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  • A Look Inside the Brand-New Wayward at Riverfront Park
    August 22 at 2:28 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Wayward opens tonight (August 22) at 1610 Little Raven Street at Riverfront Park. The team that has already given Denver the Way Back and American Grind continues to focus on local, sustainable sources of food with a new menu from executive chef…

     
  • Farmers' Market Finds: Cooking With Ty Leon of Mizuna
    August 22 at 7:59 a.m. by Linnea Covington

    Each week, farmers' markets fill up with glorious produce from local growers all across the state, but for Denver's chefs, none shine quite as bright as the Union Station Farmers' Market (run by Boulder County Farmers' Markets). Every Saturday from…

     
  • Go With the Flow at Cattivella Wood-Fired Italian
    August 22 at 5:35 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    This spring, chef Elise Wiggins finally opened her own place: Cattivella, in the Eastbridge Stapleton complex. But while the setting is entirely new, the emphasis is on classic Italian dishes. All photos by Danielle Lirette.

     

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  • The Freakiest Fashion at Colorfest
    August 21 at 12:20 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Denver body artists came out in force to decorate the attendees of Colorfest, an event merging both fashion and music-festival culture in one wild night. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

     
  • Peace Rally at Civic Center Park Decries War, Violence and Hate
    August 21 at 9:23 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    With so much hate and violence in the world, activists in Denver decided to hold a peace rally on Sunday, August 20. Featuring speakers including Queen Phoenix, Jeanette Vizguerra, Tay Anderson and Leslie Herod, the rally did not attract any…

     
  • <i>Westword</i> Turns Civic Center Park Into Tacolandia
    August 21 at 7 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    There were tacos for miles and nothing but smiles yesterday at Tacolandia, Westword's annual celebration of Denver's best Mexican street food. For a few glorious hours, Civic Center Park was transformed into a delicious kingdom where the mighty…

     
  • Trombone Shorty &amp; Orleans Avenue Brought the Funk to Red Rocks
    August 20 at 7:29 a.m. by Kelly Hueseman

    Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue brought the funk to Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Wednesday, August 16. The Record Company opened. All photos by Kelly Hueseman.

     
  • The Art and People of the Denver City Tattoo Club's Landlocked Art Show
    August 20 at 7 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The Denver City Tattoo Club hosted the eighth annual Landlocked Art Show on August 19, 2017, spotlighting some of the most talented artists in Colorado's tattoo community.

     
  • This Weekend's Chillest Party: Tubing Down the Platte River
    August 20 at 6 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Revelers met at the Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton to tube their way down the Platte River on a lazy Saturday in August. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

     
  • Stoned and Slightly Stoopid at Red Rocks
    August 20 at 6 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The genre deviants in Slightly Stooped performed at Red Rocks on August 18, 2017. Iration, J Boog and The Movement offered support. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • Brews & Bites Raises Funds for Governor's Mansion Preservation
    August 18 at 12:50 p.m. by Westword Staff

    Colorado chefs and brewers helped raise money for the Governor's Residence Preservation Fund on the evening of Thursday, August 17. The fourth annual Brews & Bites celebration served up good food and plenty of cold brews for the 100 guests lucky…

     
  • Paint the Town: Street Artists Return to the I-70 Viaduct
    August 17 at 7:45 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    On Friday, August 18, Denver artists will begin creating murals on blank spaces along the I-70 viaduct as part of 'duct-work 2. Although the controversial I-70 expansion project would eliminate the viaducts, these artists, the Denver Arts and…

     
  • The Bronnor Facility: A Pot-Infused Fantasy Factory
    August 16 at 2:10 p.m. by Scott Lentz

    The Bronnor Cooperation's 25,000-square-foot warehouse in north Denver doesn't really stand out, but a quick walk inside will show you a pot-infused fantasy factory. The infused-product manufacturer doesn't make goodies under its own name, instead…

     
  • Everybody's Crushing on Ed Sheeran
    August 16 at 12:30 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    British pop superstar Ed Sheeran played a sold-out show at the Pepsi Center on August 15, 2017. Fellow Brit James Blunt opened. The crowd adored them both. All photos by Brandon Marshall.

     
  • Cory Gardner Holds Raucous, Testy Town Hall in Lakewood
    August 16 at 8:48 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    At his Lakewood town hall on Tuesday, August 15, Senator Cory Gardner saw a lot of red. Audience members were handed signs before the event that had nothing more than a red thumbs-down and a green thumbs-up on either side, and the crowd of mostly…

     
  • All the Bars and Restaurants on Colfax: Race Street to Colorado Boulevard
    August 15 at 11:17 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Colfax Avenue runs through the heart of Denver and feeds the soul of this city. So not surprisingly, restaurants and bars — everything from fast-food joints to classic dives to hipster hangouts — abound on this street. And we're photographing them…

     
  • All the Kids Came Out for Logic
    August 15 at 10:15 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    When Logic and openers Joey Bada$$ and Big Lenbo played Red Rocks on August 14, 2017, the crowd went wild. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

     
  • The Star-Studded Lineup of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame Concert
    August 14 at 11 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Amy Grant, the Lumineers, Michael Martin Murphey, Richie Furay, Joe Walsh, John Oates and others performed at the Colorado Music Hall of Fame concert on August 13, 2017. All photos by Miles Chrisinger.

     
  • Denver Rallies Against Racism, Hatred and White Supremacy
    August 14 at 5:53 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    To oppose "racism, hatred and white supremacy, and in solidarity with everyone resisting oppression everywhere," Resistance 5280 quickly organized a rally on August 13 in response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the day before. A…

     
  • Portugal. The Man Closes Out FMQB's Triple A Conference
    August 14 at 5:47 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    Friday Morning Quarter Back’s (FMQB) Triple A Conference commenced on Wednesday, August 9, and ended with Portugal. The Man on Friday, August 11, at the Fox Theatre in Boulder. This was the eighth year of FMQB's conference, which started with free…

     

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