The soft colors and fake palm trees of a local Peruvian spot served as ideal backdrop as we caught up with the unique band of personalities in Latin reggae band Mono Verde. For many of the band members, this quiet spot recreates a feeling of home, with its imported South American beers, (fake) birds ... More >>
Almost two years after they purchased the building at 2036 Broadway that had most recently housed the Rockaway Tavern and Triangle Denver before that, the owners of Wurstküche, a Los Angeles-based concept that combines exotic sausages with a beer hall, are slated to open their Denver location in Ju ... More >>
Grassroots California is easily the coolest hat company in the world. With over one-thousand designs, the company that Ryan "Ruga" Connelly started in Venice Beach, selling his hats on the boardwalk, has grown to become the most in-demand lid dealer in the world over the course of the past five year ... More >>
Bud Light's twisted Super Bowl spots, featuring ex-Cali guv Arnold Schwarzenegger as a headband-wearing ping-pong player midway between Björn Borg and Chris Evert, don't appear to have a Colorado connection beyond the participation of onetime Denverite Don Cheadle, who co-stars with...a llama; see ... More >>
Update: Yesterday, we noted that Nathan Campbell, arrested for a fatal and apparently intentional hit and run at Venice Beach in California, was from Colorado; see our previous coverage below. Now, we're learning that the car he used in the vehicular onslaught was purchased here. And information is ... More >>
When filmmaker Alex Cox finished shooting Repo Man in 1983, the first thing he did with the left-over money was option the film rights to the science fiction novel Bill, the Galactic Hero. Now both projects are back in the spotlight. The Criterion Collection recently released a Blu-Ray edition of th ... More >>
Last month, we told you about the search for Raven Furlong, a missing seventeen year old from Aurora. Like Kara Nichols, nineteen, and Kelsie Jean Schelling, 21, two other women whose whereabouts are also unknown, she had a profile on a modeling-related website. The latest? Furlong's car has been f ... More >>
On Friday, July 20, the day authorities say James Holmes opened fire during a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises, John Resig posted a note theCHIVE.com, the wildly popular photo website he founded with his brother. "If any of the victims or family members of victims are Chivers (or simply kno ... More >>
Twenty years after its release, it's no wonder that many still consider The Pod to be Ween's most challenging album. Released on September 20, 1991, less than two years after the band's freshman release GodWeenSatan: The Oneness, the 23-track EP took the group's flair for surreal sounds and heady h ... More >>
OpenTable.com, the free (for consumers) online reservations program, just released its 2010 Diners' Choice Awards for restaurants that are most Fit for Foodies, the victors of which were determined by more than seven million online reviews as voted by OpenTable diners. The question is, ho ... More >>
Ron Zappolo likes what he likes.He might hang out at cocaine- and sex-fueled parties on South Park, but in real life, you're more likely to report that local Fox News anchor Ron Zappolo is savoring saltimbocca and sipping red wine at his favorite Denver restaurant, Venice Ristorante and Wine ... More >>
Photos: Raul J. GarciaAfter being pleasantly surprised to be nominated at all for a prestigious American Institute of Architecture's Los Angeles Chapter, restaurant design award, Boulder sandwich shop Modmarket was thrilled to walk away last week with not one but two cafe design awards: peop ... More >>
Lori Midson Venue chef James Rugile Restaurant and chef semifinalists for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards were released this morning, which gives all the nominees exactly 32 days to chew on their success before the five finalists in each category are announced on Monday, March 22. The ... More >>
A Flickr photoYou can get it all on the Venice boardwalk -- even your medicine. Did you know that today is officially Colorado Loves California Day? No joke. Well, actually, it sorta is one. This is the second year that Colorado has proclaimed its lust for the Golden State -- the idea being ... More >>
Lucas Field, the frontman for Low Vs. Diamond (the subject of a profile in Westword's November 27 edition), is a Seattle native -- but he spent his college years at the University of Colorado-Boulder, where he played in a jam band whose music has little in common with the tunes he's making with his ... More >>
Cut to the quick.
Meals you can't refuse.
Say so long to Rollie Wesen and Somethin' Else.
The Z-Boys roll into Dogtown again, and truth is cooler than fiction.
From the week of June 22.