City Cast Denver

Join Host Bree Davies and the City Cast Denver crew every weekday morning as we celebrate, explore, and challenge an ever-changing Denver. It’s the daily news podcast for all Denverites — whether you’ve been here for six months or six generations. We’ll break down the news you need (and want) to know with journalists and culture makers; activists and artists; neighbors and ne’er-do-wells — and John Elway, if he ever returns our calls. Learn more and subscribe to our morning newsletter at citycast.fm/denver.

*Named Best Podcast in Denver of 2021 by Westword

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1
The Final Pizza Showdown
42 min
2
Honey on the Crust: The Plot Thickens
23 min
3
Pizza Myths, Mysteries, and Madness
21 min
4
The State of Pizza in Denver is…
...murky.
25 min
5
Why Peter Sagal Can't Forget Isabella Thallas’s...
23 min
6
What's Better For Unhoused Folks: "Housing Firs...
39 min
7
Black Pioneers and a New Story of the Old West
20 min
8
So Much More Than PSLs: Why We Love Fall in Col...
26 min
9
Why the ‘Latino Vote’ is a Big Deal This Year
It’s election season and there’s some big ticket races going down in Colorado. But the one to watch? Congressional District 8.
19 min
10
Why Did Police Shoot a Man Who Called Them For ...
And what does the tragic killing say about the state of police reform?
17 min
11
A Moment on the Sidewalk with Jonathon Stalls
4 min
12
Will Hot E-Bike Summer Fizzle Into Cold Car Win...
43 min
13
How Walking Saved This Man’s Life
18 min
14
Does DIA Deserve More Love Than it Gets?
The good, the bad, and the weird of the airport we love to hate
17 min
15
Wanna Eat Japanese in Denver Like a Pro? Talk t...
Japanese food has always been a deeply personal obsession for local author Gil Asakawa.
19 min
16
Long Live The Shagman! A Denver TV Icon Bids Fa...
21 min
17
"Tipping Fatigue" Hits Denver
40 min
18
Can Denver Rethink What We Throw Away?
15 min
19
Denver’s Got a Police Problem. Will the Chief’s...
17 min
20
What We Learned From RTD’s Month of Free Fares
18 min
21
Day Trips! Our Recs For Your Long Weekend
31 min
22
Colorado is Making SO Much Money in the New Spa...
16 min
23
The Future of Lunch is on E. Evans Ave.
24 min
24
The End of Predatory Towing (Hopefully)
14 min
25
Is Denver Hoarding Water?
18 min
26
The OG LoDo Scapegoat: Nightclub Kingpin Valent...
21 min
27
Could This Bold New Plan Get Denverites Out of ...
17 min
28
How a Burger Dive Thrives in Ritzy Cherry Creek
Why We Love the Cherry Cricket
16 min
29
New Broncos, New Mission: World Domination
When the Denver Broncos open their regular season in September, they’ll look completely different than they did last year.
17 min
30
School’s Back in Session and the DPS Board Can’...
17 min
31
If Denver Had a Mt. Rushmore…Who Would Be Our F...
Definitely not four more old white guys...
32 min
32
Sun Valley Wants to Be Celebrated, Not “Discove...
14 min
33
Can LoDo’s Let-Out Problem be Fixed?
16 min
34
Hungry for Casa Bonita Updates? We’ve Got a Spi...
17 min
35
Denver Deserves Sidewalks. Will Voters Agree?
17 min
36
Snarf’s Vs. Cheba Hut: The Ultimate Sandwich Sm...
47 min
37
The Real Story Behind the $750 Check in Your Ma...
Are the Dems Putting a Spin on the Usual TABOR Refund?
15 min
38
Where 911 Calls Get Lost Between Denver and Aurora
How A Tragic Shooting Led to Real Change for East Colfax
17 min
39
Oh My God! They’ve Been Killing Kenny for 25 Years
Wait, you're telling me there's a real South Park, too?
18 min
40
Ballot Trip: Who Gets to Decide the Future of P...
21 min
41
Abortion. Abortion. Abortion!
30 min
42
Dang, Bud. Are You a Denver Foo, or What?
17 min
43
Real Talk on Buying a House with Theo Wilson
18 min
44
Is Colorado’s Cannabis Boom Finally a Bust?
17 min
45
Ballot Trip: How Big Money Wants to Change Psyc...
23 min
46
Will Free Bus Rides Clear Up Denver's Smog?
43 min
47
Can Fake Meat Take Over This Cow Town?
21 min
48
Why a Global Meat Company is Going Plant-Based ...
19 min
49
Should Dogs Be Able to Party Leash-Free in Denver?
22 min
50
Ballot Trip: Can We Legalize Psychedelics Witho...
24 min
51
Has Denver Lost its Mojo?
23 min
52
Here’s to Five Years of Fabulous Concerts at Le...
18 min
53
How to Have An Awesome Sober Night in Denver
17 min
54
What Will Define Mayor Hancock’s Legacy?
21 min
55
Ballot Trip: The Fight for Psychedelics is On!
19 min
56
Our Summer Reads: ‘The Holly’ Shows the Other S...
18 min
57
Our Summer Reads: Not Everything Is As It Seems...
14 min
58
Our Summer Reads: Finding Connection and Commun...
13 min
59
Our Summer Reads: CU Boulder Football Scandal E...
17 min
60
Our Summer Reads: ‘Black Smoke’ Cooks up Denver...
12 min
61
Meow Wolf is Unionizing. Is the Age of the Star...
33 min
62
Are Scooters Good for Denver? Or a Menace? (May...
15 min
63
We're Going Behind the Scenes at Water World
16 min
64
From Cinderella City to Buckingham Square: How ...
23 min
65
The Avs Won. The Primaries Are Over. Let’s Cele...
24 min
66
The Denver Zoo. Yay or Nay?
24 min
67
Campfire Confidential: The Secret to an Epic Ca...
21 min
68
How Much Champagne Fits in the Stanley Cup? Ask...
Lord Stanley’s Cup is returning to Denver
18 min
69
Inside the Predatory Development Scandal on Wel...
17 min
70
A Denver Dem’s Guide to the Messy GOP Primaries
Playing the GOP Primary Game with Democratic Insider Ian Silverii
34 min
71
The Fight for HD6: Democrat Katie March Makes H...
Part two of our conversation about the House District 6 Race
20 min
72
The HD6 Primary Heats Up. Elisabeth Epps Says S...
21 min
73
Uncovering Cap Hill’s Queer History
20 min
74
A Walking Tour of Denver’s Juneteenth History
A re-run of our Juneteenth episode from 2021
13 min
75
Could Commerce City Lose its Whole School Distr...
Adams 14 is in Big Trouble.
16 min
76
Get Those Mile High Summer Vibes on Denver’s Be...
15 min
77
Why Rep. Tom Sullivan Thinks His Colleagues Won...
He Lost His Son in a Mass Shooting in 2012. He’s Still Fighting for Change.
17 min
78
Could Denver Run Out of Water?
18 min
79
The Walmart-ification of Denver
Could More Affordable Housing — And a New Football Stadium — Be on Denver’s Horizon?
30 min
80
Is 'Diversity' Just a Buzzword in Denver’s Thea...
16 min
81
Affordable Fun in the Sun: Our Outdoor Swimming...
19 min
82
Superintendent Marrero Talks School Safety, Rum...
Plus, His Response to Tim Hernandez
17 min
83
Yes In My Backyard: Ideas for Tackling Denver’s...
15 min
84
How to Have a Kickass Colorado Summer
Night Biking, Stargazing, Food Fests and More Ways to Have a Kickass CO Summer
31 min
85
If You Can’t Beat the I-70 Traffic, Learn to Lo...
Plus, Makeshift Ski Racks and Other Odd I-70 Sights
13 min
86
Meet Ophelia Peaches, Local Teen Queen and Futu...
15 min
87
A Sneak Peek At Our Climate Apocalypse
Behind the scenes of Control Group Productions' bus tour of Denver's climate future.
18 min
88
Can We Change Denver’s Transit Culture For the ...
41 min
89
A New Story of Resilience Blooms at Camp Amache
Camp Amache was a Dark Moment in Colorado’s History. But Mother Nature Sheds Some Light
17 min
90
Colfax is Changing. And Maybe That’s Good?
A Walk Down Colfax with Frank Locantore
17 min
91
303, 720, and Now, 983. What Does Your Area Cod...
19 min
92
Do ‘Gun-Free’ Zones Really Keep Denverites Safer?
The case against the concealed carry ban.
17 min
93
Why Doesn’t Stan Kroenke Want Us to See the Avs...
29 min
94
Is Denver Ready for a Pueblo-Themed Bar? We ask...
15 min
95
This Queer Gym is Not Only Transforming Bodies,...
16 min
96
Real Talk About the Fentanyl Bill Waiting for P...
15 min
97
She’s a Globe-Trotting Climate Justice Warrior....
14 min
98
BONUS: Living Unhoused Under the Camping Ban (v...
21 min
99
The Unvarnished Truth Behind 10 Years of Sweepi...
37 min
100
A Shooting. A Neighborhood Divided. What's Next...
14 min