DIA might get its own Central Market, and the airport definitely got a Roasting Plant Coffee

Denver International Airport continues its push to be your favorite airport.

Vero Italian at Central Market. (Chloe Aiello/Denverite)
Vero Italian at Central Market. (Chloe Aiello/Denverite)

Not content to rest on its laurels as the airport with the best dining, Denver International Airport is pushing to get itself a replica of Denver Central Market.

And while that’s in the works, the airport today celebrated the opening of Roasting Plant Coffee at the rail station.




In a changing neighborhood, Five Points Jazz Fest celebrates 15 years and Project Pabst Denver turns two — on the same day

The Five Points Jazz Festival, May 21, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)
The Five Points Jazz Festival, May 21, 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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.