22 hours ago
When ex-football player and bar owner Sam Sugarman re-christened his bar "Sugie's" as the Satire Lounge, Sugie put in a tiny stage and hired a guy called Lingo the Drifter to take over the club and play there. Lingo, an ex-businessman from Chicago who had dropped out, grown a beard and lived out of the back of a pickup truck, did a folksy Burl Ives/Pete Seeger type show that clicked with the local crowd.
2 days ago
Thomas Nast was an ardent supporter of Republican Ulysses S. Grant's Presidential run in 1868. Here he portrays Grant & VP candidate Schuyler Colfax hanging banners that explain the meaning of "Let Us Have Peace," Grant's official campaign slogan.
3 days ago
Last night's show at the Lion's Lair with the legendary Mike Watt! He gave a brilliant performance for this show, it was his Mother's Birthday after all!
4 days ago
The old sign for the Squire Market, as it was being torn down. (photo courtesy Erick Roorda)
East High School Grad T.J. Miller, you are hereby inducted into the Colfax Avenue Walk of Fame and Museum. Not so much for your acting, but more for having survived a weekend at the Holiday Chalet with your wedding party.
Aerial View of Denver Looking East. Featuring the magnificent Valley Highway, and the famous West Colfax Overpass, 1960s.
Chapel of the Angels used to be at 7177 West Colfax Avenue.
Another Classic Colfax story! Gustin was only a doctor at the Aurora Pharmacy on East Colfax for a year, before being arrested for selling whiskey and leaving town. (Photo courtesy the Colfax Museum)