• Why Local Students Marched for Gun Control
    March 15 at 12:19 p.m. by Erin McCarley

    More than 500 students, parents, politicians and community supporters stood up for student safety against school shootings on Wednesday, March 14, in Golden. They joined students in Denver and around the country in walkouts yesterday to honor…

  • Sneak Peak: Bon Jovi's This House Is Not for Sale Tour
    March 15 at 10:15 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Bon Jovi opened his This House Is Not for Sale tour on Wednesday, March 14, with a concert at the Pepsi Center. Westword went behind the scenes to look at production and chronicled the stunning, packed concert. Fort Collins band the Patti Fiasco…

  • Waiting for a Table? See Tavernetta Now!
    March 13 at 6:03 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Yes, it's tough to get a reservation at Tavernetta. But as Gretchen Kurtz reports in her review, this place is worth the wait...and a fitting addition to the restaurant family that started with Frasca Food and Wine. All photos by Danielle Lirette.


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  • DIY Community Honors Colin Ward's Life at Black Cube Memorial
    March 12 at 12:38 p.m. by Scott Lentz

    Colin Ward, a prolific musician, artist and visionary who lived and breathed the DIY spirit, died on February 1, 2018, at age 27. Family, friends and admirers from across the art and music scene gathered Saturday, March 10, at Black Cube, to…

  • Beer and Coffee Are All the Buzz at Ratio Beerworks
    March 12 at 8:47 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    No matter the time of day or the meal at hand, Denver somehow manages to include craft beer on the agenda. Such was the case at Ratio Beerworks on Saturday, March 10, where morning risers doubled their buzz at the Cool Beans Beer and Coffee…

  • MaxFund Does Chili Dogs Downtown
    March 11 at 7:36 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    The MaxFund animal adoption center brought the dogs to the chili on Saturday, March 10, for its 24th annual chili cook off. This year, Jackson's LoDo hosted the event, which gave adoptable dogs and cats a chance to show their best behavior while…

  • A Look Inside Zeppelin Station's Market Hall
    March 11 at 11:24 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Zeppelin Station's new market hall, packed with international bites from Vietnamese banh mi to Montreal-style barbecue, officially opens on Monday, March 12. But those in the know hit the soft opening over the weekend to sample the goods from eight…

  • Dining '70s Style at Denver Central Market's Progressive Dinner
    March 7 at 11:14 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Progressive dinners were a popular way to get to know the neighbors in the 1970s; couples and families would walk or drive from house to house, receiving a different course at each destination. Denver Central Market paid tribute to our…

  • G-Eazy Was Some Kind of Drug in Denver
    March 7 at 12:34 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Rapper G-Eazy, who has been topping Billboard charts all year, took his act to the 1STBANK Center on Tuesday, March 6, 2018. He was joined by Trippie Redd and Phora. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

  • Rally Called for Mayor Hancock's Resignation, City Council Investigation
    March 7 at 11:24 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Demonstrators gathered in front of the City and County Building on March 7 demanding that Mayor Hancock resign and that the Denver City Council investigate the sexually suggestive text messages that the mayor admitted to having sent to Detective…

  • Private Pot Club Tetra 9 Creates a Spark in RiNo
    March 7 at 9:27 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Tetra 9 Private Lounge and Garden blazed into Denver in late February, becoming one of the city's few places to consume cannabis socially. Although unregulated by the City of Denver because it's a private club, Tetra 9 is open and running at 3039…

  • Holi Festival, World's Most Colorful Festival, Celebrated at Cheesman Park
    March 5 at 11:58 a.m. by Santiago Vidal Charboneau

    Hindus around the world celebrated Holi, a festival of colors and love that rings in spring, over the weekend, and Denver got its own Holi Fest on March 3 at Cheesman Park. All photos by Santiago Vidal Charboneau.

  • High-Flying Fun at Hella Big Air
    March 5 at 11:53 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Anyone in Colorado missing the Winter Olympics didn't have to wait long for another high-flying competition in snow. On March 3, dozens of snowboarders and skiers competed for a $10,000 prize at 10 Barrel Brewing Co.'s Hella Big Air competition at…

  • Zach's Chili Challenge Brings the Heat and the Hope
    March 4 at 10:45 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    There's never a bad time to heat up with chili and then cool down with Colorado craft beers and spirits, but if you can do it for a good cause, so much the better. On Saturday, March 3, Zach's Chili Challenge combined great food and booze with a…

  • The Best Costumes at WhimsyCon 2018
    March 4 at 8:17 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Steampunks were in heaven this weekend at WhimsyCon 2018, what event planners hoped would be a "worthy successor" to the now defunct AnomalyCon. All photos by Danielle Lirette.

  • Ranchers Bid Big for Bison at City of Denver's Annual Auction
    March 2 at 5:38 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Thirty-four bison were auctioned off at Genesee Bison Ranch on March 2, 2018. The City of Denver, which acquired Genesee Park in 1912, home to large herds, has held the auction every year since 1985. The priciest bison weighed 578 pounds and sold…

  • Inside the Coffee Joint, Denver's First Licensed Pot Lounge
    March 2 at 4:48 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Coffee Joint will be the first licensed cannabis lounge in the United States after receiving approval for a Cannabis Consumption Establishment license by the City of Denver on February 25. Although it won't be open for pot use for about two…

  • Terrapin Care Station Celebrates Expansive Remodel
    March 1 at 10 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Terrapin Care Station owner Chris Woods, his employees and members of the Aurora Chamber of Commerce cut a ribbon on Thursday, March 2, celebrating the renovation and reopening of Terrapin's dispensary at 11091 East Mississippi Avenue in Aurora.…

  • God Save the Queens: A Queer Punk Night Raged at the Hi-Dive
    February 27 at 11:24 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    Queer punks, rockers and goths showed up at the hi-dive in droves on Monday, February 26, 2018, for the second edition of God Save the Queens: A Queer Punk Night. All photos by Aaron Thackeray.

  • The Best Things We Ate in February
    February 27 at 9:55 a.m. by Westword Staff

    There was no shortage of good food in February. In fact, we discovered great eats from all over the world in the past month: koshari from Egypt, kuku paka chicken from East Africa, kho soi from Thailand and Shanghai-style lion's head meatballs. But…



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