The cozy restaurant space at 560 South Broadway has seen a number of incarnations over the years, including My Big Fat Greek Restaurant and the Chowder Room. After the owners of that seafood joint moved to California, Mario Vega took over with Mario's Ocean Club, but he sold his eatery earlier this summer, telling us that the purchaser was an Itali...

Randolph’s Restaurant and Bar is out and a new cat-themed Italian restaurant called Gattara is in at the Warwick Hotel in Uptown. Thomas Newsted, who previously served as the executive chef at The Perfect Landing restaurant at Centennial Airport, is Gattara’s Executive Chef. According to a press release, Newsted and his team will prepare classic It...

Un lungo viaggio nell'America profonda alla ricerca dei discendenti di minatori, contadini e pescatori, emigrati più di un secolo fa per dare vita a comunità italiane in ogni angolo dell'enorme nazione che si aprì davanti ai loro occhi dopo lo sbarco a Ellis Island. Si intitola “Italian American Country” il progetto ideato e curato da Paolo Battagl...

Monday, September 30, 2019. 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM MDT. History Colorado Center, 1200 North Broadway, Denver, CO 80203. You are invited to join us for the first History Colorado InSights & InPerson Series event.  This program offers participants the opportunity to hear in person from individuals making history matter.  Monthly, historians present insi...

A four-year-old favorite for French cuisine in West Washington Park is getting new owners and, eventually, a new identity. On Tuesday, the team behind Bistro Georgette, a counter serving French street food inside the Avanti Food & Beverage food hall, announced it is taking over ownership of Cafe Marmotte in West Washington Park. The three-person ow...

Not everyone lives in RiNo. Or LoHi or LoDo or whatever other neighborhood hybrid moniker is fashionable right this second. Yet those seem to be the primary places getting a Certain Kind of Restaurant. This Certain Kind of Restaurant (or CKR, if you will) holds a monopoly in the Union Station neighborhood. It’s taking over LoHi and it’s settling in...

For decades, owners of old Italian cars in the Denver area have brought their broken machines to Aspen Import Auto in Englewood, where veteran Fiat and Lancia expert Tom Dotter and associates would do whatever they could to keep those beloved 128s and Bravas and Betas on the road. Dotter passed away unexpectedly in May, leaving behind a yard full o...

Imagine staring at The Creation of Adam for as long as you want, without craning your neck upwards — and maybe even sitting on a bench in front of it. As one of the most well-known frescoes, it’s been reproduced and mimicked countless times, but due to its location on a ceiling, few onlookers have truly studied it. The same goes for the many other...

The team behind popular Italian restaurant Jovanina’s Broken Italian recently debuted a wine cellar speakeasy named Sotto Voce. It’s Italian for “in a quiet voice,” which is appropriate given that the room once connected to downtown Denver’s subterranean tunnel network. Across the 19th Century building, owners/husband and wife Jake and Jennifer Lin...

The Court Appointed Special Advocates for Adams and Broomfield Counties will be host its annual fundraiser from 6-9 p.m. July 19 at Balistreri Vineyards, 1946 E. 66th Ave., Denver. Former Denver Bronco, Reggie Rivers, will be the Master of Ceremonies for the evening. The event, Indulge for CASA, offers an evening of food, libations, entertainment,...