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Miami Prosecutors Quietly Drop "Solved" 1986 Cold-Case Murder Charges

Miami New Times

In 2014, Miami-Dade County prosecutors said Rickey L. Davis was a killer. State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle's office announced that her office, working with Miami-Dade Police, had determined  that Davis had strangled then-26-year-old Joycelean Burrows to death in Liberty City in 1986. Reporters blasted Davis's mugshot all over the press and...

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Doomsday Preppers Will Descend on Denver for Self-Reliance Expo

Westword Denver

Exhibitors and speakers will focus on sustainability, survival, preparedness and "the simple life."

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Mystery of Shotgun Willie's Dancer and Killer Scott Kimball Hits Prime Time

Westword Denver

NBC's Dateline takes on the case of Scott Kimball and the still-missing woman he's admitted to killing.

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Frontier Pilot: Airline's Mistreatment of Staffers Could Lead to "Major Mishap"

Westword Denver

A Frontier pilot raises alarms about the carrier amid tensions over a salary dispute and more.

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Cite-and-Release Started Last Year but Imposed Bonds Haven't Changed

Dallas Observer

Last year, Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson promised that anyone caught with less than 4 ounces of marijuana would no longer be arrested on the spot, spend a night in jail and a pay an expensive bond to get out. But so far, not much has changed. In 2017,...

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Twitter War: Prop 127 Foe Mocked After Tweeting Women ‘Breathe Different Air’

Phoenix New Times

"It was Twitter sarcasm," Matthew Benson said.

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Term-Limited Councilman Paul López Running for Clerk and Recorder

Westword Denver

The seat will be decided in next year's May municipal election.

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Miami Man Pleads Guilty to Secretly Filming Sexual Encounters for Gay Porn Site

Miami New Times

Bryan Deneumostier, age 32, helped run the website "StraightBoyz" for roughly four years. The site offered more than 619 gay-porn videos for users' enjoyment — that is, provided the users enjoyed paying $35 per month to watch men being tricked into having sex on camera without their consent. According to...

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Angry Crab Shack Employees Sue Mesa Seafood Chain for Wage Theft

Phoenix New Times

Angry Crab Shack servers say that the Cajun seafood restaurant violated the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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The Backstory Behind Homeless Camps Sprouting Up in the Golden Triangle

Westword Denver

We got to know the homeless encampment that's been outside our office since Labor Day.

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Colorado Can't Contain the Velveteers

Westword Denver

Demi Demitro and Adrian Pottersmith of The Velveteers talk about what it's like going forward as a band with two drummers, their upcoming UK headlining tour, and what's on the horizon this quickly-rising Denver trio.

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Nick Klein's Love for Miami Comes Full Circle at Kill Your Idol

Miami New Times

The visceral sound of a Nick Klein record isn't something that can be easily sourced or replicated. This is due in part to Klein's approach to texture, volume, and recording: in his hands, the medium becomes shaped by the material in an inescapable way — evidenced by Klein often recording...

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The Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

Westword Denver

Don't miss these shows.

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The String Cheese Incident Announces Three New Year's Shows

Westword Denver

Make your New Year's Eve a String Cheese Incident.

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Nothing Could Stop Nine Inch Nails at Red Rocks

Westword Denver

When Nine Inch Nails played at Red Rocks, one question dominated the night: Is dark music medicine?

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Andy Palmer Releases New Video Before Going on Hiatus

Westword Denver

"I'm not sure most folks know the time and energy it takes behind the scenes to grow, and even just maintain, a music career."

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Bob Seger's Final Tour Hits Denver in 2019

Westword Denver

Another farewell tour announcement in a year of artists celebrating their retirement.

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Fire Tiger Want a Return to the "Go Big or Go Home" '80s

Westword Denver

As we get closer to L.A. Fashion Week, an admittedly enormous event in these parts, it only makes sense that, here in the music section, we take a look at a group with a bigger-then-the-norm image. A band that cares about its fashion, puts some effort in. And shit, local pop-rockers Fire Tiger look spectacular. The ’80s influence on the sound has had a similar impact on the image, much to the group’s benefit.

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Karl Denson, Teenage Fanclub Every New Denver Concert Announcement

Westword Denver

Plan your fall concert calendar.

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Greensky Bluegrass Works for a Living

Westword Denver

Greensky Bluegrass started out in Michigan in 2000, when its three original members, Dave Bruzza (guitar), Paul Hoffman (mandolin) and Michael Arlen Bont (banjo), began to develop their promising picking skills at open mics and bars around the city of Kalamazoo.

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The Six Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Weekend

Westword Denver

Wallow in honey, get your lederhosen on and grab a trio of sausages this weekend around Denver.

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What Happens When You Blend Three GABF Medal-Winning Beers?

Westword Denver

Jamie Williams decided to find out.

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Big Changes for Lon Symensma's Cho77, BorraCho and LeRoux

Westword Denver

Construction delays, restaurant moves and new concepts are all keeping the founder of ChoLon busy.

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Nine Denver Chefs Share Their Own Dining Out Favorites

Westword Denver

If you want to know where the best food is, why not ask a chef?

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Sanguich de Miami Returns to Little Havana With Permanent Storefront on Calle Ocho

Miami New Times

Sanguich de Miami, a wildly popular Cuban sandwich shop, has returned to Little Havana — this time, for good. Last month, Sanguich's co-owners, Daniel Figueredo and Rosa Romero, quietly opened a permanent storefront three blocks west of the spot where their original shipping container debuted last year. This Saturday, September 22, they'll host a grand-opening celebration.

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Fiddlesticks Bar and Grill Is Lakewood's Home for Bar Nonsense

Westword Denver

This Lakewood neighborhood bar specializes in Colorado bar food, billiard and televised sports.

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What to Drink, What to Eat and What to Look For at GABF in 2018

Westword Denver

Here are our pro tips for navigating the world's largest craft beer festival.

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Trends Without End in the Denver Dining Scene

Westword Denver

Food halls, hotel restaurants and Israeli cuisine are among the hottest trends so far this year.

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Denver Deep Dish Adds Styles, Changes Name to Crush Pizza & Tap

Westword Denver

Denver Deep Dish is changing its name to reflect its dedication to several kinds of pizza.

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Nashville Hot Chicken and Craft Beer: Five Perfect Pairings in Denver

Westword Denver

The specialties of Music City and the Mile High City come together at these five spots for chicken and beer.

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The Best Things to Do in Metro Phoenix This Weekend

Phoenix New Times

Got a green thumb?

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Guest Artist Robert Seidel on Supernova and the Lineage of Digital Animation

Westword Denver

Robert Seidel is careful to note that he’s not a digital animator, though he does make use of video and other newer technologies to make what he calls “moving paintings.”

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The Best Things to Do in Miami This Weekend

Miami New Times

Medical Marijuana Concert, Juana Molina, Maren Morris, and more of the best things to do in Miami this weekend, September 21 through 23.

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Weekend Warriors: Sweating for New Beginnings

Westword Denver

This weekend is all about new beginnings and grand openings.

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Best Things To Do in Dallas This Weekend

Dallas Observer

Friday The high-fashion community has always been an advocate for AIDS awareness and research. Even when AIDS was still taboo to talk about, designers, models and retailers put the conversation in the spotlight and raised both awareness and funds. That vital tradition continues at the TWOxTWOXTWENTY Pop-Up Shop at Forty...

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Phoenix Residents Take Over the Streets on PARK(ing) Day

Phoenix New Times

Participants create temporary mini-parks out of Phoenix parking spaces.

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

Westword Denver

Get busy, Denver.

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Here's Your Guide to September Third Friday in Metro Phoenix

Phoenix New Times

Including our must-see recommendations.

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Colorado Creatives: Laura Hyunjhee Kim

Westword Denver

“Enthusiastic” doesn’t begin to describe Korean-American multimedia explorer Laura Hyunjhee Kim, a PhD candidate in intermedia, writing and performance at the University of Colorado Boulder who ferociously surfs cyberspace in dual roles as an onlooker and a participant.

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Curator William Biety's Life Will Be Celebrated at RedLine

Westword Denver

Over fifteen years, he made many contributions to the local art scene.

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Love, Gilda Lets Gilda Radner Speak for Herself

Westword Denver

Radner narrates, in a way, through her own audio diaries, plus some snippets of interviews and judicious excerpts from the audiobook of her perfectly titled — and just-barely posthumous — memoir, It’s Always Something

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The House With a Clock in Its Walls Is Just the Right Kind of Scary

Westword Denver

Roth’s film is a funhouse throwback, a scare-the-kids goof with a top-shelf cast, an antique shop’s worth of creepy windup dolls and more heart than you might expect — and, like those jack-o’-lanterns, it’s got more teeth, too

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The Online Mob Gets Bloody Literal in Assassination Nation

Westword Denver

Despite the killing-spree craziness of its final reels, much of the film is a how-the-kids-live-now potboiler, replete with guileless dirty talk and immense bedroom windows that seem to have been installed with peeping in mind

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Fahrenheit 11/9 Aims for the Easy Target, Not the Urgent One

Westword Denver

But 11/9 plays not like a much-needed blast of truth but like an all-purpose Michael Moore sequel, a self-congratulatory follow-up to several of his films, with Parkland material in the Bowling for Columbine vein, references to Sicko and even excerpts from 1989’s Roger & Me

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In Life Itself, Women Have to Die So Men Can Learn We’re All Connected

Westword Denver

There’s a sense that Fogelman ... has been inspired in part by the broken narratives of Charlie Kaufman, as the first 10 minutes of this film feature a story-within-a-story meta fake-out with Jackson as himself, narrating the action of a screenplay written by forlorn drunk Will (Isaac)

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Like Blaze Foley Himself, Ethan Hawke’s Blaze Won’t Pander to Anyone

Westword Denver

It is to Hawke’s credit that he has invested what clout he has gathered in his industry into this study of an artist who never gathered much clout at all — and that the resulting film has the warm, weary rhythms of Foley’s own songs

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Chloë Sevigny’s Great, but Lizzie’s Best Whack Isn’t Enough

Westword Denver

... After a somewhat compelling hour suggesting all the reasons that Borden might be willing to kill, Macneill and screenwriter Bryce Kass tantalize with the possibility of their subject’s innocence

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American Chaos Lets Trump’s Fans Jabber On and On

Phoenix New Times

The film, I suspect, will have some minor historical value, but I fear that watching Stern well up on election night won’t offer much insight to people alive now

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The Gloriously Lurid Mandy Knows Just What to Do With Nicolas Cage

Westword Denver

Cosmatos delivers (as fans say) on the blood and guts, on cathartic slaughter, on the disreputable pleasure of watching a bereaved hero regard a new weapon and envision nasty uses for it

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