Over the Weekend ... Hot Dogs, Football, and SWAT Teams on Colfax

American as Apple Pie and Daisey-Cutters, Olde Tyme Drafts and Dawgs hosted their monthly hot dog eating contest on Saturday. Read all about the gluttonous glory here.

And again Denver proves that its local music scene is truly something special with Saturday's hi-dive show featuring Eric Bachmann, Ian Cooke, and Elin and Freida. Here's our critic's review.

Saturday also saw a blistering set from local roots-punk purveyor the Knew. Read all about it here.

And while you may have relished in the quality of competition on the gridiron this weekend, it was hard not to notice a big black hole where Colorado involvement in the National Pastime (you make an argument for NASCAR here, but not baseball), as Michael Roberts laments here.

And, Denver, we have a special treat for you. Ryan Honaker rides the 15 every day on his way to and from school, and has begun recording the experience here on the Latest Word blog. Read his first dispatch here.

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