• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…


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  • 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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • Giddyup! National Western Stock Show Parade Charges Through Denver
    January 4 at 5:05 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The National Western Stock Show is in town through January 21, and kicked off festivities with a cattle drive and parade through downtown Denver on January 4.

  • How Some of Colorado's 2018 Gubernatorial Candidates Relax
    January 4 at 12:29 p.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    Gubernatorial candidates have at least one thing in common when it comes to how they spend their time: campaigning. But most have hobbies that they enjoy, too, including enjoying the outdoors, spending time with their families and walking their…

  • Chill! The Tenth Annual Evergreen Lake Plunge
    January 1 at 9:18 p.m. by Erin McCarley

    At noon on New Year’s Day 2018, crowds gathered to watch intrepid adventurers take an exhilarating plunge into Evergreen Lake. This is the tenth year that DRIVE SMART has organized the very cool event, which also benefits the Evergreen Parks &…

  • A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Denver's New Year's Eve Fireworks
    December 29 at 4:59 p.m. by Nicole Daniels

    What's New Year's Eve without fireworks? The media got a behind-the-scenes preview of the free fireworks displays that will shoot off from the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel at 9 p.m. and again at midnight on December 31. The views were lovely, but…

  • My Favorite Strains of 2017
    December 28 at 8:18 a.m. by Herbert Fuego

    As 2017 comes to a close, I will have tried over fifty strains in the Denver metro area from January to December. Asking me to pick favorites is simply unfair, but here are fifteen exceptional cannabis strains I tried in 2017, with each bringing a…

  • The Best Marijuana Photos of 2017
    December 22 at 11:25 a.m. by Westword Staff

    There was no shortage of beautiful and interesting marijuana photos in Colorado this year, and Westword photographers were around to capture the best of them. Here are nearly sixty of our favorite marijuana photos from 2017.

  • Denver's Year in Photos
    December 22 at 6:33 a.m. by Westword Staff

    From protests and parties to cannabis churches and rodeos, 2017 has been one hell of a roller coaster in Denver. These photos capture the beautiful and painful moments of the year, as told by Westword's photographers.

  • Save the Internet! Protesters Decry Net Neutrality Repeal
    December 21 at 10:32 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Incensed by the Federal Communications Commission's recent decision to repeal net neutrality, demonstrators marched from Union Station to the State Capitol on December 20. "This has profound implications for the way society receives and…

  • Best Cannabis Dinner Photos of 2017
    December 19 at 12:39 p.m. by Westword Staff

    Dinners pairing delicious food with cannabis strains were all the rage in 2017, and Westword was there to light up, grub down and snap pictures during many of them. Here are some of our favorites.

  • Getting Glazed at Donut-Topia
    December 17 at 2:25 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Anyone visiting South Broadway's Spectra Art Space on Saturday, December 16, probably got a little glazed at Donut-Topia, a showcase of doughnut-inspired artwork and glassware featuring KGB Glass, Sarah Marblesbee, Kaijuju Designs, Ashley Raine,…

  • High Holidays: International Church of Cannabis Hosts Micro Market
    December 16 at 4:40 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The International Church of Cannabis wanted to ring in the holidays on a high note for Denver shoppers and local businesses, hosting a pop-up holiday market on Friday, December 15. In addition to shopping for art, jewelry and knickknacks, shoppers…

  • New 360-Degree Glass Tunnel Takes You Inside the Green Solution Grow
    December 16 at 7:30 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Green Solution is one of the three largest dispensary chains in Colorado, and the 4400 Grape Street location in north Denver really stands out. The dispensary is attached to one of the company's cultivations and has been a mainstay off I-70…

  • Yeti Farms Smokes Up for CEO's Birthday
    December 15 at 12:45 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    To celebrate Yeti Farms CEO Shawn Honaker's fortieth birthday, the cultivation and extraction company held an industry night Thursday, December 14, in the Five Points neighborhood. The celebration, sponsored by Standing Akimbo, Scarfini Nation,…

  • Colorado Muslims Denounce Jerusalem as Capital of Israel
    December 13 at 11:07 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Members of Colorado's Muslim community rallied at the State Capitol on December 12 to denounce President Donald Trump's recent announcement that the United States will now recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. All photos by Brandon…



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