The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety conducted a unique crash test to demonstrate the advances in motor vehicle safety over the last 50 years. In this test, a 2009 Chevrolet Malibu and a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air are both going 40 mph and the vehicles collide offset, driver side to driver side. This is the same crash configuration represented by the Institute’s 40 mph frontal offset barrier test, which is used to rate the frontal crash performance of new cars. Cars have come a long way.
Drew Bixby, writer of the “Drunk of the Week” column for Westword writing teacher for the Department of English and the Writing Center at the University of Colorado Denver, has penned a useful new book for you, dear Denver boozer.
Denver’s Best Dive Bars: Drinking and Diving in the Mile High Cityoffers a shot’s-eye view of the deliciously seedy underside of bar life in the Mile High City. Join Drew Bixby, Denver’s lowlife nightlife king, as he gets to the bottom of more Frozen Belly Busters, Tinys, and Bionic Beavers than any self-respecting drunk ought to consume. Along the way (and way off the beaten path of Colfax and South Broadway), you’ll discover which joints offer free food and let you light up legally; who makes the best Moscow Mules and pours the deepest shots; and where to find the latest last call. Want to know which dives open at 7 a.m. and whether you’ll need to bring cash? Who serves quality grub, has the best patio or offers free shuffleboard? Where to plan your next dive bar crawl? Whether you’re likely to encounter a hoard of hipsters? Denver’s Best Dive Bars will give you the lowdown on all that and much, much more, straight, no chaser.
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