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Top 3 Things to do in Lakewood

June 10th, 2019

Motto: “Tomorrow’s City, Today” 1. Catch the cliff divers at Casa Bonita Maybe the best tourist trap to do in Colorado, period–Casa Bonita is more than just the “Mexican Disneyland” of South Park fame. As tourist trap-y as it gets, Casa Bonita is great, cheesy fun for locals as well, and provides a whole host of entertainment with the chlorine smell, notorious cliff divers, pirate treasure, and sopaipillas. 2. Visit the Lakewood Cultural Center When you’re done getting a taste of “authentic” Mexican culture, head over to the Lakewood Cultural Center... Read More

Faces of Denver – Elisa at Cafe Jordano

June 21st, 2017

Elisa left her hometown in Italy in 1979 for what was then just a small mid-western town in Colorado. Her journey certainly wasn’t an easy one, as she not only had to adapt to a new world, but didn’t even speak English. Coming from the population dense town of Naples, Elisa’s first impression of Colorado was “where is everybody?” Elisa found herself waiting tables at a Mr. Steak on the outskirts of Denver, and fell in love with working in restaurants. Opening a restaurant became a dream of hers, and in 1991, that dream became a reality. Café Jordano, named after her first son Jordan,... Read More