This isn't your normal climbing competition. Hundreds of painted and costumed climbers gathered under blacklights at The Spot in Boulder for the annual Psychedelia bouldering contest on October 26, trying their hands at problems of varying difficulty. Matty Hong won the men's contest, while Megan Mascarenas took top honors for the women. All photos by Nate Hemmert.
Over 1,000 runners dressed as gorillas gathered at the Wynkoop Brewing Company on October 26 to raise money for the Mountain Gorilla Conservation fund. The event set a new Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed in gorilla suits. All photos by Kenneth Hamblin III.
Billed as "Denver's largest Halloween costume party," ColoWeen took over the Crowne Plaza on October 26 with thousands of dressed-up revelers and music from DJ Mak, DJ Nick Skeet, and more. All photos by Aaron Thackeray.
Over a month after floods ravaged large portions of Colorado, Dave Matthews, The Fray, members of The Lumineers, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, and more bands gathered at 1stBANK Center to raise funds with a benefit concert. All photos by Eric Gruneisen.
Bully breeds and other dogs of all stripes strutted their stuff at the Parade of Pit Bulls on October 26. Held at Reinke Brothers in Littleton, the event was part of National Pit Bull Awareness Day, an event meant to foster understanding of the much-maligned dogs and fight breed-specific...
The Exotica Erotica Ball, a Halloween dance party featuring pole-dancing, adults-only costumes, and a performance by Boulder Burlesque, came to Shine on October 25. All photos by Brandon Marshall. Looking for a party of your own? We run down Denver's twenty top adult-friendly Halloween parties.
Curtis Club, the hip Five Points hangout formerly known as Curtis Street Tavern, reopened as an old-West-style pub on October 25. The opening did have its hitches, though, as the restaurant got smoked out from the kitchen and the fire department was called. The restaurant will be closed to work...
The Victorian Fetish Ball returned to Diamond Cabaret and two more Denver venues on October 19. The "costume-mandatory erotic party" featured 60 performers. Photos by Kevin Larson Presents photographer Chad M. Julius.
In this week's restaurant review, Westword food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits Devil’s Food Bakery & Cookery to give her take on their seasonal comfort food. Read the full review of Devil's Food Bakery & Cookery by Gretchen Kurtz. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.