This is the seventh in a series of pieces profiling Colorado-grown products...and what some local restaurants do with them. As much pride as we Coloradans take in our local producers and their staggering variety of goods, how many of them can say they tangled with the heaviest of heavyweights on a ... More >>
President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney squared off inside the University of Denver's Magness Arena last night, once again bringing the national spotlight to the Mile High City -- as the two candidates discussed the economy and the role of government in a surprisingly un ... More >>
The school year's ending for lotsa students -- and so is our salute to bizarre classroom posters from the '70s. Our first batch of rare finds featured captions, while our second and third groupings didn't, so we came up with our own. Ditto in regard to our fourth showcase of these alternately beaut ... More >>
Happy Repeal Day, Denver. In celebration of the day in 1933 when United States citizens could finally booze legally again, you might consider raising a pre-Prohibition era cocktail -- like a dry Martini, made with equal parts gin and vermouth, or a bittered sling (the old-fashioned Old Fashio ... More >>
With temperatures predicted to plummet to just above zero later this week, Occupy Denver is looking increasingly like Occupy Iceberg. But protesters in a small Colorado city a few hours to the south -- Occupy Trinidad -- have figured out how to keep themselves occupied in the cold winter months ahea ... More >>
Emily Crenshaw, Mary Grace Legg, Sole
Jenn WohletzThe Occupy Wall Street movement is loosely modeled after the "Arab Spring" wave of demonstrations that swept through the Arab world. Immediately based upon civil resistance, civil disobedience and the overall right to general assembly, these protests have been sweeping the nation ... More >>
Occupy Wall Street has been taking flak for being vague about its mission and not having a concrete platform. But the growing protest in New York is currently working on a document that will outline the organization's demands. Because the movement is democratic, with no specific leader, the list is ... More >>
About 200 people brought their voices to the steps of the Colorado State Capitol, starting at noon on Saturday for the Denver version of the Occupy Wall Street ongoing protest that originated -- where else -- on Wall Street in New York. Photos continue below.
It started with a vacant lot. But where others saw a scrubby, rectangular piece of land strewn with rocks and broken glass, the refugees living in the adjacent apartments saw a soccer field and a gathering place and spot to grow vegetables. On Monday, the city Parks and Recreation Department ... More >>
Xcel's coal-fired Comanche plant.Xcel's evolving proposal to retire several aged coal-fired power plants to comply with a tough new Colorado law has been hailed as bold and innovative. But similar plans may soon be cropping up around the country as utilities face a new round of federal antipo ... More >>
Andrew Romanoff.Update below: At 11 a.m. today, Andrew Romanoff will be roaming the 16th Street Mall, shaking hands and explaining to pedestrians why it's important they vote for him in Tuesday's primary. And Romanoff spokesman Roy Teicher expresses confidence about victory even as he dismiss ... More >>
Andrew Romanoff.Reading the Denver Post has been a good news-bad news experience for Andrew Romanoff lately. On Sunday, the paper shared poll results showing Romanoff ahead of Senator Michael Bennet in the Democratic Senate primary race. But the paper's editorial board called an ad attacking ... More >>
Andrew Romanoff doesn't plan on going anywhere.Earlier today, Andrew Romanoff defied the rumor mill by announcing his intention to continue his campaign for the U.S. Senate against Michael Bennet. After delivering a speech that can be read in its entirety below, Romanoff spoke to yours truly ... More >>
Remember that photo of Michelle Malkin with Swastika Guy? We do.Local blogs need you. Including these three. John Tomasic at Colorado Independent unearths a tribute ditty (to the tune of "My Girl"!) about female Tea Party leaders that includes a shout-out to Colorado-based Michelle Malkin. W ... More >>
American Casino attempts to deconstruct the subprime-loan disaster.
This week's Ask the Critic question came in via the Cafe Society twitter feed from LizKeg: "Trying to decide where to go for happy hour. Any good suggestions for a downtown spot?"It ain't exactly downtown, but I am a big fan of the happy hour at the Fainting Goat because, for one, its walking ... More >>
You're looking at the first image of Wall Street -- the ref-bribing, match-fixing, gabacho jerkoff alter ego of former Machine Gun Blues frontman Aaron Collins. As reported here not so long ago (see the original blog here), Collins has turned his years of of experience abusing his body to a new caus ... More >>
The most dogged and enterprising journalist to write about the Rocky Mountain News' closure saga came from the Rocky's own newsroom. Business columnist and reporter David Milstead broke story after story. For example, he unearthed a confidential letter from executives at E.W. Scripps, the Rocky's fo ... More >>
Driving down Broadway to Bistro One (right), where chef Olav Peterson is whipping his kitchen into shape, I got to thinking about all the other good places that have popped up on this storied strip. Some of the best: 1) GB Fish and Chips, 1311 South Broadway. Bikers and bums and Brits, oh my.& ... More >>
Anyone hoping for quick answers from an E.W. Scripps conference call held this morning (and noted previously in the blog "Rocky Mountain News Editor John Temple on the Paper's Future: 'We Have No Idea'") wound up disappointed. As detailed in typically complete fashion by Rocky business scribe David ... More >>
The space at 846 Broadway has long been the go-to bar for all our needs around the office. It's been the Parlour, the Minturn Saloon and Moon Time in the years that I've been here --everything from a kinda weird, quasi-classy bolt-hole with a serious kitchen to a mountain transplant w ... More >>
The financial disaster currently looming on the horizon is front-page news throughout the country, as can be seen on the portion of the Newseum website that displays newspaper covers from coast to coast on a daily basis. But in Denver, the two dailies see the story in different ways. The Denver Post ... More >>
Sarah Palin. One of the biggest cheers Alaska governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin got during her Monday speech at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds came after she complemented the Federal Reserve for saying no to another bailout of a faltering financial institution, Lehm ... More >>
Joe Euteneuer. Qwest's choice of Joe Euteneuer as its chief financial officer makes sense for the company given its new hire's years of experience as a Comcast executive. But it really makes sense for Euteneuer, who's spent the past six years handling the financial end of things at XM Radio, a sat ... More >>
David Sirota describes an uprising.
This week's DVD releases has all three.
The current issue of Time magazine takes on the nation’s foreclosure crunch by using the Denver housing market as an example of the havoc reaped by subprime loans and adjustable rate mortgages. About 25,000 homeowners will receive a first foreclosure notice this year in metro Denver, the magazine ... More >>
A year ago, plenty of people were dubious about the prospects of Crocs, the Niwot-based manufacturer of comfy-but-ugly plastic shoes. The company had soared to the top of bad-fashion lists and was about to go public. Skeptics suggested this was just a way for the initial investors to cash in before ... More >>
Super Star Asian lives up to its name.
Chef and Tell
Travel through time with Treasures of Ancient Egypt
January 29, 2004
An Aussie take on corporate mischief offers a good bad guy.
American Psycho gets all chopped up, thank God.
Boiler Room's first-time director follows the money.
US West put service on the line so it could make the deal.
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