After fifteen years the Hard Rock Cafe was looking like a fossil, especially as new restaurants -- Lime, Grimaldi's, 5280 Burgers -- joined the lineup at the Denver Pavilions. So this link in the national chain just went through a major upgrade, a floor-to-ceiling makeover of the 11,000 square foot ... More >>
Denver blog posts are built to last. At our Backbeat blog, Jon Solomon offers a look inside the newly remodeled Hard Rock Cafe. Denver PR Blog has the details on Eric Sondermann's new move. Denver Frank wishes a Happy Father's Day to Walter White.
As midsummer approaches at its leisurely flip-flopped gait, comedy fans have a full calendar of laugh appointments ahead. While almost nothing can compete with the natural splendor of a languid June evening spent outdoors in Denver, only a jejune goon would miss out on these fine shows. Besides, at ... More >>
Grab your turkey legs: The thirtieth annual Taste of Colorado will return to Civic Center Park this weekend, filing the space with more than fifty eateries and food establishments, as well as chef demonstrations. Keep reading for a list of participating food vendors and a taste of what else is on ... More >>
With more than 77,000 pieces of music history in its possession, the Hard Rock Cafe empire is a global music museum as well as eatertainment complex. Along with presenting permanent displays in dozens of locations across the world, the company culls pieces from its archives for traveling exhibitions ... More >>
Last night, after attending a press preview of the Treasures of the Hard Rock traveling music memorabilia exhibition -- on view starting today at the Hard Rock Cafe Denver -- I was going to write about what it felt like to look at the belongings of famous dead people I care about. While it was defi ... More >>
Get a piece of the rock -- the original Hard Rock Cafe, that is. The town of Empire, which owns the century-old building in which the restaurant is located (and whose offices are right upstairs) is looking for a new party to run the place. The Hard Rock's last proprietor , who got the contract in 20 ... More >>
Super heroes aren't real. Sorry. But you can drown that sad truth this weekend with a superhero beer -- a collaboration between Breckenridge Brewery and Denver Comic Con, which kicked off yesterday at the Colorado Convention Center. The Fantastic Pour, a riff on the Fantastic Four, was settled on af ... More >>
Jenn WohletzIt has been said that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but what about protest? Many of the most dedicated representatives of Occupy Denver have maintained some sort of residency with the movement on Broadway since its first month, and passions don't just fly during Saturday ra ... More >>
Our cups runneth over with beer events this week -- including the sold-out Great American Beer Festival this weekend. But there are also events for wine, tequila and sake enthusiasts taking place, on top of more beer events than you can shake a salted pretzel at. (And feel free to remind us i ... More >>
Hard Rock Cafe's 40th Anniversary Memorabilia Tour bus will be outside the Denver location at 500 16th Street for one day only on Wednesday, June 29, from noon to 7 p.m. The exhibit includes the top forty most iconic pieces of music memorabilia from Hard Rock's collection, including Buddy Hol ... More >>
Happy Place: Hamburger Mary's, 700 East 17th Avenue, 303-832-1333 The Hours: Daily from 3 to 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. (We think...more on that below.) The Deals: $1 to $3 beer specials; $3 you-call-its; $2 well cocktails; half price appetizers. Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.
These days, U2 is less a rock band than some sort of weirdly beatific entity, to the extent that when the band comes to town, it even inspires good works. Case in point: the "Take off your Boots" ticket giveaway on Friday, where concert ticket retailer StubHub gave away some 150 tickets to Sa ... More >>
Update (05/20 | 8 a.m.): Congratulations to Justin, Daniel, Christian, Jerry and Sessa709. You and a guest will be our guests at tomorrow night's show. Check your email for details on how to pick up your tickets. Thanks to everyone that entered!
The Hard Rock Cafe shares a building with Empire's town hall.Want to get a piece of the rock? The town of Empire is now accepting proposals from restaurateurs who'd like to run the Hard Rock Cafe. No, not the music-centric chain that has outposts around the globe, including a location on th ... More >>
Zolo Southwestern Grill will help you appreciate tequila.Our online Food & Drink listings contain dozens of culinary events from around the state. Here's a taste of what's coming up this week: Monday, September 7 The Colorado Bartenders Guild will be hosting its annual toy drive at Steuben' ... More >>
It's that time again. Next Thursday night, the Denver Film Festival kicks off. Although the various films are clearly the main draw, by no means are they the only attraction. As in years past, the real excitement takes place after the screenings. For those who are unable to get their hands on an ... More >>
The dog days of summer are here, and barking all about that is dogmatches.com, a Boulder-based website that's currently holding a Best Doggone Restaurant Competition to determine which restaurants, bars and java joints in Denver and Boulder are Fido-friendly. You can cast your vote on things like: W ... More >>
Local singer-songwriter and one-time Mousketeer Matt Morris is playing a benefit show this Sunday, March 29, at the Hard Rock Cafe with none other than the Bacon Brothers (i.e. Kevin freaking Bacon and his brother, who is apparently an accomplished musician -- who knew?). Apart from making for some ... More >>
Remembering the '70s -- and why?
Life is good for this Jake Plummer look-alike.
Hard Rock Cafe
Low Budget Soul makes local hip-hop sound like a million bucks.
Scenes from SXSW
The More Things Change
The Waiting Game
The name game
Z-Teca opts for another name change.
June 24 - 30, 1999
Student activists plan a sneaker attack on the Denver Pavilions.