World of Beer, a Tampa, Florida-based chain of beer-centric tap houses, opened its 37th location this week in the new City Set development in Glendale, behind the Hilton Garden Inn at the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Cherry Creek Drive. The bar has sixty rotating taps (consisting primarily of c ... More >>
The first Sam's No. 3, a popular diner frequented by everyone from politicians and pipsqueaks, opened in 1969 in Aurora. Decades later, owner Sam Armatas opened a second location in the heart of downtown, where poser Guy Fieri swaggered in to film a segment for Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, and last ... More >>
After a decade with Big Red F, Dave Query's burgeoning restaurant group, which includes Lola, three outposts of Jax Fish House (a fourth will open this spring in Glendale), Centro Latin Kitchen, West End Tavern, Zolo Grill and the Bitter Bar, chef and brewmaster Ian Clark, currently the chef at Jax ... More >>
'Twas a few days before Christmas and all through the town, there was a lot of medical herb being sold -- likely a few pounds. People were stocking up, patients like me -- to deal with our in-laws as stoned as can be.
Taylor Swift fans -- and judging by the enormous first week record sales of Red, her latest platter released last week, that accounts for a great many folks -- will be rejoicing at news that Swift is heading back out on the road this spring (to wit, that means 58 shows in 45 cities in 29 states, 3 p ... More >>
Update: The Denver Police Department has released mug shots of Dexter Lewis, Joseph Hill and Lynell Hill, the three men suspected of killing five people at Fero's Bar & Grill early Wednesday morning and then setting the business on fire. We're also getting a closer look at the victims -- a group fr ... More >>
Although the Fourth of July will be short of official fireworks shows -- and private use of fireworks has been completely banned in Colorado -- there will be ample opportunities to celebrate the country's birthday across the state over the next few days. Here are just some of the events slated fo ... More >>
Prime Element is hitting the road this week, bringing its classic Colorado hip-hop style to the rest of the country. This Friday, the group joins Sweatshop Union for several dates as it kicks off its summer tour in Boise, Idaho, and then throughout the rest of the summer, beginning with the upcoming ... More >>
Welcome to Memory Lane Monday, our latest feature in which we fire up the Hot Tub Time Machine and spotlight a band from the bursting annals of bygone Denver music. This week: Lionize, a band we used to catch once upon a time when we were underage at Sonesta in Thornton. In the hedonistic he ... More >>
News that Sports Authority is hoping to relieve Invesco of the naming rights to the Broncos stadium -- thus making the stadium's name even more of a mouthful: Sports Authority Field at Mile High -- is likely to rile fans who think the name is ridiculous enough already. But Denver isn't alone ... More >>
There are only a dozen or so bars or restaurants in Denver that have been around for four decades under the same ownership. It's an exclusive club, and those who have been inducted are a testament to hard work -- and in some cases to hard drinking. The Bull & Bush Pub and Brewery will join t ... More >>
Remember me? Though the decision is not set in stone, there was a community meeting last week regarding the possibility of a SuperTarget being put into the Tamarac Square mall on Hampden in Southeast Denver. After The Gap, one of the remaining draws for the shopping center, closed over a half ... More >>
Walter Bond.Animal activist Walter Bond is a man so devoted to his cause that he wears a giant "VEGAN" tattoo on his neck. So it's no surprise he showed zero remorse when officially pleading guilty to arson related to a fire at Glendale's Sheepskin Factory in April -- a crime for which he fa ... More >>
Thanksgiving dinner isn't complete without a big glass of wine, and King Soopers will open its first and only grocery/liquor store just in time to take advantage of that. The store, at 4600 Leetsdale Drive in Glendale, will roll out the shopping carts and slide open the automatic doors on We ... More >>
Bangles is having another reunion. No, not that Bangles, silly. Same era, though. While we're sure it's been long enough for the gals behind "Walk Like an Egyptian" and "Hazy Shade of Winter" to start entertaining the thought of giving it another go for old time's sake, we're actually referri ... More >>
Walter Bond.Walter Bond doesn't exactly hide his convictions when it comes to animal rights. Law-enforcement types note that he has "a prominent tattoo on his neck just below his chin that reads, 'VEGAN.'" However, Bond is accused of doing more than simply sticking to salads. He's been forma ... More >>
Lori Midson Pinkberry, the international fro-yo chainlet with a frenzied cult following, is opening its first Colorado store on Thursday, May 27 at 1000 South Colorado Boulevard, in the small mall anchored by Barnes and Noble. "Colorado is an exciting new market for Pinkberry, and a strategic ... More >>
King Soopers plans to join Safeway and Target in the Denver area by opening a large new store that will carry full-strength beer, wine and possibly spirits. The store, at 4600 Leetsdale Drive in Glendale, will be in a long-vacant Cub Foods, which King Soopers bought four years ago. Renovatio ... More >>
This is presumably the last photo ever taken of Roberto Silva.Two people are dead as a result of a thoroughly unromantic incident that took place on Valentine's Day in Glendale -- Narima Dzhulfayeva, who was allegedly murdered by Roberto Silva, and Silva himself, who subsequently killed himse ... More >>
It's hard to imagine anything more meaty than BBQ. It is a cuisine based entirely on the flesh of the pig, the cow and, in some cases, the chicken. So it's no surprise that a BBQ joint owner might hang up on a sales rep trying to sell him vegan meat substitutes. That's certainly happened a l ... More >>
"Have you ever wondered why you are required by law to keep [dogs] under control, but people are not required to keep their children under control around us?" You have? Well, here's the answer: Because they're fucking dogs! Children are people. Dogs are animals. Dogs are not people. It's an easy ... More >>
Glendale invites you to look up into the skies.
Anti I-70 expansion poster by EarthFirst! Activists with the radical environmentalist outfit EarthFirst! have apparently taken a hiatus from monkeywrenching logging trucks and boiling pine cones for sustenance during three-month tree-sits to run a campaign in urban Denver against the various propo ... More >>
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