2 hours ago

https://www.denverite.com/estimated-27000-uni...

https://www.denverite.com/estimated-27000-units-affordable-housing-wont-get-built-colorado-gops-current-tax-plan-45831/

    An estimated 27,000 units of affordable housing won't get built in Colorado under the GOP's current tax plan - Denverite
    The Republican tax plan could have a major impact on private funding for affordable housing projects, and Colorado would be one of the most affected states. The Republican tax plan could have a major impact on private funding for affordable housing projects, and Colorado would be one of the most affected states, according to an analysis by Novogradac & Co., an accounting firm that specializes in real estate.
    https://www.denverite.com

26 hours ago

https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2017/...

https://www.bizjournals.com/denver/news/2017/11/20/new-colfax-avenue-museum-opens-gets-national.html

    New Colfax Avenue museum opens, gets national attention - Denver Business Journal
    A new museum dedicated to all things about Colfax Avenue opened on Saturday and is already getting national attention. The Colfax Museum opened at 6109 E. Colfax Ave. in Denver, curated by Colfax historian Jonny Barber.
    https://www.bizjournals.com

26 hours ago

New Colfax Avenue museum opens

The Colfax Museum opened at 6109 E. Colfax Ave. in Denver, curated by Colfax historian Jonny Barber.

    New Colfax Avenue museum opens, gets national attention
    DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - A new museum dedicated to all things about Colfax Avenue opened on Saturday and is already getting national attention. The Colfax Museum opened at 6109 E. Colfax Ave. in Denver, curated by Colfax historian Jonny Barber.
    http://www.9news.com

27 hours ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association added an...

The next 2CAB meeting will be held Wednesday, November 29, 2017. 1800 to 2000 (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.) here at District 2 (3921 Holly St). The 2CAB meetings are held on a bi-monthly basis. We will cover crime patterns, trends and discuss prevention techniques that we are employing to reduce crime throughout the District. Everyone is invited!

    Denver Police District 2 - 2CAB Meeting
    https://www.facebook.com

28 hours ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared C...

    America's refugee teens, marginalized on tough streets as doors close, forge Denver fraternity to survive
    While mamba drug dealers, pimps and hookers circle outside by a U.S. flag on a fence, young refugees placed in one of Denver's toughest neighborhoods have taken over a basement hangout for violent men and are building a unique brotherhood for escape and success.
    http://www.denverpost.com

28 hours ago

http://www.denverpost.com/2017/11/20/photogra...

http://www.denverpost.com/2017/11/20/photographs-street-fraternity-provides-young-men-a-safe-haven-in-rough-neighborhoods/

    PHOTOGRAPHS: Street Fraternity provides young men a safe haven in rough neighborhoods
    Street Fraternity is a crucible for violent young men in rough neighborhoods such as this in Denver and Aurora. Their families fled some of the world's worst conditions and made it to America as refugees. Of the 40-50 kids that attend Street Frat many hang out, box, lift, study and are making the grades and aspire to go on to college.
    http://www.denverpost.com

30 hours ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association added an...

    East Colfax Neighborhood Annual Potluck & Elections Dec. 19, 2017 at 6:30PM
    https://www.facebook.com

30 hours ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared S...

    Denver's Colfax Avenue is jammed with history, freaks, neon. Its champion is an Elvis impersonator, of course
    One of the occupational hazards of dressing like Elvis is having a homeless guy throw you into a headlock and refuse to let go until you sing him a song. "I said, 'What do you want to hear, 'Please Release Me?'" recalled Jonny Barber, the Elvis impersonator in question.
    http://www.latimes.com

2 days ago

Colfax Museum now open

Right now the museum is housed inside Ed Moore's Florist at 6101 East Colfax Ave. in Denver.  Barber hopes to eventually move to a bigger location with an outdoor space to showcase some the street's famous neon signs.

    Colfax Museum now open
    DENVER - You could say that Jonny Barber is a little obsessed with Colfax Avenue. "I needed a job and I needed something I was interested in," said Barber. "I've run ColfaxAvenue.com for 14 years." The site chronicles everything about Colfax which is one of the longest streets in the United States.
    http://www.9news.com

2 days ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared C...

    Colfax Museum now open
    DENVER - You could say that Jonny Barber is a little obsessed with Colfax Avenue. "I needed a job and I needed something I was interested in," said Barber. "I've run ColfaxAvenue.com for 14 years." The site chronicles everything about Colfax which is one of the longest streets in the United States.
    http://www.9news.com

3 days ago

https://denver.streetsblog.org/2017/11/17/wan...

https://denver.streetsblog.org/2017/11/17/want-great-bus-service-on-east-colfax-ave-tell-the-city-not-to-water-down-brt/

    Want Great Bus Service on East Colfax Ave? Tell the City Not to Water Down BRT.
    If they're loud enough, a small group of people can sabotage transportation projects that would benefit the entire city. To prevent that from happening, supporters of good transit and safer streets need to speak up for these projects, and the time to speak up for bus rapid transit on East Colfax Avenue is now.
    https://denver.streetsblog.org

3 days ago

3 days ago

https://denver.eater.com/2017/11/17/16670980/...

https://denver.eater.com/2017/11/17/16670980/jubilee-coffee-shop-roaster-open-aurora-east-colfax

    Aurora Coffee Roaster Reopens Cafe, Community Center, Artist Space
    Tucked behind the Discount Tire Store and a used car lot just off East Colfax Avenue in Aurora, a team of coffee makers and artists has been quietly toiling away over the last few months. Since December 2015, Jubilee Roasting Co. has produced wholesale coffee for Denver restaurants and retail outlets.
    https://denver.eater.com

3 days ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared H...

    Historic Modern Denver
    Famous Chef Restaurant, photo by Burnis McCloud. The building has been purchased by the City of Denver and is slated for demo.
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association added 3 ...

Denver is Seeking Public Input on East Colfax Center-Running Bus Rapid Transit BRT. Denver’s preliminary recommendation for a center-running bus rapid transit (BRT) on East Colfax Avenue to improve travel along the corridor from I-25 to I-225. Over the next several months, the public’s feedback on Denver’s preliminary recommendation for a center-running BRT will help inform the next phase of the project. A more detailed design for BRT and project implementation schedule will be developed in 2018. Construction is anticipated to begin as early as 2020. Take the survey here at the blue link: http://www.denvergov.org/content/denvergov/en/denver-department-of-public-works/projects/current/colfax-corridor-connections.html

    East Colfax Neighborhood Association
    East Colfax Neighborhood Association, Denver, Colorado. 947 likes. A Registered Neighborhood Organization along East Colfax between Quebec and Yosemite!
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared C...

6109 East Colfax! 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! We have an extensive collection of rare and one-of-a-kind items, and a very good friend of ours has offered up a lovely space for us to begin the genesis of what will become the Ultimate Colfax Museum Experience... Right now we have to start small, and we're cool with it. Write us if you have photos, film, video, stories, postcards, memorabilia, etc. that you are willing to donate to the cause at info(at)colfaxavenue.com. Thanks!

    Colfax Museum
    Opening THIS Saturday! 2:00-5:00pm.
    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared E...

    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

5 days ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared D...

    Every house in Denver can get city composting now, for a price
    You'll still have to sign up and pay specifically for compost pick-up. Denver's government has expanded its composting program to cover the entire city, city officials announced today. Every household that is eligible for municipal trash and recycling services - about 176,000 in all - are now eligible for compost pickup, too.
    https://www.denverite.com

6 days ago

6 days ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared M...

For those that receive your pet care at Montclair Animal Clinic at Tamarac & East Colfax you probably met with Tammie. She is a caring, devoted animal lover and a resident of the East Colfax Neighborhood. She recently has had debilitating seizures and has a Dr. appointment coming up with a neurologist. For now she still needs assistance walking and can’t be left alone and unable to work at the clinic. A GoFundMe Page has been set up to assist her in the interim. Thank you all for your support!

    Click here to support Tammie's Fund organized by Rochelle M Walker
    As some of you may already know, a couple weeks ago our friend and fellow co-worker Tammie was rushed to the ER after having an attack for unknown reasons, doctors are still trying to find the problem. Since her release she continues to suffer from seizures and is unable to work, Tammie could re...
    https://www.gofundme.com

Nov 14

Nov 13

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared a...

    Home-Buyer Education Workshop CHFA Approved
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 13

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared G...

    Thanksgiving Volunteers (families and groups with children)
    We could not make the impact we do without each and every volunteer who comes out for our Thanksgiving Giveaway. Thank you for joining us! This sign up is for families and groups with children. If you are an adult without children, please visit our website and select: http://greaterparkhill.org/programs/thanksgiving/
    http://www.signupgenius.com

Nov 12

The new sidewalk fund is a positive step, but...

The new sidewalk fund is a positive step, but it won’t solve all of the city’s sidewalk problems. It won’t pay for any new sidewalks or expansions of sidewalks that are too narrow — just repairs to sidewalks that are falling apart. https://denver.streetsblog.org/2017/11/09/denver-will-help-residents-pay-for-sidewalk-repairs-starting-next-year/

    Denver Will Help Residents Pay for Sidewalk Repairs Starting Next Year
    The new system will repair crumbling walking infrastructure neighborhood by neighborhood. Denver City Council is setting up a fund to help residents pay for repairs to sidewalks abutting their properties. The infusion of public support for sidewalk repair should lead to better walking conditions in the city's poorer neighborhoods, where property owners struggle to maintain sidewalks themselves.
    https://denver.streetsblog.org

Nov 12

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared a...

https://m.facebook.com/groups/377019025647376

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 12

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared S...

    WTF is BRT? A Streetsblog Explainer.
    Bus rapid transit, a new transit service coming to East Colfax, is a potential game-changer for Denver. We'll help demystify it during a casual, open...
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 12

Mayfair/Colfax BID Neighborhood History Mayfa...

Mayfair/Colfax BID Neighborhood History Mayfair Neighbors Inc. Colfax Mayfair Business Improvement District

    East Colfax Neighborhood Association
    Mayfair/Colfax BID Neighborhood History Mayfair Neighbors Inc. Colfax Mayfair Business Improvement District
    http://www.facebook.com

Nov 12

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared 9...

    Nonprofit connects seniors with neighborhood help
    KUSA - A Denver nonprofit is trying to connect people with their elderly neighbors. A Little Help does just that, it gives seniors a little help with everyday tasks like washing windows or getting to and from appointments. Executive Director, Paul Ramsey, says the group connects neighbors to help seniors thrive.
    http://www.9news.com

Nov 11

Saludamos a todos los veteranos en su día

Saludamos a todos los veteranos en su día

    East Colfax Neighborhood Association
    Saludamos a todos los veteranos en su día
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 11

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared t...

    East Colfax Neighborhood Association
    East Colfax Neighborhood Association, Denver, Colorado. 949 likes. A Registered Neighborhood Organization along East Colfax between Quebec and Yosemite!
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 11

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared D...

    New Aurora Council Rep Is 23, Daughter of Mexican Immigrants
    Last November's election changed the country's political landscape, and a year later, it seems that landscape is changing again, on both a national and local scale. A hotly contested gubernatorial race in Virginia ended in a victory for the Democratic candidate, and in Colorado, three progressive candidates - Nicole Johnston, Crystal Murillo and Allison Hiltz - nabbed seats on Aurora's historically conservative city council.
    http://www.westword.com

Nov 10

Denver House Assistance...Call 311

Denver House Assistance...Call 311

    East Colfax Neighborhood Association
    Denver House Assistance...Call 311
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 10

Nikki Braziel shared a Page to East Colfax Ne...

Hi East Colfax! I wanted to drop a note and make sure you are all familiar with the Denver Citizen Oversight Board (COB). The COB practices civilian oversight—an ever-evolving field designed to provide communities with a voice in how law enforcement is conducted. We were voted into the City Charter last year, no doubt with much of your help. Under the Charter, the COB is authorized to make policy recommendations to the Denver Police Department and Denver Sheriff Department. We just launched a Facebook page, because we're hoping to hear more from the community. We hope you'll follow it and share your thoughts on policing, incarceration, and oversight in Denver. We welcome your voices at our bi-weekly board meetings and our quarterly public forums!

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 10

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared T...

    As Denver police go on a hiring spree, recruiting new cops is more challenging than ever
    After serving a five-year hitch in the Army and spending a year working as a national park ranger, 28-year-old William Bartz decided he wanted to be a police officer. With an associate's degree and military experience on his resume, Bartz had options in choosing a career path in a robust economy.
    http://www.denverpost.com

Nov 10

Nov 09

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared A...

    Scholars Unlimited Honors Local Students | Front Porch
    Resilience. Perseverance. Positive attitude. Kindness. Curiosity. Never saying no to a challenge. Working at being a positive role model. These are the traits colleges and bosses look for. Recently four students were honored by Scholars Unlimited for their academic accomplishments and for exhibiting these kinds of traits that will help them find success in school and in life-and that make our community a better place.
    https://frontporchne.com

Nov 09

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared C...

    ColfaxAvenue.com
    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....
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 09

Below is a Google docs file of a 2014 PowerPo...

Below is a Google docs file of a 2014 PowerPoint on Historic East Colfax Avenue Motels & Restaurants in my East Colfax Neighborhood. I have also included photos/postcards of before and after shots along with the dates of operation of these businesses. The majority of the postcards, matchbooks and other memorabilia are from my collection, however some are from the Save the Signs Facebook page and ColfaxAvenue website. I am always looking for more if you know of anyone with postcards, ashtrays, menus and other memorabilia from these businesses please let me know! Would love to find any photos of the Jolly coffee house neon sign and building which is currently the Ranch House Cafe. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8F8rfKgY4F5LXE5MzlPX0VUSVk/view

    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 09

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared D...

    MAP: Denver voted yes, yes and yes - except in these neighborhoods
    Denver's proposal to spend nearly $1 billion on new public projects was nearly as popular as Hillary Clinton was here - which is to say, very popular. Candidate Clinton won about 74 percent of the vote in Denver in 2016, and the bond measures were equally popular this year.
    https://www.denverite.com

Nov 08

East Colfax Neighborhood Association shared C...

    ColfaxAvenue.com
    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....
    https://www.facebook.com

Nov 08

Eat Here: 100 Restaurants We Can't Live Without

5709 East Colfax Avenue

This article has 74 other Denver locations (Show)

3350 Brighton Boulevard

When Bryan Dayton and Steve Redzikowski planned a Denver followup to Oak at Fourteenth, their Boulder hit, they signed on to anchor the Source, the redeveloped brick foundry on...

3030 East Sixth Avenue

3503 East Colfax Avenue

719 East 17th Avenue

38 South Broadway

1441 26th Street, 303-292-3500

4279 Tennyson Street, 303-975-6886

2148 Larimer Street

5021 East 28th Avenue

1420 Larimer Street

500 East Alameda Avenue

3509 East 12th Avenue, 720-519-0944

740 South University Boulevard

571 East Colfax Avenue

300 West Mississippi Avenue

6715 West Colfax Avenue, Lakewood

2641 East Second Avenue

1644 East Evans Avenue

1555 Blake Street

1231 West 38th Avenue

206 East 13th Avenue

4326 Tennyson Street

1317 14th Street

1313 East Sixth Avenue

3760 Tejon Street

3500 Larimer Street

3920 Tennyson Street

4334 West 41st Avenue

2601 Larimer Street

1487 South Pearl Street

1890 East Evans Avenue

2200 West Alameda Avenue

1530 16th Street, 303-623-3127

2030 West 30th Avenue

1575 Boulder Street

2129 Larimer Street, 303-296-7000

1298 South Broadway, 303-934-2221

8000 East Belleview Avenue, Greenwood Village, 303-221-9013

1445 Larimer Street

1575 Central Street

1701 Wynkoop Street

2199 California Street

3033 Brighton Boulevard

225 East Seventh Avenue

640 South Federal Boulevard

2563 15th Street

3316 Tejon Street

1552 East 17th Avenue, 303-832-8663

3390 East First Avenue, 303-955-0455

1453 Larimer Street, 303-534-5855

1962 East Colfax Avenue

1401 South Federal Boulevard, 303-936-3322

2335 East 28th Avenue

3163 Larimer Street

7225 East Colfax Avenue

3763 Wynkoop Street

1431 Larimer Street

1600 West 33rd Avenue

725 East 26th Avenue, 720-440-9880

2501 Dallas Street, Aurora, 303-955-0466

2080 South Havana Street, Aurora

523 East 17th Avenue, 303-830-1001

7355 Ralston Road, Arvada, 303-830-0096

A cluster of dim sum parlors surrounds the intersection of Federal Boulevard and Alameda Avenue, and all of them have their strengths — but the most consistently excellent is Super Star...

2267 Kearney Street

2120 South Broadway

3333 East Colfax Avenue

1822 Blake Street

2370 West Alameda Avenue

2736 Welton Street

2500 Larimer Street

2010 10th Street, Boulder, 303-545-6262, ext. 1

1625 Wynkoop Street, 303-545-6262, ext. 2

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