If you're looking for a sports bar -- but want to watch a sport other than football or basketball, you'll be in luck come December, when Xtreme Action American Grill & Sports Bar will open downtown in Champa Square. See also: Federal Bar & Grill opens in the former Micky Manor
Colfax Avenue was once a neon jungle. The longest street in America had an electric vibe that could only come from the bright, smoky glow of true neon. It was more than just signage -- it was art. But times have changed. Neon is expensive to maintain and a new generation of more modern signs have ta ... More >>
The building that now houses Federal Bar & Grill has gone through many changes since its 1904 construction. Turned into the Micky Manor, a neighborhood Italian joint, in the '30s, it went through several owners before closing altogether two years ago. Now new owner Christopher Mohaupt has put his tw ... More >>
Federal Bar & Grill is now open in the former home of Micky Manor, right across a parking lot -- the bar's own parking lot! -- from Jack-n-Grill. There's not much grill yet to the bar, which occupies a circa 1904 fire station, but there are enough craft beers to put out any fire. And Mark Antonat, w ... More >>
For almost eighty years, the Micky Manor -- and that's Micky, without an "e" -- was a landmark on Federal Boulevard, its trademark-respecting neon Mickey and Minnie signs a constant. But in the fall of 2011, the mouse finally left the house. The circa 1904 firehouse at 2544 Federal Boulevard first ... More >>
A sign in the window of the Micky Manor indicates that the owner has a date with the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses on June 8, to see about getting the liquor license back for 2544 Federal Boulevard, which started life as a firehouse -- but by the early '30s had turned into an Italian rest ... More >>
Lori MidsonFrijoles Colorado Cuban Cafe has joined the Denver-area dining scene.Cafe Society carefully tracks openings and closings on the local dining scene, and late last week we got some back news about Micky Manor closing.... Or was that bad news? As Jeff notes: The last place in town st ... More >>
The neon Mickey sign has gone out at the Micky Manor.For almost eighty years, the Micky Manor -- and that's Micky, without an "e" -- has been a landmark on Federal Boulevard, its trademark-respecting neon Mickey and Minnie signs a constant. But now the mouse has left the house.
Big pics below.Another October weekend that felt like summer meant lots going on in our fair city -- and the happenings were captured at Westword's Backbeat Online, Cafe Society and Show and Tell blogs, as well as on our busy slideshow page. Look below to check out photos and excerpts spotlig ... More >>
Backfield in motion.
Signs of the times are changing all over Denver.
The Micky Manor is back in business.
In a recent column mourning the deaths of some of Denver's great dives -- Duffy's Shamrock, the Bamboo Hut (see second item here), I lamented the end of the Micky Manor, now turned into the 12th Man. It's a Bronco bar, of course -- of which Denver already had too many. But the city only had one tra ... More >>
From the week of 11/23/2006
Building a Better Burger
Micky Manor serves up old-style Rockybilts.