I'm Shmacked is the umbrella term for a series of documentaries intended to capture the culture on college campuses across the country -- which translates to videos of partying students gleefully losing their shit. The latest I'm Shmacked stop? CU-Boulder on St. Patrick's Day, naturally. We've grabb ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
KEGGS & EGGS @ LODO'S | FRI, 3/15/13 In addition to being a Denver institution at this point, Keggs & Eggs has become a signifier of spring and annual monument to daytime drinking. No matter who's playing KTCL's free St. Patrick's Day shindig, the lines start forming in LoDo just after midnight. In ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Update:Denver Police have busted Anthony Escobedo, 31, in the March 18 slaying of Billy Newson in the vicinity of Colfax and Pearl. Escobedo reportedly has at least one major conviction in his past. As for Newson, his arrest history suggests to Denver District Attorney's Office spokeswoman Lynn Kimb ... More >>
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 >>
So, we come to it: the end of all things. Four days of madness, Doritos, Skrillex and finally, St. Patrick's Day. Before we bid SXSW 2012 farewell, allow us to share our favorite moments from SXSW day four. Later, we'll let you know which shows weren't so hot. Find our favorites below, and if there ... More >>
Fado Irish Pub, 1735 19th Street, is hosting a charity event today as part of Paddython 2012, a week-long celebration of all things Irish; a bottomless Stella happy hour and music from That Eighties Band are just part of the festivities. Today Fado will donate 20 percent of all food sales to the St. ... More >>
Today doesn't just mark the start of that festive, lush, and green holiday: St. Patrick's Day. It also kicks off that upcoming festive, lush and green season: spring.
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 >>
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:
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Comments have been pouring out over the news that Dry Dock Brewing in Aurora (one of our "Top ten places to drink like a pirate") has to change the name of its acclaimed Seven Seas Double IPA after getting a "nasty" letter from a lawyer representing 7 Seas Brewing Company in Washington. Sco ... 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.
Larry Liston says it's party time.It's not often that you'll find Republican representative Larry Liston and his liberal colleague, Democrat Chrisanta Duran, on the same side of an issue. Nor is it common to see the United Food and Commercial Workers and the supermarket chains fighting toget ... More >>
Get in the mood for St. Patrick's Day at Cherokee Ranch and Castle, 6113 North Daniels Park Road in Sedalia, which will present a Taste of the Emerald Isle Irish Single Malt Whiskey Celebration from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. tonight. The event, which costs $65, features a tour of the castle, an Irish ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
Lori MidsonBurn, baby, burn!On Friday night, Biker Jim hosted a little party inside his new brick-and-mortar at 2148 Larimer Street, inviting a few friends and a trio of motorcycle stunt riders to christen the concrete floor with the lashings of burnt rubber, the decibel levels of which made ... More >>
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 >>
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 >>
Snowmass does St. Patrick's Day right.
The Spirit of Ireland gets a jump on St. Patrick's Day.
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