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Chris Walker Wins National Journalism Award for Denver's Acid History

Westword Denver

Westword staff writer Chris Walker has won a Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award in feature reporting for "Acid Trip: Denver's Secret LSD Labs Fueled the Psychedelic Revolution."

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Do You Know What's in Your Pot? CannaSafe Will Tell You — Good and Bad

The state of California requires legal marijuana to be tested in medical laboratories before being sold to the public. And that is what created companies like CannaSafe Laboratories in Van Nuys, with a dozen scientists and researchers, two state-of-the-art chromatographs and 700 clients.

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Elfrink Wins Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award

Miami New Times

Miami New Times' managing editor has won a Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award in non-deadline reporting for his story "Hooked: How a Floating Bale of Cocaine Led to the Florida Keys' Worst Murder in Decades."

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UT-Dallas Students Compiling National Database of School Shootings

Dallas Observer

News reports after the mass shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and similar school killings often tell inconsistent stories about the number of such cases because of incomplete data, adding to fear and confusion. Nadine Connell, an associate professor of crime at the University of Texas at...

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Green Roof Initiative Backer on His Missteps, Future in City Policy

Westword Denver

Brandon Rietheimer might have successfully pushed the most campaigned-against measure on last November's ballot, but the man behind the controversial Green Roof Initiative is anything but.

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Video: Miami-Dade Police Repeatedly Taser Man on American Airlines Flight at MIA

Miami New Times

While fellow passengers record on their cell phones, a young man with a waxed mustache struggles with three Miami-Dade Police officers on an American Airlines plane sitting on the tarmac at Miami International Airport.

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A Brief History of Denver Police Shootings and How Much They Cost You

Westword Denver

A new lawsuit prompted by the fatal police shooting of Dion Damon two years ago this month deals with more than the facts of the tragic case. The document, on view below, also maintains that the incident exemplifies a pattern and practice of the Denver Police Department when it comes to excessive force and attempts to bolster its argument via a select history of ten controversial DPD shootings, many of which resulted in huge settlements funded by local taxpayers.

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The Wonderful Life and Tragic Death of Yevaeh Patrick-Moon

Westword Denver

Her full name was Yevaeh Patrick-Moon, and she was nine when she was found unresponsive in the pool at Colorado Springs' Hotel Elegante on December 16 of last year. What happened to Yevaeh involves a potential crime. Last month, Lynthia Washington, the grandmother of two young girls who accompanied Yevaeh to the hotel, was arrested and subsequently charged with child abuse — negligently causing death by the Fourth Judicial District Attorney's Office. She was supposed to be supervising the children at the pool but was allegedly nowhere to be found when Yevaeh sank beneath the waters for the final time.

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Aventura Police Accused of Beating Up Diabetic Man Who Asked for Help

Miami New Times

Barry Berler entered an Aventura Police Department station in 2014 to ask for help locating his then-missing sister-in-law. Instead, he says, he wound up beaten, jailed, and in the hospital with serious injuries.

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Average Rent Prices for Every Denver Neighborhood Right Now

Westword Denver

What are the most and least expensive places to rent in Denver right now, no matter what size apartment you'd like? Find the answers here.

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Janelle Monáe Celebrates New Album With Tour, Denver Concert

Westword Denver

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, May 2.

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Mi Gente: J Balvin Is Coming to Town

Westword Denver

Tickets go on sale Friday, April 27.

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Deep Purple and Judas Priest Announce Tour, Denver Stop

Westword Denver

Tickets go on sale Friday, April 27.

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Meet the New Owner of Rupp's Drums

Westword Denver

Alex Simpson took over ownership of Rupp's Drums on Friday, April 20.

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The Best Concerts in Denver This Week

Westword Denver

Looking for live music? These are our picks.

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Thank You, Camila Cabello: Pop Music May Never Be the Same

Westword Denver

Panicked school girls begged their mothers to abandon the endless restroom line at Denver's Paramount Theatre Wednesday night, not wanting to miss the opening moments of Camila Cabello’s concert.

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Meet the Musicians Behind Heartstrings

Phoenix New Times

They're the advanced band class at One Step Beyond Institute.

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Ten Places to Celebrate Record Store Day

Westword Denver

Take a spin around town for Record Store Day.

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Nerd-Rapper mc chris Talks New Album, Animation, Trauma and Fatherhood

Westword Denver

mc chris talks new album, cartoons, trauma, and the joys of fatherhood.

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The Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

Westword Denver

Looking for live music this weekend? These are our picks.

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Dish of the Week: Spuntino Ups the Tartare Game With Elk

Westword Denver

Spuntino uses elk to make a tartare that captures the essence of Italy while adding subtle Indian notes.

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The Ten Best Breakfast Sandwiches in Denver

Westword Denver

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and the breakfast sandwich makes your morning meal into a portable feast. Here are the ten best places in Denver for breakfast sandwiches.

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Talking Farmers' Markets With Chef Paul Reilly

Westword Denver

Chef Paul Reilly of Beast + Bottle and Coperta is also on the board of the Union Station Farmers Market. Here's what he's looking forward to from this year's growing season.

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The Six Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Week

Westword Denver

Here are our picks for Denver's best food and drink happenings for the week of April 23 through 27, 2018.

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Reader: Is There a Chain on the Planet That Hasn't Come to Denver?

Westword Denver

Readers debate whether out-of-state chains are hurting the Denver dining scene.

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Every Bar and Restaurant Opening This Week

Westword Denver

Here's our complete list of Denver restaurant and bar openings and closings for the week of April 16 through 22, 2018.

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The Happiest Hour: Early Birds Get the Breakfast Burrito at Onefold

Westword Denver

Onefold offers a deal on its big burrito from 7 to 9 a.m.

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Dry Dock Brewing Will Tap a Glitter Beer on Saturday. Nobody Panic!

Westword Denver

Dry Dock will be tapping one at noon Saturday, April 21.

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Plunge Into Sinaloan Cuisines at Mariscos El Licenciado

Westword Denver

Mariscos El Licenciado brings Sinaloan seafood and live music to the former home of A-Town Pizza in Aurora.

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Miami's Best Eats and Drinks This Weekend: 4/20, Jackson Hall, and Cupcake-Baking Workshop

Miami New Times

This weekend, Miami restaurants and bars celebrate 4/20, Bunnie Cakes hosts a cupcake-baking workshop for Earth Day, and chef Giorgio Rapicavoli creates a limited-edition menu item at American Harvest.

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100 Colorado Creatives 4.0: Fallene Wells

Westword Denver

Fallene Wells runs her Uptown salon, Let Em Have It, as a Green Circle- and B Corp-certified corporation.

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Tribeca's Scarface Panel Was a Bust, Much Like the Film's 1983 Miami Premiere

Miami New Times

When the Tribeca Film Festival announced it would host a screening of the 1983 cult classic Scarface, followed by a panel discussion including the entire cast, I could not have called Ticketmaster any faster.

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Brantley Hargrove on Chasing Storms and Tim Samaras

Westword Denver

The author will be at the Tattered Cover April 23.

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Book It: The Five Best Literary Events This Week

Westword Denver

It must be awards season, based on the copious number of readings at local book stores.

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Free for All: The Five Best Free Events in Denver This Week

Westword Denver

You don't need to open your wallet in order to have fun in the Mile High City.

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Earth Day Events for Kids and Adults Today

Westword Denver

Rain put a damper on celebrations yesterday.

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Reader: Is Super Troopers II Critic an Insufferable Hipster?

Westword Denver

Readers respond to our review of Super Troopers 2.

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Mary Patton: My Career as a Champion for Cannabis

Westword Denver

In celebration of 4/20, an activist reflects on her long career advocating for cannabis.

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Photographer Betty Garcia Displays Vintage Glamour at Viva La Sirena

Westword Denver

We spotted her at the Museo de las Americas on April 19, attending the Viva La Sirena fashion show.

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Ten Things to Do in Denver for $10 and Under (Five Free!)

Westword Denver

Looking for cheap things to do in Denver? Here's your guide.

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Westworld Is Smarter and Better, but It Demands a Bloody Price

Westword Denver

The new season finds Maeve (Thandie Newton), the host who played madam to Westworld’s bevy of robot whores, scouring the park for the daughter she was given in a previous “narrative” ... and who continues to haunt her dreams

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You Were Never Really Here Is a Magnificent Nervous Breakdown of a Movie

Westword Denver

... You Were Never Really Here follows the disjointed, tormented inner journey of Joe (Joaquin Phoenix), a former soldier and law enforcement official who now works as a kind of hammer-wielding vigilante-for-hire, finding missing people (usually, it seems, kids)

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Ghost Stories Debunks Myth That Horror Anthology Can’t be Excellent

Westword Denver

Equal parts spooky and cheeky, this film nails its black humor and finds a bizarre but satisfying conclusion to manage all the loose ends

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Super Troopers Returns, More Tragedy Than Comedy

Westword Denver

The film opens with a dreary series of fake-outs and fantasies, culminating in a gunfight and car chase that suggest Broken Lizard would rather be making a different kind of movie

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"Movies Are Strange, Man”: Joaquin Phoenix Talks About Not Knowing What’s Next

Westword Denver

(Joaquin) Phoenix plays a hammer-wielding veteran who is paid to save kidnapped children and who brings all his rage and regret and self-loathing and desire for oblivion to the job

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The Rider Is an Astonishing Look at Modern-Day Cowboys

Westword Denver

For the young cowboys at the heart of Zhao’s film, mounting a horse and galloping across a field represents more than just freedom — it becomes a communion with the past and the future, allowing these riders to imagine and inhabit their best selves

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With Killing Eve, Phoebe Waller-Bridge Smashes Every Rule of Spy Series

Westword Denver

It centers on Villanelle, a deranged assassin — Russian, of course — working on behalf of a shadowy organization, and Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh), the British-born, American-raised MI5 officer who must track her from London to Paris to Moscow

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