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  • Blogs

    February 18, 2014

    Photos: Ten toughest Best of Denver categories to win again -- and the current champs

    We're building up to our annual Best of Denver issue, and we need your help. Click to nominate your faves for Best of Denver 2014 in our readers poll. As you'll see, the poll includes our most popular categories in food, music, nightlife and more. But which are the toughtest to win two years in a r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Marijuana: Garden City has northern Colorado's first pot shop -- naturally

    While much of northern Colorado was concentrating on seceding from the state last fall, ">Garden City continued to go its own way -- and that way was focused squarely on the future. And yesterday, Cloud 9 Caregivers opened in that tiny town (population 241 in 2012) -- the first retail marijuana shop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2014

    The ten best dive bars in metro Denver

    Are Denver's dives an endangered species? Over the past year, two of the dives featured on last year's list of the dozen best dive bars have lost their divey status -- one, the Hill-Top, closed and just reopened this past weekend as the Rocky Top Tavern, and the Squire, while still open, has been re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Denver's ten best jukeboxes

    More and more, you've probably noticed an influx of Internet jukeboxes, the kind that offer a seemingly endless assortment of songs, cropping up in bars. But there are still a handful of spots rocking old school CD jukeboxes that require a bit of taste-making. Here's the ten best, including this yea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    The dozen best dive bars in Denver

    Several of our favorite dives have dried up over the past few years. Fortunately, the Denver area still has an abundance of old-time dives, which we visited while researching the Best of Denver 2013. But who are we kidding? We'd be bellying up to these bars, anyway. Here, in no particular order exce ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Best of Denver 2013 Readers' Poll: Meet this year's Arts & Entertainment winners

    The 2013 Best of Denver issue is on stands now, and in its 196 pages you'll find Westword's picks for the best people, places and services in Denver. Along the way, we asked you to nominate and then vote for your favorites online, via paper ballots and through text messages during a poll that lasted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2013

    Former Frasca Food and Wine pros will open Lower48 restaurant in Ballpark this fall

    After prowling for more than a year to find the perfect space to open his first restaurant, Mario Nocifera, a former Frasca Food & Wine alum who commanded the front of the house at the nationally recognized Boulder restaurant for two years, finally dried the ink on a space last week at 2020 Lawrence ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2013

    Best of Denver 2013 Readers' Poll: The first round of Entertainment finalists

    For the first time in the thirty-year history of Westword's Best of Denver, we've split the Best of Denver Readers' Poll into two rounds, giving you the chance to look at the leading vote-getters and then vote again for your favorite entertainment and entertainers in metro Denver. And the results of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    Denver's ten best jukeboxes

    Just as music collections say a lot about people, a jukebox can do the same for a bar; it often reflect the place's personality. A lot of times, variety is key to a well-stocked jukebox, and 3 Kings Tavern, this year's winner in the Best of Denver, had that with balls, to boot. Here's a look at the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Grab a stool and get ready for adventure at Pete's Satire Lounge

    ​Happy Place: Pete's Satire Lounge, 1920 East Colfax Avenue, 303-322-2227. The Hours: Monday through Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. The Deals: $1.25 draft beer, $2.75 well drinks, $1.50 tacos, $4 nachos and burritos. Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Denver's five best dive bars

    Inside the Kentucky Inn, Denver's best dive bar.​Denver is littered with dive bars, all boasting at least a handful of loyal regulars who while away the hours while they nurse a drink....or twelve. In the Best of Denver 2011, our pick for the Best Dive Bar in the city was the Kentucky Inn, a s ... More >>

  • News

    November 12, 2009
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    November 6, 2009

    Last call at the Nob Hill: From Kerouac to Dylan, the stories go on

    ​Westword writers recently covered a day at the Nob Hill Inn, a classic dive at 420 East Colfax Avenue, from open to close. Here's Jason Sheehan's nightcap to the project. Sitting at the bar, off-duty weekend bartender Randy Malone pointed out the regulars, the friends, the off-duty employees ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Last Night: The Denver's Best Dive Bar release party at Club 404

    ​Westword and Drunk of the Week columnist Drew Bixby celebrated the release of Bixby's book, Denver's Best Dive Bar: Drinking and Diving in the Mile High City, at Club 404 on Thursday night. See Aaron Thackeray's photos from the party on the slideshow page, and read about Drew's ten favorite d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2009

    Cafe Society: Week in review

    John Plessinger in a booth at the Nob Hill Inn, the bar his father put in his name back in 1969, when he was 21.​What you may have missed this week on Cafe Society while you were hanging on every last word of our hi-larious stories about the time we spent getting up close and personal with the reg ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 5, 2009
  • Dining

    November 5, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    More Tales from the Nob Hill Inn: Heaven, hell and Florida

    ​ "It's cool. I mean, not right now. But when the time is right, the view is amazing." I was standing out in the back parking lot -- the smoking lounge of the Nob Hill Inn, the classic dive at 420 East Colfax Avenue that Westword writers staked out for a day -- and Randy Malone, weekend bart ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2009

    More Tales from the Nob Hill: Hob-nobbing with Doctor Ray

    ​Last week I spent some time at the Nob Hill Inn, a great dive at 420 East Colfax Avenue, chatting with the regulars -- some of whom have irregular hobbies. Doctor Ray takes care of the homeless in the neighborhood. Outreach, he told me. Getting them into shelters for the night when the tempe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Getting frisky at the Cheeky Monk

    ​ Here are some things I know about the Belgians: They invented French fries and waffles -- two vital food groups -- but the French stole both of them. Every other country in the world has had its national foods co-opted by the French, but for some reason, the Belgians never got over this. ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 16, 2009
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    February 12, 2009

    Veggie Girl: Il Vicino

    Like Little Anita's, Il Vicino is one of the few Albuquerque chains to survive the trip to Denver. But while Little Anita's has never been a top-tier spot back home (though it has some of the best chile I've found here in Denver), Il Vicino has always been one of the better fast-casual places in e ... More >>

  • Music

    October 11, 2007

    Cheeky Monk

    The latest news from Denver’s counter culture.

  • News

    September 7, 2006

    A Federal Case

    Cruising down the boulevard, Denver’s avenue of schemes and dreams.

  • News

    August 25, 2005

    Consider the Malternatives

    Zima tries to avoid going down the drain.

  • News

    April 7, 2005

    Off Limits

    Just the 'Fax

  • News

    January 22, 2004

    Just the 'Fax, man

    Thirty miles of developments, drunks and dreams -- the ultimate road trip.

  • News

    February 8, 2001

    The Plot Thickens

    The down-and-dirty truth about Colorado's Garden City.

  • Dining

    October 5, 2000

    Casting a Long Shadow

    The forecast for Ombra: mostly cloudy.

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    September 4, 1997
  • Film

    November 21, 1996
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