It's been a busy January for the Elway's in the Ritz-Carlton. Not only has the Denver Broncos' winning season resulted in an increase in customers on home-game weekends -- for both the restaurant and the AAA Five-Diamond hotel -- but the restaurant, which is co-owned by Colorado legend and former De ... More >>
In A Federal Case, I'll be eating my way up Federal Boulevard - south to north - within Denver city limits. I'll be skipping the national chains and per-scoop Chinese joints, but otherwise I'll report from every vinyl booth, walk-up window and bar stool where food is served. Here's the report on thi ... More >>
The Ritz-Carlton is Denver's first and only AAA Five-Diamond Hotel -- a prestigious rating that the downtown hotel has now earned four years running. The hotel is home to Elway's Downtown, as well as the Ritz-Carlton Spa. See also: John Elway helps dedicate the new patio at Elway's Downtown (photos ... More >>
Over the years, Denver has generated a wide variety of memorable television commercials. But until recent years, spots tended to live on only in memory -- like the Tree Farm jingle ("Take I-25 to exit 235, and five miles west to the Tree Farm") that was impossible to forget no matter how hard viewer ... More >>
"I swore I'd never get in the restaurant business," John Elway told the crowd gathered for a private party last Thursday at the Elway's at DIA. Today, of course, the Hall of Famer has four restaurants: the original Elway's, which he opened with partner Tim Schmidt in Cherry Creek in 2004; Elway's at ... More >>
Tired DIA travelers were doing double-takes as they boarded the escalator heading down out of Concourse B last night, their eyes drawn to the right by the bright sign on a new restaurant -- and then riveted by the sight of who was standing under that sign: John Elway. "There is not a name more clos ... More >>
With the 28th choice in last night's NFL draft, the Denver Broncos selected Sylvester Williams, a defensive tackle from North Carolina seen here. We won't be certain for years if this was a wise decision or a terrible one -- but we've already got a mighty good idea which players should be ranked as ... More >>
The restaurant business has not been too friendly to Vance Johnson, one of the legendary Three Amigos who helped get the Denver Broncos to the Super Bowl in 1989. (The other two Amigos were Ricky Nattiel and Mark Jackson.) After some rocky years, Johnson moved to the Western Slope, where in 2007 he ... More >>
Denver has not one, but two contestants on Bravo's tenth season of Top Chef, which was filmed in Seattle and will start airing in November. The lineupincludes Jorel Pierce, the exec chef of Euclid Hall, and Tyler Wiard of Elway's. And yes, there's a third Colorado chef, Eliza Gavin of 221 South Oak ... More >>
John Elway has plenty of fans. But two of them could soon rival Number 7 on the Colorado celebrity scale. When they met with the local press to discuss The Book of Mormon , creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone said that if there was anyone they wanted to see the show, it was John Elway.
Elway's Downtown dedicated its new outdoor patio yesterday, and guess who showed up for the celebration? Yep, that's right: John Elway himself. The "outdoor expansion" is on the wide sidewalk in front of the Ritz-Carlton, with the bridge across Curtis Street providing handy cover from both sun and r ... More >>
Brian Xanders' ouster as the Broncos' general manager isn't exactly a shock. After all, his association with the discredited Josh McDaniels regime made it surprising that he was able to hang on for as long as he did. Why did his luck finally run out?
Neptune Krill Oil sounds like something you'd find on page 117 of the Kama Sutra. Still, it doesn't actually matter if you're unfamiliar with the dietary supplement -- because John Elway will tell you about it. The Broncos legend turned football operations veep has put his John Elway on a years-long ... More >>
Denver blog posts won't be meeting with John Elway tonight. At People's Press Collective, Jon Caldara ends a column about John Hickenlooper's recent Hickenbloopers by joking that Hick's wife has photos of him in the shower. Oh, the humanity. Big Media's Jason Salzman on more questions he'd like Se ... More >>
Denver blog posts definitely don't think you look fat in that shirt. Mile High Report fan poster Scotty Payne starts a lively conversation about John Elway's suggestion that the salary cap won't necessarily be a stopping point for Broncos spending for next season. The Grazing Mind's Jarod Ballenti ... More >>
Denver blog posts make the world go 'round. Bronco Talk's Monty on the Broncos' new get-tough policy when it comes to contract negotiations. Wonder how John Elway likes it on the other side of the fence? Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead Broke points you toward free sex, lies and Hollywood. ... More >>
Denvver blog posts are all that's good and just and true about America. Mile High Report's Colby thinks John Elway's reluctance to name Tim Tebow the regular season starting QB makes sense -- and voters in a fan poll (narrowly) agree. DenverInfill's Ryan Dravitz offers us an update on the Davita H ... More >>
Denver blog posts give and give and give some more. Mile High Report fan poster PostCorner thinks that John Elway's statement about Tim Tebow entering training camp as the Broncos' starting quarterback is all but meaningless. Colorado Pols on the prospect of Brandon Shaffer taking on Mike Coffman ... More >>
John Elway.Denver blog posts are defined as "Blog posts about Denver." Mile High Report's John Bena thinks that after the Broncos limp through 2011, John Elway will handpick his true successor in next year's draft. Suck for Luck! The Grazing Mind's Jarod Ballentine offers a natural take on ... More >>
Taking its name from a Colorado pop culture behemoth like John Elway could be a blessing or a curse for a band. But Elway, making an appearance tonight at the Hi-Dive with Michael Dean Damron, St. Fall Apart and The Holy Mess, gets the joke, and fans do too. Besides, a name is just a name, an ... More >>
John Elway.We're late! We're late! For some very important Denver blog post aggregation! Mile High Report's Jezru is confident the NFL lockout's all but over -- confident enough to offer a refresher course that pushes the reset button in anticipation of the 2011-2012 season. Denver Frank in ... More >>
John Elway.Our post about John Elway's attorney sending a letter to a band called Elway requesting a name change drew a snarky comment from a fan who apparently fears No. 7 will be unable to rev up the team from the front office in the same way he was able to manage during his playing days.
John Elway.John Elway's got a lot on his plate right now, what with the Denver Broncos coming off their worst season in ages and an NFL lockout preventing his new coach, John Fox, from being able to work with players new and old. But somehow, he's found time to inform members of a punk-rock b ... More >>
There's only room for one Elway in this town.Had to see this coming, right? I mean, it was only written on the wall in giant, ten-foot, orange letters. Just two weeks after we published our profile of Elway, the affably, ambitious punk quartet formerly known as 10-4 Eleanor, received a "hey w ... More >>
John Elway.We decided to give these three Denver blog posts a loving home right here. Bronco Talk's Jon offers his take on John Elway's claim that the Broncos' phone isn't ringing off the hook about a trade for the draft's number two pick. Not that he'd tell you if it had been... The Grazin ... More >>
John Elway.We're out of Denver blog posts. JK! Mile High Report's Troy Hufford applauds John Elway for tweeting with fans about the draft, a new CBA and more. Education News Colorado's Alan Gottlieb previews the DPS elections and introduces readers to new hire Charlie Brennan, formerly with ... More >>
John Elway.Give these Denver blog posts a chance. Mile High Report's John Bena applauds Broncos transparency, exemplified this time by John Elway's tweets about making a new Champ Bailey contract a priority. WhoSaidYouSaid wonders if tax proponents can beat the clock. Colorado Independent' ... More >>
John Elway.John Elway became a Super Bowl hero, but he didn't always look like a football god among men in the big game, as Yahoo! Sports' Darren Pare points out. In anticipation of this weekend's Packers-Steelers tilt, Pare chose the five worst Super Bowl performances of all time -- and Elwa ... More >>
John Elway.We calculate that this item features three Denver blog posts. Predominantly Orange's Kim Constantinesco credits John Elway with lighting the fire of change under the Broncos. Who definitely need some. Face the State's Peter Blake considers Scott Gessler by moonlight. Denver Egot ... More >>
John Elway.The Denver Broncos' decision to post videos of head coaching candidates has bemused NFL observers league-wide. Take an item by the Washington Post's Cindy Boren, in which she says the team has turned its coaching search into a "reality show," albeit a notably sanitized one. No hot ... More >>
John Elway.Plenty of locals were excited when the Denver Broncos' braintrust decided to make Super Bowl-winning former quarterback John Elway an executive with the team following the Josh McDaniels disaster. But one of our readers, who weighed in on a Denver Blogs post about Atlanta Falcons a ... More >>
John Elway.This morning on 87.7 The Ticket, John Elway offered his most detailed and wide-ranging comments to date about the firing of Denver Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels and the possibility of him taking on a new role in the organization. He doesn't aspire to be either head coach or gen ... More >>
Now that Denver Broncos management has given Josh McDaniels the heave-ho, the orange hordes are laying odds on the chances of the team's most celebrated quarterback returning to the team as head coach. John Elway, back with the team? It's a tempting prospect. But first you'll have to pry him ... More >>
John Elway.Local football fans eagerly waiting to find out where John Elway would rate on the NFL Network's list of the 100 greatest players finally have their answer: No. 7 finished at No. 23. An appropriate spot? Not according to a couple of prominent Broncos bloggers, who are plenty unhap ... More >>
Chef Tyler Wiard and QB John Elway keep Elway's cooking. Want to watch today's Broncos game in style? Elway's Cherry Creek, the steakhouse/watering hole at 2500 East First Avenue that features memorabilia from John Elway's career (and sometimes even the former quarterback himself), should sco ... More >>
John Elway.The playbook in which John Elway makes a run for Colorado governor may not be mythical. That's according to one person who commented on yesterday's "John Elways for Governor?" post. The claim: a polling firm actually asked about that possibility a few weeks ago.
John Elway."Is there anything we can do to win the governor's race?" asked registered Republican Jon Caldara, moaning and grabbing what would be his hair, during yesterday's taping of Devil's Advocate (the show airs tomorrow on Channel 12). Well, yes, I told him: You can convince John Elway, ... More >>
Elway's Cherry Creek exec chef Tyler Wiard with Super Bowl champion John ElwayFormer Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway is celebrating 50 years of banged up knees, turf toe, head-to-head helmet collisions, and, oh yeah ... a couple of Super Bowl trophies and rings on Monday, June 28, the d ... More >>
Channel 7 led its newscast last night with a John Elway story -- not exactly a unique occurrence. Number 7 probably didn't enjoy it much, however, since it focused on Speed of Wealth LLC, an organization that paid Big John to appear at assorted events -- and which the Securities and Exchange Commit ... More >>
Recognizing the 8 Signs of Terrorism, a new video released yesterday by the Center for Empowered Living & Learning (CELL) in conjunction with the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference is an eight-minute plunge (well, six-and-a-half, with about ninety seconds' worth of credits) in ... More >>
In his review this week, Jason Sheehan lauds the food at Elway's Downtown -- but laments its lack of fun, such a critical component in the success of the original Elway's. Still, the joint was jammed last night, with drinkers packing the lounge and diners digging into steaks. And they should be hav ... More >>
Back on February 7, a Rocky Mountain News reader got a mighty big surprise. Upon visiting the tabloid's website, he discovered an article claiming that Denver Broncos Hall of Famer John Elway was coming out of retirement to play for the team again. Included in the piece were comments from Broncos ow ... More >>
Watching the press conference where John Elway announced his retirement in 1998, I turned to a friend of mine to see he had tears streaming down his face. That is the only time I ever saw him cry, before or since. Not even when I kneed him in the junk over a four-square dispute in fifth grade -- tha ... More >>
Former New York City mayor and current GOP presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani is headed to Denver for a visit. Fans and supporters can meet the potential president at a party June 9 for the low, low price of $1,000. If mingling at the party isn’t exciting enough, you can get a picture with the can ... More >>
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John Elway struts his Hall of Fame stuff at the Game of Fame.