Patio of the Day

Patio of the Week: Drinks in the Gutter at Local 46

After a five-mile run around Sloan's Lake, all I wanted was a beer, so my friend and I explored the Berkeley neighborhood, an area that we, as Whittier and Five Points residents, respectively, don't get to very often. Searching for beer, we found something much more: my current favorite patio in Denver. As we drove around Tennyson Street, we stumbled upon Local 46, drawn in by its vintage corner bar sign and dive-bar look. And lo and behold, it was a dive bar, nestled amid the sometimes too-perfect (dare I say -- yuppie?) bars that dot Berkeley and Highland.

See also: Denver's ten best new bars of 2012

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Kristin Pazulski has been a renaissance faire wench, a reporter, an espresso-shot slinger, an editor of a newspaper for the homeless and a grant writer. She's now a freelance writer covering Denver's restaurant scene.
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