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  • Sleeping on the 16th Street Mall
    Last Monday night, I packed my bag and a thermos of coffee and headed for the 16th Street Mall, ground zero in this city's fight over "urban camping" -- an odd term to describe a practice that has historically never involved a single s'mores cookout. Continue reading "For the homeless, 'urban...
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  • Noah Van Sciver goes to Starfest 2012
    Cartoonist Noah Van Sciver hit up the 35th edition of Starfest, April 20-22, 2012, Denver's top sci-fi/horror/comics convention and brings back this comic. Also see: - Starfest 2012 costumes (110 photos) - Starfest 2011 costumes (60 photos)
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  • Breaking down a Russian boar at Panzano
    Executive Chef Elise Wiggins of Panzano Italian restaurant breaks down a 175-pound Russian wild boar in the kitchen. Photographer Eric Gruneisen brings back these photos. Warning: Not for the squeamish!
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  • Once Upon a Race at Stoney's
    Once Upon a Race, a check-point race that started on Saturday morning at Stoney's Bar and Grill, 1111 Lincoln, again proved Denverites will get up early, put on a funny costume and drink while exercising -- all for a good cause. The sold-out race benefited the Matthew Shepard Foundation....
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  • StarFest 2012
    For the 35th year, StarFest -- Denver's top sci-fi/comics/horror convention -- went down over the weekend of April 20-22, this time spread out over three hotels in the Denver Tech Center. Photograph Javid Rezvani brings back these photos of the costume contest and the geek get-down/party...
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  • 1:30 a.m. at Rockbar
    Nightlife photographer Aaron Thackeray brings back these photos from a crowded Rockbar, 3015 East Colfax Avenue. very early Sunday morning, April 22, 2012.
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  • 420 in Denver
    As they do every year, thousands of marijuana smokers -- for medical purposes or otherwise -- converged on Civic Center Park in downtown Denver on Friday, April 20 to light up. Music, advocacy for legalization and police were all front-and-center. Photos by Brandon Marshall for Westword. The...
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  • Tom Petty at the 1STBANK Center
    Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers ran through a number of hits during the second night of the band's two-night stand on Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the 1STBANK Center, but they delved into a few rarities as well. Continue reading Jon Solomon's Tom Petty in Denver concert review.
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  • In the kitchen at The Wooden Table
    The view through the Wooden Table's windows might not be much, but Brett Shaheen's food is stunning. Continue reading Laura Shunk's Wooden Table restaurant review. Photos by Mark Manger for Westword.
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  • Denver's ten best jukeboxes
    Just as music collections say a lot about people, a jukebox can do the same for a bar; it often reflect the place's personality. A lot of times, variety is key to a well-stocked jukebox, and 3 Kings Tavern, the 2012 winner in the Best of Denver, had that with balls, to boot. Here's a look at...
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  • Sepultura Live at the Gothic Theater
    Death-metal heroes Sepultura rocked the Gothic Theater on April 15, 2012 with guests Krisiun, Havok and Death Angel. Photos by Brandon Marshall
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  • Food Truck Season Starts in Denver
    On Saturday, April 14, 2012, food truck season officially began when South High School hosted the first food truck festival of spring. Curated by Lori Midson
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