"People came here as kids with their parents, and now those people are grown up and bringing their own kids. There aren't many places like that any more, but a community needs them." Those are the words of John Jacobs, who plans to reopen the 45-year-old All-V's sandwich shop with his mother, Karen ... More >>
Pot edibles are a burgeoning business in Colorado, and with the signing of marijuana-related legislation later this morning, that growth is expected to continue. But according to a Colorado-centric study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics, something else is ... More >>
While King Soopers has pulled out of the project set for the former University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Ninth and Colorado Boulevard, last month construction got under way on the first Trader Joe's in Denver -- just down the street. A second Trader Joe's is going into Boulder, but this ... More >>
Back when Fuqua Development was still touting Walmart as the major tenant in the project planned for the old University of Colorado Health Sciences Center at Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, Jeff Fuqua promised that there would be a "chef-driven" restaurant on the site -- inspiring some critics ... More >>
The celebration started late yesterday afternoon in the neighborhoods around Ninth Avenue and Colorado Boulevard, as news spread that Walmart had pulled out of the project that Jeff Fuqua plans to put in the old University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. If the timing had been a little differen ... More >>
Opponents of Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act are hyping a letter endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatric's Colorado branch decrying the measure. Backers responded with their own pediatrics-approved physician and a promise of support from more medical pros. How many? As wi ... More >>
The presidential debate won't be at University of Denver until tomorrow night, but the great debate is already raging in Denver: Does a Walmart belong in the development going in the former University of Colorado property at Ninth and Colorado? And if it does, should it benefit from tax-increment fi ... More >>
While the area around the new University of Colorado Health Sciences Center is booming, the buildings CU left behind a decade ago stand abandoned, and the property is now on its third developer. The city is ready for something, anything, to go there. Well, maybe not anything, say the Walmartyrs.
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Update: The story of Dr. Stephen Stein, an oral surgeon whose possible re-use of needles over a twelve-year period has led the state health department to suggest that at least 8,000 of his patients be tested for HIV and hepatitis, has gone national. And while Stein has yet to be charged with a crime ... More >>
Louis Hampers. Dr. Louis Hampers, the Children's Hospital ER doctor charged with writing 654 fake prescriptions dating back to 2007 and continuing through April, will return to court Friday in Virginia, where he was arrested yesterday. According to Jeff Dorschner, spokesman for the U.S. Atto ... More >>
Louis Hampers.Dr. Louis Hampers, a prominent staffer at The Children's Hospital in Aurora and the subject of the recent Westword feature ""When This Physician Gets the Fever, It's the Women He Dates Who Can't Shake the Bug," has temporarily lost his medical license. This week, Hampers signed ... More >>
The holidays push most action off the public calendar this week. Tonight at 5:30 p.m., Denver City Council will start the process of stuffing someone's stocking with coal: Over the next few weeks, councilmembers will decide whether to grant landmark status to two, '60s-era Hornbein and Whi ... More >>
One of the last vestiges of Fred Kummer's reign as a Denver hotelier disappeared yesterday. The two mammoth horse sculptures that had reared their ugly heads in the lobby of the former Adam's Mark Hotel for years were hauled out of the building (and not easily -- they each weigh 2,500 pounds). Now ... More >>
Buy local week continues through December 5. And while, with Barack Obama's appointments announcement today, it doesn't look like many Coloradans will be heading to D.C., there's plenty to do here at home. Nothing gets the home fires burning like neighborhood fights, and Denver's Neighborhood S ... More >>
Demolition is underway at the Dunes Motel on East Colfax Avenue, the beginning of the end for a line of motels that once stood as the gateway to the great American West, but has more recently become known as a string of flops for drugs, prostitution and homeless families. The Dunes has stood empty ... More >>
Copper Nickel 8 is a complete disaster.
Robert Schrier took the University of Colorado to court for academic freedom. The school settled before a jury could hear the tale.
Hackers are selling rape porn through university websites -- including student pages at UCD.
Golda Solomon keeps her rhymes jazzy.
Get your Peoples and Vespas off the Auraria campus.
Chakaia Booker keeps rolling along.
From the week of September 30, 2004
From the week of September 9, 2004
The move to Fitzsimons was supposed to send CU's Health Sciences Center sailing into the 21st century. So why are so many doctors jumping ship?
From the week of July 8, 2004
CU's animal attraction isn't limited to recruiting parties.
Inside Look opens sculptors' studios
Justin was a good boy from a good family. Then he shook his three-month-old baby to death.
The Zephyr has weathered life on Colfax for 56 years. But can it withstand the march of progress?
He worked wonders with chronic-pain patients. So why was the university so eager to get rid of him?
This book's a killer!
Middle-schoolers find out what it's like to have a bun in the Easy-Bake Oven.
Rape is the most personal of crimes—and so Boulder’s sexual-assault nurses took criticism of their program very personally.
Animal-rights activists say CU researchers are worming out of a debate.
Animal-rights activists want a CU scientist to stop the monkey business.
The state wants to yank his license. But dentist Hal Huggins keeps mouthing off.
How tarnished a gem is the decrepit Evans School?
A trend in the making: University Hospital alters its employee benefits for bereavement leave and continuing education.
TRANSPLANT CENTERS' BLOODY BATTLE OVER WHO GETS WHAT--AND FROM WHERE.