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September 6th, 2017

New Bank of America Branch at Market Square

The former Blockbuster Video space is being transformed into the newest Bank of America Branch in Colorado. Contractors are working to relocate the building entrance, to do parking lot restriping, and to extend the sidewalk.  New landscaping will be going in closer to the building, too.  No opening date has been shared as of yet.

August 31st, 2017

SKI REX is Back!

Labor Day Weekend is your chance to save up to 75% on everything you need for the upcoming ski season at Colorado Ski & Golf’s Ski Rex sale. Links to a coupon ($10 off $50 purchase) and sale details: Get all the details!

August 4th, 2017

All Hobby Swap Meet at Colpar’s Hobbytown USA in Aurora

All Hobby Swap Meet at Colpar’s Hobbytown in Aurora, 1915 S Havana, Saturday, August 19, 2017 from 10-2 in the lower level of the store. Tables can be reserved by calling the store at 303-341-0414 and are $10 each. There are only 25 tables available, so reserve yours today. Please reserve a table if you
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August 2nd, 2017

Aurora Restaurants

Aurora Restaurant Guide Unique experiences in dining await you on Havana Street. Make your life more interesting by exploring all of the nooks and crannies of our Aurora restaurant district. You will be rewarded with an amazing palate of exciting tastes and smells in our wonderfully multi-ethnic Aurora restaurants. From white tablecloth gourmet experiences to
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August 1st, 2017

Jazzercise Havana’s Junior Dance Party!

Check out the flyer to the left.  From August 1-4 at 10:45 a.m. Jazzercise Aurora is holding a Dance Party, Arts & Crafts, and special music mixes for students in grades 1 through 6. End your summer on a high note and call 303-353-9684 for further details and to sign up.

July 19th, 2017

Gerry Cosentino, English Tea Cup Owner

Gerry Cosentino and his wife Annette have owned The English Tea Cup at 1930 S Havana for many years.  The Tea Cup was Gerry’s 3rd career.  He served in the US Army climbing to the rank of E9 before retiring after 27 years.  He then joined the US Postal Service and retired from that gig,
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July 18th, 2017

Bentley’s Pet Stuff Now Open

Bentley’s Pet Stuff officially opened for business on Tuesday, July 18, 2017. What a fun store! You can shop with your pet on a leash and select from a wide variety of natural pet foods, treats and products. This is a boutique specialty pet supply store with some really neat stuff for your pets!  Stop
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June 19th, 2017

Sally Beauty Opens at The Gardens On Havana

The new Sally Beauty opened its doors on Monday, June 19, 2017, at The Gardens on Havana on main street in between Menchie’s and Uncle Maddio’s Pizza.   The official address is 10601 E Garden Drive, Unit 103, and their phone number is 303-242-8566.  Their hours are 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 12
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May 20th, 2017

The V Spot Now Open

The V Spot Vape Shop has opened in the Havana Exchange Shopping Center, 2842 S Havana.  They sell premium, top quality vape.  Examples of their brands include SMOK Alien Baby, SMOK GK 350, Conspiracy Liquids, Blind Pig, Air Factory, Sour Dream, I Love Taffy, Emoji and Cosmic Fog.  For more details about their products, check
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May 18th, 2017

JS Signs & Printing Opens

JS Signs & Printing has opened in the end unit at Havana Exchange Shopping Center, 2712 S Havana, Unit A.  This shop is directly to the east of the Summit Steakhouse along Yale Avenue.  JS Signs & Printing is a full-service sign, printing and marketing HQ.  They can help you out with any project for your
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May 12th, 2017

Mantra Fashions

The sign is up and there are mannequins dressed in beautiful dresses and designer sarees in the window.  No one was home when On Havana Street reps stopped by the shop recently, so we don’t have any more details to share.  Mantra Fashion is located in the Havana Exchange Shopping Center, 2740 S Havana, Unit
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May 11th, 2017

Blend – The DJ Institute Opens

A new DJ school has opened in the Havana Exchange Shopping Center.  Blend – The DJ Institute at 2712 S Havana, Unit C, is committed to discovering and cultivating the next generation of music identity icons–and that could be you!  Classes include topics like getting to know your gear and software, understanding the beat, learning
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May 6th, 2017

New Nanglo Bazaar Opens

Nanglo Bazaar, House of Herbs & Spices, has opened in the Havana Exchange Shopping Center at 2720 S Havana, Unit E.  A nanglo is the flat, round woven tray made of bamboo used for winnowing rice and bean.  In Nanglo Bazaar you will find a wide range of herbs and spices used in Nepalese cuisine: 
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April 30th, 2017

May 2017 Jazzercise On Havana Special Offer

April 4th, 2017

Cadbury Shipment Arrives at The English Teacup for Easter

Two big Cadbury shipments from England recently arrived at The English Teacup just in time for Easter.  Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate eggs, bunnies, button chicks, eggs ‘n’ spoons, milk trays, roses, and much more!!  Cadbury has been supporting chocolate lovers for over 200 years.  The English Teacup is located at 1930 S Havana, #5, in the
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April 2nd, 2017

Bentley’s PETstuff to open in April 2017

The new sign has gone up in the Market Square Shopping Center at Mississippi & Havana in the tenant space just south of King Soopers.  Bentley’s PETstuff will be open for business by the end of April 2017. This is the former tenant space occupied years ago by Lehrer’s Flowers, but the space has been vacant for
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March 16th, 2017

March 25 Grand Opening of T-Square Exxon

The owners of the new Exxon Gas and Convenience Store at 897 S Havana gathered for a traditional Hindu blessing ceremony just before the soft opening of the store on February 16.  The owners are a group of software engineers who formed a corporation called T-Squared.  They opened their first gas station and convenience store
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March 1st, 2017

StevO’s Pizza & Ribs

March is Mom & Pop Business month, featuring some of our very special family-owned businesses.  Steve Wieand and his family own and operate StevO’s Pizza & Ribs, which has turned into a very successful business thanks to some very creative marketing ideas. StevO’s Pizza & Ribs 800 S Havana ST Aurora CO  80012 303-366-1080 Open
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March 1st, 2017

Precision Auto Body

In this blog, we highlight a 3rd Generation Mom & Pop Business on Havana Street–Precision Auto Body. Precision Auto Body   92 S Havana Street Aurora CO 80012 Phone 303-366-4134 Ownership:  Jason Gilchrist who took over operation of the Gilchrist family business in 2010 from father, Scott, when Scott retired.  Mom, Janet Gilchrist, continues to manage the
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March 1st, 2017

All Seasons Rentall

March is Mom & Pop Business Month.  This blog features All Seasons Rentall.  Be sure to stop by All Seasons to enter the drawing during March for a chance to win the $500 Visa Debit Card.  The drawing will take place on March 29, 2017, no purchase necessary, and the winner will be notified by phone. All
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March 1st, 2017

Katsu Ramen

Katsu Ramen 1930 S. Havana St. Aurora, 80014 Ownership:  Chang Lee and his wife Yumi Ogai and their business partner Masumi Higo 303-751-2222 Hours:  11 am. to 9:30 p.m. or until the food is gone Katsu Ramen is a little difficult to find as it is in the strip mall behind the 7-Eleven on
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March 1st, 2017

Sam’s No. 3

Happy Mom & Pop Business Month!  In this blog, we celebrate a wonderful Mom and Pop business–Sam’s No. 3: Sam’s No. 3 2580 S Havana (Havana & Parker Road) Aurora, CO 80014 303-751-0347 Owners:  The Armatas Family Hours: Mon-Thurs 6 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday 6 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sat & Sun 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. Sam’s
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March 1st, 2017

Ink It Over

Our featured Mom & Pop Business in this blog is Ink It Over.  Be sure to stop by Ink It Over during March to enter the drawing for a chance to win the $500 Visa Debit Card.  No purchase is necessary and the drawing will take place on March 29, 2017 with the winner notified by phone. INK
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March 1st, 2017

A+ Mail Room

It’s Mom & Pop Business month and we are focusing on some successful family owned businesses.  A+ Mail Room is owned by Steve Wilkinson who celebrating his 10th year of being in business On Havana Street this April, opening shortly before our 10th Annual Cruzin’ Havana Car Show in June of 2007.  Steve comes from a family of
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March 1st, 2017

Solomon’s Grocery & European Deli

We are highlighting Solomon’s Grocery & European Deli for Mom & Pop Business Month.  March 8, 2017 is International Women’s Day.  International Women’s Day was first celebrated in Eastern Europe and Russia in the 1920’s.  It was not until 1978 at the University of Chicago that it was celebrated as a holiday in the USA.  International
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March 1st, 2017

Sky Music Station

March is Mom & Pop Business Month On Havana Street.  We will be highlighting some of our hard-working small business owners in blogs throughout the month.  Stop by Sky Music and enter the drawing for a chance to win a $500 Visa debit card.  (No purchase necessary and the drawing will take place on March
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March 1st, 2017

Jazzercise Aurora on Havana

It’s Mom & Pop Business Month on Havana Street and we are featuring several of our hard-working business owners in blogs and posts.  Our featured business today is Jazzercise Aurora on Havana. Jazzercise Aurora 2740 S Havana ST Unit J Aurora CO 80014 303-353-9684 Owner:  Debi Parcheta Owner Debi Parcheta has been doing Jazzercise
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March 1st, 2017

Seoul BBQ and Sushi

We kick off Mom & Pop Business month today, March 1, 2017, which is also Ash Wednesday, by highlighting Seoul BBQ & Sushi. Seoul BBQ & Sushi 2080 S Havana St, Aurora, CO 80014 (303) 632-7576 Daily 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Owned/operated by Jimmy and Lily Kwon. Seoul BBQ opened in 2007.  Owners Jimmy
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January 31st, 2017

Herrada Printing Now Open

Village East resident Mark Hammerbeck and his family recently opened Herrada Printing in the Buckingham Village Shopping Center at 1555 S Havana, just north of Gibby’s Big Backyard.  Mark and his family operated the business out of their home for several years but recently have expanded and needed a new location for their business.  Toro Taxes
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December 31st, 2016

Whisper’s Bar and Grill News

Whisper’s Bar & Grill will be closing at its current location at 1930 S Havana on December 31.  The new owners of the Birchtree Center have other plans for this tenant space and did not renew Whisper’s lease.  Whisper’s owner, Terry Forehand, is working with a financial partner to reopen Whisper’s at another location along
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December 29th, 2016

Cort–Much More Than a Furniture Rental Store

Cort Furniture Rental has been around in the U.S. since 1972.  In their early years, they focused on furniture rental—both residential and office.  In 2005, Cort launched their apartment search services through, helping people who are moving into an area find an apartment.  If you do find and lease an apartment through, Cort
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December 2nd, 2016

Molcajete Mexican Restaurant Opens For Business

Molcajete Mexican Restaurant opened for business on November 27, 2016 at 1911 So Havana, the former location of Havana Street Station Restaurant and Dumitri’s Restaurant.  Hector Moreno Galvan is the owner/operator.  Hector has transformed the interior of the restaurant into a beautiful hacienda with furnishings imported from Mexico. The metal and resin art decorating the walls is unique
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September 28th, 2015

Agency Vacuum & TV

Welcome this new business to our community! Featured Business:  Agency Vac & TV Business Address:  1802 S Havana Street, Aurora CO 80012           Business Phone:  720-316-2138 Business Website: Business Facebook Page: Facebok and  Photo Album Owner’s Name:   Mike Dinkel   About the Business:    Agency Vacuum & TV Shop has over 30 years of experience in vacuum repairs, television
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May 28th, 2015

All Seasons Rentall

Welcome this new business to our community! Business Address:  2157 S Havana ST, Aurora CO 80014 Business Phone:  303-755-3566 Business Website: Photo Album: Check it out Owner’s Name:   Larry Sare About the Owner:   The owner, Larry, is a true Colorado native. He attended the historic South High School right here in Denver, CO.  He served two terms in
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September 19th, 2014

Yum Yum Cake & Pastries Opens

If you prefer cake and pastries over donuts, you are in luck.  A new shop opened about two weeks ago at Yale Place Shopping Center, 2690 S Havana ST, #11, behind Honeybaked Ham at Yale & Havana.  Yan Li, a lovely young Korean woman, is the owner and baker. Everything is made fresh in the
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May 29th, 2014


Featured Business: Autawash Business Address: 2291 S Havana ST, Aurora CO 80014   Business Phone/Fax: 303-695-9331 Business Website: Business Facebook Page: Link to Photo Album Where is the owner from originally and what made them pick Havana Street for their business? For more than 23 years, Autawash has been a go-to location for customers that need their cars
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August 10th, 2013

ULTA Beauty Havana and Mississippi Contact Info

Ulta Beauty   Website Directions Chain with a diverse selection of cosmetics & other beauty products, plus on-site salon services. Address: 1150 S Ironton St Unit 110, Aurora, CO 80012 Phone:(303) 745-2640 Hours: 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

August 3rd, 2013


Featured Business:  Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Business Address:   1103 S Iola Street, Aurora, CO 80012 at The Gardens on Havana Business Phone: 303-368-8331 Business Website: Business Facebook Page: Owner’s Name:    Brian & Bill Pyle, Franchise owner Link to Photo Album Freddy Simon was making delicious frozen custard since the 1950s. He opened the first Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburger Restaurant in
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May 28th, 2013

Massage Envy at The Gardens on Havana

Featured Business:  Massage Envy at The Gardens on Havana Business Address: 10651 E Garden Drive, Suite 105, Aurora CO 80012.  They are located at Mississippi and Havana between Target and Sprouts Market Aurora Business Phone:  303-750-5300 Business Website: Business Facebook Page:!/MassageEnvy?fref=ts Manager at Massage Envy, Gardens on Havana Location:   Kailai Matthews Link to Photo Album
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May 24th, 2013

Mark Vissering State Farm Insurance

Featured Business: Mark Vissering State Farm Insurance Business Address: 1852 S Havana ST, Aurora CO 80012 Business Phone: 303-745-0034 Business Website: Owner’s Name:   Mark Vissering Link to Photo Album Where is the owner from originally and what made them pick Havana Street for their business? Mark grew up in Streator, Illinois. He attended Southern Illinois University. Mark moved to
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May 18th, 2013

Key Bank at The Gardens on Havana

Featured Business:  Key Bank Havana Gardens    Business Address:   10402 E Arizona PL, Aurora CO 80012 at The Gardens on Havana.  Location Hint:  The Gardens on Havana is the new Lifestyle Center built on the site of the former Buckingham Square Mall on the SE corner of Mississippi and Havana. Business Phone: 720-747-5005 Business Website: Branch Manager:   Lyn Story
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May 14th, 2013

Ink It Over – Support Small Business Month

Featured Business:  Ink It Over Business Address: 10329 E Iliff Ave, Aurora CO 80247 Business Phone: 303-369-8485 Business Website: Owner’s Name:   Sue Smith, owner;  Susan Rodriguez, GM Link to Photo Album About the Business: Services provided:  Remanufacture inkjet and toner cartridges, computer and printer repair including operating system repair, password reset, and memory upgrades. Products sold:    Ink It
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May 4th, 2013

Hunky Dory Screenprint

Featured Business:  Hunky Dory Screenprint & Kingpin Embroidery Business Address: 60 S Havana ST, #605, Aurora CO   80012 Business Phone: 303-363-7335 Business Website: Owner’s Name:   Amy Arthur Link to Photo Album About the Business:  Amy Arthur is a graduate of Aurora’s Smoky Hill High School.  Amy has been in the printing business since she was 18. 
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May 3rd, 2013

Havana Auto Parts

Featured Business:  Havana Auto Parts Business Address:  901 S Havana ST, Aurora CO 80012 Business Phone:  303-341-2611 Business Website: Business Facebook Page: Owner’s Name:   Darryl Ryan, GM Link to Photo Album Where is the owner from originally and what made them pick Havana Street for their business? With over 36 years of business, Havana Auto Parts has played
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June 1st, 2012

Sports Clips at The Gardens on Havana

Featured Business:   Sports Clips at The Gardens on Havana Location Hint:  The Gardens on Havana is the new Lifestyle Center that was built on the site of the former Buckingham Square Mall, SE corner of Mississippi & Havana. Business Address:  10551 E Garden Drive, Aurora CO 80012 near Buffalo Wild Wings Business Phone:  303-745-4742 Business Website: Business Facebook Page: Franchise
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May 15th, 2012

The Joint

Featured Business Name: THE JOINT Business Address:   10600 E Garden Drive, STE 103, Aurora, CO 80012 Business Phone:    303-369-7575 Business Website: Meet the Team:   Jason Polk, Chiropractor; Alex Gibbs and Lissa Bachicha are the receptionists.   Jason received his Chiropractic degree from University of Western States in Portland. Email: [email protected] Photo Album Link  About the Business: The Joint is a
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May 12th, 2012

U.S. Storage

Featured Business:  U.S. STORAGE Business Address:   50 S Havana ST, Aurora CO 80012 Business Phone: 303-341-0122 Business Website:   [email protected] Owner’s Name:    Sheri Baker, property manager Link to Photo Album About the GM:   Sherry has been the GM of US Storage for 15 years. Sheri has been active in the Aurora Chamber as an Ambassador and is always willing to distribute event
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May 11th, 2012

Zounds Hearing

Featured Business:  Zounds Hearing Business Address: 1155 S Havana ST, #53, Aurora CO 80012 Business Phone:  303-745-5900 Business Website: Owner’s Name:   Jeff Grebe Link to Photo Album  Where is the owner from originally and what made them pick Havana Street for their business? The founder of Zounds, Sam Thomasson, had promised his hearing-impaired teenage daughter that
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May 10th, 2012

Summit Steakhouse

Featured Business:  Summit Steakhouse Business Address:  2700 S Havana ST, Aurora CO 80014 Business Phone:   303-751-2112 Business Website: Business Facebook Page: Owner’s Name:   Gayle & Ed Novak Link to Photo Album About the Location: This Aurora destination restaurant is a great attraction for delicious, award-winning meals and live entertainment. The Summit Steakhouse offers a very convenient location for anyone
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May 10th, 2012

Summit Cleaners

Featured Business:  Summit Cleaners Business Address: 555 North Havana ST, #B, Aurora CO 80010 Business Phone:  303-341-1661 Business Website: Owner’s Name:   Kim Geum and Jeong Lim. Link to Photo Album Where is the owner from originally and what made them pick Havana Street for their business? With previous experience in cleaning/laundering having owned a dry cleaners in SE Aurora
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