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  • Blogs

    May 2, 2014

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (5 free!), May 2-4

    Are you eager to go out this weekend but have an empty wallet? Fortunately, Denver is full of inexpensive entertainment, from a Cinco de Mayo fest to a birthday bash for the late, great James Brown. We've picked out ten of the best events in town, and none of them cost more than $10. Check out the W ... More >>

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    November 22, 2013

    More Beaujolais, latkes and fresh cheese this weekend

    If you didn't get enough Beaujolais Nouveau at last night's Beaujolais Festival, you have another chance to get your pink drink on at Beaujolais Nouveau 2013: A Night of Wine and Celebration presented by the Merchants of West Washington Park. Have a grand time sipping this short-lived French wine (f ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013
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    October 18, 2013

    10 things to do for $10 (4 free!) in Denver this weekend, October 18-20

    Yes, zombies are taking over Denver this weekend -- but you don't have to be undead to have a lively time. If getting gory isn't your thing, you can enjoy improv, wheel into a giant bicycle show, and start shopping for the holidays. There's plenty to do -- and many of these activities are even free, ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend (7 free!), March 1-3

    Ever since the Harlem Shake snagged the Internet's attention, it seems that video after video of frat boys, Army officers and various mammals at Sea World wiggling uncontrollably to Baauer's dance track by the same name have been constantly appearing in our Facebook newsfeeds. If you've secretly des ... More >>

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    October 17, 2012

    Marijuana: Amendment 64 supported, attacked by religious leaders in ongoing endorsement war

    As we've been reporting, the proponents and opponents of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act, have been engaging in PR-generating endorsement wars. Now, in the wake of separate groups of doctors either championing or decrying the measure, religious leaders representing each campaig ... More >>

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    March 15, 2012

    A Colorado-centric SXSW Tip Sheet

    If you're in Austin right now at SXSW, we envy you (if only for the music you're getting to see right now; weather wise, we're stuck in the majestic Mile High City where it's, oh, a brilliant 64 degrees right now). As grizzled SX vets, we also trust that you're either A) completely overwhelmed if ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    Benjamin Janicki: 9 victims named in guilty plea for day care worker accused of child sex assault

    Big pic below.​Benjamin Janicki is just twenty years old -- but he faces the prospect of spending decades behind bars after pleading guilty to multiple counts related to reported sexual assaults on children at Park Hill United Methodist Church's Children's Center. It's a case that attracted na ... More >>

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    May 5, 2011
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    September 3, 2010

    Benjamin Janicki, accused child molester, is parent's daycare nightmare in New York Times

    Benjamin Janicki.​Nineteen-year-old Benjamin Janicki, accused of tickling and licking the vaginas of preschool girls at a Park Hill daycare center, was big local news even before the release of his mug shot and announcement of a fourth charge against him. But now, Janicki has become a symbol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Alleged daycare molester Ben Janicki charged with assault on fourth child

    ​As we suspected last week, more charges have been filed against alleged pedophile Benjamin Janicki. The nineteen-year-old Janicki had already been arrested and accused with sexual assault on three little girls at the Park Hill United Methodist Church Children's Center, and today the DA's offi ... More >>

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    August 13, 2010

    Benjamin Janicki accused of licking, tickling vaginas of girls at Park Hill day care center

    From 7News coverage.​The arrest affidavit that's led to the arrest of Benjamin Janicki, nineteen, is a horror show for any parent -- or any human being with a functioning moral compass. At this point, the Denver District Attorney's Office has charged Janicki with sexual assaults on three chil ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Wake-Up Call: Pitch, pitch, pitch

    A moment of silence for the passing of a pop-culture icon, gone so young at the age of fifty. Yes, that's right: Billy Mays, star of Pitchmen on the Discovery Channel, has died, silencing that big voice that had become ubiquitous on late-night infomercials. Mays got his start on the boardwalk of ... More >>

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    March 15, 2009

    Chefs go up front today for Operation Frontline

    Chefs Up Front, a benefit for Share Our Strength's Operation Frontline, brings twenty top chefs to the Colorado Convention Center at 5:30 p.m. today, March 15. The participating restaurant/chef combos include Andrew Lubatty of Avenue Grill, Pete List of Beatrice & Woodsley, Sean Huggard of Black Pea ... More >>

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    March 12, 2009

    Soul'd Roots supports justice for all

    At 2 p.m. Sunday, March 15, "Soul'd Roots: A Food & Media Justice Institute," hosts a Community Eat-in and Food Politics Talkback with an impressive roster of panelists, including Oakland-based eco-chef, food justice activist and author Bryant Terry, who'll be on hand to sign his new book, Vegan ... More >>

  • News

    April 14, 2005

    A House Divided

    When Reverend Benjamin Reynolds opened his church to gays, some called it a sin. He calls it a mission from God.

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    December 9, 2004

    Needed Needles

    The Christmas Tree House is fir real

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    February 19, 2004

    Indie Scene

    Edge of the Envelope eyeballs pols

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    September 25, 2003

    The Message

    Power Up

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    February 27, 2003
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    September 26, 2002

    Looking for a Fix

    Forty bucks buys a flicker of heaven and a life of hell.

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    December 13, 2001

    Crosstown Traffic

    Community-radio advocates and the Colorado Department of Transportation wind up in gridlock.

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    October 11, 2001

    Frequency Free-for-All

    Getting a legal, low-power FM station on the air is easier said than done.

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    October 26, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of October 26, 2000

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    September 30, 1999

    School Pride

    Hot coffee and hot words characterize a divisive race for a school-board seat.

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    September 4, 1997
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    August 15, 1996


    For a century this inner-city church has served as a refuge. But its most important mission has always been outside the walls.

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    July 4, 1996

    Down in the Dump

    How the people of Overland Park were forced to live next door to a radioactive "monolith"-- by the Environmental Protection Agency.

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    February 8, 1995
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    September 14, 1994