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St. Patrick's Day

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Five lucky bets for St. Patrick's Day

    Denver started celebrating St. Patrick's Day last week, partied hard through the weekend -- and the fun isn't over yet. Bars and restaurants around town are featuring St. Patrick's Day deals and parties today -- some starting as early as 7 a.m. Keep reading for five of our favorites. And if you know ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Photos: St. Patrick's Day cheer for all ages on Old South Pearl Street

    Happy St. Patrick's Day! The whole town was painted green from head to toe this weekend, but on Old South Pearl Street, the emerald sheen was positively glowing Saturday: From the Lucky Charms with green milk breakfast for families to the adults-only pleasures of green beer (and stronger spirits of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    3 things to do in Denver this week, March 17-20

    The weekend celebrations in advance of St. Patrick's Day may have already depleted your wallet. Fortunately, there are many free activities in Denver this week -- some of which might even help replenish all those brain cells killed by green beer. We've picked our three favorites; feel free to add ot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2014

    Photos: Denver's weekend St. Patrick's Day celebrations got the green out

    St. Patrick's Day celebrations started a couple of days early in Denver. St. Patrick's Day Bikes and Beer, organized by Denver Coed Soccer, had bikers visiting three pubs, ending with a viewing party for the Rapids' season opener at New York, and raised money for the adult soccer group. On South Pea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Photos: The greening of the Denver Pavilions

    The Denver Pavilions has big celebrations planned for St. Patrick's Day, with a Celtic celebration set for noon to 5 p.m., when DJ Aaron,the Celtic Steps and a leprechaun stiltwalker will entertain the crowd; there will also be an outdoor Irish photo both. Many of the businesses in the complex will ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    St. Patrick's Day 2014: Ten ways to be green and celebrate in Denver

    St. Patrick's Day is almost upon us, and since the holiday falls on a Monday this year, it means a whole weekend's worth of celebrations. Whether you want to down some pints of Guinness or explore Irish cuisine and culture with your family, there are plenty of options. Here are ten great food and dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Where to throw a rodeo 720 over some bikini girls and other tips for the start of Spring Break

    The first round of Spring Break festivities at Colorado ski areas begins this weekend. The snow is as good as it gets -- Breck already announced it's extending the season for an additional week, through April 27 -- and we've got the inside scoop on where to jump over a hot tub full of bikini models, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Parties, parades and pub crawls: Twelve things to do in Denver on St. Patrick's Day weekend

    Whether you lay claim to an Irish heritage or not, St. Patrick's Day has become a holiday for everyone. In Colorado, we've got plenty of Celtic pride to go around, beginning with a gathering at the Molly Brown House tonight and continuing through Monday with block parties, pub crawls, parades and mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2014

    Top twelve things to do in Denver on St. Patrick's Day weekend

    Denver blog posts are all about the green. At our Show & Tell blog, Bree Davies lists a dozen great ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day weekend. Big Media's Jason Salzman asks: Can Tom Tancredo really ride a joint into the governor's office? Coyote Gulch spotlights Google Maps' #ColoradoRiver Str ... More >>

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    March 13, 2014
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  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Dear drunk bro: I'm sorry we don't speak the same language. Love, the girl with real glasses

    From the moment we stepped out of the car last Friday night, we were three girls looking for a fight. Being in LoDo will do that do you: There's an air of misbehavior that must be half the appeal of the place. My mom's been an ER nurse for close to four decades, and she says that at least once a wee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Video: Mecca Tavern gunfire among shots-fired incidents on St. Patrick's Day weekend

    The combination of St. Patrick's Day and alcohol can make for a volatile brew. And that's especially true when the annual March 17 celebration falls on a weekend, as it did this year. The result this time around was at least two metro-area incidents involving gunfire -- the first taking place at a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Photos: Top ten St. Patrick's Day posts on CU-Boulder Confessions

    Last year on St. Patrick's Day, thousands of CU-Boulder students attended a massive party at the Varsity Townhouse apartment complex that resulted in multiple arrests, Project X-style videos and screaming headlines. This year, the St. Paddy's revelry appears to have been less concentrated but no les ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Photos: St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl brings out the green from beer to ear

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that the best (and often, most embarrassing) way to celebrate St. Patrick's Day is with a mug of beer in hand -- green beer, of course. This weekend, Westword photographer Brandon Marshall stopped by Denver's annual St. Patrick's Day pub crawl to capture these ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Twelve ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day this weekend

    Whether you're Irish or just like to celebrate St. Patrick, there's plenty to do in Denver this weekend. Green beer will be flowing in pubs across the city, but for an all-ages good time, try one of the concerts booked for the holiday. We've rounded up some of the best events -- some day, some night ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    The St. Patrick's Day party list: Where to drink and get your green on in Denver this weekend

    Get your rest. We officially start celebrating St. Patrick's Day tomorrow. The party kicks off with KTCL's Keggs & Eggs at LoDos, and it continues after the parade on Saturday at ShamRock & Roll, our massive party at the Viewhouse with Bop Skizzum, Rachel & the Kings, Calder's Revolvers and Monroe M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    10 things to do for $10 in Denver this weekend (8 free!), March 15-17

    This weekend is all about the green of St. Patrick's Day, and you won't have to spend much of your own hard-earned green to have fun. For just ten bucks (or less), you can enjoy everything from a burlesque tribute to the Irish holiday to an experimental film symposium to a comedy show celebrating ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    The Apres Ski Cocktail Classic, sweet photography and more on the calendar this week

    St. Patrick's Day is upon us, and there will be plenty of Irish-themed events -- watch for a rundown later this week. In the meantime, here's a taste of what else is on the culinary menu. See also: - Andrew Novick remembers five desserts featured in Sweet Tooth - Denver 2012 St. Patrick's Day Parad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Reader: DU Cowboys and Indians party can't be compared to St. Patrick's Day

    Our post about DU Native Student Alliance's unhappiness with a Cowboys and Indians party thrown by Greek Life organizations prompted comments aplenty, with many of them equating the bash with St. Patrick's Day. The Alliance's adviser dismissed this comparison in a followup interview, and here, a rea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    Videos: CU Boulder does St. Patrick's Day Project X style

    How did CU Boulder students deal with the disappointment of the Buffs' loss in the NCAA men's basketball tourney Saturday night? Hundreds, if not thousands, of them drowned their sorrows, and lifted their spirits, at a rager of a St. Patrick's Day party at the Varsity Townhouse apartment complex -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Colorado beer calendar: Irish stouts make for Irish ayes at local breweries

    AC Golden Brewing is cranking up its volunteer hops growing program again this year, offering Colorado Native fans a chance to grow hops in the yards for inclusion in a batch of the beer. Sign up on Facebook and receive two Chinook rhizomes (along with planting, growing and harvesting information). ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2012

    Small Plates, Big Hearts and St. Patrick's Day on this week's calendar

    St. Patrick's Day is this Saturday, so of course there will be lots of green shenanigans around town. You can find many St. Paddy's activities in our online listings. But there are lots of other culinary activities to slurp up this week:

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    A food critic creates a sustainable workout routine

    Over the last few months, I went from the worst shape of my life to the best while continuing to eat like a food critic. Don't punch me in the face; instead, read how I did it in part ten of this series: Ow, every single part of my body hurts -- even my eyelashes, I think. I wish I could distill a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2011

    A food critic makes a St. Patrick's Day fitness resolution

    Over the last few months, I went from the worst shape of my life to the best while continuing to eat like a food critic. Don't punch me in the face; instead, read how I did it in part nine of this series: Try and guess what I ate for breakfast this morning. If you said eggs, you're wrong. You're a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2011

    Top five reasons why Christmas is a foodie holiday

    ​Christmas is a holiday for everyone -- drunks, gamblers, cheats, kids, construction workers and, especially, foodies -- because it's a whole season devoted to edible hedonism. People are tacitly allowed -- if not outright encouraged -- to glut themselves on whatever takes their fancy at any ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2011

    Gratuitous randomness: Weird ways to get high

    Oh man, you didn't eat that toad, did you?​There are many ways to lose yourself to the sweet oblivion -- weed is one, and it happens to be the only one with an entire holiday dedicated to its consumption (booze and St. Patrick's Day notwithstanding). But there are other, less conventional ways ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2011

    St. Pastie's Day photos put new twist on the wearing of the green

    ​You may have celebrated St. Patrick's Day this past weekend, but the Burlycute burlesque troupe saluted St. Pastie's Day instead -- and that's hardly the only new slideshow guaranteed to get your Irish up. Check out our Keggs & Eggs gallery, plus Drive-By Truckers at the Ogden and more on our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    The road to debauchery begins at Wash Park Grille

    ​Happy Place: Washington Park Grille, 1096 South Gaylord Street, 303-777-0707 The Hours: Daily from 3 to 7 p.m. The Deals: $3 select house wine, draft beer, and well drinks; $1 off imported draft beers; half price appetizers. Were we happy? Flip the page to find out.

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    March 17, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Today: Dixons Downtown Grill scores with March Meat Madness

    ​St. Patrick's Day isn't the only game in town. In honor of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament playoffs now at the Pepsi Center, Dixons Downtown Grill has introduced the March Meat Madness Platter: blackened chicken, sliced strip steak, jalapeno cheddar bratwurst, hot links and Polish sausag ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    A few egregiously irresponsible things to get drunk and do on St. Patrick's Day

    Here's to rampant dumbassery!​It's St. Patrick's Day today, and we all know what that means: If you haven't started drinking by now, you're doing it wrong. We also know that there's nothing like unbridled day drinking to provide the lubrication for actions you will later regret -- and as far a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Today: The Delectable fuels a book drive with green eggs and ham

    Bring your books and your appetite. ​This weekend, everyone should like green eggs and ham. The breakfast dish from Dr. Seuss's book of the same name is central to a festive, philanthropic effort at the four locations of the Delectable Egg around Denver. The restaurants will be serving Sam I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    St. Patrick's Day DUI cost according to Denver Police Dept.: $10,000 and maybe much more

    ​Ah, St. Patrick's Day. A holiday dedicated to drinking. And drinking. And then, once you're done drinking, drinking some more. After which the real drinking begins. So is the Denver Police Department in Full Alert Panic Mode on this fine, green morn? Not exactly. But they are prepared.

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Bartenders at Denver's Irish bars spill about working on St. Patrick's Day

    The patio of the Irish Snug last St. Patrick's Day.​Guinness, Jameson, car bombs, bag pipes, corned beef, Harp and an awful hangover: Those are just some of the things that come to mind when the average person thinks of St. Patrick's Day. And the list is the same for bartenders at Irish pubs - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    What week is it? A breakdown of everything you could be celebrating, March 14 - 20

    Thanks, dick, we get it.​There tends to be a certain irony to the way we celebrate religious holidays. For example, right now, it's Lent, which in the Catholic tradition is a forty-day period of abstaining and self-denial; in popular culture, though, the closest most come to observing Lent is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Photos: Denver St. Patrick's Day Parade

    ​It's purported to be the biggest St. Patrick's Day Parade west of the Mississippi (others have claimed it's the third-biggest in the country), and whether or not there's a whole lot of statistical validity to that designation, it's certain that it's a good time that involves wearing green and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Japan benefits, shamrock festivities and more

    ​From benefits to help those suffering in Japan to parties to help people help themselves on St. Patrick's Day, there's plenty happening in town this week. Here's a taste of what's on the menu.

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    10 things to do for $10 this weekend, March 11-13, 2011

    ​Ah, the weekend before St. Patrick's Day, where you have to start preparing your body for the coming onslaught of bad choices. Regardless of when you decide to celebrate, you'll want to prepare your stomach and bladder for the wrecking crew that's about to destroy you. Or, better yet, get in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    Denver St. Patrick's Day Parade 2011: route, time, video, assorted shenanigans

    ​This weekend, Denver will host the largest St. Patrick's Day Parade this side of the Mississippi. 250,000 people showed up last year, and there's no reason to believe there will be any less mayhem this year. Make sure you know where you're going and when below. Plus, a little video from last ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    What week is it? A breakdown of everything you could be celebrating, January 24-30

    Hell yeah, beer. This is your day. ​There are a number of so-called "drinking" holidays that roll around once a year -- St. Patrick's Day, Fat Tuesday, Black History Month -- but those, as you once heard a bartender say and now like to pretend like you came up with it yourself, are like "amate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 17, 2010

    Tonight: Scotch tasting at Cherokee Ranch Castle

    A Flickr photo.​We're halfway to St. Patrick's Day -- what, you haven't been counting? No matter; the folks at Cherokee Ranch and Castle, 6113 North Daniels Park Road in Sedalia, have been keeping track for you, and at 6:30 p.m. tonight, they'll host the Halfway to St. Patty's Day Irish Singl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2009

    Today's featured event: Catch a Celt in action at the Colfax Event Center

    If you didn't just completely float away on St. Patty's Day, here's a last chance to get caught up by a last bit of seasonal Celtic backwash: Scottish guitarist/singer/songwriter Dougie MacLean will bring his singular sound to town tonight with a show at the Colfax Events Center, the new kid on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2009

    A Drunkard's Lament: Fallout from St. Paddy's Day at the Goat

    As anyone who was keeping up with the live blog of the St. Patrick's Day/Jonathan Shikes fortieth birthday celebrations at the Fainting Goat yesterday is well aware, there came a point after several hours of Bud Light, Guinness and Irish car bombs when the acquisition of McDonald's Shamrock Shakes b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    How I accidentally celebrated St. Patrick's Day

    I'm not Irish. Not even close. In fact, I'm so not Irish that I usually forget it's St. Patrick's Day until I'm reminded by a storefront four-leaf clover or beer specials or something. So it's a total coincidence that I wore a bright green shirt today. Walking down Broadway at noon, I was confused ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, March 17 edition

    What the hell does "begorra" mean, anyway? Today in Cafe Society: • Live blogging St. Patrick's Day from the Fainting Goat: Happy Birthday to me! • Centro dinner pairs Chilean wine. • A quick sketch of Sketch. • Go for the green today -- the green chile at La Fiesta. • Chuck E. Cheese's w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    St. Paddy's Day gets off to an early start

    Just in case you haven't made your plans yet, the Fainting Goat has you covered this St. Paddy's Day weekend. The bar at 846 Broadway starts the action at 5 p.m. tonight with a benefit for Volunteers for America that costs $40 but keeps the Guinness coming until the keg runs out. Then on both parade ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 13, 2008

    Thinking Green

    Snowmass does St. Patrick's Day right.

  • Calendar

    February 28, 2008

    Step It Up

    The Spirit of Ireland gets a jump on St. Patrick's Day.

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