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  • Tacolandia 2018 Was the Taco the Town
    August 20 at 5:13 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Tacolandia returned to Civic Center Park on August 19, bringing along dozens of Westword's favorite taquerias and Mexican restaurants offering samples of their best dishes. But the food was just part of the fun: This round also included lucha libre…

     
  • Bob Ross Roller Skates Here
    August 19 at 9:43 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    ROLL is a monthly themed roller-skate party that happens the third Friday of the month at the Exdo Event Center. This month's theme was inspired by the cheery, Afro-donning painter Bob Ross. On Friday, August 17, 2018, people dusted off their…

     
  • The People of Velorama
    August 19 at 9:26 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    On Friday, August 17, 2018, the Colorado Classic started its first night of Velorama, a three-day music festival. But Friday night at Velorama didn't turn out the way anybody expected — twice. After Glass Animals drummer Joe Seaward was hit by a…

     

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  • Joe Russo's Almost Dead Brought Red Rocks to Life
    August 18 at 8:47 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Jam-band greats Joe Russo's Almost Dead played Red Rocks on Friday, August 17. 

     
  • This Art Installation Has a Message
    August 16 at 7:34 p.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    This Machine Has a Soul is an art installation inspired by a two-year, community-led budgeting process called participatory budgeting, during which neighborhood residents decide how tax money should be spent. The installation is at 4335 Thompson…

     
  • In the Kitchen With Incredibles Brands
    August 14 at 3:43 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Plenty of brands hawking pot-infused edibles, lotions and other products have come and gone since retail cannabis sales began, but the cream has started to rise. Incredibles became popular for selling delicious, consistently dosed candy bars at the…

     
  • 24 Hours at the Denver Diner
    August 14 at 12 p.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    In July, the Denver Diner property was sold for $3.5 million by its longtime owner, George Skordos, but the diner itself will continue to operate. And thank goodness: Not only does the iconic eatery sit at the intersection of two notable Denver…

     
  • BrunchFest Celebrates Everyone's Favorite Weekend Pastime
    August 13 at 1:33 p.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    Is brunch simply a mid-morning meal on Saturday or Sunday? For some — like the attendees of BrunchFest, on Sunday, August 12, at Civic Center Park — brunch is a lifestyle and a frame of mind. The festival captured all the right elements: warm…

     
  • Cherry Creek North Food & Wine Gave a Big Taste of the Neighborhood
    August 13 at 9:32 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    Denverites descended on the tenth annual Cherry Creek North Food & Wine festival, where more than 21 restaurants, bars and cafes in the neighborhood served up delicious bites on Saturday, August 11. In addition to rounding up great food and wine,…

     
  • Real Estate Porn: Inside Ten Recently Sold Million-Dollar Homes in Denver
    August 9 at 2:53 p.m. by Ana Campbell

    Another day, another million-dollar home sold in Denver. Take a look at some recently sold properties in town that sold at the one-milly mark. Try not to drool too hard. 

     
  • Portugal. The Man Made Sure Red Rocks Fans "Feel It Still"
    August 9 at 1:15 p.m. by Jake Cox

    Portugal. The Man, one of Denver's favorite indie-rock acts, played Red Rocks on August 8, 2018. Oh Sees opened. 

     
  • Panic! at the Disco Brought the Heat to Denver
    August 8 at 2 p.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Panic! at the Disco played the Pepsi Center, Tuesday, August 7. Hayley Kiyoko and A R I Z O N A opened. 

     
  • Inside Origin Red Rocks, the Hotel Opening Near the Famed Concert Venue
    August 7 at 5:38 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    On Friday, August 10, Origin Red Rocks will open to the public. The new hotel in Golden, just down the street from Denver's favorite concert venue, will have 124 rooms, including three suites, and a restaurant, Nomad, set to open in the fall that…

     
  • Bang Up to the Elephant! Is Well Done, Indeed
    August 7 at 6:03 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Bang Up to the Elephant! is a rare breed, a restaurant designed to take a "house-of-mirrors look at Caribbean food and approach." It definitely has a funhouse atmosphere, welcoming hours, entertaining cocktails and a name that salutes a Victorian…

     
  • ARISE Brought out the Hippies, Wooks and Weirdos, and It Was Beautiful
    August 6 at 12 p.m. by Jake Cox

    Music fans and hippies of all stripes gathered at Sunrise Ranch in Loveland for the ARISE Music Festival, August 3 to 5. 

     
  • Wrestling, Wet T-shirts and Massive Tokes: Welcome to the Bong-A-Thon
    August 6 at 8:35 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    As cannabis becomes mainstream, it's becoming harder to find events that still represent the counterculture that drew so many to the plant in the first place. But for those of you who miss that forbidden excitement, there's always the Bong-A-Thon.…

     
  • Country Boy Luke Bryan Got Down at Mile High Stadium
    August 5 at 9:28 a.m. by Aaron Thackeray

    New country wonder boy Luke Bryan made a stop at Mile High Stadium on Saturday, August 4, and brought along openers Morgan Wallen, Jon Pardi and Sam Hunt. All photos by Aaron Thackeray.

     
  • Denver Burger Battle Crowns a Two-Time Champ
    August 3 at 8:56 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Denver has no shortage of feisty food and drink competitions, where cooks, bartenders and brewers square off over tacos, chicken, fancy small plates or — for booze lovers — cocktails or craft beer. The latest cook-off to hit the city was the Denver…

     
  • Black Star and Nas Made Red Rocks Bounce
    August 2 at 7:50 a.m. by Brandon Thrift

    Hip-hop legends Black Star and Nas performed at Red Rocks on July 31. Brother Ali, Royce Da 5'9'' and the Reminders offered support. Read our full review of the concert here. 

     
  • Street Art in Denver We Love Right Now
    July 31 at 8 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    It's summer, high time to hit the streets and explore the art on the walls. Not to worry: There's one indoor option for when you need a break from the sun. 

     

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