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A Day In Black-Owned Denver, Colorado

By Leah Freeman-Haskin

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Denver is an outdoor city known for its world-class cultural attractions, thriving craft breweries, chef-driven dining, and music scene. If you find yourself in the Mile High City, here is one way you could spend an entire day supporting local black-owned businesses.

Morning

Coffee & Conversation

Start your day at this neighborhood favorite, Coffee at the Point in the heart (Welton Street & 27th Street) of the revitalizing Five Points neighborhood, a historic area in Denver. Come for the coffee and breakfast sandwiches, stay for one of their many meetups and events including Writer’s Groups, Book Clubs, Professionals of Color Networking Events, and Professional Women’s Networking events.

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Self-Care Morning

Head to BFree Mind Body and Soul Massage Studio for a therapeutic Massage followed by a treatment at the Body & Soul Salon & Day Spa. Body & Soul is a salon and day spa providing nail, hair, and skin services for men & women near Cherry Creek in the Denver area. There is nothing better than starting your day with a little self-care.

Afternoon

Lunch Stop

CoraFaye’s Café is a quaint family-run parlor dishing up soulful Southern traditions, from frogs’ legs to homemade pie. Stop here for some home-style cooking featuring century-old family recipes and seasonings.

Some History

The Black American West Museum & Cultural Center (BAWM) was originally founded to tell the story of “Black Cowboys”. The museum has widened its scope to include the stories of early black settlers who came west and performed as miners, soldiers, homesteader, ranchers, blacksmiths, schoolteachers, lawmen and every other profession needed to build up the West.

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Evening

Jazz & Dinner

Nocturne is a modern jazz and supper club that celebrates Denver’s rich jazz heritage through the art of hospitality, and the combination of good food, music, and cocktails. There’s nothing better than ending the day with great food and live music.

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