Diamond Cabaret strip club says it’s the ‘cherry on top’ of downtown Denver

“We’re the cherry on top of everything that goes on for the convention center,” the Diamond Cabaret’s owner said.

Outside the Diamond Cabaret, Feb. 15, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite) strip club; nightlife; denver; colorado; colfax; denverite;
Outside the Diamond Cabaret, Feb. 15, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Diamond Cabaret is a downtown goer’s best friend, according to the owner of the Denver strip club.

“We’re the cherry on top of everything that goes on for the convention center,” said Troy Lowrie, CEO of VCG Holding Corp.


Tres Hispanic craft breweries underway with Denver Beer Co. leading pack

Denver Beer Co., Raices Brewing and Dos Luces are planned for Denver.

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A packed patio at Denver Beer Company in Highland. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Denver Beer Co. plans to unveil a new concept this spring that will honor the traditions, flavors and culture of Mexico.

Cerveceria Colorado will fill the space that formerly housed the Denver Beer Co. Barrel Room near Commons Park. Elsewhere in the city, Raices Brewing is close to finalizing a location and Dos Luces is underway along South Broadway.


Huge Robinson Dairy site in Denver’s Sun Valley neighborhood to be sold, could eventually become brewery or distillery

The buyer plans to keep the Robinson Dairy site the same, but the property would be good for a brewery or distillery.

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Robinson Dairy, Sun Valley. Feb. 12, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Robinson Dairy is set to change hands this spring, nearly five years after operations ended at the site in Denver’s Sun Valley neighborhood.


Archetype Distillery opens this month in former Kitty’s South in Denver

Archetype is set to open to the public 4:30 p.m. Feb. 24.

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Archetype Distillery on South Broadway, Feb, 13, 2018. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The team behind Archetype Distillery is ready to show off its transformation of the former Kitty’s South adult theater along South Broadway.

Archetype is set to open to the public at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 24. The distillery at 119 S. Broadway plans to offer classic vodka and gin cocktails as well as classes for those who want to get into the world of spirits and mixed drinks.


First Energize Denver report shows medical facilities are the least energy efficient properties

Medical facilities, mix-use properties and refrigerated warehouses are the least energy efficient, new report shows.

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Denver Health on Bannock Street in Lincoln Park. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Large property owners in Denver could save a collective $82 million annually if they cut energy consumption by 30 percent, according to a baseline report from the city’s public health department.

The buildings represent more than half — 57 percent — of Denver’s greenhouse gas emissions. Medical facilities, mix-use properties and refrigerated warehouses are the least energy efficient, while offices and apartments could save the most money with improvements, the new Energize Denver report shows.