When Santa Claus brought Left Hand Brewing Company’s cofounder Dick Doore his very first home-brewing kit, the jolly man unknowingly set Dick on a whole new life path. Home brewing became an obsession, and soon he had partnered with his college buddy Eric Wallace and started making their first batch of beer: the Sawtooth Ale. Just a few months later, Dick and Eric took home two medals at the Great American Beer Festival.
Nearly 20 years later, the brewery’s accomplishments have swelled: 16 medals in the Great American Beer Festival, 8 medals at the World Beer Cup, and 3 medals at the European Beer Star. The brewery was also the first craft-beer company to master bottling a nitrogenized craft beer without a widget, owing to the introduction of their popular milk stout. Its extensive offering of brews is now available in 25 markets. Favorites include the golden crisp Polestar Pilsner and a roasty black Wake Up Dead Imperial Stout, both of which are available in the Longmont tasting room.
Visit Old Louisville Inn for some true American comfort food smack dab in the middle of Louisville's Louisville. Put the diet on pause when you visit Old Louisville Inn — there are no low-fat menu items. Drinks here are readily available, so you can enjoy a glass of red or try something new. Take advantage of great beer and tasty bites when you stop by for happy hour. For comfortable outdoor service, Old Louisville Inn sets up a seasonal patio. Got the whole gang with you? Old Louisville Inn is a great pick for large parties. Patrons have the pleasure of listening to live music while they dine. Guests may have a hard time conversing, as the restaurant is rather noisy.
Wear what you like when you dine at Old Louisville Inn — the restaurant has a chill vibe just right for casual dining. You can also grab your food to go.
Street parking is available, or, on busy nights, a nearby lot is another option for drivers.
A night out here can be a bit pricey, so prepare to shell out a bit more.
Build your own burger at Henry's Bar and Grill — this restaurant serves all-American food. For those avoiding fat and gluten, there's still plenty of tasty items on Henry's Bar and Grill's menu that can cater to your needs. Complete your meal with the perfect glass of wine or beer from Henry's Bar and Grill's drink list. Swing by after work for happy hour, featuring a wide range of discounted drinks and appetizers.
If crowds aren't your thing, it's best to visit Henry's Bar and Grill during the slower weekday hours.
Chow down for less at Henry's Bar and Grill, where a meal almost always costs under $15.
Chef Aaron Bennett and his culinary team combine the philosophies behind farm-to-table cooking with gourmet Italian dining at Bácaro Venetian Taverna. The menu features classic Venetian dishes made with fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced from local and organic farms, including Talbott Farms, Isabel Farms, and Haystack Mountain, among others. Panzanella salads season tomatoes and garlic croutons with basil-infused olive oil and wild boar shoulder gets braised in chianti before being served with creamy, truffle-infused polenta. The kitchen makes all of their pastas in-house, and gluten-free spaghetti or penne can be substituted for wheat-free diets.
Bácaro takes its name from the lively taverns around Venice, which are noted for their laid-back atmosphere, simple furniture, and affable ghosts. Bartenders fuel lively gatherings with pitchers of sangria, housemade Italian liqueurs, and selections from their extensive wine list during daily happy hours. The eatery also hosts guests on its spacious rooftop patio, where chandeliers and the fact that it is on a rooftop heighten views of downtown Boulder.
For the instructors at Boulder Swing Dance, their passion fuels their career. Each of them is a professional dancer, and many of them have collected awards in competitions. They funnel all their experience and enthusiasm into each dance lesson, always shaking to spread their passion for the art form. They start small, breaking down complex lindy hop, charleston, balboa, and swing moves into simple steps and rhythm patterns that single students and couples of all abilities can retain and perform. As their students progress, instructors incorporate more than just steps, encouraging students to break out of their shells and express their own playfulness and musicality by customizing each step. Students can also practice their new moves at weekly dance parties, where they can boogie down and perform high-energy swivels in a judgment-free environment.