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Denver Tech Center

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    Illegal Pete's taking over Mama's Cafe space, also opening Fort Collins location

    The folks behind Illegal Pete's just signed the lease on the former Mama's Cafe space at 2001 East Colfax Avenue, which was an IHOP before that (and a radioactive one, since it was built on old radium tailings that have since been cleaned up). But that's just one of the moves Illegal Pete's is makin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Dave Attell gets nasty about metrosexuals, masturbation and marijuana

    While he's definitely a throwback to another era of standup comedy, Dave Attell's debased style of humor still resonated with the crowd at Comedy Works South Saturday night. Deadpanning about vegan strip clubs, Chinese youth assembling sex toys, and what illegal Mexicans can bring to the game of bas ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    Photos: Mali Thai Cuisine opens in south Denver

    There's no such thing as too many Thai restaurants, and even while the ones we have don't detour from the usual suspects -- noodle dishes, stir-fries, curries and soups -- Mali Thai Cuisine, which just recently opened in a strip mall near the Denver Tech Center in the former Nino's New York Style Pi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Vance Johnson closes Epicurious in Grand Junction

    The restaurant business has not been too friendly to Vance Johnson, one of the legendary Three Amigos who helped get the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl in 1989. (The other two Amigos were Ricky Nattiel and Mark Jackson.) After some rocky years, Johnson moved to the Western Slope, where in 2007 he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2012

    Reader: Proud to be a nerd at Nan Desu Kan!

    People are still talking about the 2012 Nan Desu Kan convention that filled the Marriott at the Denver Tech Center with camaraderie and costumes earlier this month. Bree Davies was there for the entire weekend of anime and gaming of all eras, tropes and worldly origins -- where she heard conventione ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2012

    Ten most badass Bronies (and Pegasisters) at Nan Desu Kan 2012

    Call it a stampede. This weekend, the Marriott Hotel in the Denver Tech Center was taken over by Colorado's largest anime convention, Nan Desu Kan 2012, and the fantasy enthusiasts who both populate and propel it. In our full slide show of the weekend's costumes, you'll notice well-dressed fans of a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2012

    Willie G's Seafood & Steaks doesn't seem like a member of the Fertitta chain gang

    When you're sitting on the patio outside Willie G's Seafood & Steaks, watching the uniquely Denver action along the 16th Street Mall and enjoying a happy-hour cocktail and a big slice of chocolate cake from Cake Bubbles in Lakewood, it's easy to forget that you're sitting in a link of a Texas-based ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2012

    Photos: Could one of these mansions be Peyton Manning's new Denver home?

    Peyton Manning is now a member of the Denver Broncos, thanks to a five-year contract estimated to be worth $96 million. Which means one thing: He needs some new Colorado digs! To help him with house hunting, we turned to The Home Cart, a site featuring listings for the most astonishing properties in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    The Perfect Landing lands a new chef

    ​After ten years as executive chef at the McCormick & Schmick's in the Denver Tech Center, Jeff Mahony left his post in May and flew over to The Perfect Landing, the destination restaurant located on the second floor of the Denver Jet Center at Centennial Airport. The move was prompted by Maho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Denver Taxicab test: Have what it takes to drive the city's mean streets?

    Ahmed Odawaay​Ahmed Odawaay, one of the beleaguered Denver cab drivers featured in this week's cover story, "Mean Streets," supplements his income by helping prospective taxi drivers train for the Denver Department of Excise and License test they must pass before they can hit the road. We've ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    Last Night review: Kings of Leon at Comfort Dental Amphitheater

    Kings of Leon • Built to Spill • the Features 07.20.10 | Comfort Dental Amphitheater, Greenwood Village In the pantheon of all time miserable shows, I'd rank last night's Kings of Leon show at Comfort Dental right up there with MGMT at Red Rocks last month, DeVotchKa's set at Monolith in 2008 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Morton's introduces new menu items tonight

    This is no bitty bite.​Morton's Steakhouse isn't part of tonight's LoDo Bites, the eating orgy featuring twenty restaurants and watering holes in lower downtown, but it's still offering something special tonight for diners who duck out of the heat and into the cool confines of the Morton's at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Pasquini's Denver Tech Center location now slated for a May debut

    ​The opening of Pasquini's new Denver Tech Center restaurant at 8101 Belleview Avenue has been pushed back more than a month while it secures all the necessary permits and brings the space up to code, says founder Tony Pasquini. The pizzeria, which will be the fifth to join the mini-chain, wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Best Place to See Beaver: A not-quite-undercover tale from the Best of Denver

    ​Some of our favorite Westword stories -- including ones connected to our annual Best of Denver issue -- are not the ones we've published. I spilled a few of the juicier ones when I sat down with the Denver Post's Bill Husted for his Bar & Grilled interview earlier this month. Not surprisingl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2010

    HBurgerCo opening pushed back

    They look good, right? But they're not ready yet.​HBurgerCo, the new gourmet burger and contemporary cocktail joint going into 1555 Blake Street (fair warning: the entrance is on the 16th Street Mall) didn't open yesterday, as originally planned. A series of parties and friends-and-families ... More >>

  • News

    January 15, 2009
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    October 20, 2008
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    April 28, 2008
  • Music

    February 28, 2008

    Boulder Gets a New Elixir

    The Purple Martini’s owner opens a club in the People’s Republic.

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2007

    Best of Denver Winners From 1994

    In 1994, Westword published its eleventh Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from Best Italian Restaurant (the brand-new Carmine’s on Penn) to Best Makeover (the renovated Herb’s Hideout) to Best New Arts Venue (the Bug, on Navajo Street) to Best News for Blue ... More >>

  • Music

    November 15, 2007

    Maloneys Tavern

    The feeling of nostalgia is thick at this new LoDo destination.

  • Music

    August 9, 2007

    This Just In

    The latest nightlife news.

  • News

    March 1, 2007

    Panhandle With Care

    We're all just a home away from homeless.

  • Dining

    November 9, 2006
  • News

    February 9, 2006

    Anime Attraction

    Local businesses want to give animation bootleggers the boot.

  • Dining

    September 1, 2005

    Heavy Metal

    Tin Star breaks all the rules and comes out shining.

  • Dining

    July 14, 2005
  • Dining

    July 14, 2005

    Bite Me

    Birth Pains

  • Dining

    January 13, 2005

    Old Spice

    Tosh's Hacienda was once the taco the town. But no more.

  • News

    August 26, 2004

    The Message

    Stan's Plan

  • News

    June 10, 2004

    The Message

    Pledge of Allegiance

  • Dining

    October 23, 2003

    Full of Holes

    A meal at La Fondue may leave you feeling forked.

  • News

    October 10, 2002

    Lofts of Luck

    In the LoDo resale market, what's gone up could come down.

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Branching Out

    A bold plan to bring downtown to the suburbs takes root in Lone Tree. Just add water.

  • Dining

    August 16, 2001

    Big Fish, Small Pond

    Fujiyama scales the sushi heights.

  • Music

    June 14, 2001

    O Father, Where Art Thou?

    Freddy Rodriguez Sr. has spent decades in Denver's jazz scene. These days his favorite partner is his son.

  • News

    May 17, 2001

    The Middle of Somewhere

    The Plains Conservation Center is on the run from sprawl.

  • News

    December 21, 2000

    Long Live the Revolution

    Now that the new city of Centennial has broken free, it will have to govern itself.

  • Dining

    November 2, 2000

    Overload

    At Morton's, you pay for what you get. But is it enough?

  • Dining

    August 24, 2000

    All Fired Up

    It's déjà fondue all over again at La Fondue.

  • Dining

    August 24, 2000

    The Bite

    Quality Inn's dynamic duo continues to move up in the restaurant world.

  • News

    August 10, 2000

    Forbidden Fruit

    Arvada wants to bite off a chunk of Rocky Flats.

  • Dining

    December 23, 1999

    Fishing for Insults

    Japon and Sushi Den have a minor war of words.

  • Dining

    May 13, 1999
  • News

    October 29, 1998

    One-Track Minds

    Rail-happy RTD candidates want to solve Denver's traffic nightmare. Are they just spinning their wheels?

  • News

    July 30, 1998

    The Final Frontier

    In the deadly race to circle the globe in a balloon, team Re/Max plans to rise above the crowd. But can a bold ego go where no man has gone before?

  • Dining

    July 23, 1998
  • News

    November 13, 1997
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    July 17, 1997
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    March 15, 1995
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