Santa Fe

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2014

    Gallery Sketches: Three Shows for the Weekend of August 15-17

    New exhibitions include an exploration of Chicano activism in art at the Center for Visual Art and a roomful of art, some of it created on site at Access Gallery, by a disabled artist with powerful messages (see below). The weekend will also see the introduction of a new lowbrow temple on Colfax, fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2014

    First look: Jamaican Grill opens on the fringe of the Santa Fe Arts District

    Denver lays claim to a lot of different cuisines, but the foods of the Caribbean, namely Jamaican, are woefully few and far between. But last week, in Lincoln Park, just on the fringe of the Santa Fe Arts District, a small storefront called Jamaican Grill opened on Eighth Avenue in a former weed dis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    Renegade Brewing will open a production brewery near its taproom, add new canned beers

    Renegade Brewing, which helped invigorate the Santa Fe arts district three years ago, will sink its roots even deeper this summer when it opens a large production facility -- and eventually a second tap room -- just eight blocks south of its current location. The brewery has just signed a lease on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2013

    The Blue Cow's vegetarian options are breakfast bliss in Morrison

    There's a little something for everyone at the Blue Cow, one of our favorite breakfast spots in Morrison -- mostly because of the fresh fare and down-to-earth surroundings. The walls are covered with local art (including some Red Rocks paintings by "Scramble" Campbell that are worth checking out), a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Get in on the modern food discussion at UrbiCulture tonight

    UrbiCulture Community Farms, 4201 Umatilla Street, is hosting a "Fact versus Fiction" food seminar this evening from 6 to 7 p.m., when organizers will discuss and debunk common food myths concerning health and nutrition. See also: - Artists and UrbiCulture work together to make the Santa Fe distric ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2013

    Photos: The Wall Tavern opens in the Art District on Santa Fe

    The Wall Tavern recently opened at 1112 Santa Fe Drive offering a "chill vibe, casually strong drinks, and our relaxing nature," according to its Facebook page. Owners Isiah Pachner and Justin Cooper wanted to incorporate an arty feel to the place since they are located in the Art District on Santa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Reader: Cherry Hills mansion would make an ideal artist commune

    Looking for a 16,291 square-foot mansion on 2.15 acres with two master suites and a hibachi island in the kitchen? Try 5 Mockingbird Lane in Cherry Hills Village, one of the five most expensive homes for sale in the metro area right now. No family really needs that much space, of course, and one re ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (7 free!), January 4-6

    It's the first First Friday of the year, and that means that Denver is teeming with art openings galore. The great thing about art openings? They're almost always free. And the rest of the weekend is packed full of events, too, from classic film screenings to go-go dancing tryouts, and none of these ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Tonight: Breckenridge Brewery rolls out monthly firkins for First Friday

    Breckenridge Brewery rolled out a new monthly firkin program during the Great American Beer Festival last year that is designed to play off the First Friday art walks that take place on the first Friday of every month in the Art District on Santa Fe. See also: - Renegade Brewing opens Sunday in the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    Reader: What's with soggy buns at Mile High Vienna? Is that a Midwest thing?

    Hot dog! Mile High Vienna Stand has moved from its original space on Santa Fe right up the street to a bigger spot with parking! "People kept telling me we were too busy -- something I didn't think was possible," says owner Sonny Jarock. "But this new space is great and things couldn't be going bett ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    Round two with chef Patrick Hartnett: "C'mon people, call ahead"

    Patrick Hartnett Kachina Southwestern Grill 10600 Westminster Boulevard, Westminster 303-410-5813 Part one of my interview with Patrick Hartnett, exec chef of Kachina Southwestern Grill, ran yesterday; this is part two. Favorite restaurant in America: Kaya, in Pittsburgh. It's a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Patrick Hartnett, exec chef of Kachina Southwestern Grill, on chiles, chiles and chiles

    Patrick Hartnett Kachina Southwestern Grill 10600 Westminster Boulevard, Westminster 303-410-5813 This is part one of my interview with Patrick Hartnett, exec chef of Kachina Southwestern Grill; part two of our chat will run tomorrow. The restaurants at a Holiday Inn will never m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    10 things to do for $10 (7 free!) this weekend, October 5-7

    October is finally here, and that means pumpkin beer, butternut squash soup and Halloween-themed events all month. But you won't have to fork over a ton of cash to get in on the fun. We've rounded up ten events this weekend that all cost less than $10, from people-watching at a zombie dash to seeing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2012

    Weekend's best dance music: Savoy and Lotus at Red Rocks, K.atou, Whomp Truck and more

    Feel like getting down with your bad self this weekend? Good. As always, you've come to exactly the right place. We've got the drop on the, ahem, drop. Eclectic sounds of all genres of EDM take over the airwaves this weekend. Whether you feel like getting your groove on at the club or dancing the ni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2012

    Photos: Leftover Salmon packed 'em in like sardines Sunday on Santa Fe

    Leftover Salmon played Sunday, May 13, 2012 in the middle of 7th and 8th street on Santa Fe. The band's new album, Aquatic Hitchhikers, drops May 22, but the band couldn't resist to take over the streets for a little while to show Denver that they still got it. Check out the crowd, faces in it, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2012

    Tails of the Painted LOLcats: I can haz a charity auction?

    Since long ago, the Cat Care Society has employed a truly creative method of raising money for its various cat-related endeavors: Tails of the Painted Cats, in which artists around town are called upon to doll up fabulous fiberglass cat statuettes which, after a couple of months of showcases (they'r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2012

    Photos: Spring -- and First Friday -- has sprung on Santa Fe

    Did you miss First Friday on Denver's Art District on Santa Fe ? Catch all the action you missed April 6 in our First Friday slide show. Follow us on Twitter! Like us on Facebook!

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Pho 4 U opening in the chain-ganged River Point at Sheridan

    Yesterday, while driving down Hampden, I noticed a sign for a forthcoming Texas Roadhouse, just one of many chains that gang the River Point at Sheridan, a mega-mall sprawl at Hampden and Santa Fe that gives shoppers at Super Target and Costco the opportunity to chow at Chili's, Subway, Panera Bread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Sarah Polzin's Side Show Studio is a real coming attraction

    If you're wandering through Santa Fe's First Friday Art Walk, be sure to stop at 747 Santa Fe Drive and take a look at the words "Clown Town" in bright blue L.E.D. lights up in a second-floor window. That's the home of the Side Show Studio, an out-of-the-way gallery that just celebrated its one-year ... More >>

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    March 1, 2012
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    February 2, 2012

    Homegrown Mercedes Mexican Restaurant chain closes several restaurants

    Mercedes Mexican Restaurant is a home-grown chain that proliferated across the city, hawking $1.50 breakfast burritos, among other staples, from storefronts on University, Santa Fe and Sheridan.

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Tennyson Street First Friday might be the best food-related way to spend your Friday night

    ​Plans tonight? If not, and you happen to be looking for a kick-ass way to get your food and drink on that's a little out of the ordinary, head over to Tennyson Street and partake in some First Friday activities. A scaled-down version of the busy Santa Fe First Friday scene, the Tennyson stre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    SXSW Travelogue: Danielle Ate the Sandwich checks from the road in route to Austin

    ​ Thursday, March 18 Uh, hey. It's Danielle Ate the Sandwich. I've been on the road and away from home a couple of days now, and am officially one hour from Austin and ready to go. Today, I play at Bar 512 for the Spokesbuzz Showcase. I'm excited to play with a lot of great bands from Fort C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2011

    Over the weekend: Art and anarchy mix at Yellow Feather

    Art by anarchists.​While most of the other stops on the First Friday Art Walk on Santa Fe were showing more commercial, high-end art to the wealthy snow-bros in town from Aspen for the weekend, bohemian coffee house Yellow Feather was showcasing the music and art of artists geared a little mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Junior Brown on Brian Wilson and the phenomenon that is the Internet

    ​Junior Brown is synonymous with good old-fashioned country music. As the inventor of the "guit-steel" guitar, the Austin-based singer-songwriter can play the hell out of any stringed instrument he touches. Brown launched his career in 1990 during a SXSW showcase where he met his current manag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2011

    Ten things to do for $10 this weekend, January 7-9, 2011

    ​Now that the holidays are finally behind us, we can all return to a sense of normalcy with our weekend planning. Well, except for the fact the holidays left everyone broke. Thankfully, we've got plenty of stuff to do this weekend on the hyper-cheap, including art show openings, films and danc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    First Friday: Shine a light

    ​Small works, affordable art, crafty items, the unexpected: Tonight's First Friday Artwalk will no doubt feature plenty of them all, regardless of whichever urban quarter you land in. And that's a good thing: Not only do local artists have to eat like the rest of us, but everyone benefits from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2010

    I-25 between Santa Fe and I-70 most dangerous section of Interstate in Colorado

    I-25 at 38th today.​Drivers who travel Interstate 25 between Santa Fe and Interstate 70 on a daily basis probably won't be shocked to learn that, statistically speaking, this stretch appears to be the most dangerous in the entire state. Those who are still alive, that is.

  • Music

    April 8, 2010
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    January 8, 2010

    Guess where I'm eating?

    Lori Midson​It's Christmas all year long in the Land of Enchantment, which is where I've spent the week in euphoria, thanks, in part to the breakfast burritos at this Santa Fe institution. Where did I get my red and green chile rush? Special bonus: Anyone who gives the first correct answe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    Guess where I'm eating?

    Lori Midson​Next week, I'm heading south to Santa Fe for a few days of eating, drinking and stuffing my trunk with all of my favorite foodstuffs from Trader Joe's. (Jealous, aren't you?) And in anticipation of my journey down the flat stretch of asphalt that'll eventually lead me to the land ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 5, 2009
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    October 12, 2009

    Let's eat now at Mangiamo Pronto!

    Lori Midson​Downtown's Italian restaurant scene just grew by one with the opening of Mangiamo Pronto!, a sleek and modern cafe out of Santa Fe, in the former Common Grounds space at 1601 17th Street. "We had soft openings Friday and Saturday just to do some test runs and opened the floodgates toda ... More >>

  • News

    September 10, 2009
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    August 27, 2009

    Q&A with Travis Egedy of Pictureplane

    Warren Bedell​A native of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Travis Egedy, who performs under the name Pictureplane, has been rapidly gaining the attention of popular underground bands from around the country for the last few years, most notably HEALTH who took Pictureplane on a national tour in March 2009. HE ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Santa Fe-based Mangiamo Pronto set to open in former Common Grounds space

    Just got off the phone with Enrique Guerrero, co-owner and chef at Mangiamo Pronto -- which means "Let's Eat Now!" -- a fast-casual Italian joint in Santa Fe, New Mexico that's coming to downtown Denver in early September, specifically to 1601 17th Street, in the former Common Grounds space. Guerrer ... More >>

  • News

    June 25, 2009
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    January 28, 2008

    Cheers to First Friday

    Drink up! Representative Jerry Frangas has moved to protect one of Denver’s most liquid assets: First Friday, the art events that every month draw thousands of people to gallery-heavy districts around Denver – including Tennyson Street, where Frangas first encountered the event. There are also ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 11, 2007

    Murals, Murals Everywhere

    Santa Fe Arts District gets a facelift during Denver Arts Week.

  • News

    September 20, 2007

    Its Not Over Til the Fat Lady Strips

    While a popular gallery closes up in Denver, Glendale strippers take it almost all off for the opera.

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2007
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    July 5, 2007

    First Look at July First Friday

    "Ruby Slipper" by Riva Sweetrocket is on display at Gallery in the RiNo District. Ready to get all artsy and hit up this First Friday thing everyone's been buzzing about -- even Travel and Leisure? Well, this Friday, July 6, is the day, and to help you with your advance planning -- there are to ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 24, 2007

    Janet Lippincott

    Karan Ruhlen Gallery, Santa Fe

  • Calendar

    February 1, 2007
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    May 6, 2004

    To Market, to Market

    Osage Mercado goes public

  • Culture

    September 12, 2002

    Side Show Attractions

    Contemporary art is the focus of two small shows at the DAM.

  • Food & Drink

    April 4, 2002

    Best Mexican Bakery

    Panadería & Pastelería Santa Fe

  • Culture

    October 4, 2001

    The Show Must Go On

    As the world turns ugly, the local art season gets off to a beautiful start.

  • Food & Drink

    March 29, 2001

    Best Red Chile

    Julia Blackbird's

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    August 24, 1994



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