18 hours ago

Letters to the Editor

Hi 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

19 hours ago

42 hours ago

The Omar Khayyam

The Omar Khayyam in Aurora, Colorado, featuring continuous dinner and supper dancing for your enjoyment. It's Different. Colfax, East of Fitzsimons.

    The Omar Khayyam
    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

43 hours ago

2 days ago

Schuyler Colfax, R.I.P.

Jonny Barber as Schuyler Colfax

    Schuyler Colfax, R.I.P.
    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

3 days ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association added an...

East Colfax Urban Quality Scorecard/Survey between, Ulster, Uinta and Valentia Streets. January 27th, 2018 we will meet at 2:00PM at the city owned lot at 7900 East Colfax (parking available) on the south side of East Colfax Avenue at Trenton Street. The lot is conveniently located 1 block from the study area. The intersection of Uinta has crosswalks at a signaled intersection for safe crossing in order to survey both north and south sides of the avenue. City Planners with Community Planning and Development will be on hand to educate everyone on the purpose, scope and reasons for the survey, along with instructions. All supplies and scorecards/surveys will be provided and each survey should take 1 to 1.5 hours of your time and will have a great impact on future planning along East Colfax Avenue.

    Colfax Urban Quality Survey, Ulster, Uinta and Valentia!
    East Colfax Urban Quality Scorecard/Survey between, Ulster, Uinta and Valentia Streets. January 27th, 2018 we will meet at 2:00PM at the city owned lot...
    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Waiting at Pete's Kitchen by Mario Acevedo

    Waiting at Pete's Kitchen by Mario Acevedo
    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

4 days ago

East Colfax Neighborhood Association added 5 ...

Attention TODAY’s Volunteers for the Colfax Avenue Urban Quality Survey! Thank you for volunteering to complete a survey of the quality of our urban environment along East Colfax Avenue! The weather looks great today and we appreciate you coming today to assist us. Today we will meet at 2:00PM at the city owned lot at 7900 East Colfax (parking available) on the south side of East Colfax Avenue at Trenton Street. The lot is conveniently located 1 block from the study area. The intersection of Syracuse has crosswalks at a signaled intersection for safe crossing in order to survey both north and south sides of the avenue. City Planners with Community Planning and Development will be on hand to educate everyone on the purpose, scope and reasons for the survey, along with instructions. All supplies and scorecards/surveys will be provided and each survey should take 1 to 1.5 hours of your time and will have a great impact on future planning along East Colfax Avenue.

    East Colfax Neighborhood Association
    East Colfax Neighborhood Association, Denver, Colorado. 958 likes. A Registered Neighborhood Organization along East Colfax between Quebec and Yosemite!
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Studio Colfax presents Maynard Tischler

Artist Talk #1: Maynard Tischler

    Studio Colfax presents Maynard Tischler
    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

4 days ago

5 days ago

Cliff's Mobil Service

Colette Venverable Annas sent this photo in to us, and we are forever grateful. This was her grandfather's gas station! Cliff’s Mobile Service 1949 Colfax and Vaughn. Owner Cliff Venerable Sr.

    Cliff's Mobil Service
    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

6 days ago

The Bourbon Grill

It's like standing outside, only it's inside. The new Bourbon Grill at 571 E. Colfax Avenue features this killer mural!

    The Bourbon Grill
    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

6 days ago

Jan 10

Lions Lair by Andre Lippard

    Lions Lair by Andre Lippard
    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

Jan 10

Paper Thin

    Paper Thin
    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

Jan 10

Mosko Holiday Village

    Mosko Holiday 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

Jan 10

Colfax Viaduct Cement Mixer

Photo courtesy the Denver Public Library Western History Collection

    Colfax Viaduct Cement Mixer
    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

Jan 10

Pizza Oven

    Pizza Oven
    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

Jan 10

Colfax Weirdness 35

    Colfax Weirdness 35
    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

Jan 10

Wonder Woman

It's getting harder and harder to find a hooker on Colfax these days...but I DID find Wonder Woman!

    Wonder Woman
    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

Jan 09

El Chalate at 8119 East Colfax and Uinta Stre...

El Chalate at 8119 East Colfax and Uinta Street was started by Marta Leon 10 years ago. She had TPS at the time and says her dream of a restaurant wouldn't have been possible without that temporary permit. Now, she's a permanent resident and says about 90 percent of her customers have TPS. She's afraid the decision to remove these benefits for her clients will be detrimental to her little business. http://www.9news.com/mobile/article/news/colorado-businesses-stand-to-lose-after-200000-salvadorans-in-us-ordered-to-leave/73-506664240

    Colorado businesses stand to lose after 200,000 Salvadorans in US ordered to leave
    An estimated 200,000 Salvadorans live in the United States with Temporary Protected Status, or TPS. Now, all 200,000 of them have been ordered to leave. For Colorado businesses big and small, this decision could be detrimental. TPS is a temporary benefit for people in the country who cannot go back to their homeland because of political turmoil or an environmental disaster.
    http://www.9news.com

Jan 09

Frank Zappa invented "The Wave" on Colfax in 1969

by Bennett Kogon, Dangerous Minds:

    Frank Zappa invented "The Wave" on Colfax in 1969
    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

Jan 09

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Godmother of Rock and Roll plays Colfax

The Godmother of Rock and Roll, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, the first big recording star of gospel and electric guitar pioneer! Here we have a Colorado Statesmen newspaper article about her 1947 appearance at East High on Colfax Avenue, sponsored by the Ogden Street Church of God in Christ.

    Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Godmother of Rock and Roll plays Colfax
    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

Jan 09

One injured in Denver shooting, suspect in custody

Denver Police tweeted around 4:20 p.m. that they were on the scene of a shooting at Colfax and Spruce. They tweeted that they had someone in custody about an hour and a half later.

    One injured in Denver shooting, suspect in custody
    One person was injured in the shooting.
    http://www.9news.com

Jan 08

pr_things posted 4 photos to Flickr:

Jan 07

Colfax Avenue Celebrates 150 years in 2018 with a wake for Schuyler Colfax

When gold was discovered in Denver in 1858, scores of miners came West looking for the Mother Lode. Colfax Avenue was the major artery linking them to the riches of the Rockies. Originally called "Golden Road", as well as Grand Avenue, Colfax Avenue had its name changed in 1868 to honor of Schuyler Colfax (pronounced SKY-LAR), a powerful Indiana congressman and Speaker of the House of Representatives at that time.

    Colfax Avenue Celebrates 150 years in 2018 with a wake for Schuyler Colfax
    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

Jan 06

East Colfax Neighborhood Association added 4 ...

Thank you to the 25 folks volunteering to complete a survey of the quality of our urban environment along East Colfax Avenue! I have also emailed all volunteers. For each survey, on Saturday, January 13th, 2018 and Saturday, January 27th, 2018 we will meet at 2:00PM at the city owned lot at 7900 East Colfax (parking available) on the south side of East Colfax Avenue at Trenton Street. The lot is conveniently located 1 block from each study area. The intersections of Syracuse and Uinta both have crosswalks and signaled intersections for safe crossing in order to survey both north and south sides of the avenue. We are hoping weather will be fair, however dress accordingly. For any reason there is a cancellation due to weather I will email everyone ASAP and post online via social media, including NextDoor. City Planners with Community Planning and Development will be on hand to educate everyone on the purpose, scope and reasons for the survey, along with instructions. All supplies and scorecards/surveys will be provided and each survey should take 1 to 1.5 hours of your time and will have a great impact on future planning along East Colfax Avenue.

    East Colfax Neighborhood Association
    East Colfax Neighborhood Association, Denver, Colorado. 956 likes. A Registered Neighborhood Organization along East Colfax between Quebec and Yosemite!
    https://www.facebook.com

Jan 04

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Dec 31

Voorhies Memorial, 1929

"Happy New Year" on Voorhies Memorial - 1929, from the Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library

    Voorhies Memorial, 1929
    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 30

Happy New Year from Molly Brown

With Best Wishes, a Happy New Year from Margaret "Molly" Brown, 1898.

    Happy New Year from Molly Brown
    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 30

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