Denver Blogs

The Monkey Barrel Is Closing Soon — But It's Planning a Comeback

In case you missed it....

At Westword Music, Jon Solomon reports that the Monkey Barrel is closing its Platte Street location, but it will open in a new spot this summer — hopefully in a place with room for iconic murals like the ones seen above.

Coyote Gulch shares a Kim Unger piece about busting the myth of recycled water.

Mile High Mamas' Amber Johnson presents a loving parent's guide to embarrassing your children.
KEEP WESTWORD FREE... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Michael Roberts has written for Westword since October 1990, serving stints as music editor and media columnist. He currently covers everything from breaking news and politics to sports and stories that defy categorization.
Contact: Michael Roberts