In this week's food review, Cafe Society food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits La Guarida Cubana, a family owned and run Cuban joint. Photographer Mark Manger brought back these photos of their cultural fare.
Opened more than four decades ago, Lancer Lounge has become a staple of Denver nightlife -- but the news recently broke that it will be evicted from its space in Capitol Hill. Cafe Society editor Lori Midson captured these moments from its last night in the neighborhood.
Resident Westword horror and haunts expert Aaron Thackeray will be touring Denver's most terrifying attractions this Halloween season in search of ghosts, zombies and all of the scariest undead. In this first set of photos, he takes on Field of Corpses and City of the Dead.
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On October 7, 2012, a handful of the city's gourmet food trucks converged, with televisions in tow, at 46th and Tennyson to feed hungry football fans during the Broncos game. All photos by Brandon Marshall.
- Best Food Porn of 2012 (so far)
- Food Truck Renegades 2012 Kick-Off
In this week's cover story, Westword focuses on the thirtieth anniversary of the 16th Street Mall, which we'll continue to highlight throughout the week. These photos, taken by Elyse Mitchell, show scenes from the area's vendors
- A guide to the vendors on the 16th Street Mall
On October 6, 2012, the Denver Roller Dolls' Electrocuties competed against the Rocky Mountain Rollergirls' Contenders at the Fillmore Auditorium. Christopher Morgan brought back these photos of the battle on skates.
Forbes Magazine recently named Lower Highlands one of "America's Hippest Hipster Neighborhoods," but we're not so sure. Over the weekend, photographer Christopher Morgan patrolled the neighborhood in search of clues.
- Midnight on South Broadway
- Midnight on East Colfax
On October 6, 2012, Denver's own Epilogues played The Summit Music Hall with Take to the Oars, Darling Thieves and My Body Sings Electric. All photos by Eric Gruneisen.
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More than 350 custom-designed skateboard decks were up for auction at RedLine gallery on October 6, 2012, for the annual Bordo Bello. Photographer Jim Wills stopped by to capture the art behind the sport.
Chipotle brought the free Cultivate Food, Ideas & Music Festival to Denver's City Park on October 6, 2012. The day feature bands including Best Coast. Okkervil River, GroupLove and Tennis alongside demonstrations from celebrity chefs, exhibits by food artisans and other events geared toward...
On October 5, 2012, THC Magazine hosted an all-out circus of a party dedicated to marijuana and featuring an awards ceremony, aerial acrobats, fire dancers and funnel cakes at Casselman's. All photos by Brandon Marshall.
- Epic 420 Rally in Civic Center Park
- Ten dankest marijuana...
On October 3, 2012, President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney debated domestic policy at the University of Denver before the forthcoming election. Political reporter Sam Levin brought back these photos from behind the scenes at the first presidential debate.