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Coohills 1400 to Open this Fall. By the Creek!

Watch for this new restaurant from Tom and Diane Coohill at 1400 Wewattta. Construction in the space is well underway now, and the owners are hoping for an early November debut. The location is at the Southwest corner of the 1400 Wewatta building, nicely off the street and overlooking Cherry Creek. The menu promises to have a good variety of small and large plates, lunch and dinner service as well as a patisserie, fresh and…

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RTD Gets Its Train Back Together Again!

Light Rail service returned to the Lower Downtown area today with the opening of the new LRT Platform, part of the FasTracks program and Union Station re-development. Good to see! Monday mornings should all be spent with brass bands, speechifying and all the usual suspects in attendance.  Now the trains run again, and the shuttle is extended to get the Mall traffic out to that new platform. New for the shuttle: stoplight at Wewatta; stoplight at…

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Talking Points: Meet Downtown Resident Mel Cruger!

Each week, we’ll introduce you to someone you may, or may not know who lives in Downtown Denver. And, each week, we’ll ask that person five questions…always the same. But, we’re sure to get a lot of different answers! Each week’s interviewee will also be archived on the page titled “Talking Points” at the top of this site. Let us know what you think. Mel Cruger hails originally from the Tarrytown, New York area and…

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While Rockies Go “Clunk”, Elitch Gardens Goes “BOOM”!

Hide the dogs! It’s fireworks time again tonight in Downtown Denver. Elitch Gardens has been blowing up a lot of its marketing budget this summer. And, tonight, August 11 calls for a big shot. They are celebrating the nomination of two of their “shows” for some national amusement park entertainment awards. The celebration is taking the form of 10 fireworks shows between now and Labor Day. The biggest blasts are planned for tonight and Labor…

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Yet Another Fight in LoDo!

Here’s one battle that is actually going to take place Downtown tonight. No sooner did we know about this event a few weeks ago that they announced it was Sold Out! So, no promotion here, just letting you know what that big tent is at Union Station. Later it will be filled with 12 restaurants vying for the title of Denver’s Best Burger. And, a bunch of beautiful people who paid $65 or $85 to…

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Downtown Sports a Real Grocery Store!

Welcome to Dean’s Urban Market! Located on the north side of Park Avenue West (23rd), between Market and Blake, Dean’s is easily accessible from LoDo, the Ballpark Neighborhood and Curtis Park…and anyone driving by. Parking is adjacent. And, they have what you need! Thanks to Owner/Manager James Dean and his family for this new urban jewel. The Dean’s also have a store in Fairplay, so they know the business. This converted feed store building is…

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Talking Points: Meet the Mysterious Didier Padirac

Each week, we’ll introduce you to someone you may, or may not know who lives in Downtown Denver. And, each week, we’ll ask that person five questions…always the same. But, we’re sure to get a lot of different answers! Each week’s interviewee will also be archived on the page titled “Talking Points” at the top of this site. Let us know what you think. Downtown has its share of characters. For our “interview” this week…

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