Are Denver's dives an endangered species? Over the past year, dives featured on our 2013 list of the dozen best dive bars in Denver have lost their divey status or disappeared altogether. The latest casualty is the Thunderbird Lounge, which just closed in east Denver; the owners of the property, La ... More >>
Are Denver's dives an endangered species? Over the past year, two of the dives featured on last year's list of the dozen best dive bars have lost their divey status -- one, the Hill-Top, closed and just reopened this past weekend as the Rocky Top Tavern, and the Squire, while still open, has been re ... More >>
Several of our favorite dives have dried up over the past few years. Fortunately, the Denver area still has an abundance of old-time dives, which we visited while researching the Best of Denver 2013. But who are we kidding? We'd be bellying up to these bars, anyway. Here, in no particular order exce ... More >>
The Kentucky Inn, Denver's best dive bar in 2011.Several of our favorite dives dried up last year, including Club 404 (which will reopen under new ownership), Brown Barrel and the Mickey Manor. And 2012 has already been tough on fans of old-time watering holes: Both Gabor's and Music Box Musi ... More >>
The Rustic Tavern meets all the qualifications of a dive -- and then some.Sample one of Denver's best dive bars at 8 p.m. Thursday, November 5, when Club 404, 404 Broadway, hosts a launch party for Westword Drunk of the Week columnist Drew Bixby's Denver's Best Dive Bars: Drinking and Diving ... More >>
On a wing and a prayer.
Than chicken-fried steak in two diners.
Oldies But Goodies
Sixty-eight-year-old Wanda Crawford hasn't killed anyone yet. But authorities say it's not for lack of trying.