When the Gypsy Cafe & Parlor popped up in an old garage downtown last summer, the idea was odd, but interesting. Owner Ray Derani -- whose twin sisters own Capitol Hill's Gypsy House Cafe, and whose mother was doing the cooking at both places -- had planned to offer a traditional Mediterranean menu, ... More >>
Fat Jack's Supersubs, a family-owned local sandwich chain that's been providing grub night and day for hungry Denverites, will open its fifth location in the metro area, this one in LoHi, next month. And that's not all Fat Jack's has added: It's also introduced a new limited-time sandwich, the Srira ... More >>
Skoops Ice Cream and More will open as usual at 11 a.m. today -- but it will close for good at 9 p.m. today, after losing the lease on its Capitol Hill space in a dispute with its landlords. Owners Tim Hamann and Eddie Horn will be hosting a customer-appreciation party during the popular spot's las ... More >>
Mirror, mirror on the graffitied wall -- which is the hippest hangout of all? Denver is suddenly bursting with hipster neighborhoods, spiraling out from the longtime center in Capitol Hill to South Broadway, LoHi and the burgeoning RiNo area. And not only are these neighborhoods home to cool coffeeh ... More >>
Thump Coffee opened last week in Capitol Hill, and Cafe Society was there to take pictures of the place and talk with one of the owners, who brought the concept here from Portland. "We're trying to educate people that coffee isn't this burnt, pungent, bitter, harsh, carbon-y substance that a lot of ... More >>
Restaurants and bars around town are hosting so many parties tonight, it's scary! If you haven't yet made plans, here are three guaranteed good times for tonight. See also: Our complete guide to Halloween in Denver
Earlier this week, we shared Mapquest's picks for the top ten Denver neighborhoods, and quite a few of our readers disagreed with the company's picks. So we looked around for other choices and found a couple of notable ones -- top-five Denver neighborhood lists put together by real-estate blog Movot ... More >>
Often overlooked for its bigger, brasher cousin, East Colfax Avenue, the quaint little strip of 13th Avenue between Downing and Sherman streets is one of the few remaining arteries of pedestrian shopping, historic buildings and authentic culture in the Denver area. Its lack of recognition may actual ... More >>
Bobby Grover's goal is to change the way the world thinks about coffee -- and in late August, he, along with his two partners, Zak Anderson and Jay Junkin, will do their best to make sure they succeed when they open Thump Coffee in Capitol Hill. "We're trying to educate people that coffee isn't this ... More >>
Denver has plenty for the discerning plant-based diner, especially pizza. This town has so many good vegan pies that it's getting increasingly tough to pick a favorite. One thing we know for sure: The vegan and vegetarian pizzas at Sexy Pizza are swoon-worthy, especially on that delectable, decaden ... More >>
Hugo's Colorado beer & Spirits opened today in Capitol Hill, just in time to catch the last part of the holiday liquor store rush -- something that should help owner Joe-Michael Wright catch up after permitting delays that have held him up since October. See also: - Freshcraft, Right Coast Pizza of ... More >>
Websites are not the only way to get news about Denver. We love learning about this city by reading the fliers posted on billboards and light posts around town -- fliers that usually hype band gigs, advertise garage sales, or lament lost pets. One flier in particular caught our eye last week. It was ... More >>
If you're a typical Denver Tom, Dick or Harry, there's a chance you have no idea what goes on at Lighthouse Writers Workshop, a haven for the literary ensconced in the historic Milheim Mansion in Capitol Hill. But the first annual Lighthouse Writers Workshop Community Book Fair -- two days of free ... More >>
In Colorado, nothing says "summer" as much as a big mouthful of turkey leg. Photographer Nick Callaio went to the Capitol Hill People's Fair this weekend and caught dozens of those people dining on big hunks of bird.
Skoops Ice Cream & More didn't make our list of the best ice cream parlors in Denver, mostly because we gave precedence to spots that make their own ice cream.
Lori MidsonIf starting a weekend morning fighting hordes of hipsters while you wait for a breakfast table sounds like your idea of hell, you'll want to avoid Jelly, a Capitol Hill spot with a fun menu that I review this week. But there are many other breakfast and brunch places in this city t ... More >>
Git along, li'l cowboys.Living in Denver -- especially if you live in Capitol Hill, as I do -- it can be easy to forget that, despite our fancy skyscrapers and hoity-toity public art, we still living in the wild American West, if a slightly more urbane one in within the blue insulation of the ... More >>
Ruby Hill runaway may be in search of a new name. They may be the raggedy-pant-tramp of the dog world, but even an American Bulldog has too much dignity to tolerate being called "Dorkus." While it may sound cute while playing fetch, the name starts to sound like Bulldog bullying when used wit ... More >>
Get ready to enjoy the bounty of Potager's garden and local farms. The Capitol Hill restaurant has returned from a two and a half week summer vacation, and with its reopening, brings a new menu bursting with seasonal summer faves like corn, eggplant, cucumber, tomatoes and peaches. Take a lo ... More >>
Full-sized photos belowThe proliferation of large items seen lining Denver alleys would seem to indicate that residents are just itching to complain about the lack of pickup service. Budget cuts have forced the city's solid-waste-management department to scale back service from once every six ... More >>
Alright, get an eyeful of this picture. Take it all in. Notice anything wrong? Look closer. What about now? Right. Exactly. There's nothing wrong. In fact, the building in this photo has ample curb appeal, wouldn't you say? Precisely. And that's what has us dismayed.
The Trampolines are just one of 65 acts on today's lineup.It's that time again, and somehow it sort of snuck up on us this year: Time to whip out the sunscreen, bring beer money and ear plugs and head over to Civic Center park for the 39th annual Capitol Hill People's Fair. From the looks of ... More >>
A Swan at Smiley's
This weekend, Bender's Tavern is going to be jumpin as the bar plays host to the 2009 edition of the Ultimate Music Experience, a two-day audition in which eighty or so bands showcase in hopes of landing a slot at this year's Capitol Hill People's Fair, the two-day extravaganza slated to take place ... More >>
Do you long for baklava, adzuki red bean or garam masala ice cream? Your wait will end one week from Friday when Sweet Action Ice Cream opens at 52 Broadway. The space, formerly occupied by Fahrenheit Books, will be shared with Twisted Sol, the tattoo shop moving down from Capitol Hill.Besides the f ... More >>
We have a dream -- that no one in Colorado will go hungry today. For the first time, the Martin Luther King Jr. Colorado Holiday Commission has partnered with Food Bank of the Rockies, by hosting a soup/chili food and fund drive at the beginning and conclusion of today's Marade in honor of MLK. Colo ... More >>
Buddhist/Christian Contemplation Hour
íTis the season to celebrate at Capitol Hill Books.
Mezcal gets in the flow of Capitol Hill
Posters from the hippie era radiate good vibes
Highlighting the week's greatest gratis event
Choose your own adventure this New Year's Day.
The Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys opens the door to holidays past.
Dead Heaven Cowboys
Ed Thomas shoots from the hip, but this former cop just might have enough brass to be mayor.
Art is in the eye of the title holder for Triton Properties.
Shag: Brit-Pop a Go Go
Building Community Through Dance and Speaking of Dance