Denver's South Broadway district was buzzing with activity Fourth of July weekend as revelers turned out to make the most of their time off. Roving nightlife photographer Ken Hamblin was on hand to capture the party
Fans from Colorado and beyond streamed down to South Park on Fourth of July weekend to see Paper Diamond, Slightly Stoopid, Tech N9ne at the cannabis-friendly South Park Music Festival. All photos by Antonio Valenzuela
What better way to celebrate America's birthday than with a cookout? Patrons at the Cherry Creek Arts Festival were treated to a smorgasbord of festival foods, from marshmallow treats to turkey legs. All photos by Lori Midson
It wouldn't be Fourth of July weekend at Red Rocks without Umphrey's McGee. The jam legends headlined the venue for the fifth year in a row for UMerica, with The Motet providing backup. All photos by Eric Gruneisen
Canadian dubstep maestros Zeds Dead rattled Red Rocks with Swedish DJ duo Dada Life on July 3. Joey Bada$$, Manic Focus, Grand Theft, Basscrooks and Omar Linx rounded out the bill. All photos by Aaron Thackeray
In this week's restaurant review, Westword food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits Gozo to give her take on the Italian/Spanish-inspired eatery. Read the full review of Gozo by Gretchen Kurtz. Photos by Danielle Lirette for Westword.
Denver heated up in June as the city welcomed in summer with Denver Comic Con, the start of Inkmonstr's annual pool party series, and the annual Westword Music Showcase with Diplo and 2 Chainz. We picked thirty of our favorite photos from one hot month.
Wing lovers convened at Ace on June 29 as chefs from around Denver convened to show off their skill with the bird. Ace and Osage Cafe walked away with trophies in the event, which also featured a wing-eating contest, whiskey cocktails and more. All photos by Lori Midson