A mix of amateur chefs and seasoned pros from restaurants like Fruition, Avenue Grill, Vesper Lounge, Mizuna, and Luca d'Italia showed off their best chili recipes at the annual Joy Wine and Spirits Chili Cook-Off on October 20. Fruition took first place from both the judges and the general public. All photos by Lori Midson.
No earbuds necessary for this run. For the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series' annual stop in Denver, organizers stationed bands on stages along the course to help cheer runners on. Headliners Atlas Genius rocked the main stage. All photos by Darian Simon.
Sometimes a ghoul's just gotta dance. Following a crawl through downtown on October 19, zombies of all stripes put on their best and kicked it at the Zombie Prom at the Meadowlark. Photos by Eric Gruneisen and Philip Poston. See photos from the 2013 Zombie Crawl.
Dancers showed up to City Hall as humans and walked out as blood-splattered zombies at Apocalectro on October 19. Kill Paris headlined, playing alongside Kennedy Jones, Beverli Trillz, Treyy G, and more. All photos by Darian Simon.
Thousands of zombies, ghouls, and zombie hunters gathered in downtown Denver for the annual Zombie Crawl on October 19. The group's goal: to break the Guinness World Record for largest gathering of zombies. (And eat brains. Braaaaains.) All photos by Aaron Thackeray. See pictures from last...
New Zealand rockers The Naked and Famous came to Denver's Fillmore Auditorium on October 18, with openers The Colourist. All photos by Brandon Marshall. See our interview with The Naked And Famous's Thom Powers.
On October 19, Denver's Mike Alvarado will fight Ruslan Provodnikov for the WBO junior welterweight title at 1stBANK Center, in a rare title fight for the state of Colorado. All photos by Brandon Marshall. Find out what's on Mike Alvarado's playlist leading up to the match.
This fall, Colorado farmer Ryan Loflin harvested what is America's first known commercial hemp crop in over fifty years. It was a victory for supporters, who say that hemp could change many farms' economic fortune. Here, a peek at a historic moment in American agriculture, courtesy of...
Between sampling the hottest new brews at the Great American Beer Festival, we couldn't help noticing something: GABF's attendees, both guests and brewers, were rocking some seriously furry faces. Here, we collect 28 of our favorites. Read more about the hirsute festivalgoers in Ten beards of...
In this week's restaurant review, Westword food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits Sunny Gardens to give her take on their asian cuisine. Read the full review of Sunny Gardens by Gretchen Kurtz. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.