The owners of the Cheeky Monk Belgian CafĂ© are racing to open their new Denver brewery before the Great American Beer Festival starts on October 10. But even if they are delayed, Lost Highway Brewing will be pouring two beers at GABF. "We've had our brewing permits for almost two years," says Jame ... More >>
Irish bars are known for being dark and often damp, but they are also supposed to reflect their neighborhoods, and the people who live in the Mayfair, Montclair and Park Hill neighborhoods don't want "dark" when it comes to any new restaurant on Colfax. That's why Glen Eastwood and Andrew Cudden pl ... More >>
Last year about this time, we shared our first collection of ten memorable Denver Craigslist Missed Connections, because when the weather begins warming up, more people get out and about -- and more love connections are missed. We've gathered together, photo-illustrated and ranked ten randy, yearni ... More >>
Sara Century is everywhere: running her monthly freeform open mic, Baby Hair, with co-conspirator Erica Adams; playing solo and with various bands all over the city; and hawking tape rentals behind the counter at Video One. This Saturday, April 13, Century wears yet another hat, an artist's, as Hook ... More >>
It's a few months behind schedule, thanks to predictable construction snafus, but on February 18, following a series of soft-opening events, Udi's Pizza, Cafe & Bar will open in the former Encore space at 2550 East Colfax Avenue. See also: - Udi's Colfax Pizza Bar taking over the former Encore spa ... More >>
At a potluck dinner party at my home a few years ago, I made the mistake of handing Pete Marczyk a can of Scotch Buy black pepper that had expired in 1988 -- which meant the pepper was old as the friends' marriage we were celebrating, and a lot less spicy. But that black dust did manage to provide t ... More >>
The lights went on outside the Lowenstein yesterday -- ten hours after we published a post about frustrated business owners who'd had been kept in the dark about the status of the "enhanced transit corridor"" project along East Colfax Avenue. But shortly after 6 p.m., we got the word from one of tho ... More >>
Sometimes the best things in life really are free. This week, for example, you can experience slam poetry, catch a film screening, or learn about a magical realist legend -- and you won't be charged a thing. Keep reading for three free things to do this week; for a full listing of entertainment opti ... More >>
Mother Mind Studios is turning into a motherlode of creativity. The new digital media company, which promotes and produces feature films, comic books and other artistic endeavors, has developed a strong team including visual artist Daniel Crosier, director/producer Dane Bernhardt, writer Cuyler Mort ... More >>
While most of us live on a budget that prevents us from spending thousands on medical marijuana each week, there are apparently a few patients with lots of disposable income to throw around. Budtenders I've spoken with talk about people coming in regularly to buy ounces of hash oil and caviar -- bu ... More >>
After a seven-and-half-year run, Greg Baumhauer is pulling the plug on the Squire Lounge's open mike comedy night. "We've crushed enough dreams," he says. And tonight, you have one last chance to catch Baumhauer and the Wrist Deep crew in action at what was once hailed as the meanest open mik ... More >>
If you're not occupying any other public space in central Denver today, it might be time to visit the Colorado Capitol building and climb those 99 steps from the third floor to the dome observation area. Tomorrow will be too late, since the dome is closing for repairs until some undetermined date in ... More >>
Just the 'fax, ma'am. Laura Shunk's recent visit to Bourbon Grill, a hole-in-the-wall on East Colfax, inspired this from Steve065: I haven't eaten there in years, but I have a soft spot for the bourbon chicken combo. Laura's right; it's perfect food after drunken debauchery. Which can be at ... More >>
As most of you reading this already know, I am not long for this town. In a frighteningly short amount of time, I will be packing my bags and heading for Seattle, where a gig awaits me as restaurant critic at one of our sister papers, the Seattle Weekly. Still, I've got enough time left to ... More >>
These new PETA ads are weird... Twenty-eight hours and sixty-five entries later, we know one thing for sure: You people out there in Hotcakesland certainly do love your dick jokes. And your Colfax jokes. And your vegan jokes. And your vegan-on-Colfax dick jokes... Still, we had to go wi ... More >>
A Swan at Smiley's
Indulge, imbibe and enjoy yourself at the Uptown Sampler.
The bloom is off this rose.
Hooked on Colfax
The latest nightlife news
Things are looking up on Colfax — so why all the trash-talking about a community leader and the business improvement district?
Will trolleys return to Colfax?
Fighting on Capitol Hill and Colfax
From the week of September 15, 2005
Baby Girl has one last chance at a new life.
Just the 'Fax
Just the 'Fax, Man
If Colfax is buried, will Civic Center rise again?
Dulcinea's 100th Monkey
A sorry collection
Thirty miles of developments, drunks and dreams -- the ultimate road trip.
From the week of June 12, 2003
Rock ’n Roll Bingo strikes a chord at the Lion’s Lair.
Fighting neighborhood crime is just the tip of the iceberg for Capitol Hill's Unsinkables.
Jim Hannifin commands a ready-made urban army—and he keeps winning his battles.
The plan to revive East Colfax: belly dancers, bazouki music, baklava--and blue sidewalks.