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Denver Coffee Shop Hires Homeless Youth, Gives Them Second Chance 'No One Else Would'

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 03.31.2015 | Impact

Most bosses avoid meddling in their employees' personal lives, but Madison Chandler and Mark Smesrud are different. They co-founded Purple Door Cof...

A Terminal Adventure at Denver's Union Station

Kari Haugeto | Posted 03.20.2015 | Denver
Kari Haugeto

Denver's newest attraction is an old landmark: the lovingly restored Union Station. But it's more than an historic terminal. Sure, you can still catc...

Lawmakers Are Sporting Glittery IUD Earrings To Support Free Contraception

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.17.2015 | Women

IUDs look good in glitter. Colorado politicians are wearing IUD-shaped earrings and pins to show support for a bill that would fund the Colorado F...

Comic Ben Roy on SxSW, LaughFest and His New Grawlix TruTV Series

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 03.13.2015 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Before taking the stage at LaughFest's Orbit Room, Roy broke down his busy month and upcoming TruTV series with The Grawlix's Adam Cayton-Holland and Andrew Orvedahl.

5 American Cities You Should Visit In 2015

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 03.02.2015 | Travel

In 2014, Minneapolis, Kansas City and Richmond were the coolest place to be. But with a new year brings a new set of cities to add to your bucket list...

Turning 30? You're Not Dead Yet

Mark Taylor | Posted 02.06.2015 | Denver
Mark Taylor

I can't get away with reading young adult novels (sorry Katniss), I can't get away with binge drinking, I probably shouldn't have roommates and I'll never be one of Forbes' "30 under 30". On February 6th, 2015, I am officially 30 years old. Ew.

Police Fatally Shoot Woman Who Allegedly Hit Cop With Car

Reuters | Posted 03.28.2015 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Jan 26 (Reuters) - A young woman suspected of driving a stolen car filled with teenage passengers was shot d...

Counter-Terrorism Kickstarter

Michael Conniff | Posted 03.12.2015 | Denver
Michael Conniff

Silbi Kelly Stanton comes by her interest in counter-terrorism honestly. The daughter of both Irish Catholic and Protestant Irish descendants, Stanton also studied The Troubles in Ireland before turning to the Al-Qaeda conundrum.

How To Save Money Flying to the Best Ski Resorts

Hopper.com | Posted 03.01.2015 | Travel
Hopper.com

Ski season is upon us, but any avid skier knows that traveling to the best ski resorts can be expensive. If you do your research, you can find great deals on lift tickets and resort passes. However, scoring a deal on flights to your favorite winter destination can be trickier.

On With the Show Tunes: A Refueled Fleetwood Mac Truck Delivers Again

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.14.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Putting on a show to match the grandeur and longevity of Fleetwood Mac is a massive undertaking, but Stevie Nicks needed just a minute to personalize it for the crowd of mostly Coloradans in the sold-out Pepsi Center on Dec. 12, 2014.

Fact Check: Police Officer Was Leaving East High Protest When Struck

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.12.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

In fact, Adsit was hit by the car as he was returning to his beat after escorting the protesters on their march. The protest was still happening when Adsit was hit, but Adsit was going back to his 16th Street Mall assignment.

Cops: Some Ferguson Protesters Cheered When Driver Slammed Into Officers

Reuters | Posted 02.04.2015 | Crime

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Dec 5 (Reuters) - Denver police are investigating a motorist who plowed into officers during a demonstration ...

The Gift of Marriage

Dr. Anna Sher Simon | Posted 02.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Dr. Anna Sher Simon

My deepest gratitude is for the simple joy of being able to refer to my partner of twelve years as "wife" without feeling like a fraud. It has been a long road to get here.

Fix the Police! Accountability Needed in Law Enforcement

Nathan Woodliff-Stanley | Posted 02.03.2015 | Denver
Nathan Woodliff-Stanley

There are many fine officers who are careful and restrained in their use of force, but as long as the system protects those who cross the line, even in a case where the killing was filmed and the death was ruled by the coroner to be a homicide, public anger and distrust toward law enforcement will only grow.

Meet "Jack Reynolds," the Alter-Ego Brand Hired by Daimler's car2Go to Rethink the Spirit of Advertising

Brett Greene | Posted 01.31.2015 | Denver
Brett Greene

There's a lot more to the story than the catchy headline, "We traveled to 14 cities in 6 weeks to make this 2.5 minute YouTube video," referring to the video that entrepreneur/filmmakers Tim Williams and Nic Davis recently released for the popular car2Go car-sharing service.

Starz Denver Film Festival is on a Roll

Tracy Shaffer | Posted 01.20.2015 | Denver
Tracy Shaffer

Red carpet screenings at The Buell and their requisite parties ushered in some of the big films, while the 200+ films being screened over the 12-day fete continue to intrigue, provoke, terrify and delight moviegoers.

Man Accused Of Pushing Wife Off Cliff Planned Fatal Hike: Cops

Associated Press | SADIE GURMAN | Posted 11.20.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — A suburban Denver man charged with pushing his wife to her death off a cliff in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park could not expl...

Pro Tip: Step Into the Story

Deborah Lastowka | Posted 01.11.2015 | Denver
Deborah Lastowka

It is my impression that a lot of folks in Denver still aren't quite sure how to participate when the film fest rolls into town.  They're not sure how they can attend, if they can attend, when they can attend, and how much it costs.

Colorado Students Considering Recall of Conservative School Board Members

Wade Norris | Posted 12.15.2014 | Denver
Wade Norris

The bold protest of Jefferson County, Colorado students to the actions of the conservative majority on the Jefferson County School Board in Colorado has already drawn national and international press.

"Rocky Mountain Guy"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 12.15.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima I have long been told, by people too numerous to mention, including members of my own family, to take a hike. But because of the rare...

Double-Daring Duo of Phantogram Likes to Play Rough

Michael Bialas | Posted 12.07.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

For the first time since opening for the Antlers on April 26, 2010, at the Fox Theatre, the explosive 1-2 combination of Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter was back in Boulder, Colorado, presumably under far cushier circumstances.

Can We Call 70 Percent of Republicans, Democrats, and Independents a Consensus?

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 11.22.2014 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

Why Not? It May Be as Close as We Get It sometimes feels as if our country is so polarized these days that a poll broken out by Democrats, Republican...

I'm With Stupid: Mastering the Mental Side of F*%#ing Golf

Todd Hartley | Posted 11.12.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I like to watch golf tournaments on TV while I nap on the couch, and one of the things in which I take the most joy as an amateur duffer is seeing a pro golfer hit the kind of craptastic shot I typically hit.

National Treasures v. Political Polemics

Pat Waak | Posted 11.11.2014 | Denver
Pat Waak

Does the former Congressman Bob Beauprez know how much it would cost to care for those special places to Colorado? The answer is millions. And where is does the money come from to manage the lands and fight forest fires?

The Best Hotels For NFL Fans

Hipmunk | Posted 11.09.2014 | Travel
Hipmunk

Whether traveling to see your favorite team on the road or simply avoiding the long drive home after watching your hometown team, there's a slew of hotels near NFL stadiums to choose from. These five options will please even the most diehard fans.