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Tabor Center

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2013

    Mellow Mushroom is high on Thai this month

    All three Denver locations of Mellow Mushroom (1201 16th Street, 2154 East Commons Avenue in Littleton and the new spot at 9721 Park Meadows Drive in Lone Tree) are offering a special "High on Thai" menu. The munchies will be available through Sunday, July 14. Keep reading for a look at the menu. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Mellow Mushroom's food is rich -- so rich it comes with its own jewelry!

    There is something magical about mushrooms -- even the non-hallucinogenic kind -- and so I was pretty stoked about eating at Mellow Mushroom for the first time. The chain got its start in Atlanta in 1974, when three college students cooked up the idea for an artful pizza joint based on philosophical ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    Chomp!, cooking demos at Cherry Creek, VegFest and more on this week's calendar

    The fourth Colorado location of Mellow Mushroom opens today at 9271 Park Meadows Drive in Lone Tree. The menu features a variety of pizzas, hoagies, salads and calzones (some gluten-free), as well as as a wide selection of craft beer (guests can join the Mellow Mushroom Beer Club and receive rewards ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2012

    Smoking at Paramount Cafe and 86'd from Coyote Ugly: happy birthday, 16th Street Mall

    Being the inappropriately dramatic individual I am, it would be appropriate to say I have a love-hate relationship with the 16th Street Mall. But both love and hate are words that are too strong for my feelings about the mall. Although I'm inclined to admire anything built around the activity of sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2011

    Reader: Photos of Ambria's dishes look good enough to eat!

    Lori MidsonVeal sweetbreads at Ambria.​The space at the Tabor Center that's now home to Ambria, chef/owner Jeremy Kittelson's restaurant that opens today, was a Ling & Louie's just two weeks ago...but it's undergone an amazing transformation. Still, it's hard to focus on the surroundings when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Smashburger downtown offers very adult milkshakes

    ​Smashburger is hoping that its milkshakes bring all the boys, and girls, to the yard. While Smashburger has had beer on its menu since the Denver-based chain got its start, the store that opened last fall in the Tabor Center also serves alcohol-spiked shakes and floats ($5.99) that are the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2010

    Smashburger opens first location in downtown Denver

    Dylan BurkhardtThe new Smashburger in the Tabor Center​ After a brief delay because of a thirteen-inch construction snafu, Smashburger finally has a downtown location, in the Tabor Center. This is the eleventh Smashburger in the metro area -- but the homegrown chain, which got its start three year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    Win two tickets to the Smashburger VIP party tomorrow

    ​Smashburger will finally smash into downtown this week, when it opens a restaurant in the Tabor Center, at 1203 16th Street, on Wednesday, September 22. But two Cafe Society readers (and their companions) will be able to enjoy a sneak preview at a VIP party from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, September ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    These winners will be VIPs at the Smashburger party tomorrow

    ​Smashburger will finally smash into downtown this week, when it opens a restaurant in the Tabor Center at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Earlier today, we offered Cafe Society readers a chance to win a pair of tickets to the VIP party at this Smashburger tomorrow; to enter, they just had to tell us in te ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2010

    Smashburger smashing into downtown next week

    ​After a slight delay created by a thirteen-inch problem with a neighboring wall, Smashburger is ready to smash into downtown Denver, where it will unveil a new store in the Tabor Center, at 1203 16th Street, on Wednesday, September 22. Since the chain opened its very first Smashburger just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    The last Purple Martini dries up, leaving a vacant spot in the Tabor Center

    ​Back in May, we reported that the Purple Martini, the cocktail lounge in the Tabor Center, had been seized by the city for failing to pay taxes. The place reopened for a few weeks, but early this month, it went dark for good.

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    No magic mushrooms at Mellow Mushroom, but the drink specials are (mostly) solid

    ​A funny thing happened the other day on an exploratory trip to the new Mellow Mushroom , which just opened at 1201 Sixteenth Street, in the Tabor Center. Tempted by the sweet allure of lunchtime pizza, we were actually more impressed by the drink specials than the pizzas.

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2010

    Restaurant roll call for July

    Johnny MolfettaMellow Mushroom's Tabor Center location opened to huge crowds.​ RESTAURANTS/VENUES OPENING IN JULY * Applebee's (re-opening after remodel), 410 South Colorado Boulevard, Glendale Aviano Coffee, 3031 East Second Avenue Bites, 2796 South Broadway Boston Fish Shack (formerly Gelm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2010

    Mellow Mushroom opens to crazy crowds at the Tabor Center

    Brian GreenOpening day on the patio of Mellow Mushroom​When I got the hostess on the horn earlier today, she hung up on me. An immediate call-back was a short, pointed, one-sided conversation that went something like this: "We're crazy, crazy busy; please call back later." Click. Apparently ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2010

    Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers opening second Colorado location in the Tabor Center

    ​The Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers first brought stone-baked Southern-style pizza to the Colorado via the suburbs, opening a restaurant at the Streets at SouthGlenn in Centennial last August. And soon, on Monday, July 12, the franchise will open a second location downtown at the Tabor Center ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Pay up: Purple Martini at the Tabor Center is seized for unpaid taxes

    ​Purple, apparently, is not the color of success, at least not when it comes to the Purple Martini, the Tabor Center watering hole that's now under the lock and key of the city for non-payment of taxes. ​On May 26, the city handily collaged the front door with seizure notices, warrants ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Smashburger set to smash the Tabor Center at the end of June

    ​Smashburger, the homegrown burger barn that's multiplying like calculators, will open its eleventh Colorado location in June at 1203 16th Street in the lower level of the Tabor Center. The burger chain, which began building its beef empire back in 2007, isn't skedded to build any more outlet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Mellow Mushroom to open at Tabor Center

    ​Mellow Mushroom outlets are popping up like, well, mushrooms. Another outlet of the Georgia-based pizza chain is slated to open next June in the Tabor Center, joining a line-up that already includes the Cheesecake Factory, Green Fine Salad, Corner Bakery and Ling & Louie's. There are over a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Emily's Gourmet-to-Go is gone

    ​After two owners, two locations -- first at 1555 Champa Street, then at 1543 Champa, in the circa 1889 Odd Fellows Hall (right) -- and one Best of Denver award, Emily's Gourmet-to-Go is finally a no-go. Chef/owner Victor Miller, whose soups had snagged the Best Soup award in the Best of Denv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Tilted Kilt set to flip its skirt the week of November 2

    ​ The Tilted Kilt, a sports-bar chain popular enough to publish its own calendar, will start a new page the first week of November in Denver, when its latest location -- in the former ESPN Zone in the Tabor Center -- is now slated to open.

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2009

    Tilted Kilt goes for a liquor license

    ​The Tilted Kilt has been called a Celtic Hooters -- a label that its Arizona-based owners don't appreciate, we hear. They prefer "The Best Looking Sports Pub You've Ever Seen," the slogan on the web site. A sports pub with waitresses who wear naughty school-girl skirts. There are already 22 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    A real perk for downtown workers: free coffee tomorrow

    The three downtown Ink! Coffee outlets -- at 618 16th (in the Sage Building at Welton Street), at 1590 Little Raven (Riverfront) and 1200 17th Street (Tabor Center) - will host a free coffee break for downtown workers from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow. It's a real perk of working downtown. The ... More >>

  • Music

    July 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 2, 2009

    The last food court on 16th Street

    Kiernan Maletsky After stopping by the Tabor Center to stare at what had been the third-floor food court, I headed down the 16th Street Mall to visit the last surviving food court: Republic Plaza. "At last," I thought, when I saw the neon and smelled the grease as I neared Court Pl.

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, July 1 edition

    Photo by Kiernan MaletskyYou'll love these Meeses to pieces. Hotter than July? Or exactly as hot as July? Today in Backbeat Online: • Last Night's Show: Meese at Twist & Shout. • DJ Vajra announces new project, offers free mix for download. • Flier of the Week: Get Down at Beta Friday, July ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    The demise of the Tabor Center's food court

    Kiernan MaletskyWhat's left of the Panda Express, the only reminder of Tabor's food court. There's no shortage of places to get food along the 16th Street Mall. But if you're after a grab bag of mediocre grub served from metal basins behind glass barriers -- a food court, in other words -- things ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    Cracking the Egg Shell on Blake Street

    The Jet Entertainment Group may be the busiest boys in chow business. They picked up Nine75 (975 Lincoln Street) right after Jim Sullivan closed it this fall, and reopened it in a matter of days. They're finishing up a project at the Jet Hotel, at 1612 Wazee Street, to make room for XO, a noodle ba ... More >>

  • Music

    October 9, 2008
  • Blogs

    January 1, 2008

    Best of Denver Winners from 1995

    Ah, 1995: a time when entire Best Of categories were devoted to the O.J. Simpson trial, Bernie Bickerstaff and Dikembe Mutombo were still dominating the sports pages, and Mel's Bar and Grill was still new. Check out the winners from our 1995 Best Of issue after the jump.

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2007
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    November 20, 2007
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    October 17, 2007

    The Best of Denver Winners from 1985

    In 1985, Westword published its second Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from the Best Cheeseburger at My Brother’s Bar to the Best Bronco (John Elway, now in his second year with the team), to another future landmark, the Best Addition to the Skyline (Herbert ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2007

    Day Three: Wherein I Learn Way Too Much About Your Mom

    Monday Tuesday Wednesday: I’m reading outside the Tabor Center when a woman comes up and sits next to me, immediately retrieving her phone from a childish pink purse with her freckled, yellowed hands. There are 20 other spots to sit, but she chooses the one next to me, the only guy reading quietl ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 17, 2006
  • Calendar

    November 24, 2005

    Day-by-Day Picks

    For the week of November 24

  • Sports & Recreation

    March 25, 2004

    Best Gym Deal

    Dumbbells: A Fitness Club

  • Goods & Services

    March 25, 2004

    Best Downtown Service

    Tabor Center parking garage

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2004
  • News

    December 12, 2002

    Clothes Call

    Style is in the eye of the beholder -- and you can finally behold some again at the Tabor Center.

  • People & Places

    April 4, 2002
  • Culture

    April 20, 2000

    Against the Grain

    Architecturally speaking, Denver is getting uglier by the minute.

  • Calendar

    December 23, 1999

    Wont Be Home for Christmas

    Spending the holidays on the 16th Street Mall.

  • Dining

    August 28, 1997
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    August 21, 1997
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    March 20, 1997
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    March 20, 1997
  • News

    November 14, 1996

    Out of Africa

    A Tabor Center store owner claims mall owners are giving her import shop the business.

  • Dining

    February 14, 1996
  • Calendar

    May 11, 1994
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    April 20, 1994
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