What's in a name? Plenty, if you're My Brother's Bar. This Denver institution opened more than forty years ago in a building that is the city's longest-operating watering hole; records trace the bar business at 2376 15th Street back to 1873. So owner Jim Karagas wasn't happy when he heard that a Wis ... More >>
Cassandra KotnikWazee Supper Club opened its doors back in 1974 under Angelo and Jim Karagas, five years after the same duo erected My Brother's Bar just nine blocks away. Since then, the bar and restaurant, which has since been passed from the hands of the Karagas brothers to the Wynkoop Hol ... More >>
Oh, brother! The battle between My Brother's Bar and Brothers Bar & Grill is over. Attorneys for the two restaurants -- one of which is the oldest continually operating saloon in the city, at 2376 15th Street, the other a link in a Wisconsin-based chain that took over the former home of The ... More >>
The battle between My Brother's Bar and Brothers Bar & Grill is over. Attorneys for the two restaurants -- one the oldest continually operating saloon in the city, the other a link in a Wisconsin-based chain -- met with a magistrate last Friday and arrived at a deal.
The one-and-only My Brother's Bar Brothers, where art thou? When Jim Karagas, owner of My Brother's Bar, Denver's oldest continually operating saloon and a joint he's run for forty of its 120-odd years, heard that Brothers Bar & Grill, a Wisconsin-based chain, planned to open an outpost in ... More >>
My Brother's BarFirst, gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper sports a Western shirt by North Carolina-based Wrangler rather than one by hometown hero Rockmount Ranch Wear in a campaign commercial. Then, he shows up for a fundraiser at Brothers Bar -- the Wisconsin import, not My Brother's ... More >>
A promise from Brothers Bar & Grill.Brothers Bar & Grill -- a link in a Wisconsin-based chain -- is slated to open May 27 in the former home of The Real World: Denver at 1920 Market Street. And there's enough drama around this project to rate a reality show. When Theorie, the building's mos ... More >>
Uptown Brothers Brewing Company is filling up the Red Room space.The city's band of Brothers is about to get larger. As Jon Solomon reports in this week's Bar Back column, the former Red Room at 320 East Colfax Avenue will soon be home to Uptown Brothers Brewing Company, which is slated to op ... More >>
The one-and-only My Brother's BarOh, brother! Jim and Angelo Karagas bought an old saloon at 2376 15th Street more than forty years ago, transforming it into My Brother's Bar, an institution so beloved in Denver that it needs no sign. But for more than twenty years, it did have an actual sibl ... More >>
Brothers Bar and Grill -- not to be confused with My Brother's Bar or Brothers BBQFirst, there was My Brother's Bar, which forty years ago last week moved into the building at 2376 15th Street that's held a saloon since the 1870s. The bar remains under the watchful eye of Jim Karagas, who'd o ... More >>
A LoDo tradition stays true to the hood.
Open since 1974, the Wazee Supper Club predates all the hipness, all the gentrification, all the retro this-and-that of LoDo. Founders Angelo and Jim Karagas actually opened their first spot, My Brother’s Bar, in 1969, nine blocks further down 15th, in a neighborhood known more for the rattle in ... More >>
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