Category: Bars and Pubs

Colorado Springs breweries

Top 9 Colorado Springs Breweries Offer Great Beer, Unique Atmosphere

When you head to Colorado Springs, Colorado, hunting for a great brew, you cannot imagine your choices. Chances are you are going on a Colorado beer tour. You will have a difficult time choosing the one best for your liking. Why? Because the area hosts more than 20 craft breweries. You might want to try a pint of Switchback Blonde,…

Suds, Buds and Tunes: Morrison Holiday Bar 1

Suds, Buds and Tunes: Morrison Holiday Bar

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. While Morrison may be a…

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

Relax and Unwind in Style at Flights Wine and Coffee Cafe

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 wide selection of wines from…

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

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

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 my bucket list, when I…

Pub-Style Comfort Food at Winter Park Restaurants 4

Pub-Style Comfort Food at Winter Park Restaurants

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 wait to order a nice…

Vine Street Pub: Good Brews and Food in Denver's Uptown Neighborhood 5

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

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. The folks at Mountain Sun…

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

Denver’s El Chapultepec: Cold Beer, Hot Jazz

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 Fitzgerald, and iconic rock stars…

The British Bulldog: A Proper Pub for Soccer Fanatics 8

The British Bulldog: A Proper Pub for Soccer Fanatics

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 of The British Bulldog one…

D Note: Music and More in Olde Town Arvada 10

D Note: Music and More in Olde Town Arvada

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 and dance classes. “My husband…

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

A Night Out in Telluride: Town Delivers More Than Expected

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 to the San Juan Mountains,…