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  • Ballin' Out With Herb-Infused Chocolate
    December 10 at 4:30 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Amateur chocolatiers joined herbalist and nutritionist Liz Philbrick for a hands-on chocolate-making class at Rebecca's Herbal Apothecary in Boulder on Saturday, December 9. Students learned how to make their own herb-infused chocolate, rolling…

     
  • Black Magic: Genius Wizard Returns at Ratio Beerworks
    December 10 at 12:38 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    On Saturday, December 9, Ratio Beerworks celebrated the return of its Genius Wizard Russian Imperial Stout, pouring samples of the dark, mysterious beer in the brewery's back room, which was transformed into a magical lair of food and beer. The…

     
  • First Look: All Aboard Ultreia at Union Station
    December 9 at 8:32 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    The team behind Rioja, Bistro Vendôme, Stoic & Genuine and Euclid Hall is at it again. Ultreia just opened yesterday, bringing a taste of Spain and Portugal to Union Station. Aged Spanish ham, tapas, sherries and gin-tonics capture the essence of…

     

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  • Disney on Ice in Skyline Park Couldn't Have Been Cuter
    December 7 at 3:31 p.m. by Nicole Daniels

    Preschool-aged kids took to the Skyline Park ice rink on December 6, 2017, to learn to ice skate with the help of Mickey and Minnie Mouse and performers from Disney on Ice. All photos by Nicole Daniels.

     
  • Have a Very Merry Krampus Christmas at 13th Floor!
    December 7 at 1:54 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    What's more terrifying than shopping at a mall during the holiday season? Krampus, the Christmas demon! Creators of the Krampus: A Haunted Christmas attraction imagined Krampus stealing all children, good and bad. The attraction runs December 8 and…

     
  • Let the Booze Flow! Two Bars Celebrate Prohibition Repeal Day
    December 6 at 4:14 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    There was a dark time in America's history (further back than Election Day 2017, that is) when booze was illegal and folks were forced underground to enjoy their OId Fashioneds and other spirited concoctions. But Prohibition was repealed on…

     
  • Menu Sneak Peek: Julep's Creative Take on Southern Fare
    December 6 at 3:54 p.m. by Mark Antonation

    Chef Kyle Foster has been biding his time for nearly two years since announcing that he'd open a Southern restaurant called Julep at 3254 Larimer Street. After all, he'd picked an address where there wasn't even a building yet, so he had to wait…

     
  • Activists Denounce White Supremacy at March in Denver
    December 4 at 3:01 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    Led by community organizer Darlene Jones and speaker Tay Anderson, activist group The Resistance 5280 hosted a protest with over a hundred people on December 2 denouncing white supremacy. The group began at the State Capitol and walked through…

     
  • The MMJ Grow Off Celebrates its Winners
    December 4 at 9:18 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Grow Off has become an outlet for Colorado's commercial growers to compete against each other, testing potency, terpenes and yield of the same strain grown at dozens of the state's best cultivations. The 2017 Medical Grow Off announced and…

     
  • Not So Silent Night at 1STBANK Center
    December 4 at 6:43 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Channel 93.3 hosted the sold-out Not So Silent Night with Imagine Dragons, Dashboard Confessional, Banners and Saints of Valory at 1STBANK Center on December 2. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

     
  • Getting Into the Swing of Things at the 1940s White Christmas Ball
    December 2 at 10:08 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Party-goers enjoyed a blast from the past at the 1940s White Christmas Ball at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Denver on Saturday, December 2. The annual charity event is always one of the highlights of the holiday season, and the 2017 bash was no…

     
  • Christmas Comes Early for "Stranafans" on Snowflake Day
    December 2 at 9:56 p.m. by Jake Cox

    Denverites aren't delicate snowflakes — at least not the crew of intrepid Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey fans, known as "Stranafans," who camped out overnight (or longer) at the distillery to score rare bottles of Snowflake whiskey on the morning of…

     
  • Denver Flea Unwraps the 2017 Holiday Flea
    December 2 at 11:40 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Want to scratch your shopping itch? The Denver Flea kicked off its Holiday Flea with a bash on December 1, a party preview of the wares from local businesses and artisans filling the old Sports Castle at 1000 Broadway with all sorts of crafts, food…

     
  • You're Nog Gonna Believe This: Wayward's Miracle on Little Raven
    December 1 at 12:17 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    The Little Drummer Boy, the Three Kings and even Jolly Ol' Saint Nicholas are parched and looking for someplace to wet their whistles. Thankfully, part of Wayward (1610 Little Raven Street) has been converted into the Miracle on Little Raven, a…

     
  • The Best Things We Ate and Drank in November
    November 30 at 3:37 p.m. by Mark Antonation

    November was filled with everything from street-food favorites like Sonoran hot dogs to elevated cuisine from some of Denver's top chefs. Enjoy these bites of Peruvian saltado, hot biscuits, steamy ramen and much, much more.

     
  • Colorado Music Hall of Fame Celebrates Jazz Legends
    November 29 at 2:30 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The Colorado Music Hall of Fame celebrated jazz music and East High School with a concert at the Paramount Theatre on November 28, 2017. Among those inducted were vocalist Dianne Reeves, guitarist Bill Frisell, trumpeter Ron Miles, and Philip…

     
  • Pets Visit Santa at Paws & Claws
    November 29 at 1 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Pet lovers took their dogs and cats to the Santa Photo Experience's weekly event, Paws & Claws, on Wednesday, November 29, to visit the big man himself. Every Wednesday night from 4 to 7 p.m. until December 20, you can do the same, at 6155 South…

     
  • First Look: Izakaya Ronin Is Ready to Serve RiNo's Late-Night Crowd
    November 29 at 11:41 a.m. by Mark Antonation

    Chef Corey Baker is spreading the sushi word from his original LoHi restaurant, Sushi Ronin, to a new spot called Izakaya Ronin (3053 Brighton Boulevard) in the Industry building. The main floor of Izakaya Ronin offers a menu similar to Baker's…

     
  • Protests in the Trump Era
    November 29 at 9:56 a.m. by Westword Staff

    Activists in Denver and around the country have had a busy year mobilizing for and against President Donald Trump. As we approach Trump's one-year anniversary in office, we're looking back on the protests that have occurred in and around Denver…

     
  • Grab a Seat at Señor Bear
    November 28 at 5:57 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Max MacKissock and Blake Edmunds, the duo who made the now-defunct Squeaky Bean into a legend, have worked on numerous projects together, but Señor Bear, their new LoHi restaurant, is the purest distillation of their intelligence and…

     

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