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September 12th, 2019

Grocery Cart Race 2019 on Colorado and Company

Havana Business Improvement District – Grocery Cart Race 2019 – September 12, 2019 Watch Kris Staff with Safeway and Jeremy Stern with Comitis Crisis Center on Colorado and Company on 9/12/2019 here   The 9th Annual Grocery Cart Race rolls down the aisles of Safeway on South Havana on September 17th. Proceeds go to the
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September 11th, 2019

Market to Visitors Coming to Colorado – Become a featured partner on the Visitor’s Savings Pass

Become a featured partner on the Visitor’s Savings Pass Visit Aurora is in the process of launching a Visit Aurora Savings Pass that will be provided to convention and tournament attendees staying in Aurora or at one of our Denver partner hotels.  The Savings Passes will be distributed to Gaylord groups, but there are several other groups throughout the year
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September 10th, 2019

1st Denver Monday Night Football Game at Gibby’s

We kicked off the football season at Gibby’s On Havana Street on September 9, 2019. Gibby’s Big Backyard hosted our annual Havana Business Improvement District – On Havana Street Broncos’ football party on Monday, September 9th at 7:30pm – 11pm. The game started at 8:25pm MT and we had over 100 guests wear their blue
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September 5th, 2019

Traffic, Road Construction & Water Project Updates

Water Construction Projects We have 3 ongoing Aurora Water Projects On Havana Street. 1) 2018-2019 Water System Improvements Project: Havana Street between East 1st and East 6th, as well as along East 1st and East 3rd from Havana to Dayton. This project will improve water pressures to the Argenta site. (Note that the rough road
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September 5th, 2019

Schomp Subaru Donates $56,000 donation from Subaru Share the Love

Support the High Line Canal and Rally for the Canal-ly A free family-friendly celebration on the High Line Canal to launch upcoming enhancements and protections for the 71-mile High Line Canal For Immediate Release Contact: Connie Brown, 720-530-5446/[email protected] Suzanna Jones, 720-767-2452/[email protected] Join the Rally for the Canal-ly on September 14 from 9:30 a.m. to Noon.
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September 5th, 2019

Katsu Ramen Makes the List of “amazing stuff about Aurora”

Thank you to Dave Perry at the Aurora Sentinel for highlighting one of On Havana Street’s hidden gems – Katsu Ramen. Perry shares a list of “amazing stuff about Aurora.” See article here and read more below. PERRY: A bevy of no-big-deal places in Aurora are the biggest deals in the metro area By DAVE
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September 4th, 2019

Winter Soccer Activities at Colorado Rapids Youth Soccer Club 

Winter Soccer Activities Keep your soccer player active and engaged throughout the winter off season with the following at-home winter soccer activities! These activities are designed for players of all ages to practice proper footwork and passing techniques. That way, your player will be prepared when practice starts up again in the spring! Learn More
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September 4th, 2019

Milkroll Creamery HIRING & Coming Soon

Milkroll Rolled Ice Cream – Coming Soon Fall 2019! Construction in Progress! HELP THEM FIND AMAZING CREW MEMBERS!!!! MILKROLL CREAMERY IN AURORA IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER. Please share if you know someone that is suitable for the job! SEND RESUMES TO [email protected] Hiring – Inquire Here 2712 S Havana Street Unit A Aurora, CO 80014 https://www.facebook.com/milkrollcreamery/ Menu Learn
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August 31st, 2019

Bubble tea is exploding across Colorado

Asian Avenue featured On Havana Street’s Snowl and Happy Tea bubble tea shops in their August 2019 article, “Bubble tea is exploding across Colorado.” Read the article here By: Asian Avenue Magazine Staff Asian tea cafes and dessert shops are offering bubble teas as part of their menus. This explosion of bubble teas is visible
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August 29th, 2019

THINGS TO DO IN SEPTEMBER

Thank you to Visit Aurora for featuring our Last Days of Summer Dotsero Concert at the Stampede on their blog. Read the Visit Aurora Lifestyle blog here UPCOMING EVENTS Plan ahead. Buy tickets, sign-up online, or do a little research before attending these events and activities. Stanley Arts Festival When: Sept. 7-8 Where: Stanley Marketplace
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August 23rd, 2019

Watch Aurora TV’s On Havana & Dotsero Announce a Free Concert at the Stampede 

Watch Aurora TV’s On Havana & Dotsero Announce a Free Concert at the Stampede at 23:12. This Aurora Now story appeared on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Aurora Now airs on the city of Aurora’s national award-winning television station, AuroraTV.  We have been focused for 37 years on featuring positive and accurate stories about your city, your community
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August 9th, 2019

Census 2020: Be heard. Be seen. Be counted.

The U.S. census, a count of every resident in this country, takes place every 10 years and helps shape many different aspects of your community, like hospitals, schools, highways and roads, emergency preparedness and much more. The census results help determine how more than $675 billion in federal funding is distributed to states and communities.
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August 8th, 2019

9th Annual GROCERY CART RACE

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Check in at 6pm- Racing begins at 7 pm Safeway, 1677 S Havana Street, Aurora CO 80014 Benefiting Comitis Crisis Center, the Aurora Day Resource Center and Colfax Community Network (CCN)   Did you know… Comitis serves over 111,000 meals to those experiencing homelessness every year and more than 90 people
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August 7th, 2019

APD PAR Officers & BID Businesses Host the 35th Anniversary of National Night Out

Residents of Aurora were invited to celebrate National Night Out with the Aurora Police Department and the rest of the country on Tuesday, August the 7th. Our On Havana Street Aurora Police Department PAR, Police Area Representatives, Officers in District 1 & the BID businesses hosted the community gathering to celebrate National Night Out at
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August 1st, 2019

Update on Village on the Park Redevelopment On Havana

Watch Aurora TV’s Update on Village on the Park Redevelopment On Havana at 5:23. This Aurora Now story appeared on Wednesday, July 31 2019. Aurora Now airs on the city of Aurora’s national award-winning television station, AuroraTV.  We have been focused for 37 years on featuring positive and accurate stories about your city, your community
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August 1st, 2019

NEW Business On Havana Street – Milan Laser Hair Removal

In late July, On Havana Street welcomed a new business to the Gardens on Havana – Milan Laser Hair Removal. They are located near Maurice’s and Dicks Sporting Goods at 1250 South Ironton St. Aurora, CO 80012. Please visit and welcome this business to On Havana Street!   Contact:  720-909-8538 Hours of Operation Monday-Friday: 10
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August 1st, 2019

Restaurant review: Bettola gives Aurora a date night-perfect Italian bistro

By Allyson Reedy, Special to The Denver Post Aug 1, 2019, 10:00 am  Read full article here Not everyone lives in RiNo. Or LoHi or LoDo or whatever other neighborhood hybrid moniker is fashionable right this second. Yet those seem to be the primary places getting a Certain Kind of Restaurant. This Certain Kind of Restaurant (or CKR,
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August 1st, 2019

On Havana Street Supports Community Partners & Volunteers at Visit Aurora VOLUNTEER WEEK | JUL. 29 – AUG. 2

On Havana Street Supports Community Partners & Volunteers at Visit Aurora VOLUNTEER WEEK | JUL. 29 – AUG. 2 Ronald McDonald House Aurora For 40 years, Ronald McDonald House has been keeping families of sick children together and near the medical care that they need. Help their team with a cleanup project that will benefit
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July 31st, 2019

First Bank picks up the tab for breakfast for the Summer of Savings event

The last Summer of Savings event with First Bank was on July 27, 2019. First Bank On Havana Street hosted The Delectable Egg Food Truck at their branch for customer appreciation. Customers and guests enjoyed the yummy food truck with an assortment of breakfast items, corn hole and free giveaways. FirstBank hosted “Summer of Savings,”
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July 31st, 2019

Target On Havana Street Remodel in Progress + New Starbucks Coming Soon

Target at the Gardens on Havana has begun their remodel on 7/29/2019 and plan to complete the low-scope face-lift to their busy location by early to mid October 2019. This remodel will be done just in time for Halloween and the holiday season. During the remodel the manager Craig shared that business should be as
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July 26th, 2019

My Favorite Muffin – BUY ONE GET TWO MUFFINS for FREE – Grand Opening Weekend

📣Hey On Havana Street and Aurora, CO!📣 We have an new addition to our Havana Business Improvement District Corridor – My Favorite Muffin! The new location next to Safeway & near Gibby’s Big Backyard On Havana Street hosted their GRAND OPENING on Friday, July 26, 2019 and Saturday, July 27, 2019! There were great giveaways,
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July 25th, 2019

Matt Howshar takes us to a Frozen Treats Progressive Party on Havana

Aurora TV’s Matt Howshar takes us to a Frozen Treats Progressive Party on Havana. He spent the Sunday, July 21, 2019 progressively eating frozen treats with us On Havana Street. We all celebrated National Ice Cream Day On Havana Street visiting 6 shops offering samples of frozen treats. Check out the video Matt Howshar created
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July 23rd, 2019

Things to do in August

Burger battle, Aurora Pride, and more! July 23, 2019 Visit Aurora Lifestyle Blog UPCOMING EVENTS   Plan ahead. Buy tickets, sign-up online, or do a little research before attending these events and activities. DENVER BURGER BATTLE When: August 1 Where: Stanley Marketplace Find the best burger in the metro area at the annual Denver Burger Battle
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July 22nd, 2019

Here’s the Scoop: 6 Shops Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with FREE Frozen Treat Samples

It’s National Ice Cream Day and with all of this heat, a day set aside for these frozen treats is just what’s needed. On July 21, 2019, On Havana Street hosted a Progressive Frozen Treats Party at six shops throughout the business improvement corridor. National Ice Cream Day is celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of
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July 16th, 2019

Larry H. Miller Colorado Jeep Now Open

Jeep Dealership Construction | New Building New dealership! Our Denver Jeep dealership got a new building and a new look! We can’t wait to show you our new Aurora Jeep dealership – complete with a new Jeep service department and accessories store! Jeep stand-alone dealership will be the first in the Denver Metro area, one of
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July 14th, 2019

FirstBank’s “Summer of Savings” is a celebration of saving money

The best way to kick off your summer Saturday morning was to visit the fun at First Bank on July 13, 2019. First Bank On Havana Street hosted The Cravings Truck at their branch for customer appreciation. Customers and guest enjoyed the yummy food truck, corn hole and free giveaways. First Bank provided free drinks
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July 13th, 2019

Aurora just got a new fresh Italian restaurant

By Marta Lane, Special to The Denver Post Jul 13, 2018, 2:22 pm Read article here Freshly made pasta, warm-from-the-oven bread and house-made cheese? Yes, please. The newly opened Bettola Bistro now offers those flavors and more in Aurora, a town with a thriving food scene, according to owner and executive chef Samir Mohammad. “I’ve always loved the
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July 12th, 2019

Aurora’s Summer Concerts & Live Performances

Visit Aurora’s Blog Featured On Havana Street’s Summer Concerts. Discover our summer sound, culture, and arts July 12, 2019 Aurora is filled with opportunities to listen to live music all summer long! Discover our top picks. LIVE! AT THE LAKE Where: Pelican Bay at Cherry Creek When: Wednesday – Friday evenings | Check calendar for dates
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July 12th, 2019

FirstBank On Havana Street the Summer of Savings: Free Food and Drinks Every Saturday in July

Stop by the FirstBank On Havana Street’s “Summer of Savings” Saturday, July 13 — 2300 South Havana St. Lunch by The Cravings Truck. FirstBank is hosting “Summer of Savings,” where several branches across Colorado will be providing FREE savory foods, sweet treats and healthy options to the public. “Summer of Savings” is a celebration of saving money,
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July 9th, 2019

This is Aurora – A City Update 2019

Check out the City of Aurora This is Aurora, A City Update 2019 Our Argenta development is featured on page 5 and our On Havana Street corridor is featured on page 6.

July 8th, 2019

Aurora TV Feature – Celebrate National Ice Cream Day on Havana Street

Thank you to the team at Aurora TV for featuring the Frozen Treats On Havana Street. Please join us on July 21st, 2019 for free frozen treats. Watch the feature here

July 5th, 2019

Dress like a cow and get a free entrée from Chick-fil-A

All you have to do is wear any sort of cow apparel to get a free entrée on Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Day. You don’t even have to go all out. All you have to do is wear something cow-like to get the deal. Turn a white headband into a cow accessory by painting on black
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June 27th, 2019

Danced the Night Away!

Thank you all for attending and dancing at our 1st concert of the summer! On June 25, 2019, the 6 Million Dollar Band helped us kick off the summer fun at our 11th Anniversary Rose Garden Concert Series at the Rose Garden On Havana Street. We had over 450 attendees and enjoyed subs from 8
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June 26th, 2019

Eat, Network and Connect

Aurora Chamber’s Women in Business Progressive Lunch was hosted at On Havana Street businesses on Tuesday, June 25, 2019. The Chamber’s Women In Business committee serves as a voice for all women in business, acting as an advocate on issues that affect their professional growth and long term economic vitality. Thank you for joining the
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June 25th, 2019

NEW Location & Ribbon Cutting for The Mathes Allstate Agency

Monday, June 24, 2019  5 – 7 pm FREE EVENT Ribbon Cutting – The Mathes Agency The Mathes Allstate Insurance Agency welcomed their clients, business professionals, partners, the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and the Havana Business Improvement District to attend their Ribbon Cutting on Monday, June 24th 5 – 7 pm. There was  lots of food,
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June 24th, 2019

Roses are in Bloom

Stop by and enjoy our wonderful On Havana Street Rose Garden at the Gardens on Havana. This little garden is located near Maurice’s and the Xfinity store. The Lisa Strawn Memorial Rose Garden is a hidden gem in this shopping center. Stop by and smell the roses!  

June 21st, 2019

The Morbid Curiosity Carnival & Hearsecon Come to Aurora

Thank you to Aurora, Colorado City Hall Aurora 8 • Aurora TV for featuring the event On Havana Street. Watch the feature here at 20:24 with HearseCon Colorado Morbid CuriositiesCarnival #OnHavanaStreet at the NEWLY REMODELED Stampede    

June 18th, 2019

Some fireworks are legal in Aurora beginning June 15

Date: June 11, 2019 Media Contact: Sherri-Jo Stowell Community Engagement Administrator 720.477.0315 (on-call mobile) [email protected] Some fireworks are legal in Aurora beginning June 15 AURORA, Colo. – The sale, possession and use of certain fireworks is legal in Aurora from June 15 through July 4. Fireworks that do not leave the ground or explode are
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June 18th, 2019

Aurora Police Newsletter for District One – June 2019

Please see the District 1 Newsletter and Crime Report from APD. The Havana Business Improvement District corridor falls in Ward 3 & 4 and in APD’s District 1. JUNE 2019 PAR REPORT APD Area 8 Newsletter June 2019 APD Fireworks use in Aurora 2019 PRESS RELEASE

June 14th, 2019

Connecting with Local Chambers Near On Havana Street

Thank you to the Aurora Chamber of Commerce and the  DTC | Greenwood Village Chamber of Commerce. It was wonderful to meet with Eastern  Metro professionals on June 13th and kick-off the Colorado summertime fun. Many of the Aurora Chamber and DTC & Greenwood Village Chamber shop and work On Havana Street. It was wonderful to
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June 11th, 2019

2019 Schedule of Events On Havana Street

Things to do On Havana Street Sunday, February 3, 2019:  Big Game Football Party Los Angeles vs New England – 4 pm – at Buffalo Wild Wings, Kick off at 4:30 pm, Gift Card Giveaways during Half-time show February 20, 2019: Self Defense Training with Aurora Police at The Stampede On Havana Street with the Chamber’s
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June 7th, 2019

Donut Forget to Get Your Free Donut – June 7, 2019 National Donut Day

Dunkin’s special offer to ring in the holiday is good all day on National Donut Day, Friday, June 7, at participating locations while supplies last. Guests can enjoy classic donut favorites including Boston Kreme, Glazed, Glazed Chocolate, Strawberry Frosted with Sprinkles and more   Dunk Out, America: Take A Break On National Donut Day With A Free Donut From Dunkin’
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May 30th, 2019

2019-2020 Art 2C Public Art Program

On Havana Street and the city of Aurora’s Art in Public Places program are proud to partner to bring the Sixth Annual Art 2C on Havana sculpture exhibit and competition. Thirteen sculptures and one permanent piece will be exhibited in the Business District, which is spread along Havana Street from East First Avenue to East Yale
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May 30th, 2019

Things to do in June

Taco Festivals, Live Music, and More! Visit Aurora Blog  – May 29, 2019 UPCOMING EVENTS   Plan ahead. Buy tickets, sign-up online, or do a little research before attending these events and activities. Thank you to Visit Aurora for featuring our Cruzin’ Havana Classic Car Show & Poker Run! 12TH ANNUAL CRUZIN’ HAVANA CAR SHOW & POKER
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May 27th, 2019

2019 Cruzin’ Havana Classic Car Show & Poker Run Comcast Commercials

Watch the 2019 Cruzin’ Havana commercials: Version 1:  https://youtu.be/Sjer9l_5Gsw Version 2: Presented By Havana Auto Parts: https://youtu.be/GhmbZAjyTEg Thank you to our Presented By Sponsor Havana Auto Parts. These commercials will run on Comcast from 5/27/19 through 6/8/19 at noon.

May 13th, 2019

Aurora hosting first-ever Waste-free Luncheon and Recycling Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: May 13, 2019 Media Contact: Julie Patterson Senior Communications Strategist 303.739.6617 [email protected] Aurora hosting first-ever Waste-free Luncheon and Recycling Fair AURORA, Colo. – Enjoy a light lunch and local libations with zero waste and zero guilt June 8 at the city of Aurora’s inaugural Waste-free Luncheon and Recycling Fair. Everything will be composted
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May 13th, 2019

Skip the Landfill – City of Aurora Mattress Recycling Event

The city of Aurora is offering a better way to dispose of an old mattress or box spring than sending it to a landfill or dumping it illegally. In partnership with Spring Back Colorado Mattress Recycling, the city is hosting a mattress recycling event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 25 at Central Facilities
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May 10th, 2019

2019 Mini Model Cruise & RC Cars Inside at The Stampede

Mini Model Cruise Contest at the 2430 S. Havana St., Aurora, CO 80014 (Inside the NEWLY REMODELED Stampede) Registration: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Judging/Awards: 3:00 p.m. Mini Model Cruise: 2019 Mini Model Cruise flyer & entry form Admission $5 for the first model, $1 each additional unlimited Got an “in progress” model you want to
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May 9th, 2019

Aurora State of the City video premieres at annual event features On Havana Street

City of Aurora’s May 9, 2019 Newsletter Aurora State of the City video premieres at annual event Aurora Mayor Bob LeGare provided a quick overview of what’s been happening in the city in the last year, and a short video offered a visual overview of the latest progress. View the link for details. Read more
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May 6th, 2019

Thank you to the volunteers for helping in our community rose garden!

We are so grateful to the 15 volunteers and their hard work in the garden. Each volunteer received Thank you gift cards from Chick Fil A Gardens on Havana, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, & Uncle Maddio’s Pizza. Spring is here at the AmCap’s Gardens on Havana. Chance Horiuchi and Connie Werner with Great Western
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