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 >>
May is National Burger Month (unofficially) -- as if you needed an excuse to head over to one of the many notable purveyors of beef in this town. Here are a couple of good deals at two of our favorite spots:
Now and then, companies send us medical marijuana-related products ranging from vaporizers to board games. We showcase them in our quasi-regular product review section, Stoner MacGyver. The latest? Heady Glass vapor dome set and Ti Power nails.
A Flickr photo.Looking for an indulgent end to the week? Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse, 8100 East Orchard Road in Englewood, will present the CBCC Martini & Cigar Mixer from 3:30 to 6 p.m. A hundred bucks buys you appetizers, cigars, door prizes, raffles and premium drinks. For more in ... 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 >>
Besides Elise Wiggins' new Summer Local week at Panzano, there is a plethora of beer-, wine- and meat-centric events taking place this week, plus an annual Hot-Dog Eating Contest on Sunday. Here's a taste of what's ahead:
Get your grape tonight at two wine events. Fleming's Steakhouse, 191 Inverness Drive West in Englewood, will host An Evening with Wine Artist Thomas Arvid, a dinner with the artist who creates photo-realistic paintings, with several courses paired with the artist's favorite Napa Valley wines. ... More >>
The second annual Boulder SourFest is sold out (again), but there's plenty more taking place this week, including Triple Crown festivities, Pints for Pussycats and much more. 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:
In addition to a number of restaurant openings, this week is packed with wine dinners, anniversary celebrations and much more; here's a taste of what's on the culinary menu.
William Breathes stopped into Mile High Dispensary's Englewood branch on a whim -- and the result is his latest review. But if you'd rather get info about a place before you drop in, stop first at our newly updated MMJ listings. Click here to access our medical-marijuana dispensary directory.
Pesce Fresco, 6600 South Quebec Street in Englewood, will host the Elderton Wines Australian Wine Dinner, featuring five courses paired with wines from the Barossa Valley of Australia. The meal starts at 6:30 p.m. and costs $45; for more information, call 303-290-9705 or go to www.pescefresco ... More >>
All four Colorado Larkburger locations (including the store at 8000 East Belleview Avenue in Englewood) are serving up a special deal today: Between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m., a portion of the proceeds will benefit Roundup River Ranch, which provides camping experiences for children with serious ill ... More >>
Grapes, great athletes and good causes: That's the recipe for Savor the Grape for Charity at Morton's, 8480 East Belleview Avenue in Englewood. Starting at 7 p.m. tonight, the evening of fine wine, food and an auction benefits the Boys and Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, with special guests Cham ... More >>
A Flickr photoHungry? Slam Bar, 9660 East Arapahoe Road in Englewood, will host a Hot Dog Eating Contest to benefit Food Bank of the Rockies today at 2 p.m. -- and you can still enter. Eat enough, and that $15 entry fee will be a bargain. For more info, call 303-799-1300 or go to www.slamb ... More >>
Ryan FordLast year, Colorado parkour pioneers Ryan Ford and Mat Marshall opened APEX Movement, the world's largest parkour gym, in downtown Denver. Now that the record's been overtaken by other locations, they've moved to a new spot in Englewood that, after the grand opening celebration this ... 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 >>
Desert Moon Vineyards, 12656 East Jamison Place, Unit #12 in Englewood, hosts a Learning to Taste seminar from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. tonight, when you can learn how to taste wines like the pros. Admission is $20; call 303-990-9463 or visit www.desertmoonvineyards.com. For information on dozens o ... More >>
It's a great day for booze: The brand-new Desert Moon Vineyards, 12656 East Jamison Place, Unit #12, in Englewood, is hosting a Colorado Wines class at 6:30 p.m. tonight. Admission is $20; call 303-990-9463 or visit www.desertmoonvineyards.com. At 6: 30 p.m., Firenze a Tavola, the downstairs ... More >>
Headed West owner Mike Mahaney in front of his mural.Just because the Colorado Court of Appeals ruled against the City of Englewood in its effort to get rid of an Alice In Wonderland-inspired mural featuring a hookah-puffing insect doesn't mean Headed West owner Mike Mahaney, the man who comm ... More >>
A Flickr photo A lot of writers believe that simply stating the facts is boring -- but that depends on the facts. Take the following press release from the Englewood Police Department: Englewood -- On September 9, 2009 at 5:17pm, a 56-year-old man was riding his bicycle in the 3100 block of ... More >>
If you were a punk between the years of 1978 and 1988 in Denver, you're an OG. We all owe you a tremdous debt of gratitude and respect. You helped build this here scene that is so thriving today. Hell, many of us weren't even a twinkle in our daddy's eye back then. For those who were around back ... More >>
Museum officials are thinking of renaming this display, "The Meaningless Rectangular Void." The slicing and theft of two hippie-era concert poster reprints from a temporary cloth wall in front of the Denver Art Museum two weeks ago wasn't quite the art crime of the century. But it certainly qualifi ... More >>
Align yourself with the cosmos for a new year.
I really feel for my husband sometimes. In fact, I really feel for all men around this time of year. No, I'm not getting all Glenn Beck on you... I just can't imagine how difficult it must be to shop for the important woman in your life. After all, if your significant other is anything like me, she ... More >>
The CRCGs Holiday Party is a furry, four-footed festival.
The Pleasures Dudes aren't the only ones offering cheap shills.
Additions to downtown's built environment and possible subtractions in the hinterlands.
East 29th Avenue Town Center
Outsiders swoop in and threaten area landmarks -- as usual.
Miller keeps carving the slopes on film
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
Buffets make a delicious comeback.
A Sixties icon becomes a weapon in Denver's promotion wars.
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