Steven Redzikowski was having lunch with his parents in Boulder when his phone beeped. "My mom and dad and I were having lunch at Brasserie Ten Ten in Boulder, and then I got the text," says Redzikowski, executive chef of Acorn at the Source and Oak at Fourteenth in Boulder. The text, which came fro ... More >>
SAT | CAT POWER at GOTHIC THEATRE | 11/23/13 Cat Power is the sometimes solo, sometimes full-band, project of Chan Marshall. Although born in Atlanta, Marshall made her way to New York City in the early 1990s and became involved in the underground music scene in the Big Apple. In 1993, Marshall earn ... More >>
Steve Redzikowski Acorn 3350 Brighton Boulevard 720-542-3721 denveracorn.com Oak at Fourteenth 1400 Pearl Street, Boulder 303-444-3622 oakatfourteenth.com This is part one of my interview with Steve Redzikowski, exec chef of Acorn and Oak at Fourteenth; part two of my one-on-one with Redzikowski w ... More >>
"No, no, no, no, no!" That was the initial response from Steve Redzikowski, co-owner and chef of Boulder's Oak at Fourteenth, when Bryan Dayton, his business partner and beverage director, first approached him about opening a new restaurant in the Source, a smorgasbord of independent restaurants, sp ... More >>
Oak at Fourteenth is a very good restaurant, and it earned raves from Gretchen Kurtz in her review this week. But even a very good restaurant can have very big problems with no-shows, as co-owner Bryan Dayton learned last month when several large parties failed to arrive on a weekend so busy that th ... More >>
To mark National Dog Bite Prevention Week, the U.S. Postal Service has assembled an unusual list: The top fourteen cities during fiscal 2012 when it comes to dog attacks on postal workers. No, dogs biting mail deliverers isn't just a staple of old sitcoms. It actually happens a lot, and Denver made ... More >>
Welcome to the weekend! Tonight at Red Rocks, the Avett Brothers kick off a two-night stand with City and Colour opening tonight and DeVotchKa opening tomorrow night. Also tonight, Thurston Moore visits the Larimer Lounge with his new quartet Chelsea Light Moving. Cory Branan at the Lions Lair, Eric ... More >>
Editor's note: This is the latest profile in Kelsey Whipple's ongoing series highlighting local political activists. For anyone who's ever seen Rushmore, Steve Fenberg's college experience makes him sound like a much better-adjusted Max Fischer. "I started a lot of clubs and stuff," he says modestl ... More >>
It's the stuff of Saturday-morning cartoons and "The Far Side:" a hapless postal carrier being chased around the neighborhood by the family dog. But the vicious attack on a Denver postal carrier on Monday demonstrated that mail carriers face real danger even on their regular routes. In fact, Denver ... More >>
To give the Colorado Bartenders Guild all the credit for Denver's flourishing cocktail culture would be wrong, says Sean Kenyon, owner of Williams & Graham and one of the founding members of this state's chapter. But it certainly helped. "We were officially chartered in February of 2008," he says, " ... More >>
A snowstorm might not be the best weather for a pig roast, but that didn't prevent a crowd from descending on Boulder's Oak at Fourteenth last night for the restaurant's first quarterly pig roast, a new tradition that was slated to get off the ground the very week the six-month-old spot went up in f ... More >>
Michael Cerretani, barman at Boulder's Bitter Bar, has been bartending off and on for about a decade, but he didn't start down the craft-cocktail path until he landed a job at Bitter Bar a few years ago.
Johnnie CluneyThis past Friday, Daytotter.com posted the session John Common and Blinding Flashes of Light recorded at their studios in Rock Island, Illinois over the summer while the band was in the midst of its Midwest tour. If you're not already a member of Daytrotter, it's totally worth s ... More >>
Here's what's good in the Mile High City this week: In concert news, this August, Christie Front Drive is getting back together once again for old time's sake at the Larimer Lounge and Stiff Little Fingers are stopping by the Summit Music Hall. On local radio, Wheelchair Sports Camp, Mesita, Pacif ... More >>
UFC fighter Brendan Schaub, photo via UFC.comPunch out! On Saturday, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) brings its Octagon Nation Tour to the tailgating party before the Denver Outlaws game at Invesco Field, where mixed martial arts fans can test their mettle at the punch strength stati ... More >>
Inherit the Wind, the fictionalized account of the Scopes Monkey Trial by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee, might just be the greatest courtroom drama ever written, and its main theme -- whether or not Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution should be taught in a public school -- is as relev ... More >>
James LeeJames Lee behind the stick at the Bitter Bar, his former homeIt's been a busy spring for Troy Guard and Leigh Sullivan-Guard, who opened TAG | RAW BAR in a below-ground spot in Larimer Square just before they became operating partners at Madison Street, the Larimer Associates project ... More >>
Lori MidsonTalk about bitter irony. A mere two days after Oak at Fourteenth, one of Boulder's best new restaurants and bars, erupted in blazes after a "false" ceiling of the restaurant caught on fire, Food & Wine magazine released its listage of the country's best new bars -- and Oak at Fourt ... More >>
Lori MidsonFour of the new FIVE: Brandon Biederman, Bryan Dayton, Enrique Socarras and Paul Reilly. Last night at Roth Distributing, where state-of-the-art kitchens played house to some of Denver's top chefs and mixologists, Leigh Sullivan-Guard, the founder of FIVE -- a cartel of chefs who c ... More >>
"I heart Denver!" Are bed bugs a big problem in Denver? Missy Henriksen, spokeswoman for the National Pest Management Association, which is currently hosting its inaugural National Bed Bug Forum in nearby Broomfield, assures us that the decision to host the confab in Colorado had nothing to d ... More >>
Toney Douglas, in a photo from Florida State's website. The headline on "Our March Madness picks: A prelude to humiliation...," a March 18 blog in which I shared the NCAA brackets filled out by my daughter Lora and me, may prove to be prescient very soon -- but at this point, we're still hanging i ... More >>
John Schmersals once hyper-prolific songwriting streak made Ryan Adams seem like a slacker.
Chappelle returns with a raucous Block Party.
For Ghanaian immigrants, there's no place like home.
A year of dysfunctional family values -- and missing panties.
Great photos by John Cohen at Singer, and quirky scratchboards by Jason Needham at Zip 37.
B-movie star Bruce Campbell brings his new book and film to Denver.
From the week of April 21, 2005
The Last Good Season hits a homer
The Denver Post's new editor wants to help the paper realize its potential.
Young fighters descend on Denver for the Golden Gloves.
At SXSW, it's all about the buzz, not the Buzz Band.
The media outlets that helped Ocean Journey float aren't mentioning their roles now that it's sinking.
With Enon, former Brainiac visionary John Schmersal makes music to challenge the cerebral cortex. But he doesn't mind if you dance to it.
Ignored American racquet players may be ready to reap rewards in this heady game.
From the week of April 12, 2001
Kim Richey has shelved her country sound for straight-ahead pop.
April 29 - May 5, 1999
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