Grand Lux Cafe closed in Park Meadows last week. According to the Park Meadows website, the mall (inside or out) still has Brio Tuscan Grille, California Pizza Kitchen, Champps, Cru a Wine Bar, Earl's, La Sandia, P.F. Chang's, Red Robin, Thai Basil, White Chocolate Grill and two restaurant/pubs in N ... More >>
The powers-that-be in Douglas County really, really oppose Amendment 64, the Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act. Yesterday, the Dougco commissioners passed a strongly worded resolution against the measure, while Sheriff David Weaver launched a salvo that paints a world in which Amendment 64 is law ... More >>
Like beer, marijuana and oxygen bars, Colorado has quickly developed a subculture of people who like to geek-out on coffee, enjoying the everyday beverage on a level far beyond the utilitarian purpose of a quick stimulant. "We're here to deliver more than just caffeine; that's just a perk," says Ali ... More >>
Highland isn't the only neighborhood going through an identity crisis. While the debate over the changes in Highland continues, the name game has spread south, to the area northwest of Washington Park, where Cafe Byblos Mediterranean Grill will soon open. What, exactly, should this area be called? ... More >>
Denver blog posts definitely don't think you look fat in that shirt. Mile High Report fan poster Scotty Payne starts a lively conversation about John Elway's suggestion that the salary cap won't necessarily be a stopping point for Broncos spending for next season. The Grazing Mind's Jarod Ballenti ... More >>
Ugh.Hey Netflix, er, Qwikster, er, Reed Hastings: Here's the deal. You can't send me an "I'm sorry I broke up with you" letter, when I have already broken up with you. After the July announcement that consumers (you know, those people who pay you money for your stuff) would see a 60 percent p ... More >>
In honor of Earth Day, participating Starbucks stores are giving free brewed coffee or tea, hot or iced, to everyone who brings in a reusable mug or tumbler. But the big news today is the return of Alfalfa's to the same Boulder location at 1651 Broadway where the store first opened in 1983. ... More >>
Free!It's a glorious, sunny day outside and because we know you're already looking for an excuse to ditch your office or cubicle for at least a few minutes and stroll through magical rays of sunshine, here's a little more incentive: free food.
Dan Maes.There's been lotsa entertainment value in Colorado's primary races, from Tom Tancredo's guv run to Scott McInnis's plagiarism problems -- and now, Dan Maes's declaration that Denver's B-Cycle program might turn the city into "the United Nations" via wrongheaded environmental do-goodi ... More >>
FlickrSummer means beer. Summer also means ice cream. So why not combine the two? Beer floats, beer shakes and other beery desserts are gaining popularity as beer and food culture grows. And while Colorado doesn't yet boast a Beer Float Showdown like L.A., you can find plenty of places to co ... More >>
Denver Public Library Digital ImagesA Creede restaurant, circa 1889The expanded, full-service Starbucks in the Grand Hyatt Denver, 1750 Welton Street, reopens today -- and 100 percent of the day's sales will benefit the Denver Public Library. Which is appropriate, because among the new ameni ... More >>
Survived another 365 days? May as well turn the party into a week-long celebration with all the goodies you can scoop up during your birthday week. After cashing in on a few big-ticket food items to mark my big day, I thought, "What better way to pay it forward then to pass along the knowled ... More >>
"We don't want to become another Los Angeles," Denver city councilman Charlie Brown said after touring that city's pot dispensaries, which outnumbered L.A.'s Starbucks outlets, in urging his fellow councilmembers to come up with some regulations for Denver's booming medical marijuana industry ... More >>
Michael BeckermanVince Martinez, Hpnotiq victor at Suite Two Hundred.Vince Martinez of Maloney's Tavern nabbed first place at the Hpnotiq bartender competition at Suite Two Hundred in September, beating out eight other local bartenders. Each had to create a drink that featured Hpnotiq, a liqu ... More >>
Taylor MarshOur former Cafe Society intern just decided to chuck college in favor of a real education: as a sous chef. In Under Fire, he chronicles his daily trials and tribulations in the kitchen. There are a few signs that the holiday season is coming. The first is red cups at Starbu ... More >>
TWAN/Babak TafreshiOne thing we share unequivocally with our ancestors: the heavens above. And just like our prehistoric precursors, we continue to be fascinated and inspired by the moon and stars, even if, in this day and age, we've gone so far as to set foot on the former and have roundly h ... More >>
The Congress for the New Urbanism is holding its annual conference in Denver June 10-14, complete with bus tours of our most well-known new-urbanist enclaves. But how do you judge walkable, neighborhood-based developments? Is it by the diversity (or lack thereof) of their residents, the number of ... More >>
Photo by Aaron ThackerayTrent Nails it. Will you be game tonight? Today in Backbeat Online: • Last Night: Jane's Addiction and Nine Inch Nails at Fiddler's Green. • An extended conversation with Tim Pourbaix. Today in Cafe Society: • Eight is enough at chef's table dinner at Strings. • Bu ... More >>
Starbucks is unveiling a new set of beverages this month, Tazo Tea Lattes and Tazo Tea Infusions. I snagged one of the coupons that allow you to try one for free, and if there is one thing I'm a total sucker for it's free food and drink. The friendly barista at the Speer location (the one handi ... More >>
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