The Denver County Fair isn't your usual agricultural shindig: With everything from a robot opera to a pot pavilion, the festival attracted all kinds to the National Western Complex. All photos by Brandon Marshall.
In this week's restaurant review, Westword food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits To the Wind Bistro to give her take on the intimate Colfax spot. Read the full review of To the Wind Bistro by Gretchen Kurtz. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.
The Acro-Cats, a troupe of trained felines who perform tricks from rope-walking to playing instruments, landed in Denver for a series of performances at the Bug Theatre on July 31. The cats will be in town through August 10. All photos by Ken Hamblin.
From traditional attractions like chickens and prize-winning vegetables to a robot opera and body art, the Denver County Fair brought fun both traditional and not to the National Western Complex from August 1 to 3. All photos by Brandon Marshall.
Denver metal festival Black Sky celebrated its second year at the Gothic Theatre with performances by legends Brutal Truth, Municipal Waste, Cephalic Carnage, Cannabis Corpse and more. All photos by Aaron Thackeray.
Most county fairs have fried food and biggest vegetable contests. The Denver County Fair took it one step further with its first-ever pot pavilion at the National Western Complex, which featured a Doritos-eating contest, glasswork, and prizes for the best edibles. All photos by Brandon Marshall.
The Colorado Brewers Guild and Imbibe Denver celebrated the lighter side of beer making with Sesh Fest on August 2. Held at the Denver Performing Arts Complex's Sculpture Park, the event highlighted "session beers," or brews with less than 5% ABV, by Black Bottle, Breckenridge, and more. All...
From the renovation of Union Station to a crop of new breweries like Beryl's Beer Company and Former Future, our photographers were on the scene for the most exciting developments in Denver dining this year. Here, we share 75 of our favorite photos of food and the people who help make it.