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Rebate to Ride: My E-Bike Is the Only Way to Get Around Denver

Westword

Those who weren't able to get an e-bike rebate during past rounds have another chance, because the popular program starts again today, January 31, with applications being accepted beginning at 11 a.m. Up to 860 rebate vouchers will be available…

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We Build the Wall Colorado Conspirator Sentencing Postponed From January 31

Westword

Timothy Shea was scheduled to be in a Manhattan court today to be sentenced in connection with "We Build the Wall," a fundraiser designed to subsidize constructing a wall along the southern border of the United States — but much of the $25 million donated by hundreds of thousands of people across the country actually went into the pockets of Shea and others involved. One was Steve Bannon, the advisor to President Donald Trump whose federal pardon issued by Trump before he left office still left him open to state charges; two others, Andrew Badolato and triple-amputee vet Brian Kolfage, the poster boy for the project, pleaded guilty in April…

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Miami Gardens Apartment Fire: Where to Donate and How to Help

Miami New Times

Over the weekend, residents of New World Condominium in Miami Gardens awoke to their apartment building engulfed in flames. At around 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, local police and fire rescue responded to a massive blaze at the two-story, 75-unit complex off U.S. 441. Photos posted to social media in the aftermath show large clouds of gray smoke billowing out of the orange building, whose roof appears charred black…

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This is a Big Week for Dallas Housing

Dallas Observer

The city of Dallas economic development and transportation and infrastructure committees are set to meet on Tuesday, in part, to discuss plans for the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center (winter weather permitting). Then at City Hall on Wednesday, City Council members are scheduled to talk about the 2024 Capital Bond Program and proposed changes to Dallas’ housing policy…

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More Missing Animals: Two Emperor Tamarin Monkeys Stolen form the Dallas Zoo

Dallas Observer

Editor's Note, 1/31/2023, 11:24 a.m.: This story has been updated with information provided by the Dallas Police Department's official social media accounts. On Monday afternoon the Dallas Zoo announced that two of its emperor tamarin monkeys were missing…

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Bloodstained Men Protest Circumcision in Miami Beach

Miami New Times

David Atkinson wants his foreskin back. In his right hand, he holds a white sign spattered with red ink that says as much; a similar sign in his left hand reads "CIRCUMCISION ANGUISH."…

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Phoenix Police Considers Stricter Use-of-Force Policy for Cops

Phoenix New Times

The Phoenix Police Department is changing its use-of-force policy, which now suggests stricter standards for officers at an agency with a long and troubling history of force. The agency released a partial draft of the new policy for public comment this month…

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Phoenix Sky Harbor Ranks Fifth for Airport Firearms

Phoenix New Times

Long before the terrorist attacks of 9/11 made airport security much more visible and often confusing, accessible concealed weapons were not allowed on planes. It’s been the law since 1961…

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Lil Wayne Will Play a Concert at The Van Buren in Phoenix This Spring

Phoenix New Times

It seems like we can't go more than a day or two without a big 2023 concert announcement. Today's big news is that Lil Wayne will embark on the Welcome to Tha Carter tour starting in April, and there's a Phoenix date…

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The Must-Hear Songs by Phoenix Musicians of January 2023

Phoenix New Times

Is it possible to tell how a year will unfold based on something arbitrary like its span of album releases? No, because, sadly, the world is far more complicated than just such a wondrous prospect might promise…

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Future & Friends Tour Brings Mystery Guests to Miami

Miami New Times

Future once famously told everyone, "Mask off." Then, during the pandemic, he declared, "Mask on."…

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Things to Do in Miami: Willy Chirino at HistoryMiami Museum

Miami New Times

In the pop music business, a lifetime is measured in weeks and months. That's how long it takes for trends to fade, styles to fall out of fashion, and stars to be made and discarded as the next one is ready to sell a product…

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Clusterfux Members Are Still the Crossover Kings

Westword

After a recent resurgence, Denver’s longest-running crossover thrash band, Clusterfux, is still making some of the meanest music in the Rocky Mountains. Originally getting together in 1995, during the height of the then-new subgenre, the guys behind Clusterfux reactivated the band in 2017, after former drummer and friend Colin Carey passed away…

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Meet Big Drag, Your Favorite New Local Band

Dallas Observer

Big Drag, a band based in Sherman, is another example of how major talent isn’t exclusive to major cities or with major record labels. In fact, the five-person, female-fronted indie rock band has so much in-house talent that the members were able to record and produce their debut album almost completely on their own…

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Sunn O))) Creating Open-Ended Drone Metal at the Gothic

Westword

The drone-metal overlords in Sunn O))) aren’t interested in doing what other bands are doing, especially live. Concerts by the cloaked Seattle duo of Greg Anderson and Stephen O'Malley include amps as far as the eye can see, a thick layer of fog and bone-rattling volume…

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88 Killa Teams Up With Newcomer Kali Flower For 'Passenger Seat'

Dallas Observer

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Dallas musicians 88 Killa and Kali Flower have dropped a sweet new collaboration. Their new single, “Passenger Seat,” is an R&B love song for the modern age, as 88 reminds the special woman in his life that as she sits in the passenger seat of his car, she is his queen for that moment…

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Padoca Bakery & Market Brings Brazilian Specialties to the Mayfair Neighborhood

Westword

Paula Lowery jokes she has three children — her toddler, her newborn and her bakery, Padoca, which she owns and operates with her husband, Chase. Though COVID-19 forced them to push back its launch for more than a year, the Lowerys were finally able to open their Mayfair cafe and bakery, located at 950A Jersey Street, in September 2021…

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Restaurant Owners Give the Permitting Process in Wheat Ridge Mixed Reviews

Westword

When Eddie Renshaw and Evan Pierce, co-owners of King of Wings, submitted plans to the Wheat Ridge Community Development Department, they thought it would be a quick approval process considering that the same plans had already been approved just three years prior. King of Wings first opened in June 2020, but closed in December 2021 after an electric fire destroyed the kitchen, which is housed in a shipping container on the patio…

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Gastromé Market in Scottsdale is Closing. Customers Have 2 Weeks Left to Visit

Phoenix New Times

Gastromé Market, a gourmet food market, cheese and wine shop, and restaurant in Scottsdale's Gainey Ranch is set to close just months after opening. Customers have a couple of weeks left to visit the concept located on Doubletree Ranch Road east of Scottsdale Road…

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The Ten Most Romantic Restaurants in Miami 2023

Miami New Times

The connection between food and seduction probably traces to some prehistoric man offering a roasted animal leg to his beloved by a roaring fire. Since then, the practice of using food to woo a person has evolved to include champagne, oysters, chocolate, and music — but some things remain eternal…

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High Egg Prices Hit Miami Chefs and Home Cooks

Miami New Times

In his 1974 tome On Food, James Beard wrote, "To me, there are few things as magnificent as scrambled eggs, pure and simple, perfectly cooked and perfectly seasoned." He's not alone…

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Crofflels, Affogatos and Piano for Brunch Talia’s Cafe

Dallas Observer

Warm pressed waffles, live piano music and a cozy space all make for a pretty enticing Sunday-morning brunch experience at Talia’s Cafe, which will celebrate its one-year anniversary in February. Owner Jeonghoo Yim alludes to her travels to Korea as her inspiration for opening the cozy brunch spot…

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Blackjack Pizza is Serving One of the Best Burgers in Dallas

Dallas Observer

More than any other food, Dallas is a city defined by burgers. Ask any North Texan for a burger recommendation — lifelong residents and recent transplants — and they’ll likely rattle off five or six places in quick succession that they swear by unequivocally…

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Restaurant Guide: Where to Eat Near State Farm Stadium in Glendale

Phoenix New Times

For football fans, State Farm Stadium, and Glendale as a whole, the biggest day of the year is just around the corner. But even as the excitement builds, you've still got to eat…

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Emerging BIPOC Playwrights Project Accepting First Class

Westword

Jon Marcantoni, a creative of Puerto Rican and Corsican descent, became interested in theater at a young age and began performing with community-level productions. In his twenties, he switched to screenwriting, then segued into writing fiction; eventually, he became both a published writer and editor in the publishing business…

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The Dallas Opera Sets the Stage for Wagner’s Das Rheingold with Locally-Built Scenery

Dallas Observer

Imagine that you’re all dressed up and ready for opening night at The Dallas Opera. After enjoying a glass of wine in the lobby, you find your seat inside the Winspear Opera House and get comfortable just as the house lights dim…

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Ant Life Explores Colorado's Psychedelic Possibilities

Westword

Jacob Lemanski gazes with pride at an enormous ant farm he built. At least it used to be an ant farm — the diminutive tenants all froze to death during a recent winter storm…

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See the Diversity of Native Tribes This Weekend at the Arizona Indian Festival in Scottsdale

Phoenix New Times

As part of the Scottsdale Western Week, the Arizona Indian Festival, held Saturday, February 4, and Sunday, February 5, at Scottsdale Civic Center, will showcase an element of the state’s history that, by far, predates the six decades of the Parada del Sol or Hashknife Pony Express. This part of the celebration centers on the centuries-old cultures of the Indigenous inhabitants, which are still not widely understood or appreciated…

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Things to Do in Miami: Tony Chirinos "The Precipice" at UM Art Gallery

Miami New Times

Tony Chirinos is accustomed to seeing and capturing things that would shock the average person. For years, working as a medical photographer for Miami-area hospitals, he shot photos of surgeries and autopsies, developing an oeuvre that meditates on the frailty of life and the finality of death…

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Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale: Paul Stanley at Wentworth Gallery

Miami New Times

There is an acronym that Kiss frontman Paul Stanley lives by these days. It is one, he says, that he and long-time manager Doc McGhee adopted over the last few years to qualify how precious each day is as the years grow shorter…

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Celebrities With Surprising OnlyFans Accounts

Dallas Observer

The subscription-based website OnlyFans gets a lot of press for its more ... lurid side. It's the media equivalent of the poster that Homer Simpson made for Bart's bid to become class president reading "SEX!…

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Seven Things to Do This Weekend Around Phoenix: January 27 to 29

Phoenix New Times

Congratulations — you made it to the weekend. Make the most of the next few days with a food truck extravaganza, a concert featuring local bands, a geek convention, and more…

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