Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a nationwide chain known for its healthy eats with a tropical twist, opens Monday in the Denver Tech Center, and one person will receive free smoothies for a year as part of the grand opening celebration, which will also include complimentary smoothies for anyone who walks th ... More >>
The Fire Bowl Cafe franchise is based in Austin -- and you can make whatever jokes you like about Texas producing an Asian fast-casual eatery, but the only location in the metro area is packed every lunch hour. Fire Bowl seems to be the go-to place for Denver Tech Center types who want to snag lunch ... More >>
The 2013 Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown took over the Sheraton Hotel in the Denver Tech Center from April 26-28, as arcade gaming fans and collectors converged for the three-day festival. Westword photographer Danielle Lirette stopped by to capture the lights and music of the region's pinball wizar ... More >>
At Halloween, what's better than a haunted house? How about a haunted hotel? Over the weekend, Kevin Larson Presents took over the Hyatt Regency in the Denver Tech Center for the fourth annual Haunted Hotel party. Spread across multiple floors, the spooky celebration featured live music and art as m ... More >>
Colorado's longest-running science fiction and fantasy convention hit the Hyatt Regency in the Denver Tech Center over the weekend. The convention featured more than eighty speakers and events across three days, and it attracted hundreds of costumed attendees dressed as their favorite characters. Co ... More >>
You know you've picked a good restaurant for lunch when it's already filling up at 11 a.m. That's what we found when we stepped inside Sahara. Like many restaurants in the Denver Tech Center area, Sahara is tucked inside a strip mall, but the attention paid to the decor makes you quickly forget the ... More >>
The 35th annual StarFest is coming to Denver this morning, taking over three hotels in the Denver Tech Center. The three-day convention covers everything under the sci-fi umbrella: robots, comics, video games, and even sci-fi in the digital world. Each sub category has its own mini convention during ... More >>
The Denver Tech Center location of Fourleaf Chopped Salads isn't particularly convenient; it's tucked away in a strip mall off the I-25 frontage road and located a little below street level, so it's easy to miss. And the hours of operation -- 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays only -- are not that conven ... More >>
Flickr photo by dyobmitDazbog Coffee understands that its undercaffeinated, too-tired-to-function customers may not always remember their wallets -- and so the stores are offering a payment method that doesn't require a wallet. "Everyone has their cell phone before their wallet these days," s ... More >>
Not-Leia & Not-Han.Today is Star Wars Day -- a date celebrated with the phrase "May the Fourth be with you." Get it? Over at our Show and Tell blog, Thorin Klosowski marks the occasion with a collection of weird Star Wars memorabilia. But we didn't want to be left out. So unleash your inner g ... More >>
Neighborhood Icon #8 of 76: Indian Creek. Indian Creek is a tiny neighborhood in southeast Denver that is wedged somewhere between 1982 and the Denver Tech Center. There are no shopping areas or restaurants within its boundaries. Indian Creek is a strictly residential neighborhood of modest h ... More >>
Back in May, we reported that the Purple Martini, the cocktail lounge in the Tabor Center, had been seized by the city for failing to pay taxes. The place reopened for a few weeks, but early this month, it went dark for good.
After a series of delays, the newest Pasquini's Pizzeria will finally start flipping pies in the Denver Tech Center. The new location at 8101 East Belleview Avenue will host its grand opening this Friday at 10:30 a.m. Manager Zack Kupetz says the restaurant will have the "newest, greatest a ... More >>
You better like brown rice and romaine lettuce. Freshii, the growing, Chicago-based fast/healthy food chain started by a former Oscar de la Renta public relations manager, opens in Republic Plaza today, bringing its wraps, rice noodles, organic oatmeal, and a multitude of other options to a ... More >>
H BurgerCo opened a little late, but it's making up for lost time with a couple of specials -- including Burger Madness on Tuesdays. Every Tuesday, a quarter-pound burger (beef, lamb, turkey or veggie) and fries costs you just five bucks -- with drink purchase. But there are drink deals, too ... More >>
Lori MidsonFresko is Mexican casual cuisine, a unique place, an experience, and a taste only known in Mexico. Fresko is honored to be in Colorado. Fresko is genuine, culture, quality, passion, freshness, ambiance, with a staff that loves to share. Experience metropolitan Mexican dining for a fast ... More >>
Tonight, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.,Morton's in the Denver Tech Center, 8480 East Belleview Avenue, is uncorking five different Argentinian Malbec wines for oenophiles willing to fork over $45 for plenty of sips, plus hors d'oeuvres, including cheeses, sliced tenderloin with chimichurri sauce, broiled se ... More >>
Baker St. recreates a British pub in the Denver 'burbs. While other chains contract, Baker St. Pub & Grill has been taking advantage of the economy by snapping up now-empty locations in the metro area. First it took on a Chili's at 1729 28th Street in Boulder; now it's adding the former Nine75 nor ... More >>
Chefs Up Front, a benefit for Share Our Strength's Operation Frontline, brings twenty top chefs to the Colorado Convention Center at 5:30 p.m. today, March 15. The participating restaurant/chef combos include Andrew Lubatty of Avenue Grill, Pete List of Beatrice & Woodsley, Sean Huggard of Black Pea ... More >>
The Denver Tech Center is full of movers and shakers who could probably use some sustenance to support them while they watch the market fall. Now they can find it, fast, at the Bombay Bowl. The fast-casual spot at 12023 East Arapahoe Road in Centennial opened on February 20. It's the brainchild of A ... More >>
Tosh's Hacienda The flier for the S.O.S. -- Sophisticated.On.Saturdays -- party October 25 says that it will be held in the new Club Dynasty, located in the "old" Kiva Restaurant at 3090 Downing Street, with two floors of dance club and a spelling-impaired dress code: "no hats, white tees, do rags ... More >>
Strike a pose. After several delays and millions of dollars, the new Comedy Works South opened in the Denver Tech Center Thursday night to much fanfare. A red carpet welcomed the many attendees, replete with photogs snapping shots of famous folk and average joes alike. Comedian George Lopez hosted ... More >>
Help pick the 2009 Colorado Firefighter Calendar cover boy.
There seemed to be two overriding conclusions shared by nearly everyone in attendance at the 38th annual MUFON UFO Symposium in the Denver Tech Center this weekend: First, our planet is being visited by something and second, the government is actively involved in covering up the truth about what tha ... More >>
The ghosts of Christmas pasta bring in the green with the red.
This local girl made good -- very good -- in the escort business.
Denver's janitors were being swept aside. Now they're winning respect.
Yia Yia's Eurocafe
Cool River sells Denver diners down the river.
Two Chinese restaurants -- one elegant, the other modest -- both prove out of the ordinary.
The barbecue scene in Denver still smokes.
Death comes for the prairie dog.
Arapahoe County's most aggressive town wants to swallow up the area's prime commercial real estate. Can anything stop Greenwood Village?
A bitter labor dispute envelops the Denver Tech Center.
SUPPORTERS OF AMENDMENT 16 INCLUDE A TITILLATING COALITION OF PORN-AGAIN CHRISTIANS AND DENVER BLUEBLOODS.
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