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The Lamb and the Flag pub

English and Irish Pubs Have Many Similarities to Western Saloons

From the archives: this post was originally published on December 14, 2021. People have been buying alcoholic drinks in England for more than a thousand years in taverns, ale houses, coaching inns, and grog shops – but what we think of today as a typical English pub didn’t happen until 1830. To counter distilled spirits […]

A rendering of the developing Golden arts complex

Golden Arts Scene Poised to Strike it Rich

If you’re looking for a cultural gold mine in Colorado, look no further than the aptly named City of Golden. Founded in 1859, this former gold rush town is experiencing a cultural renaissance with three major redevelopment projects in the mining pan. THE HEART OF GOLDEN The Heart of Golden project is backed by the […]

Exterior of the Miner's Alley Playhouse

Miners Alley Playhouse: Envisioning a cultural gold rush in Golden

Nestled just a block off of the main strip in Golden, Colorado is what, at first glance, appears to be the former family-owned Meyer Hardware Store. But back in 2013, Len Matheo, Artistic & Executive Director of Miners Alley Playhouse saw something more. “The first time I entered the building,” said Matheo, “I thought, ‘this […]