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April 30th, 2022

Top Places to Eat On Havana Street for Cinco de Mayo in Aurora, CO

Learn where to get tacos and margs so you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year. These On Havana Street taquerias and restaurants are serving up Aurora and Denver’s best spicy margaritas, tacos, posole, enchiladas, ceviche, fajitas, burritos, and more. Our global business district has always been a destination for good eats, especially on Cinco
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April 30th, 2022

10 Ways to Spoil Mom & Celebrate Mother’s Day On Havana Street

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. If you need a little inspiration on ways to spoil your mom on Mother’s Day On Havana Street, read on to find 10 ways to spoil mom on Mother’s Day in our special district in Aurora, Colorado. Spoil Mom for a mani-pedi day at the Nail Studio at
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April 4th, 2022

bb.q Chicken Opens in Colorado

INDUSTRY NEWS Featured bb.q Chicken On Havana Street  MARCH 24, 2022 Read Full Article Here bb.q Chicken announced its plan to open its first 3 units in Colorado. The first unit, which is located on Village on the Park in Aurora, will have its soft opening on March 24, 2022 and will be owned and
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April 4th, 2022

Seoul-based fried chicken chain opening 2 Colorado stores

FRANCHISING bb.q Chicken Aurora Featured in Fast Casual Read Full Article Here Bb.q Chicken, a Seoul, Korea-based fried chicken chain that opened its first Colorado location last month in Aurora, will add two locations to the state by year’s end. “It took a year to open in Colorado and though there were many hardships during
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April 2nd, 2022

Boba & Business Networking at Sharetea

Businesses On Havana Street – Thank you for joining us for the Boba & Business Networking Event & the Celebration of Small Businesses Tuesday, March 29, 2022  2-4:30pm at Sharetea  The Havana Business Improvement District – On Havana Street hosted an intimate social and meet up to celebrate supporting Small Businesses On Havana Street businesses. This
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March 28th, 2022

Chick-fil-A Gardens on Havana app breakfast giveaway – Every Monday in April 2022 

Every Monday in April Chick Fil A at the Gardens on Havana will be sending out one free breakfast item of our choosing in the Chick-fil-A app. Every customer that downloads the app  will have 6 days to redeem your free breakfast item before the offer expires and the next item is sent out. Free
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March 28th, 2022

Every Restaurant Opening and Closing This Week, March 19-25 by the Westword featuring bb.q Chicken

Westword Article Here MOLLY MARTIN MARCH 26, 2022 6:00AM There’s a new bird in town. On March 24, BB.Q Chicken opened its first Colorado location, at 2495 South Havana Street in Aurora. The name is not a nod to barbecue; instead, it stands for “best of the best quality.” The global chain is South Korea’s most
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March 28th, 2022

Coffee & Bagels Networking On Havana Street

Join GEICO Aurora on Friday, April 8, 2022, 9:30am-11am, for FREE Breakfast Networking.  Please see the invitation for a coffee & bagels networking event that GEICO Aurora is hosting. They will have games with prizes along with coffee & bagels. Please rsvp to [email protected] GEICO Aurora looks forward to meeting you and your team and networking. 
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March 17th, 2022

Elite Experience: National Mom & Pop Month On Havana Street

Check out the feedback from the Yelp Colorado event with On Havana Street on March 16, 2022 at Heirlooms Antique Mall here. https://www.yelp.com/biz/elite-experience-national-mom-and-pop-month-on-havana-street-aurora Yelp Events See Yelp Elite Photos Location & Hours 1947 S Havana St Aurora, CO 80014 Get directions Mon Closed Tue Closed Wed 4:30 PM – 8:30 PM Thu Closed Closed now
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March 11th, 2022

Small Business Month Feature – Milkroll Creamery

In celebration of Small Businesses On Havana Street we wanted to highlight some of the Aurora TV’s features of small businesses in the corridor. Earlier this year, Aurora TV featured our Milkroll Creamery On Havana Street. Watch the feature here A new dessert is taking over Instagram. Thai-style ice cream rolls, have you hear of them?
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March 9th, 2022

March 2022 On Havana Street New Businesses & Updates

  bb.q Chicken – Korean Fried Chicken – Soft Opening TBD, Spring 2022, 3/7/2022 soft opening has been delayed. Cast Iron Korean BBQ restaurant by JW Lee – Opening June 2022 (former Thai Basil/Hungry Wolf BBQ), same owner as Seoul KBBQ & Hot Pot, Seoul Mandoo, Mochinut, Coffee Story, & Thank Sol Pocha. Xclusive Events
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March 8th, 2022

Small Business Highlight: Sharetea Aurora

Sharetea is the most authentic Boba Tea brand from Taiwan! The first location in Aurora was On Havana Street at the Village on the Park. This women-owned and Asian-owned small business brought Sharetea specialty boba beverages to Aurora and our special District. These unique drinks are a treat and bring customers from all over the
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March 5th, 2022

Stop by Sam’s No 3 for Irish Oats this March to Celebrate St. Patty’s Day

 Ever wonder what’s in Irish Oats?  I’ll give you a hint…it involves a special kind of Jameson! Well come on over to our Aurora location where we have a limited March and St. Patty’s menu to get excited about!  You can check out what’s in store online at samsno3.com and click on the Aurora menu! #repost  @samsno3 @onhavanastreet @visitauroraco Visit Aurora’s Sam’s
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March 3rd, 2022

Small Business Month Feature – Aurora TV Visits Colpar’s Hobbytown USA

In celebration of Small Businesses On Havana Street we wanted to highlight some of the Aurora TV’s features of small businesses in the corridor.  Aurora TV, featured our wonderful Colpar HobbyTown USA. Talk about some high-flyin’ fun! AuroraTV takes you to the local hobby hotspot, Colpar’s Hobbytown USA, to show you all the awesome gizmos and gadgets.
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February 3rd, 2022

SAVORING THE MOMENT: A world of woes is ready for comfort food, no matter how it’s defined

By The Sentinel  See Full Article Here February 3, 2022 AJ Winn-McClain is a classically trained chef and teaches at Create cooking school at Stanley Marketplace. Portrait by PHILIP B. POSTON/Sentinel Colorado There’s no arguing that just about everyone near and far these days has a taste for respite. The ceaseless effects of the pandemic. The
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January 28th, 2022

Several Aurora businesses honored by African Chamber of Commerce Colorad

By CARINA JULIG, Staff Writer See the Aurora Sentinel Full Article Here AURORA | Ten Aurora businesses will be recognized Friday evening at the African Chamber of Commerce Colorado’s first business awards and recognition reception. The chamber is recognizing 20 businesses in five categories, half of which are based in Aurora. In the non-profit category, Aurora-based
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January 27th, 2022

Western Centers – Colorado’s Leading Private Real Estate Investment Management Company

2802 S Havana Street  – Bicycle Village 24,652 SF – LEASE AVAILABLE March 2022 Property Brochure: Download Got Any Questions? If you have any questions, Please do not hesitate to contact us. Contact Us CONTACT INFO 10555 E. Dartmouth Ave., Suite 360, Aurora, Colorado 80014 (303) 306-1000 [email protected] FAX:  (303) 306-1133 914,118 Total Square Footage 305
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January 27th, 2022

Lunar New Year Celebrations at Sharetea On Havana Street

Join @shareteaaurora @onhavanastreet • RING IN LUNAR NEW YEAR WITH US We’re ringing in the new year with a BRAND NEW SHARETEA AURORA EXCLUSIVE DRINK & a SPECIAL Lion Dance Performance with Firecrackers: TUES. FEB 1 & SAT. FEB 5 @ 5:30 PM BOTH Days will include gifts with every purchase (limited quantity)! Come on in and help us ring in
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January 3rd, 2022

Wee Cycle is Accepting Donations to Support the Families Displaced by the Boulder County Fires

#repost and Share please @weecycle.co @onhavanastreet • Shelters and evacuee resource centers often overlook the importance of essential baby supplies so WeeCycle is teaming up with @pitterpattershop, @oldfriendslouisville, Assorted Goods & Candy, Conscious Alliance and We Don’t Waste to host pop up mobile baby essentials and food distribution on Monday, January 3rd from 11am-1pm at 720 Front St. Louisville, CO 80027.
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December 9th, 2021

Kent Stevinson inducted into the Colorado Automotive Hall of Fame

Press Release Stevinson Automotive The Colorado Automotive Hall of Fame’s mission is to honor decades of innovation, influence and enduring contributions by Colorado dealers to the automotive industry and communities throughout Colorado,” says Tim Jackson, CEO/president of CADA. “Through the Colorado Automotive Hall of Fame, we honor the industry — past and present — and
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December 9th, 2021

Longtime family-owned Stevinson Automotive sells to Georgia-based company

Stevinson started 59 years ago with Chevrolet dealership in Golden Denver Post file photo Stevinson Toyota is one of eight dealerships the Stevinson Automotive Group is selling to Georgia-based Asbury Automotive. The family-owned and operated Stevinson has been in business in Colorado for 59 years. By JUDITH KOHLER | [email protected] | The Denver Post PUBLISHED: December 7, 2021 at 2:27
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November 3rd, 2021

South Havana Street Gains Influx of New Restaurants, Bakeries

Pastries from Coffee Story on South Havana Street. Photo courtesy Coffee Story EAT AND DRINK 5280 Magazine Article Here Look for new spots serving Korean pastries, mochi doughnuts, and fried chicken in Aurora’s hub for minority-owned food businesses.BY VIGNESH RAMACHANDRANNovember 2, 2021 As bars and restaurants continue to try to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the
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October 29th, 2021

COVID-19: ON HAVANA STREET IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS – LIST OF RESTAURANTS & BUSINESS UPDATES

UPDATED 10/29/2021 Below is a list of business open as essential businesses, closures, and other updates for On Havana Street businesses responding to COVID-19 concerns. If you would like your business information to be included below, please email details to [email protected] If you would like to learn how to continue to support the Havana Business
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October 29th, 2021

Top 50 Places to Eat in Denver

COMMUNITY Matt Careccia October 28, 2021 Photo of Hong Kong Station on Yelp It’s no secret that Denver’s culinary scene is on the rise. Dare we say a Mile High? Over the last year and a half, local eateries have exemplified their resilience to change at the drop of a dime. From meal kits to government regulations
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October 29th, 2021

These are the top 50 Denver-area restaurants, according to Yelp

THINGS TO DO RESTAURANTS, FOOD AND DRINK News See the Denver Post Article Here The list expanded this year to include not only those based in the Mile High City, but also in surrounding suburbs. Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post Somebody People in Denver was rated among best restaurant in Denver by Yelp users. By TINEY
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October 29th, 2021

Yelp releases list of top 50 local places to eat around Denver

Photo by: Photo by Zachariah Hagy on Unsplash By: Stephanie Butzer Posted at 4:00 AM, Oct 28, 2021 See Article Here and last updated 5:58 AM, Oct 28, 2021 DENVER — Local restaurants around the Denver metro area have endured countless obstacles since the start of the pandemic, but they have also established themselves as beloved gems around
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October 1st, 2021

Fall Giveaway – Enter Today!

Enter to win on the Havana BID’s Instagram account @onhavanastreet ❤️We are grateful to you all❤️ 🍂F A L L • G I V E A W A Y🍁 : : 💫 How to Enter 💫 1️⃣ Like the original post 2️⃣ F O L L O W • A L L • 4 Accounts
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September 22nd, 2021

INVENTORY SHORTAGE EXPLAINED: HOW SEMICONDUCTOR SHORTAGES HAVE SLOWED DOWN AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTION

Ed Bozarth Chevrolet Blog Thursday, 09 September, 2021 Today, microchips can be found everywhere. From everyday items like your smart phones – to even your home appliances. Everything seems to run on computers, and automobiles are no exception. Vehicles are now built with semiconductor chips that control everything from engine and transmission, to operational systems
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August 19th, 2021

Schomp Ford Redevelopment Coming Soon in 2022

Our New Facility Coming in 2022 After serving the Aurora community for 43 years, Mike Naughton of Big Mike Naughton Ford has chosen to retire. He’s passing the Ford Tough torch to Schomp, reopening as the very first domestic line of vehicles under the Schomp umbrella – Schomp Ford. There will be no interruption to
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July 22nd, 2021

Kohl’s and Sephora Announce Major Long-Term Strategic Partnership Bringing Transformative Prestige Beauty Experience to Millions of Consumers

200 “Sephora at Kohl’s” locations open in fall 2021, at least 850 locations by 2023 Omnichannel partnership, launch of Sephora on Kohls.com in 2021 Sephora to bring its unique immersive prestige beauty experience with more than 100 brands to Kohl’s Article from Kohl’s website MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., SAN FRANCISCO, December 1, 2020 – Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) and Sephora today
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July 22nd, 2021

Sephora at Kohl’s – Here’s Where You Can Shop the New Experience This Year

Article from Kohl’s website here Kohl’s and Sephora unveil list of first 200 locations that will have the immersive beauty experience by Fall 2021 The list is here! Kohl’s and Sephora are thrilled to share the first 200 locations* that will feature the all new Sephora at Kohl’s – the ultimate beauty shopping experience coming
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July 22nd, 2021

Ross Dress for Less to Open a New Store in Aurora, Colorado

PUBLISHED and Original Post Here Nasdaq.com JUN 18, 2021 8:30AM EDT Dublin, California, June 18, 2021 – Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”) will open a new store in Aurora on July 17, 2021.  The 23,500 square foot store is located in The Gardens on Havana shopping center, southeast corner of South Havana Street and East Mississippi Avenue.  With this new opening, Ross will operate 35 stores in Colorado and
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June 16th, 2021

All Seasons Rent-All is HIRING On Havana Street

ALL SEASONS RENT-ALL 2157 S HAVANA ST AURORA, CO 80014 (303) 755-3566 PAY: $15-17/HR Depending on experience & qualifications Send your resume to [email protected] or call to learn more at 303-755-3566 or visit the store in-person to apply. Hours are 7-6p Monday through Saturday. Closed Sunday   Yard Tech/Delivery Driver (Aurora, CO)   ********** FULL-TIME & PART-TIME
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June 9th, 2021

Meet the New Summer Menu ☀️ at First Watch

Find my location SEE MENU ORDER ONLINE Summer is just around the corner — celebrate with the new seasonal menu! Enjoy the sunniest time of year with our refreshing Watermelon Wake-up, mouthwatering Barbacoa Breakfast Tacos, savory sweet Elote Mexican Street Corn Hash and perfectly indulgent Bananas Foster French Toast. Click below for the story behind our summer menu. WATERMELON WAKE-UP A
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June 8th, 2021

Coffee Story – NEW Coffee Shop – Coming Soon!

Coffee Story – GRAND OPENING – MID JUNE 2021 2222 S Havana Street Unit A1 Located near other On Havana Street favorites at the Havana Plaza: Sushi Katsu, Seoul Mandoo, Thank Sool Pocha, Havana Cleaners, Addis Ababa, J Love African International Market, Taqueria Corona, Dah Won Rice Cake & Muse Norebang Karaoke. http://www.coffeestoryco.com/ (720) 609-2971
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June 8th, 2021

ShareTea Aurora is Hiring On Havana Street at the Village on the Park

  ShareTea COMING SOON TO ON HAVANA STREET at Kimco’s Village on the Park Don’t these drinks look amazing??? You can learn how to make all these PLUS more just by applying to be part of our AURORA SHARETEA TEAM! Send your resumes to: [email protected] https://www.1992sharetea.com/ (303) 952-9903 Contact: [email protected]

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May 19th, 2021

Support Businesses Owned by People of Color – Business Directory

  In the summer of 2020, we saw a outpouring of support for the Black community in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Many people were asking how they could support the Black community and one way was to patronize Black-owned businesses. Put money into the pockets of Black business owners and intentionally choose to
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May 4th, 2021

Asian Avenue Magazine Asian Eats To Go On Havana Street in April 2021

Asian Avenue Magazine hosted the  ‘Asian Eats To-Go’ to support our locally-owned Asian restaurants/shops On Havana Street. The first lunch box of 2021 was on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 and then second event was hosted on April 28, 2021 from 11:30am-12:30pm. Over 80 orders were placed to support 4 small businesses On Havana Street – Katsu Ramen, Snowl
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May 3rd, 2021

Modern Eater On Havana Street Featuring Seoul Korean BBQ & Hot Pot

Watch Here It’s a party in our Korean BBQ Party Room! Yum and fun! Seoul Korean BBQ & Sushi in Aurora is fire! We’re catching up with chef owner Jw Lee! Take a tour of two different concepts under the same roof! It’s Hot Pot and Korean BBQ, and it’s delicious! The ACC – Asian Chamber of
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April 14th, 2021

Aurora’s virtual Business Recognition Awards ceremony will air April 29

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: April 13, 2021 Media Contact: Julie Patterson Senior Communications Strategist 303.739.6617 [email protected] Aurora’s virtual Business Recognition Awards ceremony will air April 29 AURORA, Colo. – The city of Aurora in April will honor six outstanding local businesses at its 16th annual Aurora Business Recognition Awards ceremony happening virtually this year. The annual ceremony
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April 8th, 2021

Schomp Mazda Moving South on Havana While Building New Dealership

Contact: James Kurtenbach 303.798.1500 [email protected] Schomp Mazda has moved … but it’s only temporary while we build a stunning new dealership on Aurora’s Havana Motor Mile. Until our new, state-of-the-art facility is ready in late 2022, Schomp Mazda is open for business at 505 South Havana Street, across from Schomp Subaru.   Our temporary dealership
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April 1st, 2021

Eat Your Way Around the World on South Havana Street

A taiyaki cone at Snowl Cafe. Photo by Sarah Banks EAT AND DRINK Eat Your Way Around the World on South Havana Street Get a taste of the Aurora thoroughfare’s culinary riches using this one-day itinerary. DENISE MICKELSEN AND PATRICIA KAOWTHUMRONG •  MARCH 1, 2021 The 4.3-mile strip along Havana from Aurora’s East Sixth Avenue to East Dartmouth Avenue
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February 1st, 2021

Schomp Automotive Adds Ford to the Family

 by Schomp Automotive Group Schomp Automotive Blog Post Here There’s a new name and a new look for Mike Naughton Ford, which becomes Schomp Ford, part of the Schomp Automotive Group, on February 1, 2021. “Schomp Automotive is excited to be expanding our footprint on Havana,” said Dealer Principal and CEO Aaron Wallace. “Our experience in Aurora
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January 27th, 2021

Experience 6 Date Nights On Havana Street

    On Havana Street Date #1: Shop at Colpar’s HobbyTown, experience an  authentic Korean meal and enjoy a local On Havana Street favorite restaurant at Seoul Korean BBQ & Hot Pot. On Havana Street Date #2: Shop for vinyl, vintage fashion and furniture at over 60+ vendors at the Heirloom’s Antiques two-leveled antique mall.
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January 12th, 2021

Asian Avenue Lunar New Year Box

Get an Asian Avenue Lunar New Year box for $45 that includes $50 in gift certificates to local Asian businesses plus all the essentials to celebrate lunar new year at home with loved ones!   Decorate your home with Chinese couplets and decorative fireworks. Put the Year of the Ox charm on your keychain, in
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January 12th, 2021

Best of 2020 included many On Havana Street Restaurants

Asian Avenue Magazine featured many of our On Havana Street businesses in their Best of 2020 Awards. Many of our businesses won the Best of categories and honorable mentions. In their December issue, they collected votes from their viewers and determined the best Asian restaurants and businesses this year! They added a few new categories
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December 23rd, 2020

A Small Ethiopian Restaurant Helps Out During the Pandemic

The independent voice of Denver since 1977 A Small Ethiopian Restaurant Helps Out During the Pandemic | CORONAVIRUS | MARK ANTONATION | DECEMBER 23, 2020 | 5:56AM   Under gray skies and random snowflakes, a few Ethiopian men wait for their takeout food orders outside Golf Restaurant, at 10 South Havana Street in Aurora. There’s a soccer game on the TV inside,
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December 22nd, 2020

Nonprofit and East African Restaurants Team Up to Help Immigrants

The independent voice of Denver since 1977 Nonprofit and East African Restaurants Team Up to Help Immigrants | CORONAVIRUS | MARK ANTONATION| DECEMBER 22, 2020 | 5:56AM EXPAND Ifka Cafe serves Somali breakfast, pastries and other bites. Mark Antonation Getting food to the people who need it most during the pandemic has been a primary concern for many nonprofit organizations
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December 19th, 2020

Broadview Kennels Property For Sale

Property for Sale Formerly Broadview Kennels 10400 E. Evans and 2155 S. Havana (2 contiguous parcels)  1.15 acres, approx. 150′ X 335′ deep  approx. 9,712 Square Feet under roof  zoned MU-C Property Type: Retail Year Built: 1959 Huge Price Reduction & Redevelopment Opportunity, 1.15 Acre Parcel located in High-Density Urban environment. Zoned MU-C Mixed-Use Corridor
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December 7th, 2020

10 GIFT IDEAS TO SUPPORT ASIAN OWNED BUSINESSES

We know the holidays are over! But you can still check out our 10 gift ideas to support support local Asian owned businesses in Colorado into 2021! Dec 7, 2020 6 min read 10 Gift Ideas to Support Local Asian Owned Businesses Compiled by Annie Guo VanDan Books for the children in your life Whether your
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