Torchy’s Tacos in Denver told to pay fine, suspend alcohol sales after violations

Denver Department of Excise and Licenses suspended Torchy’s license Oct. 16 through Oct. 29 for two violations of serving alcohol to a minor within the last year.

2016's Neighborhood Gem winner: Torchy's Tacos. (Denver Community Planning and Development)
Torchy’s Tacos near Broadway and West 11th Avenue. (Denver Community Planning and Development)

Torchy’s Tacos is serving food in the Golden Triangle neighborhood sans alcohol for the next week after having its liquor license suspended earlier this week.


No fine issued for summer scaffolding collapse in Berkeley

The investigation into the scaffolding crash near the southwest corner of West 44th Avenue and Stuart Street closed about two weeks ago.

The Grateful Gnome in Denver's Berkeley neighborhood has to push back its open date to a scaffolding collapse at an adjacent site, June 13, 2017. (Adrian D. Garcia/Denverite)
The Grateful Gnome in Denver’s Berkeley neighborhood had to push back its open date to a scaffolding collapse at an adjacent site, June 13, 2017. (Adrian D. Garcia/Denverite)

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s investigation into the scaffolding crash that sent wooden boards through the ceiling of a Berkeley brewery resulted in no fines or citations, a spokeswoman said this week.


Transit-oriented development West Line Village begins construction

DIRC Homes is building 176 rowhomes and duplexes less than 10 minutes walk from the W Line’s Sheridan Station in Lakewood.

A rendering of the West Line Village development. (Courtesy )
A rendering of the West Line Village development. (Courtesy )

A new set of for-sale housing less than 10 minutes walk from the W Line’s Sheridan Station has begun construction.

And by spring 2018, some of the 176 rowhomes and duplexes of West Line Village will be ready for occupancy, says builder DIRC Homes.



Strange Craft and Wit’s End blending taprooms and operations

Wit’s End Brewing Co. announced Friday it’s closing shop in west Denver and moving in with Strange Craft Beer Co. across town.

Wit's End Brewing Co. announced Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 it's closing shop in west Denver and moving in with Strange Craft Beer Co. (Courtesy of Wit's End Brewing Co. and Strange Craft Beer Co.)
Wit’s End Brewing Co. announced Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 it’s closing shop in west Denver and moving in with Strange Craft Beer Co. (Courtesy of Wit’s End Brewing Co. and Strange Craft Beer Co.)

Wit’s End Brewing Co. announced Friday it’s closing shop in west Denver and moving in with Strange Craft Beer Co. across town.