A cast of well-known characters came to life at the Theater Threads luncheon last week. Hosted by Channel 9's Kirk Montgomery, the annual fundraiser for the Denver Center for the Performing Arts education program gave patrons an up-close and personal look at costumes from some of its Tony-winning pe ... More >>
Two of the world's most fashionable streets -- Madison Avenue in New York City and Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles -- now intersect in Denver, Colorado. Kristen and Paige Brown, a mother-daughter team, have opened Melrose and Madison on Old South Pearl Street. See also: Womenswear Wednesday: Chloe Sw ... More >>
With the additions of everything from neighborhood taverns to high-end lounges, Denver's bar scene got even better in 2012. Residents and tourists alike have many more options when they're looking for fun after the sun goes down -- or even before that. Here, in no particular order, are Cafe Society ... More >>
On the phone, author Nathan Englander reminds me of young boys I sat across from at the Passover Seder table as a child; as if hyped up on one sip too many of the mild Manischewitz, he talks and talks, building invisible and fantastical windmills in the air before him. His stories are much like that ... More >>
Bunch of new shows to let you know about this week, including Rush, who's coming to the Pepsi Center in August, plus new dates featuring the Postal Service, Rodrigo y Gabriela with the Colorado Symphony, Death, Danzig and Deer Tick. Keep reading for the full rundown of all those shows, including tic ... More >>
Although he left Denver as a mere mortal eight years ago, Mitch Pond has returned as Man Mantis, a human-insect-hybrid alter ego that produces glitchy, futuristic, hip-hop-centric beats. If the end of the Mayan calendar does in fact bring about the end of the world, it will be a bummer because 2012 ... More >>
Here's what's happening in music on the Front Range this week: On the concert front, Mute Math is coming to the Gothic in January and Kid Rock's at the Fillmore in December. On local radio specialty shows, Crimson Red, ManCub, the Foot. and DeVotchKa all got some spins. Meanwhile, at our loca ... More >>
If we know you (and let's face it -- we know you well, probably better than your mom), your plans for Halloween have already begun to take shape. Yes? Well, before you move that entry from pencil to ink on your calendar, there are a few more enticing options to consider at 3 Kings Tavern. On Satur ... More >>
Larimer Associates, the real estate investment company that manages the upscale Larimer Square restaurant district, has purchased Montclair Plaza, a small strip mall at the corner of Quebec and Severn streets, near the Lowry development. The somewhat run-down row of buildings, which total 9, ... More >>
Big pic below.Madison McKinley is the Colorado contestant on The Bachelor who's getting the most attention. And no wonder, given McKinley's vampire fangs and recent turn as a blood-donation dominatrix. But she's not the only woman seeking a love match with douchebag Brad Womack this season. ... More >>
Madison McKinley.Last week, we introduced you to Vail's Madison McKinley, aka The Bachelor's vampire girl -- so dubbed because of the fangs she had implanted after joining an NYC vamp club. Part of last night's episode involved a public service announcement for the American Red Cross encourag ... More >>
Lori MidsonChoLon Modern Asian Bistro was one of the big restaurants to open in 2010.While many restaurants closed in 2010, many more restaurants opened -- including such hot spots as ChoLon, Euclid Hall, Green Russell, Lou's Food Bar and, on the very last day of the year, Bittersweet. Here' ... More >>
As projected, the crowds came out for this weekend's premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1, to the tune of $125.1 million, the most ever for a Potter flick. That included my family's little donation to the total weekend box-office; we caught Deathly Hallows Saturday at the ... More >>
There's already been plenty of noise about Madison Street -- and the restaurant at 1222 Madison won't officially open its doors until 3:30 p.m. today. Madison Street is the brainchild of Larimer Associates -- the group that also created Ernie's Bar and Pizza, LoHi SteakBar and Billy's Inn -- ... More >>
"This nonsense about us forcing them out is just that: nonsense." That line was in an e-mail from Joe Vostrejs, COO of Larimer Associates, the group that's partnering with Brian Sifferman, general manager of Larimer Square's Corridor 44, to open Madison Street, 1222 Madison, in the Congress ... More >>
A month ago, we reported that Madison Street, the Larimer Associates restaurant at 1200 Madison, would open on September 29, barring any construction obstacles. Well, they've hit a few.
By partnering with established Denver chefs and restaurateurs, Larimer Associates, which owns Larimer Square, has been pushing new joints not just in the Square, but in neighborhoods around the city. Each of those restaurants is strategically designed to integrate seamlessly into its surround ... More >>
During the 35 years that Lawrence Pierre owned Pierre's Supper Club, a venue at 2157 Downing Street, it was one of the town's most venerated watering holes -- both for hooking some fried catfish and for hooking up with some nightlife action. But after he sold the place in 2003 -- so he could ... More >>
Shela BurgessTwo more Moe's signs joined the Denver dining landscape in MayMaywas a big month for barbecue, beer and frozen yogurt, that hot new/old trend. Our round up of openings/closings: RESTAURANTS/VENUES OPENING IN MAY * Brandon's Pub, 2037 East Second Avenue Brothers Bar & Grill, 192 ... More >>
Here what the area's local-centric specialty radio shows were spinning this week. We're currently tracking the playlists a number of different shows including, Radio 1190's Local Shakedown*, KTCL's Locals Only, KBCO's Local Edition, The Colorado Sound, which originates at KRFC and is re-broad ... More >>
Lori MidsonSheila Lucero and her kitchen crew"I get such an adrenalin rush when I'm in the kitchen and there's great satisfaction in making it all happen in a very small and hot environment and having people leave happy about their decision to eat here," says Sheila Lucero. The newly promoted ... More >>
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