““Today is an historic event because we are celebrating the centenarial, or 100th birthday, of one of the most preeminent musicians who ever played,” Purnell Steen said as friends, family and strangers gathered to celebrate Charlie Burrell outside of his home in Lowry on Sunday. “He is known as the Jackie Robinson of music. … [Read more…]
“here must be something special about a restaurant named Mimosas to have a massively successful opening month without being able to serve liquor (while in the middle of a pandemic nonetheless). Even though the spot could easily survive on the strength of its food alone, fortunately, hooch is set to join the roster in … [Read more…]
“When people began gathering at the State Capitol last week to protest the death of George Floyd, racism and police brutality, Zac Gabani saw himself clearly in their cause. “I understand what these people are going through,” said Gabani, whose father was from Sudan. “I myself have had an injustice done against me by … [Read more…]
“Alec Wynne has spent 25 years at some of Denver’s most prominent commercial real estate firms, including stints at CBRE and as the Denver office leader for Avison Young. The latest chapter in his career will feature a new focus on Five Points, where a recently founded brokerage hopes to play a key role … [Read more…]
“Colorado’s baseball tradition got started long before the Rockies. You can trace it back to the 1920s to a team called the Denver White Elephants. Bob Kendrick has dedicated his life to talk about one of the forgotten chapters in American sports history: Negro League Baseball. Kendrick is the President of the Negro Leagues … [Read more…]
“The Hooper will be built in the Five Points Neighborhood near 26th and Welton.” watch the video CBS 4 News 24 April 2019.
“More than a hundred new apartments, restaurants and shops will soon open in the Five Points Neighborhood. The community celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday. The Hooper will stand near 26th Avenue and Welton Street. Jazz music echoed through the streets of one of Denver’s oldest neighborhoods. The neighborhood is significant because of its … [Read more…]
“The Denver neighborhood once called “the Harlem of the West” is enjoying a cultural renaissance of its own these days. Five Points – the area just northeast of downtown where Welton, Washington and 27th streets join up with East 26th Avenue – has had plenty of ups and downs over the years. Right now, … [Read more…]