I’m From Denver Podcast Episode 13 featuring Larry Ulibarri & Kathie J

I’m From Denver Podcast Episode 13 featuring Larry Ulibarri & Kathie J

I’m From Denver Podcast Episode 13 Welcome back to the I’m From Denver Podcast with Larry Ulibarri and Kathie J! In this jam-packed episode, we're diving into some of the most intriguing and hilarious stories from around the Mile High City. A Heist at the Brutal Poodle First up, we’ve got a bizarre break-in at the beloved Brutal Poodle pub. Imagine this: a man clad in leather chaps and a...

Five Points Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 8th in Five Points Historic District, Denver

Five Points Jazz Festival on Saturday, June 8th in Five Points Historic District, Denver

Get Ready for the 2024 Five Points Jazz Festival! Denver's historic Five Points neighborhood, once known as the "Harlem of the West," is set to come alive with the sounds of jazz once again at the 2024 Five Points Jazz Festival. This year's event promises a day filled with music, culture, and community, celebrating over two decades of bringing jazz to the heart of Denver. Event Details Date: Saturday, June...

Denver Hit by Baseball-Sized Hail, More Storms Expected Today and Saturday

Denver Hit by Baseball-Sized Hail, More Storms Expected Today and Saturday

Heavy rain, lightning, and destructive hail slammed into the eastern Denver metro area on Thursday night. The storms rolled through Erie and Broomfield first, unleashing hail the size of baseballs. They then continued east across Denver before clearing out around midnight. The National Weather Service expects significant damage from the hail. Today, expect partly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 70s. But don't relax just yet – scattered afternoon storms...

Lucky Link: Chain Necklace Saves Man From Bullet in Commerce City

Lucky Link: Chain Necklace Saves Man From Bullet in Commerce City

A man in Commerce City narrowly escaped serious injury, thanks to a lucky twist of fate – his chain necklace. The Commerce City Police Department shared the incredible story on Facebook on Wednesday. According to police, the victim was involved in an argument when a .22 caliber bullet was fired at his neck. Remarkably, the bullet struck his 10-millimeter silver chain, becoming lodged in the metal and leaving only a...

Denver Residents File Lawsuit Against Nestle Purina Over Foul Odors

Denver Residents File Lawsuit Against Nestle Purina Over Foul Odors

For years, residents of Denver's Elyria-Swansea neighborhood have endured pungent odors emanating from the nearby Nestle-Purina factory. The smells, described as strong and disruptive, have become a constant presence, forcing residents to adjust their daily lives. "It's gotten to the point where we think it's our pets, but then we realize it's everywhere," said Danielle Ramirez, a resident. Seeking Relief Through Lawsuit In a recent development, residents have filed a...

IFD Podcast Ep 12: The VFW’s Modern Mission with State Commander John Keene

IFD Podcast Ep 12: The VFW’s Modern Mission with State Commander John Keene

This interview with State Commander John Keene sheds light on the Veterans of Foreign Wars' (VFW) efforts to move beyond its outdated stereotype and attract younger veterans. A Call to Action for Veterans Keene emphasizes the ongoing need for veteran advocacy. While the PACT Act was a significant step, more work needs to be done to expand benefits as new connections between military service and health conditions emerge. Membership Matters:...

Cripple Creek’s Donkey Derby Days Returns with More Jackassery!

Cripple Creek’s Donkey Derby Days Returns with More Jackassery!

Donkey Derby Days Returns to Cripple Creek! Calling all donkey fans! The beloved Donkey Derby Days festival returns to Cripple Creek, Colorado this summer, from June 28th to 30th, 2024. This free, three-day event promises fun for the whole family, celebrating the town's rich history and its famous resident donkey herd. A Race Through Time Donkey Derby Days has been a Cripple Creek tradition for over 80 years. Inspired by...

Man in leather chaps breaks in the Denver pub, Brutal Poodle

Man in leather chaps breaks in the Denver pub, Brutal Poodle

A beloved Denver gastropub, The Brutal Poodle, fell victim to an early morning robbery on Monday. Owner Ryan Oakes described a normal start to the week until his business partner discovered the back door propped open. Upon entering, they found the register ransacked and floor strewn with debris. While the cash register contained minimal funds, the real loss came from the office safe. The thieves cracked the safe, stealing approximately...