#86: Marie EvB Gibbons Clay artist Marie Gibbons is all about community, and it shows in nearly every move she makes as an artist. Her dedication is not confined to the artist community with which she loves to connect; she's also a firm believer in the idea that there's an artist inside everyone ju ... More >>
Jay Leandro Pub 17 on Welton Street 1750 Welton Street hyatt.com/gallery/pub17/index.html 303-295-1117 Part one of my interview with Jay Leandro, exec chef of Pub 17 on Welton Street, ran yesterday; this is part two of our conversation. Favorite Denver/Boulder restaurant(s) other than your own: P ... More >>
See also: Why? at Gothic Theatre, 9/5/12 Why? was one of the flagship bands of the nascent Anticon imprint ten years ago. Like its labelmates, the outfit was expanding and pushing the boundaries of what hip-hop was and where it could go. But Why? in particular has blurred the line between hip-hop a ... More >>
The long-vacant space at 30 East Ninth venue, on the southwest corner of Lincoln and Ninth, will soon have a new breakfast joint: Devin and Jason Stallings, the brothers who own DJ's Berkeley Cafe, are opening a second outpost -- DJ's 9th Ave Cafe, a 3,500-square-foot mimic of its popular sibling.
To the stroller-pushing mommies and patio-side drinkers who lined West 32nd Avenue on Sunday afternoon, it probably looked like just another Cruiser ride, as thirty folks on bikes trekked up the Highland hills in Sunday's 100-degree heat. Yet this sweaty mass, organized by the Denver New Rail~Volu ... More >>
Sushi Bay, a new restaurant in the Berkeley neighborhood, opened its freshly-decorated doors on June 10 in the former home of the Hole, at 3877 Tennyson Street. It boasts an extensive menu for both lunch and dinner, and the bar is stocked with various types and flavors of sake. Happy hour runs every ... More >>
Denver is a city filled with great neighborhoods -- and ardent fans of those neighborhoods, whatever they may be called. We've had debates here over the name of the area northwest of Washington Park, whether Boulder can be considered a neighborhood, where LoDo ends and the Ballpark Neighborhood begi ... More >>
Just in time for a long, sunny weekend, Denver's about to get another ice cream parlor: Charlie's Ice Cream Social, a '30s and '40s-themed soft-serve spot, will throw open its doors today, offering frozen treats to the Berkeley neighborhood.
Hops & Pie is an ideal neighborhood establishment: simply furnished, small enough to have a strong sense of intimacy -- but with a big beer list. As a bonus, the kitchen offers not just several vegetarian options, but also vegan dishes. One look at the menu, and moving to the Berkeley neighborhood j ... More >>
Food truck are revving up for the summer, which means plenty of parties -- including Boulder's first, set for June 8. But the mobile movement really gets in gear this week. Here's a taste of what's on the culinary calendar:
The West Coast punks are pogoing into town this spring at MCA Denver, Gildar Gallery, the Colorado Photographic Arts Center and other locations, for a series of shows falling under the aegis of Search & Destroy. So-named for the San Francisco 'zine or the '70s), the ring of satellite shows will come ... More >>
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We've seen a lot of beer cocktails make best-beverage lists over the past year, and they range in complexity from a glorified michelada -- a classic Mexican blend of lime juice and lager -- to the Naughty Girl Scout, a drink on the list at Euclid Hall that uses a variety of spirits plus Left Hand mi ... More >>
Lowry leeks are closely related to Denver Onions but have a sweeter, creamier, more delicate urban flavor. Prized by residents who seek urban flavor without all the dicing and tears, Lowry leeks are extremely hardy and many will grow in a compact space...
Montana City, the area's first platted township, was founded in September 1858 on the east banks of the South Platte river near West Evans Avenue. The following spring, the cabins were dismantled and floated downriver to be rebuilt at the confluence of Cherry Creek. Rufus "Potato" Clark then ... More >>
Built in 1887, 1906 and 1955 respectively, Capitol Hill Basins Numbers one, two and three were built in Congress Park to hold a three-day supply of water for the 105,000 Denver residents who lived downtown. Consequently, Congress Park Cauliflower has always thrived in the cooler, moister atmo ... More >>
Mike HoffmanHusband-and-wife team Danielle Diller and Gilles Fabre opened Brasserie Felix three years ago on Tennyson, bringing neighborhood French bistro to an area that had supported mostly bars. Today, the Berkeley neighborhood supports a raft of restaurants, everything from a new ice cre ... More >>
Dating back to the 1911, the Elyria-Swansea heirloom tomato was developed by stockyard workers who wanted to create the perfect beefsteak tomato. It has since become a Mile High favorite that is undoubtedly destined to be the first blue ribbon winner at the Denver County Fair...
Stop the freaking presses -- hell, for that matter, stop what you're doing and take note: We've just received word that Portishead is coming to town. Specifically, the outfit is slated to appear at 1STBANK Center on Thursday, October 27 -- and it's one of only seven U.S. dates announced so fa ... More >>
By 1904, West Colfax Avenue, originally the southern road from Denver to Golden, had become the main street of the Denver Jewish community. A longtime favorite of the "Mile Chai" West Colfax neighborhood is chicken vegetable soup made with Sloan Lake turnip, U-Hills parsnip and West Colfax K ... More >>
Lincoln Park asparagus can be grown from seeds or crowns, but the latter method respects the prestige of Lincoln Park. Home to the Santa Fe Arts District, Denver Health Hospital, West High School, Xcel Energy Zuni Generation Station and the 105-year-old Buckhorn Exchange, Lincoln Park is the ... More >>
By arranging compact cabbages in spiral clusters around a thick stalk in an effort to realize maximum nutritional values with minimal land use, the Stapleton Brussels sprout has quickly become the profit-driven urban planner's dream vegetable...
Virginia Vale. The Denver Auto Show currently running at the Colorado Convention Center is an exhibition of dreams. The real Denver Auto show is staged on neighborhood driveways reveals that Denverites like big trucks. The 2005 Volvo Condo semi truck shown above is just one of many examples t ... More >>
Rober y Pango share a temporary love in College View. It is an established fact that love makes people act like fools. If the goo-goo eyes and baby talk weren't enough, fools in love often feel the need to broadcast their idiocy to others. The tools they use and the location of the valentine ... More >>
Neighborhood Icon #2 of 76: West Highland. The West Highland neighborhood is the home of the (former) Elitch Gardens Amusement park and hotbed of Denver Democratic politics. So it's only fitting that the icon shown above would include a reference to a historic carousel. The rotating rides may ... More >>
The study of neighbors through their lawn decoration... Photo by Kenny Be Figure 57. Berkeley: A reminder to residents that "P" is for prostrate. It appears that the downtown parking lot sign pictured in figure 57 above, has been seized and is being held for worship in this northwest Denve ... More >>
Billy Joe Armstrong engages the crowd (Aaron Thackeray)Green Day, Franz Ferdinand Pepsi Center Saturday, August 15, 2009Better than: Hanging out with eleven-year-olds at an indoor recreation center. The members of Green Day and their crew tried with all their might to summon the spirit of an old ... More >>
Elizabeth & the Catapult is a Brooklyn-based trio playing the kind of jazz-inflected pop music that is simultaneously soothing and thought provoking. The act's debut album, Tall Children, bears favorable comparison to the more adventurous pop songwriters of recent years like Suzanne Vega and ... More >>
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