Larry Atler

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2013

    Leo Goto memorial set for Friday

    Leo Goto, the legendary restaurateur who passed away on March 3, will be remembered with a Requiem Eucharist at 1 p.m. Friday, March 15, at St. John's Episcopal Cathedral, 1350 Washington Street in Denver. Goto, who opened his first restaurant, Leo's Place, in 1969, was the youngest person ever ind ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    R.I.P., Leo Goto, founder of Leo's Place

    Leo Goto, a mainstay on the Denver dining scene for decades, has passed away. Goto was born in Japan but grew up in Denver, attending Smiley Junior High, East High School and the University of Denver, where he got his bachelor's and master's degrees. He first gained prominence in the restaurant bus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Wellshire Inn concessionaires on the outs with city

    The Wellshire Inn in happier days​Former Westword scribe Jared Jacang Maher has more good scoop on the city's deal -- or lack thereoff -- with the Wellshire Inn, the facility at a city-owned golf course that isn't bringing the city a penny. In fact, the concessionaries who have the contract ... More >>

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Crowning Achievement

    Almost fifty years after becoming Miss America, Marilyn Van Derbur still takes life day by day.

  • News

    September 10, 1998

    The Poison Pill

    An internet venture goes bust, leaving some of Colorado's biggest business names with a major headache.

  • News

    October 5, 1994