LowDown Brewery Kitchen 800 Lincoln Street 720-524-8065 The jokes started pouring in before we'd even set foot in
While whiskey and scotch receive endless applause, tequila gets rediscovered as a connoisseur's sipper and distilleries race each other to make the most complex and odd gin, vodka is left behind. Sure, it's still the world's most popular mixer. Without it, you couldn't have a true Screwdriver, Cape ... More >>
Celebrate Coohills second anniversary this evening with good food, good wine and good company. A cocktail hour will start the night off right at 6:15 p.m.; a four-course dinner will follow at 7 p.m. All courses will be accompanied by wines from Jordan Vineyard, a Sonoma County winery -- and Chris Av ... More >>
Mink Stole got wrapped up in acting when she met avant garde director John Waters in the mid-'60s. But this wasn't just a convenient accident: the East Coaster had a real knack for the B-movie style. Working hard as part of Waters's devoted crew -- dubbed The Dreamlanders -- Stole has now been actin ... More >>
VAMPIRE WEEKEND @ RED ROCKS | 5/20/13 Last night at Red Rocks, Vampire Weekend showed all the strength that has made it so compelling since the release of its first record five years ago. From Ezra Koenig's effortless falsetto and drummer Chris Tomson's rollicking drum rolls that eerily echo old sur ... More >>
Coohills, 1400 Wewatta Street, is welcoming Michael Honig of the Honig Winery this evening for a five-course dinner paired with the family-owned vineyard's wine. Keep reading to view the full menu. See also: - Coohills is a safe standby for those special-ish occasions - In the kitchen at Coohills i ... More >>
Photo by Jonathan ReedAnne Makepeace and Allie Humenuk filming with Wampanoag IndiansAnne Makepeace is quick to tell people that the Wampanoag is the tribe that greeted the Mayflower. After all, what better way to quickly illustrate how forgotten this tribe is? Almost everyone in America know ... More >>
Lori Midson Mike Sullivan Devil's Food Bakery and Cookery 1020 South Gaylord Street 303-733-7448 www.devilsfoodbakery.com This is part one of my interview with Mike Sullivan, executive chef of Devil's Food Bakery & Cookery. Part two of my chat with Sullivan will run in this space tomorrow ... More >>
Barry Clifford, looking for booty.Besides maybe monster-truck driver, Barry Clifford has about the most badass job that exists: He's a real-life, bona-fide treasure hunter. His 1983 discovery of the Whydah, a pirate ship wrecked off the coast of Cape Cod, provides the backbone of the Real Pir ... More >>
Ben Dayton approves.When you walk into the Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, which opens today, the first thing you do is watch a short movie, one of those PBS-style hist-umentaries with the vaguely English-sounding narrator, the ... More >>
Standing up against the oppression of scurvy swabs.In the midst of Black History Month, it seems a particularly appropriate time to consider the plight of another marginalized group, a group that has been disenfranchised since the seventeenth century, has been historically oppressed by the U. ... More >>
Back in June, Michelle and Steve Gelman shuttered their eponymous restaurant at 2911 West 38th Avenue and reopened the space a month later as Boston Fish Shack, a New England-influenced joint that turns out everything from seafood chowder to lobster rolls. And now that restaurant is up for s ... More >>
Drew Watson has his slice of Denver.Drew and Leah Watson have lived in five cities in ten years, moving from coast to coast, following each others' careers in the restaurant industry. But whether it was upscale eateries in Cape Cod or Boston, Napa or San Diego, one thing held true. "We love ... More >>
Aaron Thackeray Vampire Weekend Dum Dum Girls • Beach House 09.03.10 | Red Rocks Amphitheatre view full slide show Dum Dum Girls opened the show with a notable display of confidence and music reminiscent of Elastica with more of a '60s girl group vibe. The combination of chiming textures ... More >>
Catch Vampire Weekend tonight at Red Rocks with Beach House and the Dum Dum GirlsOkay we all have some skeletons in our closet, shit we dig -- be it music, movies or television shows -- that we'd just as soon that nobody else knew about. Guilty pleasures is what most people term these sort of ... More >>
How happening is Tennyson Street these days? The pay-what-you-want Comfort Cafe opened at 3945 Tennyson Street a couple weeks ago and The Hole, a doughnut house, is slated to open any second (though by the looks of it, it's probably more like any week) at 3877 Tennyson.
Stephanie Rochester.The horrible story of Stephanie Rochester, the apparently perfect Superior mom arrested on suspicion that she killed her infant son, Rylan, just got worse. A newly released affidavit (check it out below) details her ultimately successful efforts to smother the boy, motiva ... More >>
Lori Midson Jeremy Roosa, exec chef of the Oak Tavern Jeremy Roosa Oak Tavern 1414 Market Street 303-888-0655 www.oaktaverndenver.com "I dress like a clown, I play with food, fire and sharp knives, and they pay me. Does it get any more fun than that?" asks Jeremy Roosa. The executive chef o ... More >>
Vampire Weekend • The Blow 03.19.10 | The Ogden Theatre A lot of people accuse Vampire Weekend of not being original. "It's Paul Simon but smirkier," they say, or: "It's Afro-pop but whiter." And maybe it is those things. But you know what we're willing to bet no Afro-pop band, Paul Sim ... More >>
When Irish guys are smiling, it should be fun for the whole family.
Midnight has finally come. For 11 hours straight on Saturday, Backbeat Online had Red Rocks surrounded, an army of writers, photographers, and other assorted hooligans braving a piss-reeking media tent to bring you live coverage of Monolith Festival. Day 1 of the fest starred Devotchka, Vampire ... More >>
Man does not live by bread alone but you could come close here.
Most bands would kill for the buzz surrounding this NYC quartet.
There are more fish in the sea, but they'll taste the same at the Fresh Fish Company.
This one-note joke about a '50s girl group suffers from static cling.
With the help of friends in high places, Groove Armada's ship has come in.
Guitarist Patty Larkin is a tour de force.
The ex-gay movement has its straight man--but ex-ex-gays may have the last laugh.
For this Colorado Springs publishing house, grieving is fundamental.