I have to drag myself to The Tavern Uptown when friends ask me to meet them there. I'm always surprised how much I dislike the place, considering the amazing patio and the bar's wealth of drink specials. When push comes to shove, going there usually makes me cringe. But last time I visited, manageme ... More >>
There are cocktails and beers we call winter warmers, the kinds of drinks we associate with warm nights by the fire with snow blowing outside. Steaming Irish coffees and hot toddies ward off hypothermia and sobriety at the same time, while beers like Great Divide's Hibernation Ale and Samuel Smith' ... More >>
ZZ WARD @ GOTHIC THEATRE | WEDS, 5/29/13 While riding the bus to school as a child, Zsuzsanna Ward spent her time in headphones, thinking about just how much she wanted to become a singer. As an adult better known as ZZ Ward, she reached the crux of that dream long ago and is now well on her way to ... More >>
Super Bowl fever is spreading, and even though the Denver Broncos aren't in the game, local restaurants and bars are serving up plenty of opportunities to score with deals this Sunday, February 3. Here's a peak at the playbook, and feel free to pass off audibles in the comments section below: See ... More >>
Something interesting happened at the delicious end of three recent meals -- at Root Down, Frasca Food and Wine and twelve restaurant -- everyone at our table enjoyed a round of Fernet. We'll admit it: Denver's seemingly boundless fascination with Fernet is kind of blowing our minds. Seems like so ... More >>
See Also: Chris Daniels is back after a harrowing battle with illness Q&A with Slipknot's Clown Q&A with Julie Libassi of the Raven & the Writing Desk Q&A with JT Nolan of Beats Noir! Q&A with Zoe Jakes and David Satori of Beats Antique Welcome to the weekend! A parade of longtime local favorite ... More >>
See Also: Sunday: Anthrax at Comfort Dental Amphitheatre Joey Belladonna talks about Married...With Children and rejoining the band Scott Ian on Worship Music, comic books, Doctor Who and interviewing Ozzy Photos: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/19/11 Review: Anthrax at Summit Music Hall, 10/18/10 ... More >>
The fact that Snarf's, the Boulder-based sub shop that's generated a cult following, has unveiled its eleventh location in Colorado isn't exactly the most groundbreaking news on the culinary front, but then again, this Snarf's, which just opened near the University of Denver at 1729 East Evans, in t ... More >>
This, declares Gary Lee, standing behind the bar of his new, eponymous Motor Club & Grub, has "always been my dream." A dream, he continues, that's finally come to fruition after more than a year of blood, sweat and tears. "It's been a year-and-a-half process putting this together, and even four ye ... More >>
Happy Place: Stoney's Bar and Grill, 1111 Lincoln Street, 303-830-6839. The Hours: Daily from 4 to 7 p.m. The Deals: Two-for-one draft beers, well drinks, margaritas and house wine; $5 appetizers. Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.
Lori MidsonFor those of you who will wake up with a colossal-size hangover on the first day of 2011, having damaged your brain and battered your belly the night before with too many vodka and soda pours, flutes of champagne, or worse, shots of vile Jägermeister, there will be a new breakfas ... More >>
Nearly a year after helping break in in the remodeled 1STBANK Center last March, Furthur, fronted by Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, is slated to return for another three-night stand on Friday, February 11, through Sunday, February 13. Reserved and general-admission tickets, which range from $55 to $ ... More >>
Lori MidsonA beer, a margarita, fresh chips ticked with salt, guacamole and piquant salsas litter the bar of this convivial hangout that turns out better than average south of the border grub to easygoing crowds of locals who often amplify their drunken debauchery with Jägermeister. Can yo ... More >>
Eric WinfieldThis week's feature, "The Asphalt Jungle," examines how better policing, including surveillance cameras, helped to quell years of street violence during Let Out in lower downtown. But cameras are also capturing more Denver cops using dubious arrest tactics in dealing with intox ... More >>
Carthusian monks have been making Chartreuse since 1605 -- and at a Colorado Bartending Guild mixer at Colt & Gray on Wednesday, it quickly became clear that the French liquor has lost none of its power over four centuries. Todd Richman, national brand ambassador for Chartreuse, was on hand ... More >>
Elizabeth "Libby" Santaguida's Facebook profile photo.On Friday, we told you about the arrest of Zachariah Thomas Santaguida, eighteen, in the death of his 24-year-old sister, subsequently identified as Elizabeth "Libby" Santaguida. Libby's Facebook page has turned into a de facto memorial s ... More >>
Nancy LevineAfter stints at LoHi SteakBar and Caldonia's, Maura Schuster is now behind the bar at Ernie's Bar & Pizza. The place is new, but the bar is old-school, complete with a back bar salvaged from the old Armory in Greeley. And Schuster is an old-school bartender, "not a big performance ... More >>
Kiernan MaletskyThe patio at Sand Creek Lounge, with astroturf from the Denver Dynamite, the city's first Arena Football team. Sand Creek Lounge turns 27 this weekend -- and it's been an eventful time. The first owner lost the bar when he sold cocaine to an undercover cop; the second lost it to noi ... More >>
Tonight's Pennywise and Pepper show at the Fillmore Auditorium, which was part of Jagermeister's Music Tour, has been postponed due to severe weather conditions west of Denver. The bands plan to reschedule the show and Live Nation will announce a new date as soon as the show is confirmed.
"Here. Try this." I handed over the small, green Jagermeister bottle and grinned. Because he's a good sport (and, like me, completely susceptible to even the weakest sort of peer pressure), my comrade-in-arms Jonathan Shikes screwed off the top without question and made a move to drink the myster ... More >>
Cosmic YouTube Karaoke puts its songsters on the web.
Looking for love in all the wrong places.
The Cult, Action Action December 3, 2007, Fillmore Auditorium Better than: Seeing any band with “Guns,” “Revolver,” “Velvet,” “L.A.” or “Roses” in the name. The show was half-packed with strippers, heshers and goths, none visibly underage. Enough open space lay waiting for a b ... More >>
Organization with a cranberry twist.
Waking Rothko knows how to get a critic's attention.
GWAR marks its platinum year of gore.
Throwing a few back for Katrina relief.
UV Blue Raspberry Vodka and Club Soda
D.biddle's folk-style hush belies its hardcore pedigree.
Arap's Old Gun Shop
The ghosts of Christmas pasta bring in the green with the red.
New music from area artists
The Stout Pub keeps the home fryers burning.