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  1. Rock 'n' Roll Marathon DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Denver Westword

    Runners in the fifth annual Rock 'n' Roll Denver Marathon will race to a live-music soundtrack provided by more than thirty local bands as they take off from Civic Center Park and pass stages at Sloan's Lake, Confluence Park, City Park and Washington Park before heading back downtown, where Bonnie and the Beard, the Wild Feathers and the Patrick Dune Band will hold down the finish line. "We've redesigned the marathon and half-marathon courses this year, and now with the addition of the 10K distance, we've made some changes that will really elevate the experience we're creating," says event spokesman Alan Culpepper, a 2000 and 2004 Olympian who won the U.S. Olympic Trials Marathon on his way to Athens.


  2. Fast-Casual Pizza Chains Vie for a Slice of the Denver MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Denver Westword

    Restaurateurs around Denver are really hoping you'll get on board with their fast-casual pizza concepts; time and money are being spent perfecting dough recipes, building health-conscious angles, and firing up custom ovens to blister crusts in the amount of time it takes you to swipe a debit card. Businesses are welcoming comparisons to other successful fast-casual operations -- after all, if consumers have made the lowly burrito the king of the quick lunch, success seems more likely for newer chains if they mimic Chipotle's service model and goals.


  3. LoHi SteakBar Closed Until Friday as New Owners Update Menu, InteriorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | Denver Westword

    Fans of LoHi SteakBar will need to find an alternative this week; the restaurant is closed until Friday because of an ownership change. Veteran chef and restaurateur Sean Kelly has left the steakhouse and bar; Joe Pettenger and Taylor Drew, no rookies themselves, are taking over in partnership with Larimer Associates' Joe Vostrejs, Rod Wagner and Jeff Hermanson.


  4. Ten Great Best of Denver Places to Get Your Workout On -- Inside and OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Denver Westword

    Among the many great things about Colorado are the many recreational opportunities available both inside and outside. Our Best of Denver celebrates ten examples, with picks including traditional gyms, thoroughly nontraditional spots and even spots on the slopes in anticipation of the soon-to-arrive ski season.


  5. Twelve Denver Restaurants That Have Hit Fifty -- and Are Still in the FamilyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Denver Westword

    The Saucy Noodle, which Gretchen Kurtz reviews this week , celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in August -- a remarkable record for a restaurant that's still in the founding family's hands. But it's not the only place in the area run by family members fifty years after it opened.


  6. Reader: Remember When There Were Only Six Burger Joints? Those Were the DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Sunnyside Burger Bar opened yesterday on the corner once occupied by Longo's Subway Tavern in LoHi, or Sunnyside, or Highland, or the Northside, depending on what map and history book you're consulting. The burger joint is another venture by Larimer Associates, whose COO, Joe Vostrejs, has deep roots in Denver.


  7. The Big Red OneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Adored and reviled, and sometimes simply made fun of, John McEnroe's "National Velvet," the drippy, piled-up sculpture installed at the foot of the Central Platte Valley's Highland Pedestrian Bridge, is nothing if not attention-grabbing -- in all its light-up-at-night, bulbous, blood-red splendor.


  8. Dishes of DISH: Smoked Trout Snack From LolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Denver Westword

    On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex , where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes.


  9. Big Red Street FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Adored and reviled, and sometimes simply made fun of, John McEnroe's "National Velvet," the drippy, piled-up sculpture installed at the foot of the Central Platte Valley's Highland Pedestrian Bridge, is nothing if not attention-grabbing -- in all its light-up-at-night, bulbous, blood-red splendor.


  10. Queen City Trading Is What LoDo Needs -- So Why Won't It Open in the New Union Station?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Denver Westword

    When one train pulls out of the station, another pulls in. That's how it seems to be working out for Stephanie Shearer and Chris Bacorn -- with a little help from " What Does LoDo Need ," a contest we told you about earlier this year.


  11. Ale House at Amato'sRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2011 | Denver Westword

    Ale House at Amato's, the brewpub that Breckenridge Brewery built at the very edge of Highland, is an expansive, ambitious project that bears little resemblance to the original Breckenridge brewpub in Summit County.


  12. Hoofin' It Hits Highland, Cantaloupes in Boulder TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Get a taste of the metro area's culinary scene at a trio of very different events today -- everything from a Colorado cantaloupe cooking competition to a celebration of pigs.


  13. Fuel CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | Denver Westword

    "It didn't make sense, at first, to put a restaurant in the middle of nowhere," says Bob Blair, the chef/owner of Fuel Cafe, which he opened in the middle of nowhere in early 2008.


  14. Z CuisineRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Z happy hour at Z Cuisine A Cote, Patrick DuPays's tres charmant watering hole for hipster Francophiles and displaced Parisians, peddles plates that are nearly too pretty to eat, chief among them a gorgeous charcuterie board stamped with French and local cheeses, pate de champagne, pork shoulder rillettes, an assortment of chutneys, candied pecans, ... (more)


  15. Patio of the Week: Enjoy a Mexican Staycation at El Noa NoaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Denver Westword

    The first time I visited El Noa Noa Mexican Restaurant , I had no expectations. It was my initiation into the ritual of strolling along Santa Fe for its First Friday art walk, which was, I found, more about being seen than seeing the art.


  16. Los ChingonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2013 | Denver Westword

    Troy Guard is out to make the 2400 block of Larimer Street the taco the town with Los Chingones, a stylish taqueria that he opened there at the end of 2013, ten blocks and a world away from TAG.


  17. Little Man Ice CreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2010 | Denver Westword

    Paul Tamburello, a developer who's doing several projects in northwest Denver, drew inspiration from his own past when he created Little Man Ice Cream.


  18. BangRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Back in 1996, when bang! opened in northwest Denver, Highland was far from the hot dining destination it is today.


  19. The ten best rooftop patios in DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Even though we're past the summer solstice and the days are getting shorter again , the best days of July and August are upon us and should not be wasted.


  20. Celebrate American craft beer on these ten Colorado brewery patiosRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2014 | Denver Westword

    "Once you've had a few beers, it's hard to leave a German beer garden without making some friends," says Patrick Crawford, who opened Denver Beer Co.


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