Clark Griswold

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2013

    Photos: Ten hit movies filmed in Colorado

    Yesterday, as part of our continuing look at Hollywood-Colorado connections (including posts featuring the ten best movies filmed in Colorado and ten memorable flicks set in Colorado but not filmed here), we compiled ten Hollywood movie misses filmed in our fair state. Today, we've flipped the scrip ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 1, 2011
  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Denver Nativity Scene: What grinch stole this Christmas mural?

    ​Denver's holiday display wasn't always such an orgy of bad taste. Back in 1935, just three years after the Denver City and County Building was completed, muralist Louise Emerson Ronnebeck created a 76-foot-long Nativity painting for its pediment -- a painting that has since gone missing. What ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Christmas lights online extravaganza: Alek Komarnitsky on world-renowned annual display

    Big pics below.​Alek Komarnitsky loves Christmas -- and he's managed to spread his affection for the holiday planet-wide, thanks to Alek's Controllable Christmas Lights for Celiac Disease, a web page that allows surfers across the globe to view and actually control his display of 20,000 lights ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2010

    No Reservations: Anthony Bourdain, Biker Jim's hot dogs and Frank Bonanno's blood sausage

    ​Anthony Bourdain shared hot dogs with Biker Jim, noshed with Frank Bonanno and ate his words on last night's episode of No Reservations, in which the lanky ex-chef toured America's heartland -- Austin, Texas; Des Moines, Iowa; Stanhope, Indiana; Livonia, Michigan; Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Guess where I'm drinking?

    Lori Midson​There's nothing like a properly muddled Old Fashioned and enough Christmas decorations to light-bright Clark Griswold's house ten times over to get me in the holiday spirit. Can you guess in what winter wonderland I was drinking? Special bonus: Every Friday, anyone who gave the f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Behind the bar with Erin Clark at Jax

    ​Erin Clark used to work in the advertising industry; today you'll find him behind the bar at Jax, at 1539 17th Street in Lodo. And although he hasn't won any bartending awards, "my family really, really likes me," he says. "I think." Now serving: Erin Clark.

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    Rock, paper, scissors, booze at Nine75

    This is awesome. No, I mean really awesome. A silver lining to this shitty economy. A perfect fusion of two things I like: free booze and dumb bar games. I'm talking about "Rock paper scissors" Mondays at Nine75 (975 Lincoln Street), the new promotion whereby customers get to challenge their f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2007

    Hulk Smash Puny Halloween Decorations!

    For Alek Komarnitsky of Lafayette, Colorado, holiday decorations aren’t just a hobby, they’re a way of life. A very, very insane way of life. Komarnitsky became a local hero four years ago when, as part of his neighborhood Fouth of July parade, he drove his nine-foot-tall inflatable Incredible ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 21, 2006

    Bar Louie

    Shop ‘til you’re dropped.

  • Music

    August 10, 2006


    Finding worthwhile things in neo-country -- like Jen Mangum.

  • Calendar

    June 16, 2005

    Pop for Pops

    Theres plenty of ways for families to wear themselves out on Fathers Day.