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  • Snow or Shine, It's Rugby Time!
    April 23 at 7:32 a.m. by Jake Cox

    The first major-league rugby season of the Glendale Raptors got under way on a cold, snowy Saturday at Infinity Park in Glendale. For some fans, it was their first time seeing a live rugby match; others have been faithful visitors to Rugby Town…

     
  • The Mile High 420 Festival Lights Up Civic Center Park
    April 21 at 8:45 a.m. by Multiple Authors

    As they have for years, people flocked to Denver's Civic Center Park on April 20, 2018. This year's celebration, the Mile High 420 Festival, had new organizers, a new approach and a lineup that included Lil Wayne, Lil' Jon and more. But cannabis…

     
  • Jared Polis Takes a 4/20 Field Trip to bgood
    April 21 at 7:13 a.m. by Kenzie Bruce

    U.S. Representative and Colorado gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis toured bgood dispensary in Northglenn on April 20, 2018. Polis, who has proposed an act that would regulate marijuana like alcohol on a federal level, is an outspoken proponent of…

     

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  • Portraits of Ten Cannabis Consumers
    April 19 at 5:25 p.m. by Westword Staff

    In honor of 4/20, Maria Levitov set out to capture ten of Colorado's very diverse cannabis consumers in photographs. “The world can feel isolating and discouraging, so now more than ever, it’s important to show the things that connect us, not…

     
  • Unique Cannabis Health Fair Remedies the RiNo District
    April 16 at 10:34 a.m. by Scott Lentz

    Denver locals gathered at Cultivated Synergy in the RiNo District on Sunday, April 15, to learn about the therapeutic properties of cannabis and see it firsthand. Hosted by RiNo Supply Co., Canna Health and Sensi, the fair offered health…

     
  • Home on Former Samsonite Estate for Sale for $1.2 Million
    April 12 at 3:11 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Want to own a piece of history? The 8,000-square-foot custom home at 6012 West Jewell Avenue owned by Gordon Shwayder Rosenblum, the oldest grandchild of Samsonite founder Jesse Shwayder, is now on the market for $1.2 million. It sits on 1.3 acres…

     
  • Keystone Celebrates Closing Day With Annual Slush Cup
    April 9 at 10:21 a.m. by Jake Cox

    Keystone Resort marked its last day of the season — April 8 this year — as it does every year: with the Slush Cup. Participants donned their craziest costumes and climbed up the hill to try to launch over the man-made "pond" for a prize of $250.

     
  • NoCo Hemp Expo Celebrates a Growing Field
    April 8 at 8:26 p.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The NoCo Hemp Expo returned to the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland for the fifth year on April 6 and April 7, 2018, and the event dedicated to all things hemp was bigger and better than ever, with nearly 60 speakers, 150 exhibits and the expo's…

     
  • Rockies Opening (Snow) Day
    April 6 at 4:57 p.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The 25th season of the Rockies was met with a snow delay and the coldest Opening Day temperatures on record, but that didn't stop scores of fans from enjoying the great American pastime.

     
  • Pot-Infused Painting With Chronic and Canvas
    April 5 at 1:20 p.m. by Jake Cox

    If you enjoy smoking while stroking paint, then Tetra 9 Private Lounge is the place to be every Wednesday night. The private pot club's Chronic and Canvas parties provide the paint, brushes and canvases; all members need to bring is their own pot…

     
  • Red Rocks Ushers in Easter During Sunrise Service
    April 2 at 10:50 a.m. by Brandon Thrift

    The religious flocked to Red Rocks on April 1 for the venue's annual Easter Sunrise Service, which included speakers from different Christian denominations and musical guests like Soo-Jin Kim, a contemporary Christian singer from South Korea. All…

     
  • THC Classic Celebrates Colorado Cannabis Industry
    March 31 at 11:32 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    As we get closer to every stoner's favorite holiday on April 20, Colorado's cannabis industry and Rooster Magazine ended March with a bang during the annual THC Classic at Temple Nightclub on March 30, when some of the state's best commercial…

     
  • Looking Back on the CSU Library Marijuana Media Collection
    March 27 at 12:18 p.m. by Thomas Mitchell

    It's taken a while, but the public's growing acceptance of cannabis has forced pot into more traditional institutions. Take Colorado State University Library's Colorado Cannabis Collecting Initiative, for example, which is currently collecting…

     
  • Stuart Semple Brought Free Hugs to Denver and London
    March 27 at 12:16 p.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    On March 26, London-based artist Stuart Semple rallied Denverites downtown to hug it out in a "Hug Huddle," an informal beginning to the artist's massive "Happy City" installation that will take over the Mile High City this summer.

     
  • Growing Cannabis Social Equity at the MCBA Opportunity Summit
    March 25 at 11:16 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    The Minority Cannabis Business Association partnered with the Hoban Law Group and several respected organizations in legal cannabis over the weekend to host the first Cannabis Opportunity Summit, providing resources and connections to businesses,…

     
  • Kids Marched for Their Lives and Gun Control at Civic Center Park
    March 25 at 8:08 a.m. by Scott Lentz

    Nearly 100,000 protesters participated in the March for Our Lives rally on Saturday, March 24, that began at Civic Center Park. A mix of young and old, protesters were marching for stricter gun control.

     
  • Why Local Students Marched for Gun Control
    March 15 at 12:19 p.m. by Erin McCarley

    More than 500 students, parents, politicians and community supporters stood up for student safety against school shootings on Wednesday, March 14, in Golden. They joined students in Denver and around the country in walkouts yesterday to honor…

     
  • Rally Called for Mayor Hancock's Resignation, City Council Investigation
    March 7 at 11:24 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Demonstrators gathered in front of the City and County Building on March 7 demanding that Mayor Hancock resign and that the Denver City Council investigate the sexually suggestive text messages that the mayor admitted to having sent to Detective…

     
  • Private Pot Club Tetra 9 Creates a Spark in RiNo
    March 7 at 9:27 a.m. by Jacqueline Collins

    Tetra 9 Private Lounge and Garden blazed into Denver in late February, becoming one of the city's few places to consume cannabis socially. Although unregulated by the City of Denver because it's a private club, Tetra 9 is open and running at 3039…

     
  • High-Flying Fun at Hella Big Air
    March 5 at 11:53 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    Anyone in Colorado missing the Winter Olympics didn't have to wait long for another high-flying competition in snow. On March 3, dozens of snowboarders and skiers competed for a $10,000 prize at 10 Barrel Brewing Co.'s Hella Big Air competition at…

     

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