This weekend, for the second year in a row, Five Points Jazz Festival and Project Pabst will each take over a little chunk of Denver and throw their musical block parties just seven blocks apart.
With Five Points Jazz celebrating is 15th anniversary and Project Pabst only just moving in, the shared date makes a loud demonstration of the ways Denver — particularly Five Points and the piece of it we now call RiNo — is changing. Whether either festival likes it or not, they’re symbols of Old Denver and New Denver, and their proximity has raised the hackles of some longtime residents.
But here’s the thing: They’re coexisting just fine.
How many poke restaurants is too many poke restaurants?
How many poke restaurants is too many poke restaurants? We’re probably on our way to finding out.
The latest addition to the rapidly growing Denver poke restaurant roster is Aloha Poke Co., a Chicago-based chain that will open up shop inside the future Zeppelin Station in River North, The Know reports.