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    March 20, 2014

    Aurora theater shooting: Court spokesman's tweets didn't violate gag order, judge says

    In a motion that quotes liberally from Twitter, defense attorneys for Aurora theater shooting gunman James Holmes asked the court this week to order Colorado Judicial Branch public information officer Rob McCallum to comply with a gag order in the case. Their main complaint? That McCallum uses Twitt ... More >>

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    November 1, 2013

    Is this taco the last thing you'd like to eat before you die?

    Denver blog posts have a lot to life for. At our Cafe Society blog, Lori Midson touts the "death taco." Big Media's Jason Salzman shares a fascinating media story: How a Rocky Mountain News endorsement launched the politically career of John Hickenlooper. Colorado Peak Politics and the Colorado I ... More >>

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    June 3, 2013

    Fetal-homicide ballot initiative takes personhood amendment one step further

    Denver blog posts are juiced on words. Big Media's Jason Salzman on ads for a measure to "prosecute people who commit crimes against 'unborn human beings.'" Denver PR blog touts a comprehensive media list on Twitter. Mile High Hockey fan poster Roynnabe33's open letter to Patrick Roy: Save us, ag ... More >>

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    March 22, 2013

    #FreeCrunkBear: Carly "Crunk Bear" McKinney is free -- from her job, that is. Paging Diplo...

    Carly McKinney, otherwise known as "Carly Crunk Bear" is "no longer employed" by the Cherry Creek school district, according to our Latest Word blog. The teacher, as you might remember, made headlines at the end of January for comments and photos on Twitter she's alleged to have made/posted. Diplo, ... More >>

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    July 12, 2012

    A Great! First Date, new local online dating site, is about deeds, not words

    Rory O'Rourke thinks traditional dating sites are too static. "You talk about yourself or fill out a bunch of survey questions, and throughout your experience online, you don't change that," says O'Rourke, who works in software. "Everybody says they like to travel but nobody updates their page wit ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012

    A release party, firkin tapping and "hoedown" on this week's beer calendar

    Breckenridge Brewery's 22nd anniversary is this Saturday, but that's not the only reason the company has to celebrate. The brewery -- which merged with Wynkoop Brewing Co. in 2011 -- just received approval of a somewhat complicated method of expansion and will move forward immediately on building a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Guess where I'm drinking rosé on a hot, hot day?

    "When did Denver's climate become Kenya?" quipped a friend, who was dripping -- as we all were -- with sweat. The heat, by just about anyone's standards, is insufferable, but a cold glass of rosé, or, in this case, four, in an air-conditioned bar, provided a bit of temporary relief, lasting just lo ... More >>

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    June 22, 2012

    Reader: Celebrity chef shows are more about drama than true talent

    Jenna Johansen got the boot from Bravo's Around the World in 80 Plates this week, after making it through seven countries -- and countless challenges. "When I came on to this competition, I thought this would be an adventure, and I thought that there would be a lot more cooking," she told Lori Midso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Summer's here with a trio of hot new bar and restaurant patios

    Three Denver restaurants will have new patios for summer time enjoyment. EDGE, at the Four Seasons Hotel downtown, opens its renovated outdoor patio on June 26, featuring new planters and an enclosed cover to protect eaters from chilly nights on the town.

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    June 5, 2012

    Reader: You're an idiot to drink and ride

    The streets of Denver are filled with bicyclists -- some doing errands, some going to and from work, some out for recreation, and others seeking a drink. For that latter group, Laura Shunk served up a weekend B-Cycle bar tour that was "seriously cheap and disgusting," according to Bradman.

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    May 7, 2012

    Tails of the Painted LOLcats: I can haz a charity auction?

    Since long ago, the Cat Care Society has employed a truly creative method of raising money for its various cat-related endeavors: Tails of the Painted Cats, in which artists around town are called upon to doll up fabulous fiberglass cat statuettes which, after a couple of months of showcases (they'r ... More >>

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    March 12, 2012

    Spinach-and-chickpea coconut curry for a quick, easy dinner on Meatless Monday

    ​No one's saying you have to go meatless just because it's Monday -- but as incentive to join the growing movement, every week we're offering an animal-free recipe. There are times when the last thing you want to do after getting home from a long day at work is to make dinner -- especially someth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2011

    The Fray treats fan in San Jose to an unexpected pizza party/performance in her living room

    Update (2/7/12): Isaac Slade and Joe King give a track-by-track breakdown of Scars & Stories, the Fray's new album. Remember that scene in La Bamba when Richie Valens shows up at a fan's house with a bunch of pizzas for private pizza party. More than two decades after that event played out on the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Occupy Denver: Ideological split spurs idea for Liberate Denver to fight oppression

    ​Recent divisions inside Occupy Denver have led to the ideological creation of Liberate Denver, a related but completely separate entity much like the Thunderdome. Although the idea has spread through the ranks for a while, it solidified on Sunday afternoon during a general assembly devoted to ... More >>

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    March 4, 2011

    Duo and Olivéa pastry chef Yasmin Lozada-Hissom tapped to bake at the James Beard Foundation awards gala

    ​The James Beard Foundation awards gala, a glitzy, high-falutin' soiree that honors the best chefs, pastry kings and queens, restaurateurs, restaurants and wine directors in the country, takes place on May 9, 2011, at the Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall in New York. And the culinary blowout ... More >>

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    December 28, 2010

    Aaron Carter and Charlie Sheen, is Twitter a celebrity death machine?

    Dead, you say?​As a social phenomenon, probably the most interesting thing about celebrity death hoaxes is that they are a social phenomenon at all. There's no point to them. They're not particularly funny (aside from the resulting lulz if the celebrity in question gets all offended about it), ... More >>

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    December 8, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: Patrick Hester, our featured Twit

    Patrick Hester, aka @atfmb​Our featured Twit this week is one Patrick Hester, or @atfmb, as he's known on Twitter. In addition to his very fine hat, Hester is a Denver writer, blogger and Twitter wit who captured our attention with this plea: "How about me?! I'm a Denveridianiteism looking to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    More tweetup do-gooders party for a cause

    We're here to do good! And for free food.​While ignorant outsiders are busy slandering Twitter as a place to talk about what you ate for lunch, the social networking service is quickly becoming the place to organize informal fundraisers. These aren't fancy nonprofits, with their fancy high ove ... More >>

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    September 15, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: Space station, sex advice, slanket

    ​Back again with more great Twits to follow for your burgeoning Twitter feed. As always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword, @westword_music and @casciato. @satsight: Growing up obsessed with space travel led directly to my current fascination with the ongoing march of technology. T ... More >>

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    August 17, 2009

    Denver Police Department just discovers it's on Twitter

    ​Members of the local media are seldom effusive about the timeliness and responsiveness of the Denver Police Department's public-information office -- and a release issued today exemplifies its effectiveness. or lack thereof. "The Denver Police Department would like the community to know they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Denver Post gives J.R. Smith a "C"

    J.R. Smith.​As June ended, Nuggets prodigy J.R. Smith was sentenced to thirty days in a New Jersey jail and 500 hours of community service in regard to a 2007 crash that killed his friend, Andre Bell. But shortly after doing his time, he headed to Las Vegas -- not exactly a location that bespe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: Themeless edition

    Back again with more great Twits to follow for your burgeoning Twitter feed. As always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword, @westword_music and @casciato. @Zaibatsu -- One of our local Twitter power users. Zaibatsu -- aka Reg Saddler -- is an IT consultant by day, social media rockstar ... More >>

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    July 27, 2009

    When Athletes Tweet: Why go to Broncos training camp when you can follow that shiznit on Twitter?!?

    Kyle Orton's not on Twitter. But his neckbeard is.​This week marks the end of a most bizarre offseason for the Broncos, as players start trickling into Dove Valley for training camp. (Can you "trickle in" on 76-inch rims? Probably not). Of course, you can take in the practices yourself start ... More >>

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    July 21, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: Lights, camera, Twitter!

    Back again with more great Twits to follow for your burgeoning Twitter feed. As always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword and @casciato. @ColoradoFilm: What better place to start off the movie edition of Twitter Tuesday than the official Twitter feed of Colorado's Office of Film, Telev ... More >>

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    July 14, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: Mile High Music Fest edition

    Back again with more great Twits to follow for your burgeoning Twitter feed. As always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword and @casciato. @WidepreadPanic: To kick off this very special edition of Twitter Tuesday, dedicated to amping you up for the Mile High Music Fest this next weekend, ... More >>

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    July 7, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: Leaders in their field

    Back again with three more great Twits to follow for your burgeoning Twitter feed. As always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword and @casciato. @govritter: Lest you retain doubts that Colorado is a state on the cutting edge, that tech is our very lifeblood, need I point out that our ow ... More >>

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    June 30, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: All music edition

    Back again with three more great Twits to follow for your burgeoning Twitter feed. As always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword and @casciato. @TCGO1974: The Twitter feed of Kamtin Mohager, aka The Chain Gang of 1974, one of Denver's up-and-coming musical exports and an active Twit. Cu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Social media -- getting the word out quickly and sometimes accurately!

    "I'm not dead. I feel great, actually." As noted in a blog earlier today, new media, and social media in particular, played a huge part in disseminating the news of Michael Jackson's death yesterday. Chances are most of us heard about it directly or indirectly through Twitter, Facebook or MySpace. ... More >>

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    June 25, 2009

    Twits Unite! Tweetup tonight at Wynkoop Brewery

    I mentioned this last week in my Twitter Tuesday post, but in case you missed it, there's a tweetup tonight from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Wynkoop Brewing Company. In other words, a bunch of people who kinda-sorta know each other from Twitter will be hanging out, drinking beer and getting to kinda-sorta k ... More >>

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    June 23, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: Need a date, a job or the news?

    Back again with three more great Twits to follow for your burgeoning Twitter feed. And as always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword and @casciato. @TheDatingDr: If you're plagued by questions like, "Why can't I find that special someone?" and "Why do my dates always make excuses for hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2009

    With Coathangr, social media meets "You're wearing that?"

    If you've got a hot date but just can't decide what to wear, Coathangr is here to help. Coathangr is, in the words of their beta slogan, "Social media for your pants" -- although co-founder Dave Wiskus says that will probably change to the less catchy but also less-apt-to-be-misinterpreted "Social ... More >>

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    June 16, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: Variety pack -- culture, sports and technology

    Back again with three more great Twits to follow (sure, that sounds insulting, but "Tweeters" just sounds stupid) for your burgeoning Twitter feed. And as always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword and @casciato. @psmyth12 and @champbailey: I know it's the height of baseball season, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2009

    Breaking up is hard to do -- unless, that is, you Tweet it

    Recently, a Denver music scene personality (who asked to remain anonymous, for obvious reason) reached out to me to tell me his tale of getting dumped via Twitter. It's as tragic as it sounds. The guy didn't get dumped via direct message (Twitter's version of e-mail, a private, two-way communica ... More >>

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    June 9, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: Librarians on Twitter? Hot!

    Back again with three more great Twits to follow (sure, that sounds insulting, but Tweeters just sounds stupid) for your burgeoning Twitter feed. And as always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword and @casciato. TweetDenver: TweetDenver is a Twitter aggregator -- they seek out and reTwe ... More >>

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    June 8, 2009

    Tech: Let me tweet you a secret

    Psst: Want to know a secret? Shenae Von Liebt did, so she asked a few friends via Twitter to tell her theirs. "I was reading one of my Post Secret books while waiting in church's parking lot," she recalls. "I was bored with it and tweeted for everyone to text me a secret of theirs. Someone then t ... More >>

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    June 5, 2009

    Free beer at Rialto Cafe today for all you tweeters

    If you follow Rialto Cafe on Twitter (@rialtocafe), then you already know that the restaurant at 934 16th Street is handing out free brews today to its Twitter groupies. If you're just learning about this deal from reading our blog, here are the details: Between now and 4 p.m., belly up to the bar, ... More >>

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    June 2, 2009

    Twitter Tuesday: Denver Twits you should know

    Editor's note: Starting today, Westword contributor Cory Casciato will be blogging regularly for The Latest Word about the local tech and social-media scene. Feel free to e-mail him with links, story ideas, hate mail, and slices of congratulatory pizza. If you're not on Twitter yet, you're one of ... More >>

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    May 28, 2009

    Twittering up a nice, frothy beer

    These days, the Twitter backlash is powerful and vociferous. Today, a colleague of ours coined a new term -- "twate" -- which means, "To have disdain for anything having to do with Twitter." But while there are many, many uses of Twitter that are worth, ahem, twatting, we've discovered one local e ... More >>

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    May 21, 2009

    Murphy-Goode Winery will pay you $10,000 a month to drink, Twitter and Facebook

    The grape geeks at Murphy Goode Winery are offering one fellow wine nerd "A Really Goode Job." Specifically, the winery is searching for a "Wine Country Lifestyle Correspondent who will report on the cool lifestyle of Sonoma County Wine Country, and, of course, tell people what you're learning about ... More >>

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    April 30, 2009

    Who are the tweetest of the Denver Post's Twitterers?

    Lots of news organizations, including this one, have embraced Twitter -- but few have done so with as much vigor (and volume) as the Denver Post. The broadsheet's Twitter page lists more than twenty feeds specific to the paper, with some contributed by departments or topics (e.g. crime news and po ... More >>

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    April 13, 2009

    Channel 4 to Twitter -- gallbladder surgery?

    Chop, chop. Who isn't jumping on the Twitter bandwagon? Last week, we told you about the Boulder Police Department's new Twitter feed. Now, Channel 4 is boasting about Dr. Dave Hnida, the station's medical expert, Twittering the gallbladder surgery of a seven-year-old girl. This gimmick, which can ... More >>

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    March 31, 2009

    Westword seeks online intern, because we hear this web thing is huge

    Attention college students (and overbearing mothers of college students): Westword is looking for an online-journalism intern to contribute to The intern will focus on growing the site's multimedia presence, specifically with audio and video, but will contribute to all aspects of t ... More >>

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    February 11, 2009

    Denver no longer has to wonder: What Would Molly Brown Tweet?

    Historical Tweets, a website that imagines what historical figures -- from George Washington to Urkel -- would have tweeted on Twitter, recently waded into familiar territory with the above offering between El Capitano and Denver's Molly Brown. So one burning question has been answered. But here' ... More >>

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    January 29, 2009

    The Rocky Mountain News headline of the day

    Remember the hullabaloo stirred up by a Rocky Mountain News reporter's mega-awkward attempt to Twitter at a three-year old's funeral? Reporter Lynn Bartels certainly does. Earlier today, she posted an item to the Rocky's Live From the Legislature blog about state senator Dave Schultheis getting in ... More >>

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