Welcome to the blog days of summer.
The Cat's Pajamas struts to a Riverfront Park fashion show. Meanwhile, Cafe Society welcomes 8 Rivers to LoDo as the Candy Girls stage a Japanese candy extravaganza. As a bonus, Jason Sheehan introduces you to Troy Guard, cottage cheese pimp. Nothing's a bigger turn-on than a well-shaped curd.
There's more action in Demver thanks to a Lisa Rab piece about the potential invasion of 40,000 prostitutes during the DNC (and the group that wants to save them) and an eco-carnival, plus an extensive policy-wonk party guide. Get down, George Stephanopoulos!
And in Backbeat Online? You'll get the skinny on a DNC show co-starring Silversun Pickups and the Cold War Kids, a first look at the new Flobots video and a series of Beyond Playlist reviews topped by the Jonas Brothers. If they were any dreamier, they'd be unconscious. -- Michael Roberts