Jonathan Greschler's departure from Old Major last week came as a shock to those who'd watched his partnership with chef Justin Brunson survive the shuttering of Wild Catch, and then find a new home over in the Lower Highland neighborhood. But it looks like Old Major owner Juan Padro -- who is also ... More >>
Like fans of pretty much every other genre in this town, the jazz connoisseurs here are spoiled with a steady stream of great shows. In the past few months, we've been treated to shows from the likes of Esperanza Spalding, Ron Carter, the Bad Plus, the Vijay Iyer Trio, Keith Oxman and David Torn, am ... More >>
What a difference a few years makes. In 2006, Mark Cuban, the billionaire behind HDNet, partly based in Denver, was touting the service's inking of past CBS anchor Dan Rather. Now, he's psyched about hooking up with American Idol host Ryan Seacrest and AEG Entertainment, owned by local moneybags Phi ... More >>
Live Nation Entertainment, which now houses Ticketmaster, House of Blues and Ticketweb has announced a partnership with the Universal Music Group to create a joint-venture management company for managing and strengthening the label's acts. This is the first time a major label has teamed up di ... More >>
A Denver-based "energy shot with eight superfruits," Bazi has gone the way of the 7-Eleven. The beverage was once sold only through a multi-level marketing network -- a scheme Westword explored in the 2009 cover story, "The Wizard of Bazi." But now, Bazi has ditched that model for the tried-a ... More >>
Peter Black never quits, thankfully. The DJ, producer, party promotor and all-around busy bee is working hard this winter through his creative house, Analog Space -- which announced a partnership with Speaker Snacks, that will come to fruition in 2011. But before heading into the new year, Bl ... More >>
Cassandra KotnickWynkoop Brewing Co. has a big deal brewing.Two weeks ago, the merger of local Rock Bottom Brewing with the Tennessee-based Gordon Biersch brewpub chain formed one of the largest craft-beer-focused companies in the country: Craftworks Restaurants & Breweries.
And now, as we ... More >>
Every month, Park Hill Golf Club, 4141 East 35th Avenue, teams up with Argonaut Wine & Liquor to offer a wine tasting. This round, they'll be exploring zinfandels; tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the door, and that includes both wine and apps. Sign up by calling 303-333-5411.
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Near the end of last year, Lizard's Bar & Grill at 1920 Blake Street closed after a short run. Mike Hayter and his business partner Mike Refling moved to town from Bozeman, Montana, and took over the space at the beginning of August. Dubbed Hayter's, the new spot will be a sports bar with pho ... More >>
Infinite Monkey Theorem winemaker Ben ParsonsWhat began as a friendship between winemaker and chef has morphed into a business partnership between Infinite Monkey Theorem winemaker Ben Parsons and Masterpiece Deli executive chef Justin Brunson. The two met not long after Parsons moved from P ... More >>
Joong Rhee: No body, but big problem.An unusual announcement moments ago from the Denver District Attorney's Office and the Denver Police Department: A murder charge has been filed even though the body of the victim has yet to be located.
Hae C. Park, 64, has been missing since March 27, whe ... More >>
Matt SowashAs Westword reported yesterday, Matt Sowash, the 34-year-old former head of the Amateur Poker Tour, has been sentenced to five years in prison and five years of probation for bilking investors out of more than $400,000.
Sowash and business partner Andrew Hicks (who has yet to face ... More >>
The Wednesday blog "Q&A with David Milstead About the Death of the Rocky Mountain News and the Future of the Denver Post" has prompted some extremely lively (and often nasty) commentary, much of it directed at the aforementioned Mr. Milstead, a former Rocky business writer I feel ha ... More >>