The eighth annual Reel Rock tour, the traveling climbing film show that has become the gold standard in its field over the past decade, launches in Boulder tonight at the Chautauqua Auditorium. On the menu are four new flicks from Sender Films and Big UP productions, including the controversial and ... More >>
About this time last year, we shared a collection of the top ten speed traps in Denver -- our second annual list culled from the most recent entries on Speedtrap.org, at site at which those who've been trapped attempt to prevent others from being similarly ensnared. Once again, it's time for an upd ... More >>
In a recent interview with Mike Ryan of The Huffington Post, Simon Pegg said "f*ck you!" to a bunch of Las Vegas Star Trek convention fans who ranked Star Trek: Into Darkness as the worst Trek movie ever. Pegg, who plays Scotty in the franchise reboots and clearly disagreed that the newest Trek movi ... More >>
When thinking about alternative forms of transportation, Stapleton Transportation Management Association Director Angie Malpiede saw an opportunity to talk about walking. "I went to CDOT and said, you know, transportation-demand management has always been about taking transit -- carpooling, van-pool ... More >>
On May 17, 2009, The Latest Word launched the Mile High Murder archive. Today marks MHM's fourth anniversary, and as is clear from the cases we've covered over the previous 365 days, it's been a very grim year. Example: Last year on this date, the archive's total was 49. This year, it's 77 -- so ma ... More >>
The Denver coroner's office has identified the University of Denver student killed in an overnight auto-pedestrian crash as Wilson King, twenty. He's originally from Winnetka, Illinois, and his LinkedIn profile lists him as planning to graduate in 2015. We found a fairly recent YouTube video featu ... More >>
If police are right, Nebraska's Adam Manlove is an extremely efficient criminal. Whereas many scofflaws may only commit one offense in a whole day, he's accused of having stolen four vehicles and caused eight accidents in several different parts of the metro area in fewer than four hours. Even law ... More >>
Mountainfilm in Telluride is celebrating its 34th anniversary this weekend, through May 28, and we're duly impressed by the the list of Colorado-based filmmakers in the mix. Here's a preview: Telluride-based filmmaker Beth Gage is the current Board President of Mountainfilm in Telluride and is brin ... More >>
After reviewing Hana Japanese Bistro, Laura Shunk served up her list of "Denver's five best Japanese restaurants," places that serve not just sushi, but excellent, authentic dishes from Japan's much broader culinary canon. The list inspired the usual quibbles -- why is this on it? why not that? -- ... More >>
Colorado filmmakers dominated the 2011 Banff Mountain Film Festival awards over the weekend at the annual competition in Alberta, Canada's Banff National Park, with Carbondale-based director Anson Fogel (Forge Motion Pictures), Basalt-based director Pete McBride (Pete McBride Photography), Gr ... More >>
Photo courtesy Pat AmentClimbing pioneer John Gill floats up 'the Scab' in the Needles of South DakotaRock climbing legend Pat Ament began bouldering and free-climbing near Boulder in 1958 when he was a student and gymnast at the University of Colorado, and spent his formative years learning ... More >>
Imagine biking up a steep Colorado peak, rafting through the Rapids of the Colorado River and then rappelling down a jagged and imposing cliff. Now imagine doing that blind or without the use of an arm or both of your legs. That's exactly what many of the participants will be doing in this we ... More >>
Steve Hamilton is still high on K-High.On April 30, K-High, Denver's contemporary-jazz radio outlet, vanished from the airwaves after its owner, Bustos Media, sold the 101.9 FM frequency to Christian broadcaster WAY-FM. The sale price shows how much radio-property values have plummeted in re ... More >>
It's hard to imagine anything more meaty than BBQ. It is a cuisine based entirely on the flesh of the pig, the cow and, in some cases, the chicken. So it's no surprise that a BBQ joint owner might hang up on a sales rep trying to sell him vegan meat substitutes. That's certainly happened a l ... More >>
It's too late to grab the free pizza that Zpizza was handing out last night, but you can buy a pie today, when Zpizza officially opens for business at 4940 South Yosemite in Greenwood Village. Lori Midson got a taste of the chain when she was in California a couple of weeks ago.
The big blue bear tries in vain to befriend a security guard. So here I am, getting chased out of the Pavilions shopping center on the 16th Street Mall because I had the indecency to be hanging around with a guy in a fuzzy blue bear suit. How did my life come to this? It all started a few months a ... More >>
Making the most of the mash-up craze.
Still more from Magnolia's partners.
The Christmas Tree House is fir real
Besieged by crowds and Front Range pollution, Colorado's premier national park is a vanishing wilderness.
To Serve and Protect
Brief sketches of what's happening in the Denver art scene.
The DAM takes its best shots out of storage for Retrospectacle.
The Waybacks strike a chord with fans of old-timey music.
Homeless women and families have a new place in Denver to lay their heads.
Loose laws have turned Denver into an easy place for hookers to do business, but the fun's about to end.
Tokyo Joe's has Denver turning Japanese.
A class-action suit becomes a vehicle for racial justice.
A plethora of shows highlight the diversity of the Colorado aesthetic.
May 20 - 26, 1999
The fate of the northern goshawk--and the timber industry--could rest with Richard Reynolds. He's not out of the woods yet.
Search teams are miffed at a Motorola ad.
LARRY MIZEL TRIES TO HEAD OFF ZONING RESTRICTIONS ON THE BUSY COLORADO STRIP.