Give a final farewell to the former Nathan's Funtastic Fun at 3085 South Broadway. The one-time indoor amusement park in Englewood is slated to become a 4,580 square-foot Chick-Fil-A quick-service restaurant with drive-thru and outdoor seating -- and that means the existing building will be demolish ... More >>
Patxi Azpiroz, who's already unleashed two Patxi's Pizza parlors in Denver -- one in Englewood, and a second in Cherry Creek -- is about to make it a hat trick: In late fall, he'll open a third Patxi's piehole palace in Uptown, at 1598 East 17th Avenue, next door to Olive & Finch Eatery, Bakery & Ma ... More >>
Rules against sex offenders living near schools or other places children congregate are generally popular. But a U.S. District Court judge has ruled that regulations put in place by the City of Englewood are so restrictive that they effectively ban such people from living in the community, and are t ... More >>
What does manliness mean in the 21st century? According to our friends at the real estate blog for Movoto, who've compiled a list of Colorado's ten manliest cities, it's a combination of things. Like steakhouses. And cigar shops. And gun stores. Look below to see Movoto's top ten, complete with pho ... More >>
So far, 24 Colorado cities have banned recreational marijuana sales since the passing of Amendment 64. This is not a surprise, since most already had an ordinance prohibiting medical marijuana stores. But what about those that have MMJ shops that now won't be able to switch to recreational -- like, ... More >>
Yesterday was a record-setting scorcher, and the forecasts we've seen predict temps in the nineties (with a few high eighties thrown in) for the next week or so. How to avoid melting? Last year, during a similar heat wave, we turned to our Best of Denver archive, which features more than twenty yea ... More >>
Happy Friday! It's 4/20 tomorrow, man, so here's a pinch of foodie events to satisfy the munchies -- whether you partake in the "festivities" or not. And if you know of any other happenings, feel free to puff-puff and pass them along in the comments section below. See also: - The 4/20 party list: W ... More >>
Zink Kitchen Bar, 7801 East Orchard Road in the lower level of the Double Tree in Englewood, is offering a special, three-course menu paired with wine for $50. The menu is available during dinner at Zink until Sunday, January 27. Keep reading for a look at the selection.
Boulder-based Glacier Ice Cream & Gelato, which landed a spot on Forbes Traveler's America's Best Ice Cream list in 2008 (and has amassed dozens of additional accolades ever since), is opening in Englewood, in February, at Kent Place, the new retail and loft development at University and Hampden tha ... More >>
U.S. Attorney John Walsh says his seizure-threat letters to medical marijuana dispensaries near schools are intended to protect kids. But in Englewood, it appears that minors are much more likely to get illegal intoxicants from bars, restaurants and liquor stores than MMCs.
The Village Greek opened on Tuesday, February 21, at 6886 South Clinton Street in Englewood, an area that could use more ethnic flavor. The restaurant is owned by Stanley Pappas and managed by his chef/brother Steve Pappas. For more information -- including details on this weekend's special of roas ... More >>
Jews like me are always finding ways to pass the time when the rest of you are putting up and taking down your trees. Sure, we light our little candles for eight nights (whenever those might fall), exchange gifts, and share latkes and chocolate gelt and other holiday delicacies, but it just d ... More >>
We know: You're all wrapped up in planning your GABF debauchery festivities, and we're here to help! Below, find a selection of pre-GABF events, plus a beer-versus-wine dinner, cooking demonstrations and much more. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
Maggiano's wants to teach you about good wine, which is why on the first Tuesday of every month, the restaurant at 7401 South Clinton Street in Englewood offers classes that pair unique wines with appetizers. This is the second-to-last class of the year (October's will be the final installmen ... More >>
Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, the Denver-born fast-casual chain, is opening its first location in Fort Collins today. This is the company's thirteenth store, with another slated to open in Colorado Springs later in the month. Come 2012, Garbanzo hopes to award its first franchises and expan ... More >>
The school.Englewood's Charles Hay Elementary, at 3195 South Lafayette Street, is out of session for the summer. No wonder a neighbor was caught off-guard upon hearing a faint voice emanating from the building yesterday -- and even more surprised by what the person in question was saying: "He ... More >>
Denver is overflowing with wine-related events this week, but there's also plenty for beer-drinkers, gardeners and veggie-lovers, too. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
Russo's Kitchen Tavern in Englewood will host the Italia! Patio Wine Party; Massimo Bracco, the owner of the Sartirano vineyards in Piedmont, will share his wines and knowledge with diners. The event starts at 6 p.m. and costs $27.99; for more info, call 303-799-9474 or go to www.russosvall ... More >>
Mile High Dispensary was a random stop. I had driven down to Littleton only to find I had the wrong address for another club. Frustrated at my stoner-moment, I made my way back north up Broadway through Englewood and turned in.
The Kitchen Table, 5375 Landmark Place, Suite 105 in Greenwood Village in Englewood, presents Simply Spain: Valencia, a regional foods class, from 6 to 9 p.m. Admission is $95; call 303-220-9769 or visit www.kitchentablegv.com. For information on dozens of culinary events around town, visit ... More >>
A Flickr photo.The holidays are fast approaching. Get in the spirit at a toy drive tonight and a wine-and-gift-basket bash on Sunday, with many options in between. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
Volcano erupted on the scene yesterday at 10440 East Arapahoe Road in Englewood, in the former home of Sushi Club and Carlos Miguel's. This new spot features both a sushi bar and hibachi, as well as a full bar.
Beer release parties, brewery birthdays and Old South Pearl's BrewGrass Festival are where it's at in food this week -- but there's plenty more for teetotalers or those who prefer wine or stronger spirits. Here's a taste of what's ahead: Monday, June 7: Jill's Restaurant, 900 Walnut Street ... More >>
The mural in question. Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland could hardly be more mainstream. Children of all ages have read it for decade upon decade, Disney made an animated version during the Truman administration, and there'll likely be another burst of interest in the material when directo ... More >>
As we note in this week's paper, a recent Englewood city council discussion about how to regulate proliferating marijuana dispensaries was drowned out by a much more pressing concern -- dog poo. While only a handful of folks showed up at the hearing to talk weed, a small army of concerned citizens ... More >>
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 191 Inverness Drive West in Englewood, is hosting its second summer Friday Night Flights fundraiser at 6 p.m. tonight to benefit the Excelsior Youth Center, a local non-profit. The cow palace will serve a selection of appetizers paired with three wines for $2 ... More >>
This weekend, Bender's Tavern is going to be jumpin as the bar plays host to the 2009 edition of the Ultimate Music Experience, a two-day audition in which eighty or so bands showcase in hopes of landing a slot at this year's Capitol Hill People's Fair, the two-day extravaganza slated to take place ... More >>
Trail Dust Steak House was once known for cutting off the ties of overdressed diners. But today, it will have another claim to fame: free burgers. The Denver area's sole surviving Trail Dust, at 7101 South Clinton Street in Englewood, is offering free burgers (with fries) from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. tod ... More >>
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