The Morrison Holiday Bar is known as "the local cure" by residents of the tiny town, and now the legendary watering hole has a new title: It's been named "Best Banquet Bar" by Coors. "Holiday Bar has been a great customer to us for a long time," said Pete Coors, who was on hand yesterday to present ... More >>
In 1977, Coors Brewery workers went on strike over a host of grievances, and today the Auraria Library Special Collections Department contains a small collection of materials from the Coors Boycott and Strike Support Coalition of Colorado. With letters of solidarity, financial documents, receipts, p ... More >>
Coors has been a prominent name in Denver since the brewery was founded in the late 1800s, and that history has not been without controversy. A succession of Coors chairmen made no bones about their conservative political leanings, particularly back in the '70s, when a brewery workers' union strike ... More >>
For more than forty years, the Mexican City Lounge has held down its particular patch of Larimer Street, serving up hot, hot green chile and great greasy steak tacos to generations of faithful fans. Back in the early '70s, when the Garcia family opened this neighborhood joint, it was in the heart of ... More >>
Today, the state's Economic Development Commission will choose which, if any, of six projects that applied will get subsidies under the Regional Tourism Act. Eco devo chief Ken Lund has recommended that just one be granted incentives: Gaylord, which wants to build an Aurora hotel/resort complex.
Pete and David. Father and son. Just two guys heading out on a week-long RV trip across the country. Of course, most father-and-son adventures don't involve a personal driver, like this one does. But then, most fathers and sons aren't Pete Coors and David Coors. And, frankly, having a designated dr ... More >>
High-five for gayness!This week we told you about Andy Szekeres, a partner in the political consulting and fundraising firm 3PG, who is indirectly urging the Denver Broncos football organization to make an "It Gets Better" video, much like everyone from the President Obama to Ke$ha to the New ... More >>
You can take the man out of the brewery, but you can't take the beer away from the man. Governor John Hickenlooper will cement beer as Colorado's state beverage on Monday when he joins Pete Coors and Glenn Knippenberg, present of Coors subsidiary AC Golden Brewing, in toasting Colorado's 135t ... More >>
There is no brewery in Colorado that has a longer history than Coors, no beer maker that has employed a higher number of locals, and no company that is more associated with our state. On the other hand, Coors has a checkered history here, from its labor policies to the personal beliefs of it ... More >>
Jonathan ShikesPete Coors raises a toast to Batch 19 at Stoney's."It's not every day you get to roll out a new brand -- a new beer," says Pete Coors. And it's not every day you get to drink a beer with the man whose great-grandfather gave Coors its name. But patrons of Stoney's Bar and Gril ... More >>
Batch 19A Batch 19 party in San Francisco.Batch 19, the Coors lager that comes from a pre-Prohibition recipe reportedly unearthed in an old log book in 2004, will go tap this week at three hand-picked bars in Denver. Stoney's Bar & Grill, the Wazee Supper Club and Star Bar were selected in p ... More >>
Breckenridge Brewing is hitting the airwaves with a TV campaign spoofing the big boys of the industry and the gimmicks that they use to sell beer. The four Truth in Beervertising ads feature Breckenridge head brewer Bob Harrington delivering one-liners in a deadpan voice that skewers the cold-indic ... More >>
Priviett Moskva! Coors recently began distributing Coors Light in Russia, where the Silver Bullet will take on the former Iron Curtain. But without Rocky Mountain Spring Water: the beer will be brewed in Moscow by Moscow Brewing Company. That's big news, but it barely ranks in the pantheon o ... More >>
Mason TvertThe Grand Hyatt Denver will be hopping this Saturday, as folks gather to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Safer Alternative for Enjoyable Recreation, the local drug-policy reform organization better known as SAFER. Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson, Denver City Councilman C ... More >>
Even as Republican gubernatorial candidates Dan Maes and Scott McInnis get ready to square off during tonight's caucuses, the Democratic senatorial candidates, appointee Michael Bennet and opponent Andrew Romanoff, will be doing likewise. And if Bennet's just-released TV spot is any indication, the ... More >>
The importance of Colorado in Barack Obama's presidential victory is underscored by its placement in How Barack Obama Won: A State-By-State Guide to the Historic 2008 Presidential Election, a just-published book by NBC News political director Chuck Todd and Sheldon Gawiser, the net's elections dir ... More >>
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