There's a lot of distinct sounds echoing through a vast warehouse hidden at the end of residential street in Englewood: the scraping of wood against metal, the gut-wrenching thud of bodies hitting plywood, the rolling of wheels on concrete, and on a raised stage, the voice of the lead singer of Mara ... More >>
Is your wallet empty after an event-filled weekend? Not to worry: Westword has you covered with a trio of free activities to get you through the week. Take a look at the online Westword calendar for more activities, and tell us about other bargains in the comments section below. See also: Local a ... More >>
Saint Patrick's Brewing, a tiny nanobrewery in Englewood, is moving into a much larger space, where co-owner Chris Phelps will have the chance to make a lot more of his passion: lagered beers, many of them with unusual ingredients. The new taproom, at 2852 Bowles Avenue in Littleton, will be in a 5 ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Bit by bit, the south Denver craft beer scene is growing. The latest example is the Brew on Broadway, which opened last Saturday as Englewood's only independent brewery. A coffee shop in the morning -- serving Pablo's coffee along with pre-packaged breakfast burritos, quiches and baked goods -- the ... More >>
Although rain is splashing down on us this week, many people are still prepared to take fashion risks. One such risk-taker is Breanna Cope, spotted in Englewood rocking muted blacks and grays with a pop of color in the form of her red hair. Read on to learn why she is her own fashion icon, and to fi ... More >>
JOHNNY MARR @ GOTHIC THEATRE |4/21/12 The moment everybody seemed to be waiting for during Johnny Marr's set last night came at the end when the iconic echoing guitar part rippled through the air signaling the beginning of "How Soon is Now?" There was just something about the vividness, the clarify ... More >>
Ace our Best New Bar at 501 East 17th Avenue, will introduce another great feature this morning: a juice bar featuring six juice varieties. The ping pong hall/restaurant will also be offering a raw breakfast menu: nuts, dried fruits, flax and chia seeds, almond butter and honey. The juice bar at Ace ... More >>
BORN IN THE FLOOD @ GOTHIC THEATRE | 12/21/12 It seemed like members from about half the bands Denver were on hand for Born in the Flood's reunion show with Nathan & Stephen and In the Whale at the Gothic. Sure, it's not uncommon to see bands supporting other bands, but this felt like a high schoo ... More >>
Just in time for cold weather, the Original Pancake House is offering free hot chocolate for the holidays at all of its locations. The chain has two in Colorado: at 8000 East Belleview Avenue in Englewood, and at 5900 South University Boulevard in Littleton. The deal runs through Friday, December 14 ... More >>
Coffee's on at Cafe Zuri, which recently opened its doors at 3718 West 32nd Avenue. And its heart is in the right place: metro Denver. The quaint cafe offers locally roasted coffee from Coda, French pastries from Trompeau Bakery in Englewood, apple strudels from Praha Restaurant in Longmont and ice ... More >>
Patxi's (pronounced pah-cheese) Pizza -- a San Francisco-based pizza chain -- is opening two locations in the metro area later this year: one in Cherry Creek at 185 Steele Street and one in Englewood at 3455 South University Boulevard.
Dirk Holmberg Café 180 3315 South Broadway, Englewood 303-761-4510 www.appetitesunite.org This is part one of my interview with Dirk Holmberg, exec chef of Cafe 180. Part two of our interview will run in this space tomorrow. Dirk Holmberg squirms if you call him a chef. "I had always wanted to b ... More >>
Lose some, win some. Last August the original Bombay Bowl in Englewood closed rather than pay a rent increase, but the remaining Denver location was recently featured in the the New York Times. And despite the off-hour of our visit -- 3:30 p.m. on a Sunday -- business was steady at the fast-casual I ... More >>
Rod Blagojevich.Last December, we reported about convicted Illinois governor Rod "Blago" Blagojevich's desire to complete his sentence at FCI Englewood, a facility Forbes called one of the best places to serve time a few years back. Now, a U.S. District judge has granted his wish. But is the ... More >>
Close to 300 new restaurants opened in the metro area last year -- and with that much action, perhaps it's not surprising that two of them are named Cebiche, and two of them are named Chinook. But the local dining scene also lost a surprising number of mainstays: the 29-year-old Pearl Street Grill, ... More >>
When Chinook Tavern shuttered its longtime home in Cherry Creek North back in the summer of 2008, many regulars were left crying in their one-liter steins, wondering where they would ever find another place to drink German beer and eat veal wiener schnitzel. Now they have their answer: The ... More >>
A Flickr photo.Sunday is Father's Day -- so you still have a week to make those brunch reservations! In the meantime, entertain yourself with Feast on the Fax or one of the dozens of other options on this week's culinary calendar. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
Larkburger is now open in West Washington Park.The metro area gained a cheesesteak spot and lost a cheesesteak spot, it gained a Larkburger and lost a Walk-In Burger (although that venture promises to relocate)...and Hart's Corner made a comeback. Here's the Restaurant roll call for April:
Mr. Breathes.I guess you could classify me as a pretty heavy ganja smoker. To quote Zach Galifianakis, "Sometimes I smoke so much pot that I forget to smoke pot." Seriously though, I medicate at least twice a day and I'm fairly sure I have more than 5 nanograms of THC per milliliters of blood ... More >>
This week, Mile Highs and Lows reviewed a hand-blown glass pipe from Heady Glass in Englewood. Aside from puffing on the pipe, I also spent some time hanging out with resident glass artists Ben "Spice" Crowley as he put the finishing touches on a custom hash oil bubbler, talking about the art ... More >>
The last time we went seeking a decent veggie burger in this cowtown, we checked out Park Burger, whose house-made veggie burger is definitely a winner, particularly if you're looking for a traditional mustard-and-pickle setup. But if you work or live closer to downtown than to Englewood, or ... More >>
FCI EnglewoodDisgraced ex-lawman Michael Corona, a former hot property in California Republican circles and once dubbed "America's Sheriff" by an admiring Larry King, has lost his appeal on corruption charges and may soon be one of the more celebrated inmates at Federal Correctional Instituti ... More >>
It's not easy finding vegetarian barbecue in Denver -- and it will be harder after Wolfe's, the barbecue joint on Colfax that's known for its rubbed and smoked tofu, closes after a last hurrah on Christmas Day. But take heart, herbivores: You can still get righteous barbecued tofu at the tw ... More >>
Near the scene of the crime.At about 1 a.m. this morning, representatives of the Littleton Police Department received multiple reports about gunfire at the Parkland Square apartment complex, near the border between Littleton and Englewood. A thus-far-undetermined number of these shots hit a ... More >>
Photo courtesy of Tomas Green/Beaver Creek.You know the summer festival season is upon us when Beaver Creek kicks off the high-country Blues, Brews & BBQ. That's only one of many culinary events to get you through Memorial Day; here's a sampling of what else is in store: Monday, May 24: Fra ... More >>
Up in the air, its the Flying Fortress.
You can party like a rock star at Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 191 Inverness Drive West in Englewood, at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Friday, March 13, at a special four-course meal featuring wines made by the legends of rock and roll, including Mick Fleetwood. Price for the one-time dinner is $55, ... More >>
Align yourself with the cosmos for a new year.
This just in from Barb Wasko in Englewood, refering to my prattling on about Friday fish fries and the Pope in my recent review of the British Bulldog: Fish on Friday -- boy, did that ever bring back some memories! Yes, I am a "recovering Catholic." Grew up in Omaha, Nebraska. Tess's fish on Friday ... More >>
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