Life of Pie Molly MacAlpine The Alibi | 4024 N Interstate If you’ve been taking the Alibi—Portland’s first and most famous Tiki bar—for granted, then cut that shit out. After a tidy-up and menu change from its new owners, it’s just as glorious as before. And their happy hour starts at 2 frikkin’ pm! Settle in with some garlic green beans, teriyaki beef skewers, potstickers, or anything else on their $6 menu, as well as a buck off beer, wine, and well drinks, and you’ll be a happy camper. But it gets better: Their happy hour goes all day Sunday—the same day they do karaoke from 11 am to 3 pm. You do the math! WM. STEVEN HUMPHREY Happy Hour: Mon-Sat 2-7 pm, all day Sun, $1 off beer, wine, & wells, $6 menu Backyard Social has a back patio, a classy bar, and at least one very good policy (“UNATTENDED CHILDREN WILL BE GIVEN TO THE GOBLIN KING,” reads a chalkboard), and its happy hour offers solid cocktails (like the $8 … [Read more...] about 100 Portland Happy Hours: North
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For months, this has been the dominating, invigorating question on sports radio and at dining tables and bars and among friends and enemies:When will Vance Joseph be fired?Not if.When.He was walking an ultra-long tightrope in 80-mile-per-hour wind over the Grand Canyon. Or maybe Niagara Falls. Didn’t matter. He was going to get blown off, and soon.Right?Um, not so fast.Please understand, this is not one of those “I-told-you-so” columns. I joined the massive gang of Bronco observers certain Joseph had no future. He looked befuddled and burdened with a knack to turn victories to losses. The man was doomed.But, out of nowhere, Joseph is crafting an inspiring, uplifting, dazzling, shocking comeback story. The Broncos have won three straight, including wins over the Chargers and Steelers, and the road to the playoffs is covered with tomato-can opponents.If the Chargers ride into Mile High on Dec. 30 already carrying a playoff berth, the Broncos boast a strong chance to … [Read more...] about David Ramsey: Will Denver Broncos fans ever embrace the suddenly surging Vance Joseph?
This year, Halloween lovers were blessed in a way: The holiday falls on a Wednesday, meaning the weekends on either side of October 31 are fair game for celebrations. There's plenty of spooky stuff to do this week, as you'll see in our events calendar, but there's plenty of non-holiday-themed happenings to keep all your Halloween haters happy. Keep reading for more!Although most Civil War battles took place east of the Mississippi River, the 1860s were still a turbulent decade for Denver, which was losing its male population to the war and experiencing both natural and man-made disasters. Learn more about that tumultuous time from those who were there — or illusions of them, anyway — when magical entertainment duo Anthem and Aria present Three Ghosts: A Theatrical Seance at 10 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, at Syntax Physic Opera, 554 South Broadway. As its name implies, the evening will include a seance and a retelling of three ghost stories from back-in-the-day … [Read more...] about The 21 Best Events in Denver, October 30-November 5
If you're thinking about skipping out on Halloween this year, you should seriously reconsider. From a zombie ball that celebrates the Great Gatsby to a Halloween parade that encourages you to fly that freak flag high, this season is too fun to spend on your couch. Even if Halloween isn't your thing, there's still plenty to do in Denver this week, as you'll see in this week's events calendar! The Denver Center for the Performing Arts’s Off-Center heads off campus this fall for Bite-Size, an intimate immersive sweep of five micro-plays designed for small audiences. The plays, all written and directed by teams of local theater pros with literary themes, will send groups of ten to spots in and around BookBar, 4280 Tennyson Street, to view each playlet. Bite-Size’s run opens on Tuesday, October 23, at 7:30 p.m. and continues at the same time daily except Mondays through November 18; free post-show readings of additional micro-plays will follow performances on select weekend … [Read more...] about The 21 Best Events in Denver, October 23 Through October 29
Let loose this weekend on the mat or during happy hour. Choose to get "shift faced" with the grand opening of the new Shift Cycle in Sunnyside, or take your barre to the taproom floor. This weekend's picks include several options for booze-fueled workouts. Pure Barre Denver Highlands Saturday, September 29, 5 a.m. Pure Barre is adding to its signature full-body toning workout. With the addition of “Pure Reform,” strength training is now a part of the mix. This fifty-minute workout incorporates the barre, resistance bands and sliders — elements all seen in Pure Barre’s existing classes — and builds on the techniques already taught in the studio. Try Pure Reform for free all weekend, as Pure Barre Denver Highlands will be offering open house classes starting at 5 a.m. on Saturday and continuing into Sunday. Spots are limited, so visit the Pure Barre website for more information and to sign up online. EXPAND Pick up the barbell and kick the sugar. … [Read more...] about Weekend Warriors: Cheap and Boozy Workouts in Denver