Stuck with nothing to do this weekend but twiddle your thumbs? Here's something else you can do with your hands. This Saturday, Quincy Dancer will host the seventh annual Flipcup'alooza Tournament & Block Party at Fado Irish Pub. But this isn't just your average flip cup party, if there is such a th ... More >>
Lori MidsonChoLon Modern Asian Bistro was one of the big restaurants to open in 2010.While many restaurants closed in 2010, many more restaurants opened -- including such hot spots as ChoLon, Euclid Hall, Green Russell, Lou's Food Bar and, on the very last day of the year, Bittersweet.
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Dylan BurkhardtSmashburger looks like a smash in downtown Denver.While food trucks are still on a roll in Denver, several brick-and-mortar restaurants opened in September -- with many more slated to open in October. But the Denver dining scene also lost some notable spots, too.
Our restauran ... More >>
The Front Porch Cafe has closed almost as quickly as it opened at 1115 Grant Street, where it didn't last any longer than Carmen's Cafe, the previous occupant of the space.
No word on what's coming next for the spot-- or whether the Front Porch Cafe wore out its welcome mat by cribbing the n ... More >>
As swiftly and suddenly as Carmen's Cafe opened in April, the coffee shop at 1115 Grant Street in the Grant Street Mansion has now morphed into the Front Porch Cafe. The shop's former namesake, Carmen Sanchez, dropped out (or was dropped, depending on who you talk to) as a result of an uncle ... More >>
On the 1400 block of Market, the Ruth's Chris space is still dark and the former home of Buca di Beppo is slated to become a medical marijuana dispensary -- but Gaslamp got the lights on this past weekend.
Gaslamp is owned by Greg Gallagher, who also owns the Front Porch, just around the cor ... More >>
Greg Gallagher didn't quite get the lights on by the end of 2009, as he'd hoped, but it looks like Gaslamp, his new tavern at 1437 Market Street, will be opening by this weekend.
Gallagher put the extra time to good use: The space, which is under the original Westword office at 1439 Market, ... More >>
Michael McGill grew up in Kansas City and moved to Boulder for college, where he poured his first drinks. He has been behind a bar since 1998, and today can be found managing the bar at Osteria Marco in Larimer Square.
Now serving: Michael McGill.
How did you get into bartending? I was serv ... More >>
The vision for the new Writer Square -- it doesn't look like this now.David Hannes, president of the Writer Square Condominium Association, has had his hands full dealing with the ongoing renovations at Writer's Square, which have turned the downtown oasis into a concrete desert. He lives abo ... More >>