National Western prize-winning steers FU and BFF visit the Brown Palace

For the 72nd year in a row, the National Western Stock Show’s champion steer strolled right into the atrium of The Brown Palace Hotel and presided over Afternoon Tea.

National Western Stock Show tea time at the Brown Palace. Jan. 20, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) brown palace; stock show; animals; cow; kevinjbeaty; denver; denverite; colorado;
National Western Stock Show tea time at the Brown Palace. Jan. 20, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

For the 72nd year in a row, the National Western Stock Show’s champion steers strolled right into the atrium of The Brown Palace Hotel and presided over Afternoon Tea.

Presided here means they graciously accepted petting and licked a few faces.




Meow Wolf commits $20,000 to support Denver DIY spaces

Less than a day after Denver Arts & Venues told the city’s arts community it set aside $20,000 for safe creative spaces, Meow Wolf has announced that it will match that with a $20,000 donation specifically for Rhinoceropolis and Glob.

Rhinoceropolis and a construction site. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) rhinoceropolis; diy; glob; RiNo; development; kevinjbeaty; denver; colorado; denverite;
Rhinoceropolis, Glob and a construction site. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Less than a day after Denver Arts & Venues told the city’s arts community it set aside $20,000 for safe creative spaces, Meow Wolf has announced that it will match that with a $20,000 donation specifically for Rhinoceropolis and Glob.


Denver allots $20K for “safe creative spaces,” artists ask for help and clear plan

It was largely information we’ve heard before — except for these three things.

Lauri Lynnxe Murphy watches the forum on safe creative spaces at the McNichols building, Jan. 18, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) diy; art; mcnichols building; denver; denverite; colorado; art; gentrification;
Lauri Lynnxe Murphy watches the forum on safe creative spaces at the McNichols building, Jan. 18, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

When city officials and local artists got into a room to discuss the safety and future of Denver’s art spaces, it was bound to get tense and emotional.