1 hour ago

#SeenOnColfax Mike Watt!

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!

    #SeenOnColfax Mike Watt!
    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.
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1 hour ago

Aerial View of Colfax Avenue, 1960s

    Aerial View of Colfax Avenue, 1960s
    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.
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7 hours ago

The Six Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Week

...you. The event's fourth iteration happens on Friday, February 28, 2018, at Rembrandt Yard, 1301 Spruce Street in Boulder, when Boulder chefs face off against Denver chefs to prove who can create...

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...beer geeks and plain old geeks (there might be some overlap) can converge at BarFly, 4255 West Colfax Avenue, for the bar's Ninkasi Ground Control Tasting Party. The 7 p.m. event combines...

...free shuttle transportation between bars. Check-in starts at 6 p.m. at ViewHouse Ballpark, 2015 Market Street; see 12barsofcharity.com for a complete list of participating establishments and information on each of...

...December 16, join your real tribe at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Boulevard. Tickets will run you $40 to $65 and are already on sale at denverbeerfestivus.com...

...ceviche and Peruvian chile in an homage to Up in Smoke, and Steven Redzikowski of Oak at Fourteenth tapping Mia Wallace to hand out miniature burgers and a $14 shake à la Pulp Fiction...

    The Six Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Week
    The week is packed with toys, tea, Turkish food and tacos, so take time to treat yourself to tantalizing tastes of all kinds this week - and then celebrate Friday by getting totally trashed. Here are the six best events on the culinary calendar through December 15, as well as...
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14 hours ago

Squire Market

The old sign for the Squire Market, as it was being torn down. (photo courtesy Erick Roorda)

    Squire Market
    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.
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14 hours ago

Cozy Cafe

Cozy Cafe photo courtesy the Aurora History Museum

    Cozy Cafe
    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.
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3 days ago

The Five Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Weekend

...for you. The event's fourth iteration happens on Friday, February 28, at Rembrandt Yard, 1301 Spruce Street in Boulder, as Boulder chefs face off against Denver chefs to prove who can create...

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...on toast. The restaurant's executive chef hails from Sweden, so the dining room at 43 West Ninth Avenue is sure to host an authentic spread of high-quality food, and you won't...

...tackiness: large crowds, garish clothing and ostentatious inebriation. You'll start at The Ginn Mill, 2041 Larimer Street, before heading to seven more bars around town for deeply discounted drinks, an ugly-sweater...

OMG, OMF is turning five. The hipster-than-thou malt roaster and brewery at 2810 Larimer Street is celebrating its fifth year in business on Saturday, December 9, with a party and...

...December 16, join your real tribe at Wings Over the Rockies Air and Space Museum, 7711 East Academy Boulevard. Tickets will run you $40 to $65 and are on sale at denverbeerfestivus.com. ’Tis...

...ceviche and Peruvian chile in an homage to Up in Smoke, and Steven Redzikowski of Oak at Fourteenth tapping Mia Wallace to turn out miniature burgers and a $14 shake à la Pulp Fiction...

    The Five Best Events on the Culinary Calendar This Weekend
    Start off the weekend like Jay Gatsby, one of the great drinkers in American literature, then continue to re-create his story arc as he chases the green light - which in your case, we hope, is just a string of Christmas lights on the house at the end of the...
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3 days ago

The Golden Point

    The Golden 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.
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4 days ago

5 days ago

Colfax Avenue Walk of Fame and Museum: T.J. Miller

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.

    Colfax Avenue Walk of Fame and Museum: T.J. Miller
    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.
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6 days ago

West Colfax Overpass

Aerial View of Denver Looking East. Featuring the magnificent Valley Highway, and the famous West Colfax Overpass, 1960s.

    West Colfax Overpass
    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.
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6 days ago

New China Cafe - Herbert Wong, Owner and Mgr.

    New China Cafe - Herbert Wong, Owner and Mgr.
    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.
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6 days ago

Chapel of the Angels

Chapel of the Angels used to be at 7177 West Colfax Avenue.

    Chapel of the Angels
    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.
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Dec 04

Aurora Pharmacy/Distillery

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)

    Aurora Pharmacy/Distillery
    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.
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Dec 04

Colorado Cannabis Calendar: Puff in the Holidays

1227 Spruce Street, Boulder

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4151 Kentucky Avenue, Glendale

2901 Walnut Street

3135 Lawrence Street

1672 Lawrence Street

    Colorado Cannabis Calendar: Puff in the Holidays
    Lighting up the trees might mean something a little different in Denver than in other parts of the country. Nearly four years after recreational sales began, legal cannabis continues to be the gift that keeps on giving. This week's Cannabis Calendar offers plenty of proof: It's full of industry gatherings, classes and pot parties.
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Dec 04

Mat Kearney coming to the Fillmore Auditorium, March 3, 2018

MAT KEARNEY

    Mat Kearney coming to the Fillmore Auditorium, March 3, 2018
    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.
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Dec 04

Cahoots - Legend of the Parlangua

Cahoots was a house band in Aurora Colorado in the mid-eighties. They played at a historic country music club called Four Seasons. The band was fronted by Lloyd Barnett, an talented songwriter and performer. His wife Annie backed him on vocals and did lead on several songs.

    Cahoots - Legend of the Parlangua
    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.
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Dec 03

Get Drunk with Scrooge this Holiday Season

Audcious & Fiction Beer Company Host “Drunk Christmas”

    Get Drunk with Scrooge this Holiday Season
    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

Dec 03

Winning Coiffures

Rosalyn Redwine, a Colorado native, has owned and operated Winning Coiffures at 6115 E. Colfax Avenue since Oct. 22, 1979. Here's a photo celebrating their 10th Anniversary in business back in 1989.

    Winning Coiffures
    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

Dec 01

Miss Colfax December 2017 - Amanda Partridge

Miss Colfax December 2017, Amanda Partridge, is a big fan of Frank Sinatra, so I knew right where to take her on Colfax Avenue: the mid-century wonder of Bastien's. She is also the founder of a fun event raising money for a great cause: Redheads Unite! Photos by Jonny Barber, on his iPhone 6.

    Miss Colfax December 2017 - Amanda Partridge
    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

Dec 01

Dec 01

Letters to the Editor

Hey Jonny,

    Letters to the Editor
    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 30

Letter to the Editor

Hey Jonny

    Letter to the Editor
    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 29

Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, taken soon after construction was completed. (Louis Charles McClure/Denver Public Library/Western History Collection/MCC-1920)

    Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception
    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 29

Colfax Avenue Walk of Fame: Bill Frisell

Today we are inducting legendary guitarist/East High graduate Bill Frisell into the Colfax Avenue Walk of Fame and Museum, and this poster is going on the wall. My favorite work of his was with the Ginger Baker Trio. One of their albums was called "Falling Off the Roof", and I was actually at Ginger Baker's house when he fell off the roof.

    Colfax Avenue Walk of Fame: Bill Frisell
    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 29

The House of Wu

The House of Wu building is still around today, only now it's Winning Coiffures!

    The House of Wu
    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 29

Merry Go Rotunda

    Merry Go Rotunda
    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 29

I Know, Right?

    I Know, Right?
    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 28

Roy Romer at the Colorado State Capitol, 1989

Original Photo of Deke Slayton, Randy Gradishar, and Roy Romer at the Colorado State Capitol, 1989

    Roy Romer at the Colorado State Capitol, 1989
    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 28

Veteran's Day Parade, 1963

    Veteran's Day Parade, 1963
    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 28

Senator Bob Hagedorn visits the Colfax Museum

Former Colorado State Senator Bob Hagedorn stopped by the Colfax Museum for a preview today. He’s the one who introduced the resolution in the 1990’s that designated Colfax Avenue as a Heritage Corridor!

    Senator Bob Hagedorn visits 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 28

The Story of Modern East Denver by Phil Goodstein

Phil Goodstein, The Story of Modern East Denver: Magnificent Mayfair, Beautiful Bellevue, Hale, Hilltop, Hospitals.  Denver: New Social Publications, 2017.  ISBN 0–9860748–3–7.  vi + 474 pp.  Illustrations.  Index.  $24.95.

    The Story of Modern East Denver by Phil Goodstein
    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 28

Nov 21

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Nov 21

Boulder may spend $225K to $350K annually on Art in Parking Garages program

The garages are located at 10th and Walnut streets, 11th and Walnut streets, 11th and Spruce streets, 14th and Walnut streets and 15th and Pearl streets.

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The garages are located at 10th and Walnut streets, 11th and Walnut streets, 11th and Spruce streets, 14th and Walnut streets and 15th and Pearl streets.

    Boulder may spend $225K to $350K annually on Art in Parking Garages program
    People driving into downtown Boulder probably aren't expecting to encounter artistic displays while parking in public garages. That's exactly why the city may soon invest significantly in a program to promote such encounters. "There's that sense of a little bit of unpredictability and wonder.
    http://www.denverpost.com

Nov 16

Nov 16

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 14

Nov 11

Get to Know Your Neighbors! Great advice fro...

Get to Know Your Neighbors! Great advice from the Lowry Community Master Association! Neighbors, please make sure you know the name and contact information of (at least) your immediate neighbors. Knowing how to get in touch with your neighbors helps make your neighborhood and street safer. They have created a simple contact sheet, which you can use. Here are some real-life situations that highlight why this is important: Denver Police have reported many garage doors left open by residents who were not at home. Criminals drive neighborhoods looking for open garage doors - it takes seconds and garage theft is reported weekly by your neighborhood residents. Know how to alert your neighbor to a garage door left open and know who to call if you suspect you left your own garage door open. Make sure your neighbors know how to reach you, especially when you are out of town. 'Tis the season...for package theft from porches. If you know an important package has been delivered and you may not be home for a while, send a text to your neighbors to see if anyone is home to grab it for you. Criminals that have robbed a house have hidden in neighbors' yards while police search for them. Know how to alert your neighbors to on-going criminal activity. When a few homes are easy targets for theft and other crimes, it attracts crime to the entire neighborhood. The Denver Police Department illustrates over and over again how absolutely critical it is to know your neighbors and how to reach them. Start getting involved with your neighborhood by coming to neighborhood meetings every month the Denver Police Department is there every month. Next one is November 21 at 6:30 PM at 14th and Tamarac, close enough to walk to. The East Colfax Neighborhood Association EastColfaxNeighborhood@gmail.com http://www.EastColfaxNeighborhood.org https://www.twitter.com/EastColfaxNBHD https://www.eastcolfax.nextdoor.com https://www.facebook.com/EastColfaxNeighborhoodAssociation Sign-up for our mailing list: http://eepurl.com/cZ_tDv

    East Colfax Neighborhood Association
    Get to Know Your Neighbors! Great advice from the Lowry Community Master Association! Neighbors, please make sure you know the name and contact information of (at least) your immediate neighbors....
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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 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 08

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