What do Ghostbusters, Wonder Woman and Superman have in common with debutantes and Young Men of Distinction?
Nothing, save for this one evening in June when Comic Con and Le Bal de Ballet were taking place simultaneously, in venues a stone’s throw apart.
Let’s get one thing straight — I’m not here to talk about basketball.
Sure, I know the rules of the game. I participated in a non-monetary March Madness bracket this year.
Dear Neil: I’ve been with a man for 21 months, but our relationship has been a constant roller coaster. He has issues with drinking, lying and keeping things from me.
Most college freshmen learn on Day 1 that they shouldn’t use Wikipedia. It’s framed as a crime on par with cheating: a mortal sin against the gods of academia.
In hundreds of classrooms across the country, though, some professors have begun taking a very different tack.
Joshua Herrera doesn’t appear comfortable.
The 11-year-old white-knuckles a safety bar as a carpet begins sliding beneath his skis; wobbling sticks attached to unwieldy boots he’s never before worn.
But within an hour with instructor Branden Burden, Joshua is carving across the rolling slope, his head up, hands in front and a giant grin showing a mouthful of braces.
While you’re making plans for Taco Tuesday, keep in mind that two taco festivals are taking over the town later this week, which means that everything from traditional tacos to cutting-edge creativity — right down to the masa that goes into the tortillas — will be available for taco fans.
Jessica Erickson moved to Longmont for the nightlife.
That’s not something you usually hear. Sure, compared with Boulder, Longmont was also more affordable. But Erickson, 33, says she and her husband spent so many of their evenings in Longmont that they decided to leave move from Lafayette to downtown Longmont.
A golden retriever belly flopped enthusiastically into the swimming pool at Doggie Dude Ranch and O’Cat Corral, paddling hard for its tennis ball. Seconds after, a horde of Labrador retrievers and German shepherds splashed into the water excitedly, barking and diving for toys in the water.
In the six years that Nick Schroth has been making the 500-mile round trip from Palisade to the Front Range to sell produce at farmers markets, he has never seen a dog bite anyone and never heard a complaint from other vendors or customers.
Another longtime Colorado craft brewer plans to stop canning its beer for retail sales.
Wynkoop Brewing Co., the venerable Lower Downtown brewery co-founded by a man who would become the state’s governor, announced plans Thursday to cease packaging beer for sale in liquor stores and other outlets.
Dear Amy: My boyfriend of two years was raised in a doomsday cult. Yep, the real deal. It wasn’t traumatic, exactly, but he grew up believing that the end of the world is nigh and when certain “signs” are presented, he and the other church members would flee to Jerusalem to wait out the “End Times.”
Dear Amy: Toward the end of my junior year of college, I met a man who I thought was going to be Mr. Right and Forever. We got engaged a week before my college graduation, and I was over the moon.
Dear Amy: Recently, I ended an on-and-off relationship with a co-worker. What makes this situation even messier than it should be is the fact that I ended it because I caught him sleeping with our boss.
South metro residents looking for ways to burn calories and stay out of the summer heat are in luck. A soon-to-open cycling studio in Lone Tree is offering 10 days of free classes in the coming weeks as it primes for its official grand opening.
Dear Amy: Our son graduated with honors from a private high school several years ago. He wanted to take a year off to find a part-time job, volunteer or travel before starting college.
The owners of Nello Alpine Aspen, a high-end restaurant at the base of Aspen Mountain that appears to have closed, clearly had problems paying the bills, according to court and public records.
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge is allowing the bulk of a lawsuit accusing Starbucks of systematically under-filling lattes to move forward.
Two California residents are suing the Seattle-based coffee chain, claiming that Starbucks lattes are only filled to about 75 percent of the cup’s capacity.