The old Tivoli brewery that now serves as the Auraria Higher Education student center received a couple of interior updates after it quit shipping suds in 1969. But it wasn't until last year that the seven-story, circa 1890 building got a facelift that stripped away years and many layers of paint, making it a worthy landmark at the edge of downtown.


The JOA may have preserved Denver's two competing dailies, but Brenda Bailey-Hainer and her Colorado Historical Newspaper Digital Project may save many, many more with their statewide historic newspaper database, searchable by both subject and publication.

The JOA may have preserved Denver's two competing dailies, but Brenda Bailey-Hainer and her Colorado Historical Newspaper Digital Project may save many, many more with their statewide historic newspaper database, searchable by both subject and publication.


At this time last year, practically everything about the Denver Post was unattractive in the extreme. The photographs were blurry and indistinct; the type style was smudgy and clotted; the layout was haphazard. Then a team led by Damon Cain, the paper's managing editor for presentation and design, tore up the previous template and started from scratch. The new concept debuted last May, and it was a revelation -- an elegant broadsheet that's extremely readable and easy on the eyes. These days, the ugly duckling of Denver newspapers is a lot closer to being a swan.
At this time last year, practically everything about the Denver Post was unattractive in the extreme. The photographs were blurry and indistinct; the type style was smudgy and clotted; the layout was haphazard. Then a team led by Damon Cain, the paper's managing editor for presentation and design, tore up the previous template and started from scratch. The new concept debuted last May, and it was a revelation -- an elegant broadsheet that's extremely readable and easy on the eyes. These days, the ugly duckling of Denver newspapers is a lot closer to being a swan.


Jeremy Hubbard took over Channel 31's weekend anchor slot from Phil Keating, who had a lock on great locks. That's a big barber chair to fill, but Hubbard is up to the challenge. His follicles frequently shoot skyward like geological outcroppings, yet the shape and size of the ledges and projections tend to shift from show to show, and even segment to segment. As a result, watching Hubbard read headlines is akin to using time-lapse photography to observe the formation of Red Rocks -- which, like his hair, is truly a natural wonder.
Jeremy Hubbard took over Channel 31's weekend anchor slot from Phil Keating, who had a lock on great locks. That's a big barber chair to fill, but Hubbard is up to the challenge. His follicles frequently shoot skyward like geological outcroppings, yet the shape and size of the ledges and projections tend to shift from show to show, and even segment to segment. As a result, watching Hubbard read headlines is akin to using time-lapse photography to observe the formation of Red Rocks -- which, like his hair, is truly a natural wonder.


Many women who make the transition from radio to television aren't allowed on screen until they've been given the regulation beagle-ears haircut that's rightly regarded as a broadcast cliche. Fortunately, KOA-banterer-turned-sportscaster Susie Wargin has avoided this fate. Her lush, pre-Raphaelite tresses curl along the sides of her face or twist overhead like benign, dirty-blond variations on Medusa's snakes. This is the boldest and wildest 'do currently seen on the Denver tube. It has so much attitude that it could probably deliver the sports all by itself.
Many women who make the transition from radio to television aren't allowed on screen until they've been given the regulation beagle-ears haircut that's rightly regarded as a broadcast cliche. Fortunately, KOA-banterer-turned-sportscaster Susie Wargin has avoided this fate. Her lush, pre-Raphaelite tresses curl along the sides of her face or twist overhead like benign, dirty-blond variations on Medusa's snakes. This is the boldest and wildest 'do currently seen on the Denver tube. It has so much attitude that it could probably deliver the sports all by itself.


Back when being a columnist for the Denver Post was his main gig and not an occasional sideline, Woody Paige looked like his hair had been scissored by someone who used a Tupperware tub to compensate for far-sightedness. But after being chosen to dish on ESPN's Around the Horn a few years back, Paige put his sorry mane in the hands of professionals, and they dragged him into the 21st century. Today, as a New York-based regular on Cold Pizza, ESPN2's morning show, Paige is practically the hair-product poster boy. Sure, he may mess with mousse a little too often, but his crazy coiffure is the perfect complement to his cartoony yammering.

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