2 days ago

Grand Opening of the Colfax Museum!

Great news! The Colfax Museum, dedicated to Schuyler Colfax and the longest, wickedest (as in awesome) street in North America that bears his name, opens 11/18/2017! Join us 2:00-5:00pm on Saturday to celebrate the accomplishment, at 6109 E. Colfax Avenue in Denver.

    Grand Opening of the Colfax Museum!
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Nov 09

Ms. C's

By Daniel M.

    Ms. C's
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Nov 09

Charlie Chan Village

Today a great mystery was solved. For years I had been trying to track down an old East Colfax motel called Charlie Chan Village. In my mind, I saw something mythical, like Grauman's Chinese Theater. The good news is Jennifer and Bonnie at the Aurora History Museum found something about it today! The (not so bad I guess) news is that it was a laundry service...

    Charlie Chan Village
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Nov 05

Black is the New Orange

Black is the new Orange? I know Colfax Avenue is down in there somewhere...

    Black is the New Orange
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Nov 04

Nov 02

Vintage Theatre presents Red

Vintage Theatre presents

    Vintage Theatre presents Red
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Nov 02

Poetry at Pete's Kitchen

    Poetry at Pete's Kitchen
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Nov 02

Guido's Nickel Bar

You haven't lived until you've made Guido's Nickel Bar a part of your West Colfax Crawl! 

    Guido's Nickel Bar
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Nov 01

#SeenOnColfax: Captain America!

    #SeenOnColfax: Captain America!
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 29

Royal Host Motel

The Royal Host Motel is still standing today at 930 E. Colfax Avenue, only today it's a Days Inn.

    Royal Host Motel
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 29

All Main Trails Lead to JCRS Shopping Center

    All Main Trails Lead to JCRS Shopping Center
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 28

All Main Trails Lead to JCRS

    All Main Trails Lead to JCRS
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 28

I Yam What I Yam at Popeye's Chicken

Ah Colfax, the more you change, the more you stay the same! What happens on Colfax has probably already happened on Colfax.

    I Yam What I Yam at Popeye's Chicken
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 25

Asian Pacific Development Center added an eve...

...Program of Lutheran Family Services, Rocky Mountains Where: Asian Pacific Development Center (APDC) located at 1537 Alton Street Aurora, CO 80010. Street parking is available. When: December 16, 2017 starting at 12pm. REGISTRATION BEGINS...

    Lawful Permanent Residency/Green Card Workshop with LFS
    Who: Refugees or asylees who are ready to apply for their green card! Please remember that you will need to bring your own English interpreter, if...
    https://www.facebook.com

Oct 23

Colfax Point

    Colfax Point
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 23

Bronco Cheeleaders 2017

I guess you could say I'm a Broncos Fan, but this view is what really gets me to the games!

    Bronco Cheeleaders 2017
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 21

Colorado State Capitol

All the trees are still babies!

    Colorado State Capitol
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 21

Aeroplane View

Aeroplane View of the Colorado State Capitol and Colfax Avenue.

    Aeroplane View
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 18

The Radiant Motel

Radiant Motel, East Colfax, 1980 (photo by John Margolies)

    The Radiant Motel
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 18

7 Things to Do While You're in Denver

The following came from Elevationists.org's list of 7 Things to Do While You're in Denver:

    7 Things to Do While You're in Denver
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 17

Farewell Stonewall Motel

Photo by Jonny B.

    Farewell Stonewall Motel
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 17

I'm all in at the All Inn

Photo by Jonny B.

    I'm all in at the All Inn
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 17

Starjammer - Avant-Garde Dub Reggae - at the Goosetown Tavern

Come hell or high snowfall, the sound continuum calls. The Starjammer is locked and loaded, and ready to seek out new grooves and new vibrations!

    Starjammer - Avant-Garde Dub Reggae - at the Goosetown Tavern
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 17

Jerry's Baack on the 'Fax

Jerry's Baack on the 'Fax, because Jerry Baack IS Colfax.

    Jerry's Baack on the 'Fax
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Oct 13

Denver police chief’s decision to pursue hit-and-run driver going under review

Chief White was the victim of a hit and run driver on the morning of September 29. His car was struck by a minivan driver near East 16th Avenue and Willow Street.

After the accident, Chief White did a u-turn and followed the hit-and-run driver who hit another car at East 16th Avenue and Yosemite Street. The second victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. The suspect was ejected, and also transported with serious injuries.

This article has 1 other Denver location (Show)

Suspect arrested in deadly hit-and-run at 14th and Franklin in Denver

    Denver police chief's decision to pursue hit-and-run driver going under review
    DENVER -- The Problem Solvers have learned the decision of Denver Police Chief Robert White to follow a hit-and-run driver two weeks ago will be the focus of a Denver Sheriff Department review. A spokeswoman for the Denver Department of Public Safety told FOX31 the investigation will be led by the Conduct Review Office of the Denver Sheriff Department to maintain separation from Denver Police.
    http://kdvr.com

Oct 10

Aurora Crime Blotter: Man takes out his anger by kicking innocent fence

Breaking and entering. Officers were dispatched Sept. 6 to a residence at the 1700 block of Boston Street. A woman said while she was out of the house, she allegedly received a call...

    Aurora Crime Blotter: Man takes out his anger by kicking innocent fence
    Anger management. Officers were dispatched to a condo complex on the 12000 block of Tennessee Circle Sept. 3. A female resident witnessed a man repeatedly kicking several panels of a fence early in the morning, according to police reports.
    http://www.denverpost.com

Oct 10

Sep 29

Driver Strikes Police Chief’s Car, Then Gets In Another Wreck

The driver hit White’s car while White was heading to the gym and then took off. Moments later that hit-and-run suspect got into a crash at East 16th Avenue and Yosemite Street.

    Driver Strikes Police Chief's Car, Then Gets In Another Wreck
    DENVER (CBS4) - A driver who was involved in a serious crash early Friday morning struck the vehicle of the Denver police chief moments before in a less serious crash. Denver Police Chief Robert White is getting checked out at the hospital but wasn't badly injured.
    http://denver.cbslocal.com

Sep 29

Denver Police Chief Robert White was headed t...

Denver Police Chief Robert White was headed to the gym this morning when his SUV was hit by another driver. Denver Police say White then turned around attempting to follow the driver who hit him. That's when he witnessed a second crash near 16th and Yosemite in Denver.

    9NEWS (KUSA)
    Denver Police Chief Robert White was headed to the gym this morning when his SUV was hit by another driver. Denver Police say White then turned around attempting to follow the driver who hit him....
    http://www.facebook.com

Sep 29

Serious injuries after 2 car crash at 16th and Yosemite

Serious injuries after 2 car crash at 16th and Yosemite

8900-8999 E. 16th Ave.

    Serious injuries in 2 car crash at 16th and Yosemite
    DENVER - Denver police are on the scene of a two vehicle crash with serious injuries at 16th and Yosemite streets. Officers first tweeted about the crash around 6:15 a.m. on Friday morning. The extent of the injuries are unknown. The intersection is closed while police investigate. Alternative routes are advised.
    http://kdvr.com

Sep 29

9NEWS (KUSA) was live.

TRAFFIC Alert: Multiple vehicles are involved in this crash at 16th and Yosemite in Denver. Denver Police say the intersection is CLOSED while they investigate. Avoid the area if you can.

    9NEWS (KUSA)
    TRAFFIC Alert: Multiple vehicles are involved in this crash at 16th and Yosemite in Denver. Denver Police say the intersection is CLOSED while they investigate. Avoid the area if you can.
    http://www.facebook.com

Sep 24

Seeking Investor for Colfax Museum

After 14 years of working on this website on our own blood, sweat, tears and dollars, Anistacia and I feel like the time has come to "tap out" and pass the proverbial Colfax baton to the next runner.

    Seeking Investor for Colfax Museum
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Sep 23

Sid King's Drive Thru Shoe & Boot Repair

The Sultan of Striptease Sid King, one-time proprietor of Sid King's Crazy Horse Bar on East Colfax Avenue, spent his post-club days working at his drive thru shoe & boot repair shop. How nice of one of the girls from back in the day to drop by for a quick high heel repair!

    Sid King's Drive Thru Shoe & Boot Repair
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Sep 22

Holiday Drive In

Holiday Drive In, 4595 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, 1956 (photo courtesy of the Richard Crowther Archives at the Denver Public Library Western History Collection)

    Holiday Drive In
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

Sep 21

Driftwood Motel

What a groovy place to stay back in the day!

    Driftwood Motel
    Colfax Avenue is the longest commercial street in the USA, and truly one of the most unique streets anywhere. ColfaxAvenue.com is a definitive guide to the heart and soul of Colfax, which runs through Golden, Lakewood, Denver, Aurora, Strasburg, and Bennett, Colorado.
    http://www.colfaxavenue.com

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