Blithe Spirit, now showing at the Arvada Center, doesn't mean anything. It's not a critique of upper-class society or an evocative exploration of the border between the living and the dead -- despite all the ghostly goings-on. Even though Noel Coward wrote the play in 1941 when bombs were dropping o ... More >>
When Leigh Jones first moved to Denver a decade ago and was living in Park Hill, the Recovery Room, at 819 Colorado Boulevard, was her neighborhood bar. She went on to open several bars and restaurants of her own -- Brasserie Rouge and B-52 (both of which she owned with her then-husband); Ato ... More >>
The revived Recovery Room will bowl you over.You can't get Cheli's chili in Chicago anymore -- the Cheli's Chili Bar there closed when Chris Chelios was traded to the Detroit Red Wings. You can get it in Michigan, of course; the hockey player has three Cheli's Chili Bar restaurants around Detroit.
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The flatlined Recovery Room When the state seized the Recovery Room (819 Colorado Boulevard) for nonpayment of taxes last January, it was a temporary flatline for the legendary dive. But Chris Campbell and Mark Lane, who have owned the Old Towne Tavern (2410 West Main Street, Littleton) for the pas ... More >>