Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The Denver Sound

Photo courtesy Bob Ferbrache
Yes, Denver does have a sound, and it was masterminded by producer/engineer/instrumentalist Bob Ferbrache (left), shown here dining at Davies' Chuckwagon Diner on West Colfax with Tom Headbanger (right) and Paul Masterson.


Sunday, March 25, 2018

Marc K's Pub

From left to right: Nick Cappazola, Marc Kastler, Steve Freeman, Don Blackledge and Norm Kastler.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Dutch Bros. Coffee Coming to West Colfax

Dutch Bros. Coffee, a chain from Portland, Oregon, has broken ground on a new store by Casa Bonita!

Monday, March 19, 2018

Chateau Motor Lodge


The old Chateau Motor Lodge sign on Pinterest. Looks like it is resting comfortably in someone’s living room. The former Chateau Motor Lodge at 8300 East Colfax Avenue at Valentia Street in Denver. Now the former Motel is the Orlando’s Apartments. (courtesy East Colfax NBHD)

Sunday, March 18, 2018

The Motel DeVille

Artist's rendering of the Motel DeVille, at Colfax Avenue and Galapago Street.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Club Red Beret

Club Red Beret used to be at 724 East Colfax Avenue. Photo courtesy the Evan Eastburn Collection.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Africana Cafe

The Africana Cafe, at 5901 E. Colfax Avenue, is closed and currently for lease.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

1959 KUDY "Cutie" Radio


1959 KUDY "Cutie" Radio promo featuring DJ Joe Flood and stamped by the Nides Record Shop once across the street from the Aladdin Theatre on East Colfax. (courtesy J. Lee collection)

Monday, March 12, 2018

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Tricky Dicky's

Shared with permission by the family of Edward S. Goldman.
Tricky Dicky's, a nod to President Nixon, was a strip club at the corner of Colfax Avenue & Clarkson Street in the 1970's. This is a 1973 realist painting of the club by Edward Goldman. Today it's Sancho's Broken Arrow, a Grateful Dead/Jam Band themed Bar.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Dr. Seuss' Piano

Saw this in Civic Center Park, and thought the Whos were back from Whoville...

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Building Civic Center Park

The Greek Theater in Civic Center Park while still under construction. (photo courtesy Denver Public Library Western History Collection)

Monday, March 5, 2018

Friday, March 2, 2018

The Pioneer Monument

The Pioneer Monument, at the corner of Colfax Avenue and Broadway in Denver, Colorado.