—Photo courtesy of City O' City
When it comes to brunch, vegans have it pretty rough. With staples like eggs Benedict, French toast, and bacon off the table, vegans are often relegated to nibbling on toast (hold the butter) or a fruit plate.
So, when I saw that City O'City, an iconic vegetarian restaurant in Capitol Hill...
February 11 2016, 1:20 PM
Vance Kirkland's actual art studio at the Kirkland Museum. The straps hanging from the rafters allowed the artist—a mere 5-foot-2-inches tall—to float over his larger canvasses and achieve the "dot" effects he sought.
—All photos courtesy of author
In a town brimming with wide varieties of private and public art, the Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art might be our most unsung treasure. Originally built around 1910, the nondescript Capitol Hill museum is a showcase for Vance Kirkland's own eclectic work, and...
December 8 2015, 11:30 AM
Avocado toast and a cortado at Black Eye.
Coffee shop by day, bar by night: Black Eye Coffee, which on Monday opened a new location in Capitol Hill, is the superhero of mixed-use cafes. This little shop manages to do both coffee and cocktails right.
“You do not want to go to a bar that feels like a coffee shop, and you don’t want to go...
October 9 2015, 11:47 AM
Opening night at Fort Greene
Hidden in the shadow of I-70, on Globeville’s East 45th Street, the new Fort Greene bar aims to succeed in a space where three others (Crash 45, White Owl, Portaluca Café) have failed over the course of the past six years. Owner Bretton Scott, a New York City refugee (hence Fort...
May 1 2015, 10:30 AM
Think parallel parking's a hassle? Reverse angle parking may be your new best friend—that is, if a pilot program in Denver gets the green light. The style of parking (which is found in other cities around the country) is touted as safer for drivers and passengers because of increased visibility. It...
October 30 2014, 9:00 AM
A view of Ogden Theater on Colfax Avenue, looking east.
THE NEIGHBORHOOD: CAPITOL HILL
One of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods, Cap Hill is still the city’s most densely populated neighborhood, harbors the state Capitol Building, and is within walking distance of downtown.
Boundaries: Colfax Avenue to the north, Downing Street to the east...
August 19 2014, 10:00 AM
When I lived in Chicago, I became obsessed with Middle Eastern food. Petite, family-run eateries speckled many of the city’s streets (including one dangerously close to the “L” station I used). It was so easy to pop in and grab a falafel sandwich or kefta plate to go that it became a near-daily...
August 23 2013, 4:37 PM
I must admit that I find this current juice trend somewhat perplexing. On the occasion that my Sunday morning necessitates pure sorcery for forward motion, then sure—hand me a glass. But between the weekday hours of noon and two o’clock, I’ll pass. The influx of liquid nutrients does wonders...
July 29 2013, 10:30 AM