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As the Restaurants Turn

...breakfast eatery (with locations in the Baker and Highland neighborhoods) moved into the spot off Colfax and Eudora Street most recently inhabited by Red Octave (and the site of the former Cork House and...

...in April highlighted several Park Hill-area spots, including Chop Shop Casual Urban Eatery, on Colfax at Elm Street, which got the editor’s pick as Best Restaurant on Colfax. Particularly noteworthy were the...

In that same category – Best Restaurant on Colfax – readers picked Solera as their favorite Colfax eatery. Since 2001, Chef/Owner Goose Sorenson has been serving up dishes inspired by Spanish farmhouse cuisine at his restaurant on Colfax at Grape Street.

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...Denver’s stringent noise ordinance and the close proximity to the condominiums.” The building, at 2245 Kearney St., most recently was home to the Korean Full Gospel Church, which moved out five years...

...Tomato celebrated its 20th year serving up saltimbocca, carbonara, ravioli and other Italian favorites at 23rd Avenue and Dexter Street. Since 1997, Chef/Owner Thomas Felese marked the moment in March in typical low-key...

And Prodigy Coffeehouse, at 3801 E. 40th Ave. just west of the Park Hill Golf Course, won top honors for best coffeehouse in Denver.

...with its building facing demolition as part of the blocklong Park Hill Commons development on 29th and Fairfax, the soul food restaurant A & A Fish moved out of Park Hill. At 4650 Tower...

...and Fairfax, the soul food restaurant A & A Fish moved out of Park Hill. At 4650 Tower Rd. in Green Valley Ranch, the restaurant is now called Catfish Haven/Jamaica House. The phone...

...of Restaurateur/Chef Jon Robbins (who also owns Park Hill’s Bistro Barbés on 28th Avenue at Fairfax). Red Sauce, which opened in early November, is designed to be a casual, family-style...

...the block, to 23rd Avenue. The space that currently houses a corner grocery store at 22nd and Oneida is expected to become the second site of Ester’s Neighborhood Pub, which serves up...

    As the Restaurants Turn - Greater Park Hill Community, Inc. (GPHC), est. 1961
    A Gastronomical Park Hill Year in Review By Cara DeGette GPHN Editor There've been ups and downs, twists and turns, intrigue and expectation, dashed hopes, reclaimed dreams, and, in one case, the threat of boycott. And so marks the end of another year in the restaurant business, Park Hill style.

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Nov 13

Verde Natural Dispensary Opens for Recreational Sales

...he's excited to finally be able to serve all consumers from his storefront at 5101 East Colfax Avenue...

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East Colfax Neighborhood Association added 19...

This interview is from one of the older residents Phyllis Dixon in the East Colfax Neighborhood, whose house at 1785 Trenton Street was built in 1925. Phyliss Dixon Interview: My parents built this house in 1925. My dad was a patient at Fitzsimmons and my mother was an Army nurse. That's where they met. They moved here in 1925. After my mother died my father's health was not so good so when I got married I didn't leave home. I brought my husband home instead. The house has been remodeled repeatedly because it was so small. I was not born yet when they moved here. I am the youngest of three. My sisters went to Ashley elementary the day it opened in 1929. All three of us went to Ashley. Of course it was just the little corner part at that time. We had a half-time kindergarten teacher and a half time principal and we shared them with Montclair Elementary which is now the Paddington School at Quebec and E. 13th Ave.. Miss Lyons was the kindergarten teacher and Mrs. Godsmitten was the principal. I know the last year I was at Ashley elementary it was small enough that we didn't have a fifth-grade class, the fifth grade class was divided between the fourth and the sixth grades. There wasn't much around here at that time. The 1700 block of Spruce Street was filled in on the side. 19th Ave. stopped at Rosemary and the house on the north east corner with its redbrick was there. Between Rosemary and Quebec people had driven cars through it but it wasn't a Road. There was one little house that was there but most of it was vacant land except for a couple of houses on E. 17th Ave. There is that big house at E. 17th Ave. and Quince Street, the pretty White one belonged to the Carsons that owned the Carsons Grocery Company and Dairy. It was a real big house that they remodeled and put the garage on it used to have the great huge lilac bushes. Then there was a house across from that. Then there was a house at 17th Ave. and Rosemary a red brick house nothing further up those blocks. Of course the park (McNichols) had a greenhouse in the southwestern corner and a little old house without windows. It was simply four walls. Where McNichols park is now was just a vacant lot and the greenhouse. The greenhouse was an active business. My folks built our house in 1925 and I was born here in 1929. The winter of 1932-1933 was the first years I could remember. I know that over here on Ulster Street those two big houses on the east side at 1740 and 1760 were there. The National Greeters Home was for retired hotel workers and had a big orchard. Over where Evergeen Apartments (now Advenir at Stapleton) is now that was the Jewish Ex-Patients Tubercular home. They had three or four buildings. Tamarac never went through from E. 19th Ave. to Colfax. I think there were four buildings. Then down about Ulster Street At Colfax I think were some little business buildings that were torn down eventually. These were all people who lived in the back of their stores. Next to the store there was some kind of feed store with turkeys (Slaven’s Turkey Hatchery). It was only there a few years. (It later became the Plantation Restaurant). There were a few other little things on Colfax. No businesses on the south side, none at all. But there were a few people who lived on East Colfax. I had friends who lived east of here and they had running water but there were not on the sewer line. I would say that probably about 1940 over at E. 19th Ave. and Spruce Street that they just got indoor plumbing about that time. When this house was built it wasn't on the sewer line. They had a cesspool and had running water and electricity. The streets were not paved until 1946 after the war, it may have been closer to 1950. Montview Blvd had a surface and E. 17th Ave. did and of course East Colfax Avenue, but the rest of the neighborhood streets were gravel. There was a sidewalk in the 1600 block of Trenton Street. We couldn't rollerskate around here because there weren't any sidewalks. My husband was raised over at E. 16th Ave. in Pontiac street. Of course, he was allowed out and he said he and his friends used to go over and rollerskate on the runways at the old Stapleton Airport. I remember going up on the hill by the school when they had airshows with parachute jumpers and wing walkers to watch and when we went over the hill to get pollywogs. Used to be lots of little swamps over at the airport. The little house across the street that sets back was the garage and they were going to build a house in front and they dug a basement and then 20 years somebody built a home on the foundation. In the corner house was Tom and Marie Hendricks. Tom made leather jackets. The guys would bring in their deer hides. He would send them into be tanned and then would make jackets out of them. They were there for years and years. She had typhoid fever and was an invalid for many years. We had chickens but that wasn't unusual at the time. During the war lots of people had chickens because there wasn't enough to read points for meat. We had chickens for a long time. My mother brought us to ducks and my sister dropped one duck after she had it 15 minutes and it died, and the other one lived for about 15 years. That duck had never seen another duck and she thought she was a chicken. For many years my dad kept the chickens simply to keep the duck company. We called her Donald of course what else would you call a duck. We didn't have a library of any kind except for libraries in each classroom and school. Once a week we go over to the Montclair school. I guess you could call it a forerunner of the bookmobile they would come up and set the books up inside. I went to St. Luke's Episcopal church and that was expanded a lot over the years. There wasn't much built south of Colfax. The kids on the southside went to Montclair elementary and on the northside to Ashley elementary. We went to Smiley and they went to Gove. When we were kids here that was the only church except for the Catholic Church. There was a little Baptist Church where the Zion Church is now. That was there for many years. We went to vacation Bible school there. Right after the second world war we had 500 children in the Sunday school. That was the only church except the Catholic Church. Aurora didn't have any church so to speak of. In the 1940s times we're not good and when the war came along they were not building anything. They didn't send a bus around for the children. You got there on your own. In the late 1940s and early 1950s there were big families with five or six kids in the neighborhood. I was at the end of that period. Many kids were born in 1956 in 1957. We have to make our own amusement so it was kick the can and very simple game is because and if you own a baseball and a bat you were almost wealthy. Jacks, paper dolls, Momoli Paiges and jacks. Of course, at that time you could go down to the museum and the zoo for free. I can remember when we were kids they have some kind of band at city Park in the fountain and I can remember our parents taking us down there for the band concerts. Park Hill was built up not as thick as now but it was a very established neighborhood. West of Monaco was built up pretty good. We would go to Cheeseman Park because the Denver Post put on an opera there for years and years. You went to the park and sat on blankets. One year there was a terrible forest fire that was so big you could see it burning from cheesman park. That is the only thing I can distinctly remember about it. That was probably in the late 1930s. When I finish six grade there were 10 or 11 of us in that grade. Mary Grace used to live about 1610 Ulster St. and she was raised in this neighborhood. I don't think Rose Wilson came until after the world war. I don't think those houses were built yet. Mr. Woods had a body shop and they owned the red house and then they built the cream colored brick house and moved into it. On the side of Spruce Street it was built up. The house on the corner is a stucco house with a porch and a little bitty house. I think where they built the last vacant lot. On the other side there were houses down on this end of the other side. My husband and I went to the Beacon supper club very frequently before we were married. That was in the 1950s the first time I can remember going to the Beacon was when I went there with the man I married. We started going together in 1951. Willy and Jerry Hartsell. They didn't have dancing. It was so jammed into dance. I'll put it differently they were more interested in selling booze and food than putting people on the dance floor. Part of the deal was that they would have a show and then they would stop and then it was Time to have drinks. They push the booze on Saturday nights it would be very crowded. We would also go to the famous chef restaurant where Saturday's (PT's) strip club is now. That was an excellent restaurant the same people had a restaurant downtown. The food was superb. We would also go to the Yucca which was in a big building on the north side of East Colfax maybe at Beeler St. in Aurora. It was a big Mexican hacienda tight building. After the war the Yucca traded for a little place further down. What was the Yucca turned into one of those veterans organizations that showed up and disappeared and it was basically illegal gambling. Regarding the heavy vine covering all the front of her house my mother planted that vine and she was an invalid by 40 or 45 so it must be at least 50 years old. The trees are older than I am around the house. I know my mother worked at Colorado women's college when I was in high school. A lot of us in the neighborhood worked at the women's college. We set the tables clear the tables and made meals and if I remember clearly we were paid something like a dollar 25 a day plus our supper. The first job I had a 1945 was for Miller’s supermarket I made $.50 an hour. That was where that $.99 store is opening up (Family Dollar at Spruce and East Colfax) and there was one on Elm and Colfax Avenue, and one in Aurora. The streetcar turned around at Poplar Street and E. Colfax Avenue (called “the Loop” where Ace on the Fax is today) they sat back from where the streetcars turned around. They had the streetcar turn over there. It didn't turn on a turntable. And it was almost a complete circle so we had to slow down quite a bit to get around it. It was a little building in there and the buses came in on one side in the street cars on the other. My family had a little concession stand there for years and years and that was a place you could go inside and eat. Every so often something would happen on the streetcar. One of them would jump the track or when that happened the whole line would close down because there was no way to get around it. The streetcars went out about 1949 or 1950. Then they put an electric buses that ran like a bus but they ran on an overhead wire they didn't run on the track they were a lot more comfortable than the streetcar. In my younger dating days you went either to the moon drive-in, the pick a rib, or the oasis. They were all East of Colorado Boulevard down on E. Colfax Ave. about Cherry Street. I think there is a Winchells donuts shop there now. When I was a kid there was a barrel shaped one down there I know in the early 1950s that was an A&W root beer stand east of where the Apple tree shanty (Xanthia & Colfax where the VFW is) is on the same side of the street. That was the first drive-in I can remember in this part of town. Also the Famous Chef Restaurant (PT’s/Saturday’s Strip Club building) was really busy they had good food. I remember we had always have chicken livers they made beautiful chef salads. ColfaxAvenue.com

    East Colfax Neighborhood Association
    East Colfax Neighborhood Association, Denver, Colorado. 944 likes. A Registered Neighborhood Organization along East Colfax between Quebec and Yosemite!

Oct 30

Día De Los Muertos Festival and 19 Things to do in Denver this Week

Where: Bellwether, 5126 E Colfax Ave., Denver

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Where: Marion Street Tavern, 1223 E 13th Ave., Denver

Where: The Studio Loft at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1400 Curtis St., Denver

Where: Summit Music Hall, 1902 Blake St., Denver

Where: Tracks Denver, 3500 Walnut St., Denver

Where: Denver Art Museum, 100 W 14th Ave Pkwy., Denver

Where: Denver Museum of Contemporary Art, 1485 Delgany St., Denver

Where: 14er Brewing Company, 2801 Walnut St., Denver

Where: Denver Center of Performing Arts, 1101 13th St., Denver

Where: Boettcher Concert Hall, 1345 Champa St., Denver

Where: Denver Zoo, 2300 Steele St., Denver 

Where: FICE Gallery, 2654 Walnut St., Denver

Where: Ellie Caulkins Opera House, 1385 Curtis St., Denver

Where: Wash Park Center for Music and Arts, 400 S Williams St., Denver

Where: The Walnut Room, 3131 Walnut St., Denver

Where: EXDO Event Center, 1399 35th St., Denver

Where: Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom, 2635 Welton St., Denver

    Día De Los Muertos Festival and 19 Things to do in Denver this Week
    This week there are parties to attend and dead to celebrate. Start your week off by going to the Ruckus Halloween Party. Then, celebrate Halloween by experiencing ITCHY-O's Hallowmass. If you are feeling charitable, check out Heartfelt photo exhibit.

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Oct 26

GPS tracker on stolen cash led Denver police to four alleged pot shop robbers

...enhancer, in connection with the July 28 robbery of the Green Dragon Cannabis shop at 5130 East Colfax Ave. Givens and Wilson are also charged with one count of aggravated robbery, and two counts...

    GPS tracker on stolen cash led Denver police to four alleged pot shop robbers
    Denver police arrested two men suspected of terrorizing a Denver marijuana dispensary's customers and employees during a July armed robbery before the pair allegedly joined two other suspects and robbed the same store again less than a month later.

Oct 25

4 charged with robbing Denver dispensary

The robberies happened at the Green Dragon dispensary on East Colfax near Fairfax Street on July 28 and Aug. 14.

    4 charged in connection to 2 armed robberies of same Denver pot dispensary
    DENVER - Four men have been charged in connection to two robberies of the same Denver marijuana dispensary that happened this summer. The robberies happened at the Green Dragon dispensary on East Colfax near Fairfax Street on July 28 and Aug. 14.

Oct 25

GPS tracker on stolen cash led Denver police to four alleged pot shop robbers

Tayone Givens, 21, and Thomas Wilson, 23, are charged with two counts of second-degree kidnapping, two counts of aggravated robbery and two counts of crime of violence, a sentence enhancer, in connection with the July 28 robbery of the Green Dragon Cannabis shop at 5130 East Colfax Ave.

    GPS tracker on stolen cash led Denver police to four alleged pot shop robbers
    Denver police arrested two men suspected of terrorizing a Denver marijuana dispensary's customers and employees during a July armed robbery before the pair allegedly joined two other suspects and robbed the same store again less than a month later.

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