What's best about The Horseshoe Lounge is that it's competent and comfortable. What's worst is that it's competent and comfortable. It's almost unfair for an out-of-towner to judge this neighborhood bar on the basis of one quick-and-dirty happy hour, but the regulars here must feel something special ... More >>
Denver bartenders Jason Patz and Allison Widdecombe, both of Williams & Graham, traveled to New York City last month for World Class U.S., a nationwide bartending competition. Considered the biggest and most celebrated mixology competition in America, World Class U.S. matched Patz and Widdecombe aga ... More >>
So, this is adulthood. Grown men and women jostling for the last drops of spicy Bloody Mary mix. Zombie-eyed hangover victims marching grimly back and forth to fill their glasses. Is this what I have to look forward for the next fifty years, until I'm forced to take my booze intravenously? If you' ... More >>
In April, we told you about Thornton's Evan Castle, who faced federal charges -- and up to two years in prison -- for allegedly grabbing a flight attendant's butt. Now, Castle has pleaded guilty for the incident -- a decision that was likely a factor in a sentence that will prevent him from changin ... More >>
Grabbing a woman's butt in a bar could earn the asshole in question a well-deserved slap or a drink tossed in his face. But doing the same thing on an airplane might result in two years behind bars. That's the lesson being learned right now by Thornton's Evan Castle, who's been charged by the U.S. ... More >>
The first Denver Startup Week got off to a roaring start, with Mayor Michael Hancock telling a packed luncheon that "we're going to knock out Silicon Valley.... We're going to become Silicon Mountain." To help in that effort, he announced the launch of Denver Capital Matrix, a resource directory of ... More >>
In October 2011, entrepreneur Jim Deters founded Galvanize, an organization dedicated to "growing start-ups through capital, community and curriculum." Over the last twelve months, he's definitely put his money where that motto is. Today, the most recent manifestation will be unveiled when Galvanize ... More >>
Sean Kenyon isn't the kind of guy to shy away from the spotlight -- or the liquor cabinet. The Denver-based cocktail kingpin (or bartender, as he prefers) has been slinging drinks for 26 years, and he's incredibly good at it, racking up contest titles and accolades around the world, sitting on the b ... More >>
Last month, after Jake Norris left Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey, the homegrown company that was sold late last year to Proximo Spirits, Rob Dietrich was named head distiller. After I chatted with Jake Norris about why he left, I decided it was important to talk with Dietrich. And in an inter ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with 25 years behind the bar, including at some of this town's most liquid assets, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduat ... More >>
Sean Kenyon knows how to pour out both drinks and advice. A third-generation bar man with almost 25 years behind the bar, he is a student of cocktail history, a United States Bartenders Guild-certified Spirits Professional and a BAR Ready graduate of the prestigious Beverage Alcohol Resource ... More >>
The Place: Strings, 1700 Humboldt Street, 303-831-7310. The Hours: Monday through Friday from 3 to 7 p.m. The Deal: Coors Light and Corona go for $3; glasses of 2007 Painter chardonnay and red zinfandel are $4; well drinks and specialty martinis ring in at $5; food specials are also $5.
Throwing a few back for Katrina relief.
I have tasted the future…and it's green apple.
Save Our Children party helps the needy.