkering with on and off for eighteen years.
It's a tasty beer -- so tasty that Hail, on ... More >>
Update:Yesterday afternoon, Jesse Paul Speer, a photographer with Colorado ties who's accused of kidnapping and assaulting an eleven-year-old Cody, Wyoming, girl, waived his right to fight extradition during a brief court hearing in Montana yesterday. Meanwhile, new information about the crime is ac ... More >>
Mimi the elephant passed away at the Denver Zoo last week, without getting to really appreciate her new home in the Toyota Elephant Passage, which opened just over four months ago.
Mimi had been at the zoo since 1961; she was a gift from Helen Bonfils, owner of the Denver Post. Zookeepers estimated ... More >>
On Wednesday, the University of Denver will host this election's first presidential debate -- and the first of its kind in Denver. DU has been getting ready for its close-up for months, and the stakes are high for both the school and the candidates. If the night is a success, no matter which candida ... More >>
Update: An arrest has been made in the horrific hit and run that killed Laura McDermott over the weekend: Dennis Esquibel, 25, has been charged with the crime.
But it's not that simple. He was reportedly joined in the car that caused the fatal crash by two other people -- and his mother, who owns t ... More >>
Where's the best place to find wild asses in Denver? If you guessed Shotgun Willie's, you're probably right. But we would have also accepted the Denver Zoo. Why's that? Because the zoo is now home to two 600-pound Somali wild asses named Kalifa and Kamowa.
The two half-brothers recently arrived fro ... More >>
Ten acres of habitat just wasn't enough for Rinny the tapir.
This morning, the 800-pound black-and-white mammal briefly escaped from her new home at the Denver Zoo's brand new exhibit, Toyota Elephant Passage, and went on an adventure to a fenced-in landscape area. Rinny's entire excursion lasted ... More >>
Over the course of a line-up change or two, Ideal Fathers Ideal Fathers, playing its final show tonight at the Larimer Lounge, developed a sound and a stage presence that probably would have been lumped in with "dance punk." But there was always an agenda in the band to inspire people to wake ... More >>
Photo courtesy AlliSports.comRyan Dungey on his way to a win in Moto 2 and an overall win at the Thunder Valley NationalLakewood's Thunder Valley Motocross Park has been not-so-quietly making itself into one of the premiere destinations on the motocross racing circuit: The park has been hosti ... More >>
Big pic below.If the accusations against Brittany Gonzales are accurate, she's got some highly questionable priorities.
After hitting an eleven-year-old boy riding his bike, she allegedly stopped -- but only to pick up her hubcap.
As yet another example of the seemingly inexhaustible generosity of the members of our local music community, this weekend finds nearly two dozen acts from the scene rallying around the people of Japan with a pair of like-minded benefits, A Mountain of Arms at City Hall and Tomodachi: A Conce ... More >>
9NewsUpdate: We continue to learn more about the string of serious crimes in Aurora -- not just the officer-involved shooting that left Oleg Gidenko dead, but also separate hostage dramas. The first ended with the death of a man recently ID'd by Aurora Police as Aaron Williams, twenty. In the ... More >>
Amy Herdy in Pakistan.
Editor's note: Amy Herdy, a former Denver Post and Channel 9 journalist who's currently the advisor for the University of Colorado at Boulder's CUIndependent.com online newspaper, is in Pakistan under the auspices of the State Department. Her mission: to give students and pro ... More >>
Rumors are flying, as rumors are wont to do, about the stations at the heart of the October 23 Message column "Channels 2 and 31 Mix It Up," and no wonder. Channel 2's parent company, Tribune, recently filed for bankruptcy, adding even greater uncertainty to this unexpected business partnership betw ... More >>