The Rapture has been postponed from last Saturday to October 21, and the renovation of McCormick's Fish House & Bar has also been postponed -- but only until May 31.
That means you have another week to enjoy the bar's legendary greyhounds (fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice), happy-hour food deals and camaraderie before it closes for a month-long renovation project, the first major overhaul since McCormick's moved into this corner space in the Oxford Hotel.
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Westword staffers were there the day McCormick's opened, and we were back Friday night.
That's when we got the news of the one-week delay from Dana Crawford, who redeveloped the Oxford Hotel in the '80s and brought McCormick's in. Crawford also had good news: the historic stained glass pieces now behind the bar will move to a back wall, where they will get better lighting.
Those pieces were originally in the area that's now McCormick's dining room; the dining room will be closing for its own renovation in June, right about the time the bar reopens; when both of those projects are done, the Cruise Room will get a facelift. But all through the process, there will still be spots to eat and drink at the Oxford -- and to raise a glass to this Denver landmark.