Katsu's shoyu (foreground) and tan tan ramens. —Photo by Sarah Boyum
For all of its ethnic eateries, Aurora has typically been devoid of notable ramen houses. Not anymore. Katsu Ramen chef Shinsuke Hirao, who earned his cred in Osaka, Japan, serves traditional ramens. Try the spicy chicken version with thick noodles and peppery broth. 1930 S. Havana...
When Orlando Colome moved from Miami to the metro area two years ago, he pledged to bring Cuban desserts and food seasoned with traditional Cuban spices with him.
Colome, who owns the Cuban Bakery and Cafe in Aurora, learned the trade by working without pay after hours at a Cuban bakery in Miami...
November 3 2015, 1:27 PM
One of Weiner's works hangs in a living room setting in Cherry Creek Shopping Center's recently opened Restoration Hardware.
—Photo courtesy of Mary Davis
Emerging artist Paul Weiner, 22, chose a tough subject for his most recent body of work: the 2012 Aurora theater shooting. As someone who grew up in Aurora, Weiner wanted to learn more about what had happened that night. But public information was scarce. The documents he did find were heavily...
October 29 2015, 10:36 AM
Funny Plus’ beloved fried chicken; Photo by Sarah Boyum
Shared-plate dining with a group of friends sounds great—in theory. But when everything arrives (usually all at once), so do the issues. How do you split a tiny portion of ramen? Why is that side of the table hogging all the deviled eggs? And how can your overworked taste buds truly appreciate a...
—Photo by Lucy Beaugard
While the funnel clouds spotted by DIA on Tuesday afternoon luckily never touched down, the skies stayed overcast well into the evening. Photographer Lucy Beaugard was inspired, not deterred, by the inclement weather, and took off to the airport to capture this dramatic shot of a field of...
August 13 2015, 11:00 AM
Sandy Phillips, whose daughter Jessica Ghawi was killed in the 2012 Aurora movie theatre massacre, carries a T-shirt memorializing the twelve people killed in the attack outside the Arapahoe County Courthouse on Tuesday, July 14, 2015. —Brennan Linsley / AP Photo
The verdict is in: James Holmes has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
The jury—nine women and three men—came to the decision after deliberating for less than seven hours over two days. The panel could not come to a unanimous decision on the death penalty, which...
August 7 2015, 5:15 PM
A screenshot of inside the Arapahoe County courtroom, taken from a live feed of the proceedings.
The jury in the Aurora theater shooting trial moved one step closer to determining the fate of James Eagan Holmes on Monday, after handing down a unanimous decision in phase two of the sentencing hearing. Now, the proceedings move into the third and final phase, which determines whether Holmes will...
August 3 2015, 1:30 PM
—Photography by Jason Houston
Earth Day Denver: Walk, bike, bus, or carpool to Civic Center Park to learn how you can be greener every day. This fair—which is 100 percent powered by solar panels—features many displays and demos including how to start your own garden (check out where to buy your plants this spring), how to...
April 20 2015, 12:00 PM