• Celebrating Harvest Season With a CBD-Infused Vegan Hempsgiving
    November 7 at 8:35 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Several dozen people gathered in Westminster on Monday, November 5, to show how thankful they were for hemp by grubbing down on the wonder plant. Vegan chef Sonja Miltner cooked up a full-course meal of food infused with hemp and CBD, even serving…

  • Ganja and Gay Rights: Tetra 9's Glitter Bong Bash
    October 25 at 3:21 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Izzy Blaze and Arend Richard lit up more than one for Denver's LGBTQIA community on Wednesday, October 24. The cannabis personalities and gay-rights activists hosted the Glitter Bong Bash at pot club Tetra 9 Private Lounge & Garden, bringing…

  • Concentrated Carving: Dab-O-Lanterns at the Coffee Joint
    October 22 at 10:44 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The smell of dabs and gourd guts filled the air at the Coffee Joint's pot-infused pumpkin-carving party Saturday, October 20. Denver's only licensed cannabis lounge provided pumpkins aplenty for high-minded carvers, who created one of the happiest…


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  • Far Out Factory Immerses Denver in Arty Experiences
    October 15 at 5:48 a.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    On Saturday, October 13, O.penVAPE and Meow Wolf partnered on Far Out Factory, a radical immersive experience "inspired by cannabis" at the old Rock Drill site that included art installations curated by Meow Wolf (which is partnering on events here…

  • Wolf Creek Ski Area Opens for Season, So We Celebrate With Snow Porn!
    October 13 at 6:20 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    The ski season is off to an early start! On Saturday, October 13, Wolf Creek Ski Area opened three lifts, marking the second earliest opening for the mountain, making it the first ski area in the country to open this year. On October 19, Arapahoe…

  • Protesters Demonstrate Against Kavanaugh Nomination at State Capitol
    October 2 at 6:46 a.m. by Erin McCarley

    While the Senate vote on Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court awaits another FBI investigation, demonstrators braved wet weather on October 1 at an emergency protest at the Colorado State Capitol, organized by the Party for Socialism…

  • Face of Cannabis Exhibit Showcases Children Who Pushed the CBD Movement
    September 27 at 2:15 p.m. by Westword Staff

    The Face of Cannabis exhibit is a collection of photos from Nichole Montanez that showcases children whom she believes changed the medical cannabis movement forever "by putting a different face on an issue that had long been shrouded in stereotypes…

  • Denver Women Say "Kava Nope" to Supreme Court Nominee at Protest
    September 24 at 2 p.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    As more women accuse Brett Kavanaugh, including Boulder's Deborah Ramirez, of sexual harassment, activist groups from the Front Range held a protest outside Republican Senator Cory Gardner's Denver office on Monday, September 24, to protest the…

  • Real Estate Porn: Inside Ten Homes for Sale in Denver
    September 21 at 1:16 p.m. by Ana Campbell

    If housing prices got you down, live the sweet life vicariously through these photos of homes that are on the market in Denver for $500,000 through $700,000. 

  • 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…

  • 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. 

  • 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.…

  • Larimer Square May Be Historic, but It's Not History!
    July 26 at 5:30 p.m. by Kenneth Hamblin III

    The more things change, the more they stay the same. A month ago Larimer Square was included on the National Trust's list of the 11 Most Endangered Places in the country, "threatened by an inappropriate development proposal." On July 26, Larimer…

  • Getting a Taste of Colorado's Cannabis Scene on a Pizza and Pot Tour
    July 22 at 10:06 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Loopr offers plenty of cannabis-related activities around town, including a Pizza and Pot Tour that stops at two pizza joints as well as a dispensary every Sunday. In advance of the next tour, we're serving up this tasty look at Looper's Pizza and…

  • Pot-Infused Adult Summer Camp With NORML
    July 17 at 11:03 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    There were arts and crafts, educational talks, board games and plenty of dabs going around during the NORML Summer Camp 2018 in Park County. Presented by the Denver branch of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) and…

  • Best <i>Westword</i> Photos of 2018 (So Far)
    July 11 at 5:49 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    It's hard to believe that we're only halfway through the year. From National Walkout Day to the Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling, we've gone from the unpredictable to the predictable and back again. Here are the first six months of 2018 in photos,…

  • Marijuana Ice Cream Sundaze at the Coffee Joint
    July 6 at 8:15 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    While we celebrated our independence on July 4, a select number of visitors to the Coffee Joint enjoyed a freedom most of us don't have: public cannabis consumption. Denver's first licensed pot lounge upped the ante on America's birthday by…

  • Buy a Piece of History: Lakewood's Taylor Estate Hosted Royalty, Politicians and Celebrities
    July 3 at 7:17 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    A piece of Colorado history will change hands on July 13, when DeCaro Auctions International auctions off the 64-acre, 26-room Taylor estate at 6900 West Lakeridge Road in Lakewood. The European manor-style home was designed in 1932 by architect…

  • How Many Steps Does it Take to Produce Legal Marijuana?
    June 28 at 1:50 p.m. by Westword Staff

    Although most of us think of marijuana as just a plant, it's actually sold in many different varieties, including flower and extracted concentrates for smoking or vaping, edibles, drinks, lotions and a myriad of other infused products. The…

  • Trail Blazers: Breaking the Stigma Around Cannabis Users
    June 27 at 12:12 p.m. by Maria Levitov

    Trail Blazers, a series of portraits by photographer Maria Levitov, spotlights cannabis consumers from all walks of life by combining Levitov's beautiful photo portraits and the words of her subjects to show the world that using the plant is…


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