4
| News |

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

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

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.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.