In a state where new craft breweries and new beers debut every week and beer festivals and events run nearly every weekend, it's hard to notice when one goes missing. But that's what happened last February, when Wynkoop Brewing decided not to host its Beerdrinker of the Year competition, which had t ... More >>
Yes, Colorado has been a lot less colorful since Lew Cady, one of this state's most creative characters, passed away on August 11. To give him a proper sendoff, family, friends and fans will gather in Central City tomorrow, raising a glass or two or ten in three of the bars in the town he loved so ... More >>
Colorful Colorado became a lot less colorful yesterday. Lew Cady -- resident of Central City; graduate of East High School; adman and publisher of the Little Kingdom Come, beer-drinker (and beer-can collector); baseball fanatic; lover of lists and hijinks; wearer of cowboy hats, boots and beards; fr ... More >>
When the Colorado Gaming Commission heads to Central City for its monthly meeting next week, it will be greeted by a new casino. Or at least, a casino with a new name: Fortune Valley, which got its start as Harvey's Wagon Wheel Casino, then became Harrah's, will next be Reserve Casino Hotel.
Ghost Plate & Tap, the latest venture by the Wynkoop/Breckenridge group, just opened this afternoon in the former home of the Rocky Mountain Diner, and is pouring 23 craft beers -- or will, once they're all in place. But in the meantime, the bar is open -- and it sounds a lot more crowded tha ... More >>
Jonathan ShikesBreckenridge scores with Ale House at Amato's.Ale House at Amato's, the latest venture from the Breckenridge Brewing Company, opened at 11 a.m. today with a gorgeous view of the Platte Valley, the Denver skyline and the Rocky Mountains. The highly anticipated LoHi-area beer ba ... More >>
East High grad and author Daniel Howe will talk about his 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning history tome, What Hath God Wrought -- The Transformation of America: 1815-1848, at 7 p.m. tonight at the Colorado History Museum, 1300 Broadway. The 928-page book, published in late 2007, covers American histor ... More >>
Caleb Followill, a King of Leon. Here are some more blogs that really click. Today in Backbeat Online: • A live review of Kings of Leon at the Fillmore Auditorium. Today in Cafe Society: • Tyler Nemkov gets hot and bothered over Sexy Pizza. • Lew Cady shares more Wynkoop Brewing Co. memori ... More >>
Wed alert! Colorado's two-time Democratic presidential candidate once stood up for John McCain.
The Cowboy Bar
Man does not live by bread alone but he can try.
In the purple haze over the Rockies, one thing is clear: A World Series-class city needs a world-class mascot.
At midnight, there's one less pork place.
Just before Prohibition, the Colorado Legislature gave us 3.2 beer. Now Blake Harrison wants to repeal the scourge.
Our experts tap their beer-drinking knowledge.
From the week of February 17, 2005
Colorado's ready for that close-up.
Sculpture sprouts in Loveland
From the week of December 12, 2002
Digging into Central Citys mining past is what this conference is all about.
Lou Bunch Days
Readers give our food critic something to chew on.
Come out with your hooves up.
Is it Sacre Bleu restaurant or is it a nightclub?
Consumers collide with a insurance company red tape.
From the week of January 12