Denny's Corporation

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2014

    Review: A Steady Rain Tells the Timely Tale of a Rogue Cop

    The public is becoming more and more aware of the dangerous power wielded by the nation's police. We're learning that as cops charge into civilian neighborhoods, they're armed with equipment developed for military combat -- and few of them have the training to handle such equipment. With the explosi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2014

    Hemp: How an HOA ruling is forcing Jim Denny to give away all his plants

    Jim Denny has 7,500 square feet of hemp plants and a problem: His homeowners association has found that his plants are a violation of the HOA rules and has ordered him to "replace" them by the end of next week. The reason? The HOA board says that Denny failed to get approval for "landscaping modific ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Readers' favorite places to eat in Denver when they're drunk and shameless

    Our Denver Blogs feature recently highlighted a Cafe Society comment in which one reader said he ate at Viva Burrito when he was drunk and without shame. When we shared it, we asked Facebook followers for their favorite drunk-and-shameless stops, and we got loads o' responses. Here's a sampling.

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Allen Quint allegedly proves that pimping isn't just a young man's game

    As you can tell by this photo, Allen Quint, 76, doesn't exactly fit the stereotypical image of a pimp. Yet pimping is the charge he's facing due to his alleged affiliation with a so-called prostitution and human-trafficking ring that's been under siege by Colorado Springs-area law enforcement for t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2014

    Time and gravy stand still at McCoy's

    In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard -- south to north -- within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    Oswaldo Lopez allegedly street racing when he killed Mikey Espinoza in hit-and-run

    Update: More information has surfaced about the Sunday hit and run that killed an eleven year old; see our earlier coverage below. We previously knew the identity of the man said to have fatally struck the child and fled the scene: Oswaldo Lopez. But the loved ones of the victim, Mikey Espinoza, sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    Does design of new Denny's make it look "local"?

    Denver blog posts are homegrown. Our Cafe Society blog shares photos by our Brandon Marshall from the new Denny's in Englewood -- a design that's said to be "locally inspired." Click to get a peek. Big Media's Jason Salzman interviews Michael Booth about his departure from the Denver Post. South ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Denny's in Englewood reopens today with free meals, local look

    Night-owl residents of south Denver are celebrating the return of one of the few 24/7 options in the area. At 9 a.m. today, the Denny's at 275 West Hampden Avenue in Englewood is holding a grand reopening celebration after a major remodeling job, and to kick off the festivities, the restaurant will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Photos: Denny's unveils its new, "locally-inspired" look in Englewood

    The newly remodeled Denny's in Englewood opened its doors at 9 a.m. today, inviting diners to take advantage of free specials, including Grand Slam breakfasts. Judging from the lack of crowds earlier this morning, you've got a good chance of getting a free burger at lunch (offered to the first 25 cu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2013

    Photos: Sixteen most memorable mug shots of May 2013

    This months roundup of memorable mug shots is an extremely eclectic collection. Those represented include nationally known accused criminals, a celebrity, a collegiate athlete, a law enforcer accused of having gone awry, a man who many hoped would be dead within months, and a slew of others unknown ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Photo: Do you recognize gunman who shot clerk at Pleasures adult store?

    Update: Yesterday, we told you about the shooting of an employee during what appeared to be a robbery at a Pleasures adult store in Aurora; see our previous coverage below. Now, representatives of the Aurora Police Department have released a surveillance photo of the man who pulled the trigger. Se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2013

    77 homicides in year four of Mile High Murder: See where they happened, part one

    On May 17, 2009, The Latest Word launched the Mile High Murder archive. Today marks MHM's fourth anniversary, and as is clear from the cases we've covered over the previous 365 days, it's been a very grim year. Example: Last year on this date, the archive's total was 49. This year, it's 77 -- so ma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2013

    Maria Rodela identified as victim in murder-attempted suicide witnessed by family (76)

    Update: The Denver coroner's office has identified the woman shot to death in view of family members near 44th and Sherman as part of an apparent murder-suicide attempt. Her name was Maria Rodela, and she was 34 years old; she's seen here in a photo from her Facebook page. She died at the hands of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Man stabbed to death in apartment on 1100 block of Yosemite in Aurora (78)

    If it seems to you that the number of homicides in the metro area has gone up since the weather has improved, you're right. There were three this weekend alone, including a fatal shooting at a Denny's near 17th and Federal and a murder-attempted suicide outside a home at 44th and Sherman. The third ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    The five best concerts in Denver this weekend

    HANEYSTOCK @ GOTHIC THEATRE | FRI, 5/3/13 Although the lineup for this show would otherwise be considered pretty great, with Havok, Speedwolf, the Limbs and Lola Black, the reason everybody will be heading down to the Gothic Theatre tonight is to celebrate the life of Chris Haney, a dearly departed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Five chain restaurants that should be locked up in chains

    Denny's "Baconalia" is back, completely and utterly ruining one of my favorite foods, and again offering a hideous reminder of all the chain restaurant meals I wish I'd never eaten. There are plenty of decent, good and even great restaurant chains that serve up above-average food for reasonable pric ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 26, 2012

    Five worst foods of 2012 -- and this year was already tough enough to swallow!

    The soon-to-be-over year of 2012 has given us savory soups, awesome appetizers, munchable main dishes and even a few scintillating smoothies. But these taste-tempting morsels and sips were sadly sullied by the emergence of some unimaginably horrific eats that Satan himself would not take a poke at w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Five chain-restaurant trends that should continue in 2013

    This last year has brought us some terrible chain restaurant trends, including serving up sodium-soaked "healthy" meals; shrinking dessert sizes and charging the same prices; peddling fancy cocktails with more ingredients than a hair-relaxing solution; and restaurants labeling everything "natural." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Fifteen most memorable senior-citizen mug shots of 2012

    When we assemble our various mug shot roundups each year, trends emerge. Last year, for example, there were a slew of baby-face booking photos. This year, in contrast, there were an unusual number of mugs featuring guys who would probably (or definitely, in many cases) qualify for the senior discoun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Hobbit-themed menu at Denny's: Five reasons one onion ring will rule them all

    No kidding: Denny's is introducing a special menu inspired by the upcoming movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. When I first heard this, I thought it was a joke. After all, watching the Lord of the Rings trilogy constituted ten hours of my life that I would never get back; no amount of drug use ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    Burger King's new bacon sundae -- thievery for no good reason

    When you are a thief, like Burger King, you have two possible paths to success: 1) be a really good thief and don't get caught, or 2) steal something big and pricey so you can retire early and faff around with the piss-ant stuff. I couldn't help but think of this when I saw BK consistently and bla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2011

    Fake meat to coffee crotch: Our top five favorite restaurant lawsuits

    ​Dunkin' Donuts is being sued again. Danielle Jordan, 47, a diabetic, alleges that the cup of coffee she ordered from her local DDs was laced with sugar instead of the artificial sweetener she'd asked for, and is seeking "unspecified damages" (code for a shload of coinage) after allegedly exp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Denny's Baconalia: Seven new ways to clog your arteries!

    An hour is all you really need.​Bacon can be used as a weapon. I visited the Denny's at 900 West Alameda Avenue last evening, and was promptly greeted, not by a hostess or server (c'mon, that would be expecting way too much), but by a gigantic sign perched by the ubiquitous claw machine f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2011

    Oscars 2011: Live-blogging the self-congratulatory golden phallus ceremonies

    They've been doing this for EIGHTY-THREE years?!?​ There are a lot of things more important than watching and liveblogging the 2011 Academy Awards - but none of them are things we have to do today. Look for our recap after the show!

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Denny's Fried Cheese Melt is the latest in a string of sandwich innovations

    ​From the weird sandwich files comes another baffler--Denny's unleashed a little twist on the grilled cheese sandwich this week that's made with four fried mozzarella sticks encased in melted American cheese between two slices of sourdough toast and served with a side of marinara for dipping ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Veggie Girl: Tasting the best burgers for your grill -- so you don't have to

    ​You know what's really annoying? When you're having a cookout for some kind of holiday -- say, the Fourth of July -- and one of your guests mentions they don't eat meat anymore. What the hell do you feed those people? We'll be covering hot dogs in July, in honor of National Hot Dog Month, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Einstein's is liberating its chickens -- or maybe it's not

    ​The Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, which owns several bagel and coffee chains, including Einstein Bros, recently announced that it will start using cage-free eggs in its stores. "We're proud to be launching this initiative and believe that moving in this direction will help improve the tre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2010

    Who knew? Teens willing to stay out of the local food court

    ​The eleventh annual "Teens and Personal Finance Survey" conducted by the Junior Achievement and the Allstate Foundation was just released, and it contains a number of surprising findings. For example, the survey assures us that teens would be willing to not eat out, to stop loitering at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2010

    Valentine's Day: Five ways to say I love you with chocolate

    ​Valentine's Day is almost here, which means guys are hurrying to make sure they take care of their ladies -- or at least get a dinner reservation for Sunday before they're all gone. And while they're scrambling to find a two-top at Denny's, here are five ways that ladies can take care of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2010

    Valentine's Day, cougar-style

    ​Valentine's Day is only a few days away, and cougars are on the prowl for cubs to nip on the nape and nuzzle into doing a cougar's bidding. Any mellow young fellow looking for the love of a cougar should easily be able to achieve hot-tub bliss if he keeps a few things in mind. For example, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2010

    The line starts now for a Denny's freebie Grand Slam breakfast

    ​If you're the kind of person who hears the words "breakfast" and "free" and leaps from your bed without so much as a potty stop on your way out the door, have we got a deal for you. See that photo up there? That's your early morning wake-up call, your zap of energy that's robbing you of an ... More >>

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    June 18, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    Dash to Denny's, now

    As part of a Super Bowl promo, your neighborhood Denny's is offering a free Grand Slam until 2 p.m. today (dine-in only). Run grab your breakfast, then come back to Cafe Society to read Tyler Nemkov's review of his meal.

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2009

    I dashed to Denny's; I left hungry

    5:30 a.m.: My alarm starts ringing, but I have been up for a while already. It's like Christmas for Jews. My brother Travis and Jed, my other roommate, emerge from their rooms and we hop in my car, then pick up my best friend, Micah. We're on our way to free Denny's!Let's recap:Four smelly college g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2008

    Breaking News: Rocky Mountain News reveals John McCain isn't a Muslim

    Clothes don't make the man. All of us can agree that it's a good thing when media organizations are careful with facts. But there's a difference between reasonable caution and treating the reader like an idiot. Case in point: "Denver Police Focus on Misuse of Computer," a small item in today's Roc ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 31, 2008

    Big Hoss Bar-B-Q

    Smoking out another great barbecue joint – and something more.

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    November 29, 2007
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    December 4, 2003

    Bite Me

    The More Things Change

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    March 27, 2003

    Best Hole-in-the-Wall

    20th Street Cafe

  • Music

    December 13, 2001
  • News

    June 7, 2001

    Out With the Old

    A Boulder daily's cost-cutting measures begin with older workers.

  • Dining

    May 3, 2001

    Check, Please!

    Readers give our food critic something to chew on.

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    September 9, 1999
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    August 14, 1997
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    July 24, 1997
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    December 13, 1995
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    October 18, 1995
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    May 3, 1995
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