Libertarian politics in Colorado have always been among the most fun to watch. After all, the nation's third-largest political party was founded in Colorado Springs 42 years ago and has attracted all kinds of colorful characters, from Lakewood City Councilman Doug Anderson, who became the first Libe ... More >>
Cafe Society served up five Guess Where? contests last week, ranging from a do-your-body-good vegetarian plate from the Kitchen Next Door (Glendale) to a whiskey-potent cocktail from Work & Class to big bowl of fleshy mussels bobbing in a saffron-smooched broth.
Yesterday, I bumped into a local chef slurping oysters at a restaurant that sells thousands of them every month, and the platter of briny bivalves sitting in front of him, he gushed, where magnificent. In fact, he went on to say that all the oysters he'd seen over the past few weeks were "incredible ... More >>
"We're always evolving, always finding ways to bring something new and different to the consumer," says Smashburger founder Tom Ryan, whose follow-up to that smash success, Live Basil Pizza, will open today in Glendale, making it the third Live Basil outpost to open in Denver -- and the fourth in th ... More >>
Earlier this week, we told you about how legendary Glendale strip club Shotgun Willie's was auctioning off some of its unwanted items in the wake of its move to a brand new building right next door to the old one. The items up for bid included light-up dance stages complete with poles and knee pads, ... More >>
Shotgun Willie's, the iconic Glendale joint at the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Virginia Avenue, is endeavoring to build a better strip club. As explained in this week's cover story, "Fantasy Island," the intersection where Shotgun Willie's sits is being widened to help with traffic flow to the ... More >>
This week, Gretchen Kurtz tested the "Colorado Bar-B-Que" at Tin Star Smokehouse in Golden, Lori Midson headed to the Walnut Room to toss pies with executive chef Jonah Munson, and Mark Antonation paired sandwiches from Baker's Palace Vietnamese with traditional brews from Wit's End Brewing. Keepin ... More >>
More than two dozen restaurants opened in the metro area in July, serving everything from empanadas to tacos to pizza...and beer, of course. Leading the way in the eatery action? Glendale, whose CitySet project will soon have eleven restaurants -- but the town also lost its oldest saloon, Jack Casey ... More >>
World of Beer, the Florida-based bar chain that focuses on craft beer, will open is second Denver-area location on August 12 in Belmar, at 7260 West Alaska Drive. The company unveiled its first spot, in the City Set development in Glendale, last May, and plans to open several more locations in Color ... More >>
The first Modmarket opened in 2009 in Boulder, a town that seemed ideally suited for its seasonal ingredients and farm-to-table philosophy set off by a sleek, fast-casual setting. But in the three years after that, owners Rob McColgan and Anthony Pigliacamto opened three more stores in metro locatio ... More >>
Big Smoke Burger opened yesterday in Glendale's City Set project, the first U.S. location of a Canada-based firm. Founder Cameron Tune sees lots of promise in Denver's "immature" burger market. But is there room on the grill? See also: - Reader: Big Smoke Burger, more choices at lower price s-- con ... More >>
Just what Denver needs -- another burger joint, right? Cameron Tune, who's opening Big Smoke Burger in Glendale on Monday, in the same City Set project that already houses Jax and World of Beer, certainly believes so. In fact, Tune even called Denver's burger scene "immature" -- at least when it com ... More >>
Ask Dave Query what excites him most about the new Jax-Glendale, which opens for dinner on Tuesday in the City Set project at Cherry Creek Drive and Colorado Boulevard, and his answers might surprise you: a dumb waiter, a fish file and a floor urinal in the men's bathroom -- not necessarily in that ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Our list of "Five Kentucky Derby parties that will have you off to the races" offered an array of activities, but didn't include the 2012 Derby Party, which bills itself as "a Colorado tradition" and is an annual fundraiser for the Sean "Ranch" Lough Memorial Scholarship. The party has been held b ... 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 >>
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 >>
In1998, cable television Entrepreneur Bill Daniels bequeathed his behemoth mansion on Shangri-La Drive (across from the Target in Glendale) to the city of Denver, to be used as the official residence for the Mayor. Though no Mayor has ever actually lived in this mauve monstrosity since it's d ... 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 >>
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 >>
"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.
From 5 - 10 p.m., Friday, July 3, the Infinite Monkey Theorem Urban Winery, 931 West Fifth Avenue, is participating in the Golden Triangle's First Friday Art Walk by hosting "Art Under the Influence," a grape stomp in the courtyard that includes wines by the glass, great grub from Masterpiece Deli a ... More >>
Las Delicias #5
From the week of April 17, 2003
When you're starving -- for help, for attention, for food -- everything's kosher.
Troy Lowrie’s dad got the bodies to build a strip-club empire. Troy got the brains. Now he wants respect beyond Glendale.
Even if you live in Denver, you may want to visit these hotel restuarants.
The links keep growing in Colorado's franchise restaurants.
A Glendale hotel and the bar across the street could have made such beautiful music together.
Meet Jay Marvin, Denver's only one-man radio team.