What's best about The Horseshoe Lounge is that it's competent and comfortable. What's worst is that it's competent and comfortable. It's almost unfair for an out-of-towner to judge this neighborhood bar on the basis of one quick-and-dirty happy hour, but the regulars here must feel something special ... More >>
After a five-mile run around Sloan's Lake, all I wanted was a beer, so my friend and I explored the Berkeley neighborhood, an area that we, as Whittier and Five Points residents, respectively, don't get to very often. Searching for beer, we found something much more: my current favorite patio in Den ... More >>
On Wednesday, after showing off the space to friends and family tonight and tomorrow night, chef and restaurateur Troy Guard, who owns TAG, TAG Raw Bar, Tag Burger Bar and Sugarmill, will open Los Chingones on Upper Larimer, directly next door to Sugarmill, a dessert bar. Los Chingones, a whimsical, ... More >>
Over the past few months, I've enjoyed breakfast drinks, sophisticated French cocktails, erudite winter warmers and a desperate cry for help in liquid form. All this fancy mixology stuff is well and good. But to quote Liberace by way of De La Soul, for my next number I'd like to return to the class ... More >>
Steuben's has become a go-to Denver staple, thanks to its streamlined approach to classic American diner food and spot-on bar program -- and the two (very different) patios don't hurt, either. Whether you plan on doing some prime people-watching on the front patio along East 17th Avenue, or would ra ... More >>
Founded in Salem, Oregon in 2005, Typhoon (due tonight at the hi-dive with Lord Huron and Sour Boy Bitter Girl) started out as a recording project but quickly evolved into a sprawling live project with over ten members. Two years into its time together, the act essentially went on hiatus before be ... More >>
After watching Drew Barrymore's Whip It with her daughters two years ago, Robin Bond -- the Denver-based filmmaker behind the new documentary Derby Baby -- set out to chase down some roller derby dreams of her own. She didn't get very far. "I'm fairly athletic, and had started skating a lot ... More >>
We're fans of happy hour, when we hurry to this city's watering holes to blow off steam and eat and drink for cheap. You'll frequently find us at Root Down's eclectic bar, housed in an old garage outfitted with round booths and plenty of funky vintage kitsch, where we put down sweet potato fr ... More >>
Cheap beer. It's a libation that most of us down during our late teens and twenties. But like all childish things, there comes a time to banish these cheap cans and brands forever. We argued over which beers should and shouldn't be included on this list, but we eventually came to a consens ... More >>
Alphabets' Colin WardFor bands, videos can serve many purposes: a visual medium for sharing music with a wider audience, as way to promote a current tour, or, in the case of Alphabets, Hideous Men and Milton Melvin Croissant III, a one-minute-and-thirty-six-second reason to book them. In an a ... More >>
Kid Cudi's Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, released last week on Universal Motown, debuted very strong, claiming the top slots at Albums on the Hill, Independent Records and Twist & Shout for the week ending November 14. Cee Lo Green's Lady Killer, meanwhile, issued last week on ... More >>
Small Craft on a Milk Sea, Brian Eno's Warp debut released last week, claimed the top spot at Albums on the Hill and rounded out the top five at Twist & Shout for the week ending November 7. Lil Wayne's I Am Not a Human Being, meanwhile, continues to hold down to the top spot at Independent R ... More >>
Elton John and Leon Russell's The Union , released October 19 on Decca, took the top spot at Albums on the Hill and came in second at Twist & Shout for the week ending October 31. Lil Wayne's latest effort, I Am Not a Human Being, continues to stay on top at Independent Records, while Hed P.E ... More >>
Wednesday, December 9, hi-dive, 720-570-4500.
Thursday, August 27, Rhinoceropolis,303-641-9809.
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