"The smell of buttered popcorn drifted into the parking lot as survivors of the July 20 shooting that killed twelve people and injured seventy made their way last night toward the front doors of the remodeled Century 16 theater in Aurora for its official reopening..." For more, read Melanie...
Forty people were murdered in Denver in 2012, a statistic that dropped slightly from 47 murders in 2011. For more information on each crime, visit our Mile High Murder archive, or read, "Forty Denver homicides in 2012: See where they happened". Continue reading for our original news posts.
"Corner House is a 54-seat restaurant that trumpets the mad culinary skills of Matt Selby, who recently left a fifteen-year chef stint with the Vesta Dipping Grill group to spread his wings as a partner, general manager and executive chef of an intimate gathering place in Jefferson Park..." For...
Dazzle Restaurant & Lounge celebrated its fifteenth anniversary in Denver culture on January 15, 2013. Photographer Christopher Morgan stopped by to capture the party.
See also: Dazzle celebrates fifteen years: Donald Rossa and company talk about their favorite shows
In this week's food review, Cafe Society food critic Gretchen Kurtz visits Early Bird Restaurant to give her take on their brunch offerings. For more information, read our full Early Bird Restaurant review.
The National Western Stock Show's annual Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza featured bull-riding, bull-fighting, trick-roping, traditional dancing and hundreds of cheering fans on Sunday, January 13, 2013. All photos by Brandon Marshall.
See also: People of the 2013 Stock Show Parade
Dozens of Denverites re-lived their high-school prom nights at the Oriental Theater's Arabian Nights-themed prom to donate money to a good cause. A portion of all tickets benefited the Prom Dress Exchange. All photos by Christopher Morgan.
On January 11, 2013, Westword nightlife photographer Brandon Marshall spent the night out visiting the three breweries in Denver's River North area: River North Brewery, Black Shirt Brewing and Our Mutual Friend Malt & Brew.
Westword's Brandon Marshall stopped by the National Western Stock Show Parade on January 10, 2013 to capture these faces from the event. The parade featured floats, horseback riders, cowboys, cowgirls, a cattle drive and Mayor Michael Hancock's traditional orange hat.
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Minnesotan folk quintet Trampled By Turtles returned to Denver for a stint at the Ogden Theatre on January 10, 2012. Westword photographer Eric Gruneisen captured these photos of the band and opener Honey Honey. For more, visit our full review: "Trampled by Turtles at the Ogden, 1/10/13".
Every year, Breckenridge pays fun tribute to Ullr, the Norse god of snow, with a week of celebration throughout the area. This year's 50th annual Ullr Fest lasts January 6-12, 2012. All photos courtesy of GoBreck.
See also: Ullr Fest Parade in Breckenridge 2012