DENVER -- It
happened one night 40 years ago, but theres still enough mania for
the Beatles visit to Denver that the Brown Palace, which hosted the
Fab Four, rolled out a package featuring mementos of the bands 1964
Tom Baines, who
still works as a server at the hotels Ship Tavern restaurant,
remembers the event.
spurred teenage girls to offer me money for the pen they used to
sign their room service ticket or anything else they touched after
I delivered grilled cheese sandwiches and chips to them in their
suite, he said.
Clients who stay
at the Brown Palace through the end of the year can relive the
night, Aug. 26, 1964, when the Beatles played a concert at the Red
Rocks Amphitheater outside Denver and slept in a two-bedroom suite,
since renamed the Beatles Suite, at the Brown Palace.
Beatlemania plan is offered at $189 for two per night, valid
Thursdays through Sundays until Dec. 30.
It includes a
replica of the Red Rocks concert ticket, which can be used for a
grilled cheese sandwich and English chips lunch for two (the same
lunch the Beatles had) and a souvenir photo of Ringo Starr exiting
the limousine when the band arrived.
The hotel is also
offering a themed Beatles meetings package for those booking
meetings at the Brown Palace in 2004.
information, call the hotel at (303) 297-3111 or visit www.brownpalace.com.
reporter Laura Del Rosso, send e-mail to [email protected].