Gretchen Kurtz reviewed Central Bistro & Bar this week, and although she loved many of chef Lance Barto's dishes, she didn't like the giant HOT sign that dominates the decor. Even though it comes with a tasty back story -- the six-foot-high letters used to be part of the sign on the defunct Regency ... More >>
You, too, can own a piece of Amazing Jake's.The amazing saga of Amazing Jake's will draw to a close on Saturday, when the entire contents of the 65,000 square-foot facility at 1400 South Abilene in Aurora will be auctioned off by Super Auctions. "This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a ... More >>
When Star Bar (2137 Larimer Street) received a liquor-code violation late last year, it had to close from January 1 to March 1, and the future looked dim for the joint, one of the last surviving saloons from the days when that section of town was considered as Skid Row in Denver.
But new own ... More >>
When Star Bar at 2137 Larimer Street received a liquor-code violation late last year, it had to close from January 1 to March 1, and the future looked dim for the last surviving saloon from the days when this area was Denver's Skid Row.
But new owners just took over the place last week, and ... More >>
The Lucky Strike Bar at Mr. Biggs, in a photo from the center's website.Art Cormier's name has popped up plenty of times in Westword over the years. Take this 2005 piece about the Regency Hotel, a once-elegant joint turned into a nexus for neighborhood complaints under Cormier's ownership.
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Lucky Strike Bar at the Mr. Biggs in LittletonArt Cormier's name has popped up plenty of times in Westword -- in our stories about the Regency Hotel ,and most recently in a post about Amazing Jake's, the funplex in Aurora where Cormier tried to revive the scene he had going in northwest Denve ... More >>
The amazing story of Amazing Jake's may have ended. Last year, Art Cormier -- renowned in Denver both for Smiley's laundromat and the Regency Hotel -- took over the giant funplex at 1400 South Abilene Street in Aurora, saying he planned to change it to Smiley's Fun Center. But many residents ... More >>