Last week, Mayor Michael Hancock was at the CELL to announce the expansion of Transportation on Patrol, a program that empowers Denver's cabbies, limo drivers, truckers and even pedal-cab operators to alert law enforcement of suspicious behavior. Days later, a taxi driver reportedly called the cops ... More >>
Kaoru Ishibashi (aka Kishi Bashi) came straight out of Berklee with a degree in film scoring and went right into performing, first with Barnum's Kaleidoscope and then with his Jupiter One. Along the way, he had stints with Regina Spektor and Sondre Lerche, and he was also a touring member of Kevin B ... More >>
8300 Arista Place, Broomfield
This is part one of my interview with JP Krause, exec chef of Aloft Broomfield. Part two of our interview will run in this space tomorrow.
"Right. My name. It's John Patrick, but ever since high ... More >>
400 East 20th Avenue
Part one of my interview with Beau Simmons, exec chef of Jonesy's EatBar, ran yesterday; below is part two of our chat.
Favorite restaurant in America: Longman & Eagle in Chicago, whose motto is "Eat, Sleep, Whiskey." T ... More >>
Michael Zheng opened Okinawa in late 2010 at 2301 East Colfax Avenue, in a spot that had failed before as a sushi joint -- but it's done well enough that Zheng opened another outpost of Okinawa in a strip mall at 12652 West Ken Caryl Avenue, in a space that was formerly the home of a Big Papa's BBQ ... More >>
Asobi Seksu (due tonight at the hi-dive with Grimes, Le Divorce) made a bit of a name for itself in its early days by blending together solid pop hooks with strong rhythmic dynamics and a guitar sound that recalled early Lush and the more melodic end of My Bloody Valentine. Naturally, this re ... More >>
Happy Place: Okinawa, 2301 East Colfax Avenue, 303-322-8886
The Hours: Monday through Friday from 2:30 to 5 p.m.
The Deals: 2-for-1 on all beer, wine and sake; $4 to $12.95 sushi and salad specials
Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.
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 >>
The black construction walls are down -- Okinawa opens tomorrowThe space left vacant by Nohana Sushi at 2301 East Colfax Avenue has been under construction for almost six months. Tomorrow, though, the dust will finally clear, and Japanese restaurant Okinawa will open for business.
Tall, black temporary walls conceal the specifics, but there's no hiding the fact that something's going on at 2301 East Colfax Avenue in the John Hand building.
The liquor-license permit application indicates that a restaurant called Okinawa -- we hear it's a sushi joint -- will occupy the ... More >>
Earlier this week, ex-Congressman Tom Tancredo said former Colorado Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton, then on the cusp of formally announcing her candidacy for the U.S. Senate, wasn't "ready for prime time" and was only running because she'd been urged to do so by Arizona Senator John McCain. Since ... More >>
Jane Norton.Last month, the National Republican Senatorial Committee registered a couple of domain names on behalf of former Colorado Lieutenant Governor Jane Norton -- and today, Norton's using one of them, JaneNortonForColorado.com. Up-front: A news item that declares, "Jane Norton official ... More >>