by Nelson Garcia   Whenever you dig around a place as old as Patsy's Inn, you never know what you may find or whom. "I knew Chubby the original owner," Vincent Celentano, patron of the Italian restaurant for 72 years. "When we were kids like eight or nine, we'd come in here and he'd give us a meatball sandwich."   Chubby was the...

Per arrivare su in cima, si devono percorrere 373 gradini. E lì ti accoglie una enorme statua del Sacro Cuore di Gesù scolpita da un artista italiano, che guarda dritto verso valle. Intorno a te, le Montagne Rocciose. In fondo, la città di Denver, che sembra come una cattedrale nel deserto.   Si presenta così il picco più alto del Mother's C...

Rita's Italian Ice signs its thirtieth area development agreement for Colorado and Wyoming. Rita's strategic growth plan constitutes area developers to pioneer Rita's icy treats while bringing innovative growth to their expansion plan. Area developers are Rita's enthusiasts and work closely with the franchisor to acquire new franchisees in their te...

As Denver has grown, the Highlands has become known for its ample selection of neighborhood eats. But while many restaurants in this area are often inundated by big crowds and long waits, there are still a few more hidden gems waiting to be discovered.   Spuntino, with its relaxed atmosphere and stream of regulars, is one Highlands eatery th...

by Drew Davis   The Denver Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari continues to shake off rust, leading Italy to a third straight win in EuroBasket. Gallinari, who has missed a lot of time over past few seasons for the Nuggets, led Italy to a 68-63 victory over Russia. The game was another warm-up for the EuroBasket 2015 tournament, also to be played...

by Mark Antonation   Kazmos Lounge closed six years ago. Since then, there hasn't been much activity in the corner spot at West 14th Avenue and Kalamath Street in the Lincoln Park neighborhood — but a public-hearing notice went up at the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses recently for a hotel and restaurant liquor license at the addres...

If you wanted to find out what some of the first truck farmers around Denver grew, Rick Grippa would be the man to ask.   His family's farm in unincorporated Adams County goes back four generations to the Italians who settled near Clear Creek, only a few decades after famed Colorado mountain man Jim Baker built his ferry across it.  ...

The Michelangelo Exhibition is currently open at Denver Pavilions located in Downtown Denver. The museum-quality exhibition will be held at the location next to H&M, the same location that formerly housed the DaVinci Machines Exhibition. This is the first time the exhibit has ever been shown in North America. The Michelangelo Exhibition, on lo...

Award-winning Denver chef Elise Wiggins will open Cattivella, wood-fired Italian this fall as part of the Eastbridge project in the Stapleton, Colorado, neighborhood where she lives. Cattivella translates to "naughty girl".   "I can't believe I'm opening my own restaurant in my own neighborhood, just a few blocks from my own house," says Wig...

Sipping a fine Chianti may be your perfect image of Italian drinking. But what about having a beer? Italy's craft beer scene is very new. What started as 20 microbreweries 15 years ago has now expanded to more than 1,000. But that growth hasn't been without roadblocks, including complicated Italian bureaucracy and cultural infighting.  ...