After a five-mile run around Sloan's Lake, all I wanted was a beer, so my friend and I explored the Berkeley neighborhood, an area that we, as Whittier and Five Points residents, respectively, don't get to very often. Searching for beer, we found something much more: my current favorite patio in Den ... More >>
With the additions of everything from neighborhood taverns to high-end lounges, Denver's bar scene got even better in 2012. Residents and tourists alike have many more options when they're looking for fun after the sun goes down -- or even before that. Here, in no particular order, are Cafe Society ... More >>
At the end of 2011, the legendaryMusic Bar went dark, after a 28 percent rent hike forced the place to close its doors. But last month the spot at 4586 Tennyson Street was taken over by Niya Diehl, who'd been the manager of Mead Street Station for five years; Grant Gingerich, owner of El Camino, an ... More >>
Mark MangerSwimclub32 was the hippest spot in town when it opened six years ago -- but it was a misfit in its Highland neighborhood. And two years ago, the place got a major overhaul when owner Grant Gingerich traded out the dark, signless concept for a bright Mexican joint. He named his new ... More >>
After I posted last Friday's blog about the opening of El Camino, I received this note from partner Chris Golub about the new spot, which took the place of his four-year-old Swimclub32: Howdy Jason! Thanks for the mention in the blog! I have yet to reach out to you to discus ... More >>
Yeah, it did. Swimclub 32, where sake and hot-rock wagyu kobe ruled. Small plates and Asian-influenced nouvelle cuisine was what Swimclub 32 started out with (as documented in the picture at right), before it shifted into a strange, Italian fusion concept with a garden on the ro ... More >>
The Corner Office was a hit, but Second Homeâs a miss.
Swimclub 32 is ready to take the plunge.
Let the music begin!
That's All, Folks
Swimclub 32 is buoyant, but sometimes just treading water.