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2007 Stories by Patrick Osborn

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  • The Irish Hound

    published June 28, 2007

    Everybody has a really good first bar story. Often it's a tale about a group celebrating somebody's 21st birthday by seeing just how close people... More >>

  • The Blue Walleye

    published June 21, 2007

    If you ask a real fisherman, he'll tell you that walleye is one of the best eating fish. It's not a particularly pretty fish, but it's the reason... More >>

  • City Grille

    published June 14, 2007

    There are many unanswered questions in this world. For example, why don't heavier things fall faster? Why is there any debate about Ward... More >>

  • Milwaukee Street Tavern

    published June 7, 2007

    It isn't often that I have no desire to go out (though it seems to happen more and more as I "mature"), and the other night was one of those rare... More >>

  • Pint’s Pub

    published May 31, 2007

    I'm pretty sure it was Albert Einstein who said that matter cannot be created or destroyed — or maybe it was Bill Nye the Science Guy.... More >>

  • Ship Tavern

    published May 24, 2007

    My computer's dictionary defines a "tavern" as a place that sells beer and other drinks and sometimes serves food. I would agree with this for a... More >>

  • Hapa Sushi Grill and Sake Bar

    published May 17, 2007

    Relations between men and women have many unresolved issues. There's constant bitching about the quantity and quality of sex. Also, no couple on... More >>

  • Sushi Tazu

    published May 3, 2007

    I don't know if it's the wasabi, the gallons of alcohol consumed or simply the social act of gathering over raw fish, but something about our... More >>

  • Lansdowne Arms Bistro and Bar

    published April 26, 2007

    This week's lesson is ethics, which are very important if human society is to progress. Without ethics, you end up with such horrors as insider... More >>

  • Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar

    published April 19, 2007

    As they only have a few remaining months here in Denver, we've decided that the Scottish Representative and his wife need as much exposure to our... More >>

  • Milago Taco Bar

    published April 12, 2007

    Cravings are bad. Whether you crave drink, food, nicotine, attention, women or drink, you often find yourself doing things that you wouldn't... More >>

  • Islamorada Fish Company

    published April 5, 2007

    We'd been considering the "world-famous" Islamorada Fish Company Restaurant (7974 East 49th Avenue) for an Institute night, but it didn't... More >>

  • Goodfriends

    published March 22, 2007

    Have you ever felt really out of place? I'm not talking about the times you walked out of the can with toilet paper trailing from your pants, or... More >>

  • Chef Zorba’s Cuisine

    published March 15, 2007

    I don't like Sundays. You always feel like crap on Sunday and are most likely regretting something from the previous night. Or regretting that you... More >>

  • Park Tavern

    published March 8, 2007

    It's been more than a month, but we here at the Institute are still bitching about the Snickers Super Bowl commercial. That's the one in which two... More >>

  • Wolfgang Puck Express

    published March 1, 2007

    There's nothing quite as irritating as having your flight canceled after you've already checked in -- especially when it's not for some... More >>

  • Recovery Room

    published February 22, 2007

    Just so you know, growing up and being forced to grow up are not the same. Growing up is a natural process for women and some men that involves... More >>

  • Fadó Irish Pub & Restaurant

    published February 15, 2007

    For those of you interested in ridding your frat party, wedding reception or bar of unwanted guests, the Institute can no longer recommend... More >>

  • Rock Bottom

    published February 8, 2007

    We are proud to announce the arrival of the newest member of the Institute of Drinking Studies: Nathaniel Arthur Osborn. In true Osborn fashion,... More >>

  • Ling & Louie’s

    published February 1, 2007

    Although last week's melt helped, the overall number of traffic lanes in Denver is down about half from what it was in the summer. Many of the... More >>

  • Thunderbird Lounge

    published January 25, 2007

    At the Osborn house, we suffered a near-terminal case of cabin fever over the holidays. Part was imposed by the physical realities of the first... More >>

  • BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

    published January 18, 2007

    Generally speaking, members of the Institute of Drinking Studies do not espouse shallow thinking and judgment based on superficial qualities. But... More >>

  • World Famous Milo’s

    published January 4, 2007

    In our continuing effort to make the world more amenable to the foibles of drinkers, the Institute of Drinking Studies is preparing a proposal for... More >>

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