In-the-works restaurants have been scurrying to get open before the end of 2012 -- and capture that all-important holiday business. Although many of the more ambitious projects have already postponed their openings until January, more than a dozen restaurants and eateries did get their doors open in ... More >>
If these stools could talk! The Burnsley Hotel closed yesterday, and with that closure Denver lost an elegant hotel dining room and a tucked-away bar that was many things for many people... Including a great spot for an assignation. See also: - Reader: I'm bummed to see the Burnsley go - Bye-bye, ... More >>
Hoping to have one last drink at the Burnsley before the hotel closes in anticipation of turning into apartments? You're too late. The doors are already locked, the restaurant and bar dark, and the sign above posted on those doors. RIP, Burnsley. See also: The Burnsley Hotel -- and its bar and res ... More >>
While the practice of taking Reagan-era hard rock anthems, turning them inside out and remodeling them into something that even their own parents couldn't pick out in a lineup is not exactly a new concept (Richard Cheese, anyone, or even Mark Kozelek, to an extent?), it can sometimes be enter ... More >>
According to the Denver coroner's office, Rajeev Sharma, 33, was the man who committed suicide Sunday at 1600 Glenarm Place, reportedly by using hydrogen cyanide that forced the evacuation of two floors in the building. It's not the first time this sort of life-ending method has been used loc ... More >>
The TAXI complex in RiNoThe seventh annual all day, all access Doors Open Denver event runs tomorrow and Sunday, giving walking tour access to dozens of public and privately owned buildings. Snoops and historians alike can visit different structures throughout the city, ranging from recent turn o ... More >>
Happy Place: The Burnsley Hotel, 1000 Grant Street, 303-830-1000 The Hours: Monday through Saturday from 4 to 7 p.m. The Deals: Half-price beer, wine, and cocktails; $3 tapas. Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.
Earl ReumYou could groan at all his time-tested jokes and silly props -- the red nose, the garish ties, the tiny kazoo and corny sight gags -- and still end up howling with laughter and holding your aching sides. Any way you look at it, Earl Reum, the dynamic Denver educator who died this m ... More >>
Kurt Elling and Eliane Elias, both Grammy-nominated vocalists, headline this year's JazzFest Denver at Dazzle this weekend. Elling's warm baritone can stretch over four octaves and he honed his chops by listening to Mark Murphy, Jon Hendricks and other crooners before him. The guy's a mad scatter, a ... More >>
Cyanide -- it's not just for Nazi leaders anymore. The bizarre death-by-cyanide of Abdirahman Dirie, a Somali native turned Canadian citizen whose body was found in Denver's Burnsley Hotel earlier this month, has been ruled a suicide, and the modest amount of space devoted to the report by the Den ... More >>
Nobody Else but Me (Capri)
Nat Yarbrough is battling for his health, but his playing remains as vibrant as ever.
The Burnsley Hotel