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LoDo Tour

LoDo was Denver's original downtown, with some of the oldest buildings in the city.  Steve Hart's tours emphasize the transportation history of early Denver--covered wagons, stagecoaches, steamboats, railroads, and streetcars.  So, we start at Denver Union Station, then visit the streetcar station, the stagecoach station, Cherry Creek, and the corral where horses, covered wagons, and worn-out oxen could be traded in for a proper prospector's New Mexican mule or burro.  Along the way, he discusses Colorado's first mint, the 1880's railroad hotel boom, and the 1893 Silver Crash that brought Denver's growth to an overnight halt. 
 
The largest brewery in Denver (not Golden)--the Tivoli--was located just across Cherry Creek from LoDo.  Before the Tivoli Brewery closed in the early 1970's, it was home to the Brewery Bar Mexican Restaurant.  Although today the Tivoli is the Auraria Campus Student Union and just opened a new microbrewery, it has no Brewery Bar because the restaurant moved to 1st and Kalamath and became Brewery Bar II.  Steve has been eating lunch there since the late 1970's and it is still his favorite place in Denver for Mexican food. 
 
So, join Steve on Sunday, May 1, at 10:00 am for a LoDo tour and lunch.  You'll not only learn some LoDo history, but undoubtedly become a Brewery Bar II aficionado too!"

Earlier Event: April 19
General Meeting
Later Event: May 2
Board Meeting