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  • 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.…

     

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  • 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…

     
  • Three Lucky Recipients Get a Bike In Time for Bike to Work Day
    June 27 at 8:15 a.m. by Jake Cox

    On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Way to Go surprised three deserving recipients with brand-new bikes in honor of Bike to Work Day on June 27.

     
  • The Colorado Tiny House Festival Has Room to Grow
    June 25 at 4 p.m. by Michael Emery Hecker

    Bigger isn't always better! From June 22 through June 24, more than 45 tiny homes were assembled at the Adams Country Fairgrounds for the second annual Colorado Tiny House Festival. The small abodes showcased alternative living for both creativity…

     
  • Save Our Children Now Rally at the Colorado Capitol
    June 25 at 12:43 p.m. by Erin McCarley

    Families belong together: That was the message of a community rally on June 24, 2018, when more than a thousand people gathered to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies and his administration's treatment of children, as well as to…

     
  • Brighton Boulevard Is Finally Open (or Close Enough)
    June 21 at 4:31 p.m. by Danielle Lirette

    It's been a long eighteen months for the RiNo business owners who've endured endless reconstruction along Brighton Boulevard, and although the work isn't completely done, Mayor Michael Hancock and other dignitaries (as well as two protesters…

     
  • Veterans Honored at 1940s WWII Era Ball
    June 19 at 8:59 a.m. by Brandon Marshall

    The 1940s WWII Era Ball landed at the Boulder Airport on June 16, 2018. The tenth anniversary of the event put the spotlight on some special guests: World War II veterans.

     
  • Denver PrideFest 2018, Loud and Proud on Day Two
    June 18 at 5:39 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    "Say It Loud, Say It Proud." That was the theme of the 2018 Denver PrideFest, and day two of the annual event lived up to that mission with a parade followed by more fun and fellowship at Denver Civic Center on Father's Day, June 17.

     
  • Denver PrideFest Returns to Civic Center Park
    June 17 at 5:50 a.m. by Miles Chrisinger

    Denver PrideFest returned to Civic Center Park on June 16, 2018, with a rainbow of related action stretching all over town. The annual PrideFest parade steps off from Cheesman Park at 9 a.m. and will wind up at Civic Center for another day of…

     
  • Building a Field of Dreams During Hemp History Week in Greeley
    June 11 at 7:02 a.m. by Danielle Lirette

    Hemp History Week, a national week of education and celebration of the plant, was in full swing when guests descended on New Ag Farms on June 8 for a weekend campout. Hemp lovers and industry members united to learn about hemp farming and worked…

     
  • Protesters Show LGBTQ Community Love After Supreme Court's Masterpiece Decision
    June 5 at 8:59 a.m. by Heather Fairchild

    After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Jack Phillips in the Masterpiece Cakeshop case on Monday, June 4, community groups, faith leaders, elected officials and more gathered at the State Capitol to show their support of LGBTQ…

     

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