Cafe|Bar definitely fills a niche in this area north of West Washington Park -- although it took some smart operators to identify the niche. When owner Dane Huguley and chef Eric Rivera, who'd manned the burners at LaLa's Wine Bar + Pizzeria for years, landed the lease for this spot off Alameda, they surveyed the neighborhood to determine what type of restaurant they should build. Noting the handful of Asian restaurants, the two breakfast/brunch joints, the Greek spot and Olav Peterson's Bittersweet, a fine-dining restaurant, all within a couple of blocks, they decided to open a cafe and bar that would dish out less expensive seasonal American fare in comfortable digs that they hoped would attract regulars. Continue reading Laura Shunk's Cafe|Bar restaurant review.
For the the third night in a row, Ween played the Fillmore Auditorium. The band rang in the new year with Kid is Qual, who opened the previous two nights. Photos by Eric Gruneisen.
- Ween at the Fillmore, 12/30/11
- Ween at the Fillmore, 12/29/11
Slick Rick and Too $hort headlined the City Hall amphitheater after DJ Mu$a and DJ Tenacity opened the New Year's Eve show on December 31, 2011. Kraddy, Project Aspect, Kruza Kid, Sunsquabi and J. Wail performed in the main room of City Hall, while LadyTron performed upstairs in the Cues Room....
For the second night in a row, Pretty Lights performed at the 1STBANK Center to ring in 2012. Brandon Marshall brings back these photos from the party.
- Pretty Lights at the 1STBANK Center, 12/30/11
Pretty Lights, a.k.a. Derek Vincent Smith, performed the first show of a two-night New Year's Eve residency at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield on December 30, 2011. Porter Robinson and Super Vision opened up the show. Brandon Marshall brings back these photos from the New Year's Eve Eve party.
There was no ambitious declaration or plan of attack from the Ween brothers as they launched into their nearly three-hour long set on Friday night for the second show of their three-night stand at the Fillmore. Unlike Thursday's show, which included early hints from Dean Ween (Mickey...
Ween played the first show of its three-night stay in Denver on Thursday, December 29, 2011 at the Fillmore. Kid is Qual opened up the show. Eric Gruneisen brings back these photos from the show.
- Review: Ween at Fillmore Auditorium, 12/29/11
- Ween at the Fillmore, 12/30/11
The 2012 music festival season continues this weekend, with the three-day Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco. The music kicked off Friday, August 10, 2012 with the Foo Fighters, Walkmen, Die Antwoord, Beck, MSTRKRFT and Neil Young & Crazy Horse. Photographer Christopher Victorio brings...
Denver loves a convention, and the dorkier the better! Costumed pirates, Slave Leias, furries, steampunks, anime cosplayers and Trekkies all converged on the Mile High City in 2011. Here's a look back at our favorite costumes of the conventions this year.
On Christmas night, December 25, 2011, at the Three Kings Tavern, the sixth Annual "F@#K X-Mas Party" with Ooh La La Burlesque and Mark Star Karaoke. The 21-and-up party promised to include "the best of everything 3 Kings all at once," which apparently means lots of Pabst Blue Ribbon, music and...
Though not part of an ambitious series of events like Pacific Standard Time, our own MCA Denver is participating in the same zeitgeist anyway, with West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977. The show, organized by director Adam Lerner and his wife and...
Like its signature dish, Barolo Grill seemed a dead duck a year ago. But instead, it evolved. Just weeks later, executive chef Brian Laird announced his departure from Barolo, and Darrel Truett, a seven-year veteran of the kitchen staff, stepped up to take his place. This past summer, when...