The 2014 baseball season didn't work out so well for the Colorado Rockies, but it was a grand slam for Oskar Blues, which sold nearly 50,000 burgers at the CHUburger restaurant on the new rooftop deck at Coors Field. The location also poured 43,000 beers, although that total was split between two Os ... More >>
April brings new hope every year to the Colorado Rockies -- and new beers to the Blue Moon Brewing Company at the Sandlot, the in-stadium brewery owned by Coors. This year, the Sandlot has two new beers lined up for Opening Day at Coors Field, which is Friday, April 4, against the Arizona Diamonbac ... More >>
The weekend is full of events -- some of them very, very spooky. The action starts tonight with second annual Adult Daycare at The Lobby, this one dedicated to All Hallow's Eve. From 6 to 10 p.m., kids 21-plus are encouraged to dress up in their finest costumes, forget their adult worries and drink ... More >>
Denver blog posts are already getting psyched for Rocktober. Purple Row's Jordan Freemyer on the unusual (for Coors Field) score of the Rockies' win over the Yankees: 2-0. Cargo put up the runs, the pitchers (!) did the rest. Colorado Pols calls bullshit on this quote: "Doctors kill more people th ... More >>
For the first time in more than a decade, the Blue Moon Brewing Company at the Sandlot, which has been open only to Colorado Rockies ticket-holders -- and then only on game days -- will be open to the public on non-game days beginning May 2. The news means that revelers in LoDo will have another ta ... More >>
Denver blog posts bleed purple. South Stands Denver's Colin Daniels channels fans who go to Coors Field for the atmosphere, not the baseball when he writes: Don't blame me if the Rockies suck. Colorado Pols: President Barack Obama will be in Colorado next week to talk about gun violence. Coyote G ... More >>
Baseball fans are going to find awesome deals today on America's favorite light lagers at LoDo bars and restaurants. Awesome, awesome deals. But if you are looking to drink something else, perhaps a deliciously flavorful ale brewed by one of this state's amazing independent beer makers, you need to ... More >>
Opening Day at Coors Field may as well be a holiday in the Mile High City -- Denver's residents descend on downtown en masse, kick off the baseball festivities early and keep partying until late. Earlier today, Jonathan Shikes, aka Colorado Beer Man, divulged a list of spots to find craft beer as yo ... More >>
Video below.To those of you who think flash mobs are played out, we have this to say: Shut up and dance! That's what the Denver Flash Mob did on Saturday at Coors Field prior to the Rockies-Dodgers game, shaking it to the Rocky Horror Picture Show fave "Time Warp." If only the Rockies could ... More >>
The Justice League of Street Food -- Denver's elite fleet of food truck movers and shakers -- are back with a vengeance after last summer's incredibly successful debut, and this Saturday, from 5 to 10 p.m., the motorcade is revving up for its first party of the summer season, pimping foodstuf ... More >>
We come to you bearing Denver blog posts. Colorado Independent's John Tomasic notes that a gay marriage bill in Minnesota failed because too few Republicans supported this particular example of family values. Sound familiar? Purple Row's Andrew Martin chomps into a Helton Burger. It's a hit ... More >>
On Friday night, we left Coors Field after the ninth inning, when the game was still tied. Obviously, this skull knew something we didn't. Can you guess where we were drinking? Special bonus: Anyone who gives the first correct answer to the week's Where am I drinking/eating posts is enter ... More >>
This weekend, Denver will host the largest St. Patrick's Day Parade this side of the Mississippi. 250,000 people showed up last year, and there's no reason to believe there will be any less mayhem this year. Make sure you know where you're going and when below. Plus, a little video from last ... More >>
Just published: Reviewer William Breathes's take on ALCC LCC, a particularly Kush-y dispensary near Coors Field. But there are other hits -- and misses -- for dispensary users, as you'll see when you check out our newly updated MMJ center listings. Click to access our medical marijuana dispen ... More >>
Samantha WebbThis Independence Day, we won't be fighting crowds in public areas, risking a ticket for an open container or grilling our own meat for all the neighbors. Instead, we're going to watch celebratory explosions in the sky while getting fat, drunk and happy on a patio around town. I ... More >>
Smoked beers are something you either love or hate. They taste - as one beerdrinker recently put it to me - "like drinking a barbecue pit." I love them. I don't know why, but there is something about the way that smoky, barbecue pit flavor meshes with the beer that works for me, that makes ... More >>
The Rockies are heading back to town, which means Coors Field is stocking up. In ascending order, here are the five most popular food items at the Denver ballpark (not including beer): 5. Peanuts 4. Nachos Supreme 3. Foot Long Brat 2. Super Dog 1. Rockie Dog The Rockie Dog is so popular ... More >>
Welcome back baseball! The Colorado Rockies play their home opener today at 2:10 p.m. against the San Diego Padres, followed by games on Saturday and Sunday, and you'll need some good beer to go with your baseball. Here are some of our favorite places to drink up:
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 >>
Hey, culture snobs: The next time you think about tossing your ticket stub to the tenth performance of Phantom, think twice. Dixons Downtown Grill, 1610 16th Street, is offering 20 percent off your tab (food only) every time you present a manager with a stub or ticket from the Denver Center ... More >>
A Flickr photo.The end of baseball season is always a sad day, no matter when or how it ends. It means, among other things, that Saturday-afternoon errands will no longer be buoyed by the baseball on the car radio; that excuses to drink $9 drafts and yell at grown men are limited to Sundays; ... More >>
The Merrell Oyster Racing Series is back for another adventurous year.
Did you know that Denver's numerous neighborhood shopping districts used to be filled with stores? Back in the day they were all dry goods and groceries, today every storefront is a wine bar. Learn new ways to build community relationships this Saturday, August 1, at Coors Field. Mayor Hic ... More >>
I hate windows during the summer. I hate them because when I'm at work, I can see the sky and the sun and the birds and all the people who aren't at work strolling merrily by. Thankfully, I don't work near Coors Field anymore, because the smell of food and the thought of baseball and the promise of ... More >>
On April 25, InvisibleChildren.com is staging events in 100 cities to bring attention to the abduction and forced recruitment of child soldiers -- an unspeakably cruel practice that's all too common in many parts of the world. In Denver, participants will gather at the main gate of Coors Field prior ... More >>
Microbrews, music and more infiltrate the Coors Field parking lot.
Previously located in a basement near 2nd Avenue and Fillmore Street in Cherry Creek, RooBar could be hard to find your first time there. But once inside the subterranean spot, it felt like a secret speakeasy of sorts. Knute Hanson, who owned the bar for the last decade, had to pack up last year as ... More >>
Photos by Aaron Thackeray and Soren McCarty. SoCo Music Experience Saturday, June 28, 2008, Coors Field Parking Lot Better than: Drinking a shot of SoCo. So what’s the first thing that pops into your head when someone says, “Let’s go to a fest at Coors Field’s parking lot!” Your respo ... More >>
Best. Weekend. Ever. Click on the photos. The Photo Atlas rocked 3 Kings on Thursday. Opening day at Coors Field, regardless of the outcome, was just as magical as ever. Bad Weather California got the opportunity of a lifetime when they backed up Daniel Johnston on Saturday at the Ogden Thea ... More >>
In 1996, Westword published its thirteenth Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Yuppie on a Harley (then-senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell, who posed for a Banana Republic ad) to the Best New Public Art (Mark di Suvero’s still-controversial “Lao Tzu”) ... More >>
Let the national media and every blogspot pundit list the reasons why Rockies fans don't deserve the sheer elation we're experiencing at the moment. Let them say the Simpsons has been around longer than our beloved team. Let them opine that Denver has no home-grown fanbase because the town is solely ... More >>
Coors Field needs a voice for the future.
All aboard for brunch at the ChopHouse.
Denver says goodbye to its winning ways.
A historic preservation effort for Coors Field goes in the tank.
THE HITS JUST KEEP ON COMING AT COORS FIELD.