• Real Estate Porn: Inside Ten Recently Sold Million-Dollar Homes
    January 16 at 12:08 p.m. by Ana Campbell

    Admit it: Sometimes when you're all alone late at night, you flip open your laptop or gear up your iPhone to look at pictures of hot...real estate! Welcome to this month's edition of real estate porn. This month we take you inside ten beautiful…

  • St. Vincent Wows Denver
    January 16 at 11 a.m. by Santiago Vidal Charboneau

    After a stunning 2017, St. Vincent played a concert at Denver's Fillmore Auditorium on January 15, 2018. For a full review, see Chris Walker's "St. Vincent Wins Over Audience by Joking About Panties Thrown on Stage." All photos by Santiago Vidal…

  • African-American Heritage Rodeo of Champions Ropes in a Crowd
    January 16 at 8:46 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The African-American Heritage Rodeo of Champions, honoring those black cowboys who rode the West, galloped into the National Western Stock Show on MLK Day, filling the Denver Coliseum with bucking broncos, bull riding and calf roping. All photos by…


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  • Denver's 32nd MLK Marade Renews Call for Unity, Racial Justice
    January 16 at 5:27 a.m. by Erin McCarley

    A sudden blast of winter weather did not deter crowds from joining Denver's 32nd annual MLK Marade, the annual march/parade in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Several thousand marchers, including numerous dignitaries, made the trek from City Park…

  • The Hottest Costumes at Deviant Disney at Tracks
    January 15 at 6 p.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Princes, princesses, heroes and villains alike flocked to Tracks for a night of debauchery and dance on Friday, January 12, 2018. All photos by Aaron Thackeray.

  • Celebrating Colorado's Main-Street Man, Schuyler Colfax, at the Owl Saloon
    January 15 at 7:08 a.m. by Santiago Vidal Charboneau

    Colfax Avenue, America's longest main street, is named for Schuyler Colfax, one-time vice president of the United States. But Colfax's main supporter is musician/artist/creative guy Jonny Barber, who's established a Colfax Museum and organized a…

  • Dog Days on South Broadway: The Brutal Poodle's Grand Opening Bash
    January 14 at 10:29 p.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    It's a dog-eat-dog world out there, especially at the Brutal Poodle (1967 South Broadway), which held its grand opening party on Saturday, January 13. Drinks, giveaways and good grub kept the crowd happy at the metal-themed bar with an already…

  • Dinner, Drinks and a Backstage Tour of Red Rocks
    January 13 at 2:55 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    January usually isn't the time to see a show at Red Rocks, but that's changing with the introduction of Local Set Dinners. On Friday, January 12, music lovers and fans of the legendary amphitheater were treated to music by Dynamic Distraction and…

  • Riding the "Big J" at Mile High Men's Club
    January 13 at 10 a.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Ever get knocked on your ass by some potent chronic? The Mile High Men's Club has a joint that literally does that, partnering with Denver dispensary Lucy Sky to create an eight-foot-long fiberglass joint mounted on a mechanical bull frame. Known…

  • Denver's Best Bánh Mì and a Few Modern Takes on the Vietnamese Sandwich
    January 10 at 8:50 a.m. by Westword Staff

    Bánh mì are more than just sandwiches; they're proof of a Vietnamese bakery's dedication to housemade ingredients. The best shops, like Vinh Xuong Bakery, New Saigon Bakery & Deli and Baker's Palace, bake their own baguettes and make all the meats…

  • Making Magic at Concourse Restaurant Moderne
    January 9 at 5:44 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Concourse Restaurant Moderne, an ambitious project from ChoLon Concepts and Gretchen Kurtz's pick for one of the most exciting restaurants to open in metro Denver in 2017, is making magic in the shiny new Eastbridge Town Center development in…

  • Denver Dedicates New Rec Center on Colfax to Carla Madison
    January 8 at 5:56 p.m. by Nicole Daniels

    On January 8, Mayor Michael Hancock and Allegra “Happy” Haynes, executive director of Parks and Recreation, celebrated the opening of the new Carla Madison Recreation Center, the city's largest recreation center, at East Colfax Avenue and Josephine…

  • Service-Industry Peeps Get a Holiday With the Monkey Barrel Survivors Ball
    January 8 at 3:58 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    While weekday workers were winding down their weekends, service-industry types finally got the party they earned by putting up with customers through another holiday season. The Monkey Barrel (4401 Tejon Street) hosted its Service Industry…

  • Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza at the National Western Stock Show
    January 8 at 6:27 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Long before white settlers came into what would become Colorado, Mexican cowboys were riding the range. To celebrate that heritage, the National Western Stock Show hosted the 24th annual Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza on January 7, filling the Denver…

  • The People and Animals of the National Western Stock Show
    January 8 at 6:17 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The National Western Stock Show draws all kind of creatures, both two- and four-legged. Here are some of the ones we sighted on opening day, January 6; you can join the crowd through January 21. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

  • Lana Del Ray Shoots for the Moon at Denver's Pepsi Center
    January 7 at 11:15 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Lana Del Ray and her "LA to the Moon" tour landed at the Pepsi Center on January 7, 2018, with supporting act Jhené Aiko.

  • Tennis Shows Its Home Town Some Love at the Ogden
    January 7 at 6 p.m. by Jake Cox

    Dreamy indie-pop duo Tennis is about to head east for a tour, which it kicked off in Denver on Saturday, January 6, headlining the Ogden for the first time. The Denver-based band has been busy recording an album, releasing an EP and sailing the…

  • Smokin' It Up at the National Western Stock Show BBQ Throwdown
    January 7 at 9:58 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    There's nothing like a good barbecue competition to bring out the best brisket, rib and pork-shoulder cooks for some mouthwatering outdoor action. The National Western Stock Show hosted its fourth annual BBQ Throwdown on Saturday, January 6, at the…

  • Rodeo Warriors at the National Western Stock Show
    January 7 at 9:03 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Although the two weeks of the National Western Stock Show are packed with events, the rodeos — pro rodeos, Mexican rodeos, African-American rodeos — are the major draw for Denver residents. On opening day, January 6, the main event was "Colorado…

  • Yeehaw! The National Western Stock Show Is Back in Town
    January 7 at 7 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The National Western Stock Show, a Denver institution since 1906, is back in town through January 21, bringing with it rodeos, concerts, art shows, farm animal and equipment displays, shopping opportunities and a chance to celebrate this state's…



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