Craig Caldwell

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    What the Cluck? White Fence Farm Sells to New Owners

    In July 1973, Charlie Wilson, a graduate of the University of Denver's Hotel and Restaurant Management School, opened White Fence Farm on his parents' property on what was then rural land in Lakewood. It took a year to convert the working hay and cattle farm into a dining hall and tourist attraction ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2013

    Crimson & Gold changes hands, keeps pouring

    Crimson & Gold just changed hands -- but it's continuing operations. Chris Potter, who's new to restaurant ownership, has bought the University of Denver spot. He plans to keep the name -- and the DU clientele, of course. See also:Six restaurants where Obama should eat near the University of Denve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2011

    Photos: Last night's last call at Club 404

    ​Were you there last night when Club 404 issued last call under the ownership of the Feld family? If you can't remember, take a look at our slide show -- it might help you remember. And there is plenty to remember about the legendary Club 404, which Jerry Feld opened more than sixty years ag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2011

    Brauns has closed Auraria Parkway location, but is alive and well on Blake Street

    Britt ChesterInside the original, now-closed Brauns Bar and Grill.​Brauns Bar and Grill, which had been a prime hangout for Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets fans since it opened in 2002, has left its giant warehouse spot on the Auraria Parkway; the Pepsi Center, which owns the building, d ... More >>

  • Music

    September 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Crimson & Gold Tavern should be open this weekend

    ​When brothers Kevin and Craig Caldwell took over the former Aroma Cafe (and Pita Jungle before that) at 2017 South University Boulevard near the end of 2009, they'd hoped to reopen the spot as the Crimson & Gold Tavern in the spring. But in February, they were denied a liquor license; turns ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Crimson and Gold goes for a liquor license tomorrow

    Lori MidsonThe former Aroma Cafe space will soon be Crimson and Gold​Aroma Cafe lasted less than a year at 2017 South University Boulevard -- but the brothers who've taken over the space have a restaurant record that stretches back more than twenty years. Kevin and Craig Caldwell, the partne ... More >>