# Colfax avenue
Opinion: LGBT community will electrify Colfax Avenue
(Denver, Colo.) The Colfax Business Improvement District wants to create a powerful message about Denver’s LGBT community. The “Joy of Pride” campaign will adorn 17 power boxes along Colfax Avenue with photos of LGBT people. Along with the photo will be the featured person’s answer to “How do you find joy, strength and belonging in your daily life?”
Facebook group illuminates gritty side of Colfax Avenue
(Denver, Colo.) A Golden liquor store is advertising “free dime bags.”. No, not the kind of dime bags some people used to smoke. They are giving away sacks for your liquor instead of charging the state-mandated 10 cents.
Colfax couples wear their heart on their street
(Denver, Colo.) A handful of people have proclaimed their love for another by hanging hearts from streetlights along Colfax Avenue. It’s a very public way to show your affection on one of America’s most storied roads. The promotion is courtesy Colfax Ave. “The Colfax Ave Business Improvement District (BID) works to build a dynamic and inclusive community along the Colfax corridor,” according to its website. “Through increased marketing and visibility, cleaner and safer streets, streetscape improvements, and partnerships with various City agencies and community groups, the BID works to maintain Colfax’s unique character while attending to the evolving needs of the commercial district.”
Proposal reimagines Colfax Avenue in Denver
(Denver, Colo.) To some people, walking down Colfax Avenue along the sidewalk isn’t very welcoming. After all, Colfax Avenue served as the primary artery in and out of Denver before Interstate 70 was built. So, Colfax was built for cars, not people.
Truck strikes Colfax bridge, disrupts traffic in Aurora
A truck stops after hitting the pedestrian bridge over Colfax in Aurora.Aurora Police Department. A large flatbed truck carrying a boom struck the Colfax pedestrian bridge Monday in Aurora.