It's Opening Day, and Coors Field has a new amenity. No, not a pitching staff, but the $10 million Rooftop, a two-story deck that features a Tavern Ballpark with a bar 52.80 feet long, as well as an outpost of CHUburger. And on a lower level, there's a Rio Grande location pouring those very potent m ... More >>
Downtown was crazy-bustling last night, no doubt a precursor to today's home opener at Coors Field. And at this restaurant, where I popped in for a margarita and a vessel of queso fundido with chorizo, the staff was projecting that they'd serve a lot more of that queso today, along with enough marga ... More >>
Baseball fans are in for a few new treats when they return to Coors Field this weekend -- although if they're not careful, those treats will get the fans too drunk to remember what they were. Team owner Dick Monfort led several dozen media members on a walking tour of the stadium on Wednesday and s ... More >>
We're ten days away from Opening Day at Coors Field, and no matter how the Colorado Rockies play this season, there have already been some changes to the food and drink lineup that look like guaranteed hits. The ballpark has constructed a rooftop deck -- replacing 3,000 seats in right field with the ... More >>
Hoping to capitalize on both baseball season and the popularity of Denver's burgeoning taproom culture, MillerCoors and the Rockies have decided to give the Blue Moon Brewing Company at the Sandlot, which is inside of Coors Field, a facelift -- and then open the brewery to the public even on non-gam ... More >>
Located inside Coors Field since 1995, the Blue Moon Brewing Company @ the Sandlot has always made beers with a baseball theme, whether it was Right Field Red, Pinch Hit Pilsner or Belly Slide Belgian Wit (which became Blue Moon itself). But this year, the little brewery will make a beer dedicated ... More >>
Sure, it was tacky -- but folks around town were talking about our Colorado Rockies fans without underwear series, wondering how, exactly, these baseball fans might have lost their undergarments at Coors Field. Not to mention their lunch after they left the ballpark.
Most of the time, a trip to Coors Field is a great escape, what with the baseball, beer and (usually) sunshine. But sometimes, like at Monday's home opener, you need an escape from your escape, whether its a new part of the park to explore or a factoid to ponder.
As evidenced in our "7 best-dressed (and undressed) fans at Colorado Rockies home opener," the fans at Coors Field were far more entertaining than the shutout loss for the home team. And yesterday one local voyeur cameraman contacted us to say he could one-up our list's number-one spot with a pic of ... More >>
The latest food truck to hit Denver will either have you shaking your head because the craze has gone mainstream, or nodding it for the same reason. On Thursday, Aramark Corporation, which runs the food venues at Coors Field, rolled out Wok in the Park, a truck serving noodle bowls and egg r ... More >>
Is this the oldest bar downtown?Before Coors Field opened in 1995, a group of hearty baseball/bar fans took a field trip to the neighborhood around the ballpark, drinking in one of the oldest parts of town, an area that would inevitably change. We started at the bar at the Nisei post on Marke ... More >>
Going out to the ballgame? Maybe you want to eat elsewhere first. ESPN culled information from health inspection reports from every major stadium across the country and found that a majority had at least a handful of operating vendors with critical health code violations. Colorado was no ex ... More >>
You'll find plenty of veggie options inside those doors.Most vegetarians remember the days when attending a ball game meant subsisting on popcorn and peanuts -- not bad as snacks go, but let's be honest: Peanuts are no substitute for a ballpark dog. Since 2002, People for the Ethical Treatmen ... More >>
Without the late Karle Seydel, Denver's major-league ballpark wouldn't have landed where Coors Field is today. There were three sites considered -- one on land owned by Phil Anschutz, who had a lot more clout than Seydel, an urban planner who was devoting himself to the area north of LoDo two ... More >>
In honor of opening day at Coors Field, herewith a brief homage to the five best spring drinking rituals: 5. Easter Nothing cures the pain of spending a Sunday with the in-laws like a mimosa or 15. Be sure to balance out the alcohol with enough bagels and chocolate, or you could be known for ... More >>
The sky's the limit this week. Or is it? From a discussion of the view at Coors Field to consideration of a proposed DIA expansion to conventions including the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and the fortieth annual international UFO Symposium, things are looking up -- way ... More >>
The Colorado Rockies kick off their second-half home opener against the Diamondbacks tonight at Coors Field on a high note, after yesterday's 6-1 win in San Diego, which gave starting pitcher Jason Marquis his league-leading twelfth win. But Jim Tracy and the boys (and you and me) all know that ever ... More >>
As if Clint Hurdle's recent dismissal by the Colorado Rockies wasn't enough to piss off rabid baseball fans, now comes word that PETA, or People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, has bestowed a decidedly unsettling honor on Coors Field -- you know, home of the foot-long Rockie hot dog -- naming ... More >>
Colorado Rockies International Night features Indian dancing.
Rockies fans will no longer have to worry about their view of the mountains from Coors Field becoming obstructed by a possible high-rise condo building. The special district that owns the baseball stadium quietly purchased the former Light Bulb Supply building at 2010 Delgany Street for $2.4 million ... More >>
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Catering to the pre- and post-Rockies game crowd, the Tavern Downtown has a massive rooftop where the drinks are strong and the atmosphere is laid-back. From this vantage point, you can see any fights that might break out on Market Street, as well as any action over by Coors Field. But there's alway ... More >>
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