Tag Archives: Brothers Bar

Letter from Neal Cassady to Justin Brierly, October 23, 1944

October 23, 1944 Colorado State Reformatory Buena Vista, Colo. Dear Justin; At the corner of 15th & Platte streets there’s a cafe called Paul’s Place, where my brother Jack used to be bartender before he joined the army, because of … Continue reading

Posted in bars, neighborhoods | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Under the Viaducts

The viaducts were designed to carry automobile traffic over the railroads, Platte River and flood plain. Ten viaducts spanned the Platte Valley from 6th Avenue to the Brighton Street Viaduct.. Eventually the viaducts deteriorated and were replaced with ground level … Continue reading

Posted in places | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Visiting the Forney

by Jill Hadley Hooper hadleyhooper.com I’m a Denver native. And by Denver, I mean Denver; my family rarely ventured west and into the mountains. They were dangerous places full of bad weather, sharp turns and the antisocial. We were plains … Continue reading

Posted in history | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments