The recent uproar over the KKK Cop Painting
created by a tenth-grader and displayed in the Wellington Webb Municipal Office Building got us thinking about this city's colorful past with public art — and by “colorful,” we mean “sometimes fucked up.” And so we compiled this handy roundup of the Ten Most Controversial Pieces of Public Art in Denver
. Amazingly, Blucifer does not top the list!
Hosea Rosenberg keeps himself busy — very busty. When the Top Chef
winner isn't cooking up dishes to pair with pot
, he's expanding his Blackbelly Market into a new deli and butcher shop
. And Blackbelly just won a very surprising award in the Best of Denver 2016.
Four months ago, alleged Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Dear proclaimed: "I'm guilty — there's no trial." But yesterday he told a judge that he's innocent of "99 percent" of the charges against him and wants a jury trial. The Gazette has the latest here