ON TAP: New School Year, New Alternatives

THE BAR: Imagine an open room with sand scattered around the entrance and a “no shirt, no shoes, no service” sign in front; next to the daily specials chalkboard. Ohana Kava Bar in downtown Colorado […]

The Benefits of a Ninth Block

“As eighth block comes to a close, I cannot help but think of The Ninth Block,” said sophomore Mary Kate Maloney, as she walked past Stewart Field, watching the sun set. Many may wonder, “Block […]

ON TAP: Brewer’s Republic

Brewer’s Republic, near Acacia Park, gets at the necessities of a bar instead of trying to be quirky. Though bar isn’t the proper term—I would call this a taproom, since they only have whiskeys and […]

503 W. Colorado Ave.

The seasonal, variable, and landlocked nature of Colorado makes eating fresh and local produce a challenge. Most restaurants in Colorado Springs, therefore, import food from out of state to satisfy the ever-expanding craving for variety […]

ON TAP: Pub Vibes of Ireland

The Pub Half a country and an ocean away from the public houses of Ireland, Jack Quinn’s is an establishment constructed as an ode to the traditional atmosphere of Irish pubs. These themed bars are […]

ON TAP: An Odyssey through Cultural Mixology

Inside the entrance to Odyssey Gastropub, table lamps hang upside down on the ceiling. They illuminate the rough brick walls, where artwork is placed around a massive sign detailing the Front Range, and maps are […]

ON TAP: A Prohibition Public House

Next time you travel downtown, look for Brooklyn’s on Boulder St., one of the few haberdasheries listed in this town. Underneath silk ties hanging from displays, it seems like the strangest place to find yourself […]