Suds, Buds and Tunes: Morrison Holiday Bar

Suds, Buds and Tunes: Morrison Holiday Bar 1

There are a ton of reasons why people go to bars.  Some go to meet new people while others go to unwind with friends and listen to live music.  Whatever your reasons are for frequenting bars, there are more than a few reasons that should bring you to Morrison Holiday Bar during your Colorado vacation. … Read more Suds, Buds and Tunes: Morrison Holiday Bar

Relax and Unwind in Style at Flights Wine and Coffee Cafe

Relax and Unwind in Style at Flights Wine and Coffee Cafe 2

Bars aren’t for everyone.  Given, they are a place for people to meet and mix and mingle, but they don’t always fit the bill.  For those on their Colorado vacation that desire something a little more refined and cultural, there is the Flights Wine & Coffee Café.  Serving visitors and residents of Morrison with a … Read more Relax and Unwind in Style at Flights Wine and Coffee Cafe

Durango’s Nightlife Scene: From Budget Drinks to Upscale Wine Bars

Durango's Nightlife Scene: From Budget Drinks to Upscale Wine Bars 3

Durango consistently makes it into America’s “Best Small Towns” lists, but I never believed that a rural town with fewer than 16,000 residents could have so much to offer, especially when it comes to nightlife options. One epic journey to this Southwestern Colorado town proved I was wrong. Two years ago I put Durango on … Read more Durango’s Nightlife Scene: From Budget Drinks to Upscale Wine Bars

Pub-Style Comfort Food at Winter Park Restaurants

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I’m always delighted to discover an Irish Pub when I’m hungry, and as I was eating my way through the restaurants in Winter Park on a recent visit, I was thrilled to find Randi’s Irish Grill & Pub. Comfort food on a winter day always gives me a warm and fuzzy feeling, and I couldn’t … Read more Pub-Style Comfort Food at Winter Park Restaurants

Vine Street Pub: Good Brews and Food in Denver’s Uptown Neighborhood

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The Denver brewpub scene warmly welcomed Vine Street Pub to the historic Uptown neighborhood just west of City Park in 2008. This newest member of the Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery family became a fast favorite of locals for its characteristic chill atmosphere, made-from-scratch award-winning pub fare and, of course, its stellar small batch beers. … Read more Vine Street Pub: Good Brews and Food in Denver’s Uptown Neighborhood

Denver’s El Chapultepec: Cold Beer, Hot Jazz

Denver’s El Chapultepec: Cold Beer, Hot Jazz 7

El Chapultepec, at 20th and Market streets in lower downtown Denver, may look like just a divey little bar. But this jazz club has hosted some of the most legendary artists in music history. Greats that have played at El Chapultepec include some of the biggest names in jazz, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Ella … Read more Denver’s El Chapultepec: Cold Beer, Hot Jazz

The British Bulldog: A Proper Pub for Soccer Fanatics

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The British Bulldog is one of the few bars where you’ll see people drinking coffee from one hand and beer from the other — the coffee because it’s not quite 8 o’clock in the morning and the beer because there’s soccer on TV. Oh, and because it’s free. When I pushed open the front door … Read more The British Bulldog: A Proper Pub for Soccer Fanatics

D Note: Music and More in Olde Town Arvada

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D Note, a music/restaurant hotspot in Olde Town Arvada, wouldn’t be the D Note in any other location. The uniqueness of Olde Town is what inspired the DeGraff family – Matthew, his wife Monica, Adam and Jeremy – to establish the venue eight years ago, offering live music, food, a full bar, artwork for sale … Read more D Note: Music and More in Olde Town Arvada

A Night Out in Telluride: Town Delivers More Than Expected

A Night Out in Telluride: Town Delivers More Than Expected 11

There was no question his birthday would be spent in Telluride this year. Our longtime friend Maguire had recently moved to the area and nothing could have kept Chad, my gracefully aging betrothed, from celebrating his birth in this Southwestern Colorado town. So, we collected our friend Heather and drove the five hours from Denver … Read more A Night Out in Telluride: Town Delivers More Than Expected