BookBar in the News

2021 - Colorado Sun

The SunLit interview: Coronavirus pushed BookBar founder Nicole Sullivan to reimagine her business

2021 - Rocky Mountain PBS

Denverites fuel up on literature in a 1940s-era gas station

2021 - Westword

Lady Boss Festival Recognizes Women's Culinary Accomplishments

Nine People to Watch in Denver's Culture Scene

2021 - The Denver NorthStar

BookBar Releases Debut Title under New Independent Publishing Arm BookBar Press

2021 - 5280 Magazine

5 Local Shops to Find a Valentine's Day Gift

Reasons to Love Denver 2021: Much-Needed Distractions

A Comprehensive List of the Women Leading the Front Range Culinary Scene

2020 - Publishers Weekly

Indie Bookstore Launches BookBar Press with Debut Release

Bookseller Models for the Covid-19 World

2020 - Denver Post

Denver’s coolest outdoor dining spaces created for our pandemic summer

Eight Independent Bookstores in Denver to Support

2020 - Westword

BookBar Celebrates Seven Page-Turning Years With Big Changes

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day at These Ten Denver Shops

Colorado Bookstores Recommend Local Authors for 2020 Gift Giving

The Ten Biggest Media Stories of 2020

BookBar’s Bite Size: A Big Book for a New Small Press

Bite Size: Ten New Colorado Books That Make Perfect Gifts

2020 - 9News

Denver shop illustrates reopening dilemma many small businesses face

2020 - 5280

A Book Lover’s Guide to Colorado

2020 - BookClub

Independent Bookstores We Love: Denver’s BookBar

2019 - Denver Post

A Vandal Disrupted a Drag Queen Book Reading for Kids at a Denver Bookstore. A Community Rallied in Response

2019 - 303Magazine

Included BookBar in their Master List of 100 Denver Patios

2019 - Booksellers of America

Featured BookBar Owner, Nicole Sullivan

2019 - VacationIdea Magazine

Named BookBar one of the 25 Best Places to Visit in Denver on a Date

2019 - 9News

Interviewed BookBar Owner, Nicole Sullivan, about the Mueller Report Giveaway

Vandal Caught After Interrupting Drag Queen Storytime for Kids

BookBar Owner Responds to Negative Comments Via Blog After Media Coverage of Hate Group Vandalism

2019 - The Hill

Reported on our giveaway of The Mueller Report

2019 - Minnesota Public Radio

BookBar Buyer, Abbey Paxton, reviewed Sabrina & Corina by Kali Fajardo-Anstine

2019 -

Abbey Paxton on audiobook and wine pairings

2019 - Modern Mrs. Darcy Podcast

The Library Called and They Want Their Books Back

2019 - Westword

Listed BookBar as one of the Top Ten Destinations for Book Lovers

Best of Denver: Best Exploratory Theater

2019 - Uproxx

Forget One-Click Purchasing and Visit America's Best Indie Bookstores

2019 - BookBub

Ultimate List of Local Bookstores: 51 Must-See Bookstores Across the US

2019 - 5280 Magazine

BookBar was mentioned as one of the businesses that makes Berkeley one of Denver's Best Neighborhoods

BookBar owner, Nicole Sullivan, was listed as one of the women leading the Front Range culinary scene

2019 - Denver Dweller

100 + Women-Owned Businesses in Denver

2019 - Publisher's Weekly

BookBar owner Nicole Sullivan shared tips on events-based book marketing at PubWest

2019 - Denver Metro Moms Blog

BookBar named one of the Best Kid-Friendly Coffee Shops Around Denver

2019 - Shelf Awareness

Update: More Hate, Vandal Caught

BookBar Among Denver Businesses Defying Fascists

Bookshop Marriage Proposal: BookBar

Former BookBarista, Allie Levy, open her own bookstore bar

2019 - Bookselling This Week

BookBar in Denver Vandalized Twice by Hate Group

Indie Booksellers Showcase Festive, Bustling stores This Holiay Season

2018 - KGNU

BookBar owner, Nicole Sullivan, joined Boulder Bookstore to discuss Best Books of 2018

2018 - Fodor's Travel

Boozy Bookstores Where You Can Drink and Read

2018 - Bookstories Podcast

Interview with BookBar owner, Nicole Sullivan

2018 - CBS Denver News 4

BookBar Named Top 5 Best Denver Bookstores

2018 - Budget Travel

7 Unique Bookstores in the U.S.

2018 - 303Magazine

Denver Lit Crawl Will Give You Face Time with Local Authors in RiNo

Denver's Best Patios

2018 - Neighborhood Gazette

Mavis the BookMobile Delivers the Magic of Reading

2018 - Lit Hub

Interview with a Bookstore

2018 - 9 News 

Elementary School Teacher by Day, Drag Queen by Night

2018 - Atlas Obscura

62 of the World's Best Independent Bookstores

2018 - BookRiot Podcasts

Bookstores Offering Airbnb Rentals

2018 - The Opposition Show with Jordan Klepper on Comedy Central

Drag Queen Story Time

2018 - Westword

Winner: Best Bookstore in Denver

Denver Center for the Performing Arts' Bite Size Serves Up Theater at BookBar

Review: Off-Center's Bite Size Serves Up a Theatrical Feast at BookBar

Five Best Literary Events This Week

2018 - Colorado Parent

Family Favorite Winner for Happy Hour

Family Favorite Mention for Mom's Night Out

2018 - Colorado Public Radio

BookBar hosted an interview with Willy Vlautin and CPR

The 7 Books with Colorado and Western Connections You Should Read This Summer

2018 - 5280

BookBar Partner Off-Center Won Top Theater Company

2018 - Forbes 

These Women Are Making Indie Bookstores Great Again

2018 - Bookstr

Ten Favorite Book Bars in the World

2018 - SuperCall 

Best Bookstore Bars Where You Can Drink and Feel Smart

2018 - 9News

Solving Ruth's Mystery: How An Attentive Teacher Helped a 6th Grader Learn to Read

2018- Shelf Awareness

Denver's BookBar Partners with DCPA for Micro Theater

Personnel Changes at BookBar

2018 - Bookselling This Week

Booksellers Set Resolutions for 2018

Denver's BookBar Blends Literature and Theater

2017 - CityLab

Indie Bookstores Embrace the Side Hustle

2017 - Fodor's Travel

11 Most Unique Bookstores in the World

2017 - SevenFifty Daily

A Look Inside Bookstore Bars

2017 - 5280 Magazine

Winter in the City: Teens Time Travel with a Stay in BookBed

2017 - 9News

A Place in Denver Where Book Reviews are Written by Kids for Kids

2017 - Yelp

Neighborhood Spotlight: Berkeley

2017 - Colorado Parent

One of Denver's Top Kid-Friendly Happy Hours

2017 - 303Magazine

Twenty One Denver Restaurants (and Breweries) with Epic Murals

2017 - Bookselling This Week

Booksellers Focus on Implementing Eco-Conscious Practices

2017 - Westword

Colorado Concierge: Where Can My Book Club Meet for Drinking and Dining?

Seven New Vendors at the Horseshoe Market

Free for All:  The Five Best Free Events in Denver This Week

2017 - BookRiot

Best Bookstores in All 50 States

2017 - Denver Post

8 Indie Bookstores in Denver to Help Your Reading Stay Local...

2017 - Denver Eater

2017 Eater Denver Gift Guide: Gifts for the Literary Eater

Where to Dine in the Berkeley Neighborhood

2017 - Real Simple Magazine

The Best Bookstore in Every State - BookBar pick for Colorado

2017 - Forbes Magazine

Nicole Sullivan's mentorship - part 1

Nicole Sullivan's mentorship - part 2

2017 - Shelf Awareness

#IndiesFirst/SBS: Good Cheer from Coast to Coast

Denver's BookBar Offering Literary Wine Tour to South Africa

Sideline Snapshot: Pins, Wands, Wine and Board Games

BookBar and BookBed host wedding

Denver's BookBar is Expanding, Celebating, & Donating

Sidewalk Chalk Art of the Day

2017 - Best Things Colorado

The 10 Best Bookstores in Colorado

2017 - Boktugg

Swedish magazine featured BookBar

2017 - North Denver Tribune

BookBar's Magical BookMobile to Debut This Spring

2017 - Publisher's Weekly

Colorado Indie Author Tour

BookBar Adds a BookMobile

Indie Booksellers Report Solid Summer Sales

2016 – Ideal Home: International Spotlight

Denver Destinations

2016 – Ideal Home: International Spotlight

Ideal Getaways

2016 – Matador Network

What to do When Your Parents Come Visit You in Denver

2016 – Denver Post

Independent Bookstores Find Success by Creating a Unique Experience

2016 – Huffington Post

Is My Kindle Reading Harming My Beloved Community Bookstore?

2016 – Met Media

BookBar Offers More Than the Basic Bookstore

2016 – Wayfairing Views

Denver's Great Bookstores

2016 – Westword Best of Denver

Best Bookstore Shack-Up for BookBar/BookBed

2016 – Westword Best of Denver

Best Neighborhood Shopping District

2016 – Men's Journal

Books and Beer: The Seven Best Bookstore Bars

2016 – Lakewood Sentinel

Metro Denver Book Clubs Provide Connections, Intellectual Challenges

2016 – Publishers Weekly

Bookselling Peaking in Colorado

2015 –

10 Awesome Bookstores Selling Booze You'll Want to Visit Immediately

2015 – The Culture Trip

The Best Bookshops in Denver

2015 – 5280 Denver’s Best Bars

BookBar is named one of Denver's best bars by 5280

2014 - 5280 Denver’s Best Bookstore – Editor’s Choice

BookBar is Editor's Choice for Denver's best bookstore