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March 6th, 2017

YUM–MARISCOS EL RAY 2 NOW OPEN!

Mariscos El Ray 2 in the Iliff Point Shopping Center, 10293 E Iliff, is finally open and receiving rave reviews!  Mark Tunnell, our resident restaurant critic, writes, “Mariscos El Rey 2 is now open in Iliff Pointe where Korea House, Dancing Crab, Shin Sa Dong etc. once were (I remember it being a TGI Fridays
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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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February 3rd, 2017

The Angry Chicken

The Angry Chicken Restaurant is coming to the Birchtree Center and will occupy the former Whispers Bar & Grill tenant space.  From what we hear, this is Korean fried chicken that is unlike anything you have ever had and is out of this world!  You could order “friendly chicken” which is classic fried chicken, “angry chicken”
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February 1st, 2017

Upscale Wendy’s and McDonald’s Opening Soon On Havana Street

“Image Activation” at Wendy’s:  Out with the dumpy and dated & in with the sleek and contemporary!  Wendy’s at 1255 S Havana has a new owner who is putting big bucks into the restaurant.  Wendy’s is undergoing a major remodel.  The new dining room should be opening soon.  Nationally over the last couple of years, Wendy’s
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January 1st, 2017

Coming Soon–Chutney Indian & Nepalese Restaurant

The banner recently went up on the tenant space at 2740 S Havana St, Unit K, in the Havana Exchange – Bicycle Village Shopping Center announcing that Chutney is coming soon.  This is the tenant space just south of Havana Jazzercise.  We hope to have more details to share in the February newsletter.

December 28th, 2016

The Mod Squad is Coming!

We are not talking about Peter, Julie and Linc, the stars of the 1968-1973 iconic TV counterculture police crime/drama TV series.   Rather, we are talking about Pizza here! Kimco Realty’s Village on the Park website indicates that Mod Pizza will be coming as part of the shopping center’s redevelopment plans on the NW corner of Havana and
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December 16th, 2016

Grand Opening Celebration of Molcajete Mexican Restaurant

At Molcajete Mexican Restaurant, 1911 So Havana on December 15, 2016 Good company, excellent food and drink, & lots of balloons popping to reveal the prizes hidden inside!  Here are some pictures:

July 28th, 2016

Summit Fest at The Summit Steakhouse

WHAT:  SUMMIT FEST 2016 WHEN:  Saturday, August 6, 2016 TIME:  3 p.m. to 11 p.m. WHERE:  Summit Steakhouse 2700 S Havana ST Aurora CO  80014 Phone:  303-751-2112 WHAT:  Delicious food from around the world with specialty drinks to match, plus live music and a dance floor! COST: Advanced Ticket Purchase Incentive:  $10 includes admission plus
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July 1st, 2016

Frozen Treats Progressive Party on Havana Street Returns

GET YOUR FROZEN TREATS ON HAVANA STREET AT THE FROZEN TREAT PROGRESSIVE PARTY! WHEN:  Sunday, July 17 from 12-noon to 4 p.m. WHAT DOES THIS EVENT COST?  NOTHING, IT’S FREE! WHERE:  At 5 tasting locations all in the vacinity of Mississippi Ave and Havana St in Aurora, Colorado. Baskin Robbins, 1155 S Havana Good Times
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January 26th, 2015

Katsu Ramen Japanese Noodle House

New Mom & Pop Restaurant Opens After much anticipation, Katsu Ramen opened for business on January 26 in the Birchtree Shopping Center at 1930 S Havana.  This is the second Havana District Restaurant owned and operated by Chang Lee and Yumi Ogai, who also own the very popular Sushi Katsu at 2222 S Havana. Traditional
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May 28th, 2014

Maddio’s Pizza Joint

UPDATE: Havana District, you’re in for a treat!!  Uncle Maddio’s pizza is having their soft opening on Jan 9 & 10.  Create your own specialty pizza.  Pick your own dough, sauce and toppings!  You can also make your own gourmet salads and toasted paninis!  Uncle Maddio’s has catering options like Girl’s Night or Game Day specials. 
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October 14th, 2011

Sushi Katsu on Colorado’s Best

Sushi Katsu at 2222 So Havana, Aurora CO  80012, appeared on KWGN TVs Colorado’s Best program on October 14, 2011, to promote their restaurant and International Restaurant Week On Havana Street which runs from Oct 15-23, 2011.

September 30th, 2011

World Food Bazaar at Tapas & Teas Event

World Food Bazaar was one of 13 International Markets participating in the Tapas & Teas Event on Havana Street Sept 24, 2011.

August 19th, 2011

Sweet Dream Frozen Yogurt & Aurora Symphony Concert

Jun Hong, Owner of Sweet Dream Frozen Yogurt at Havana and Yale, goes on Martino TV to discuss his unique new yogurt shop and the Aurora Symphony Orchestra Concert that is scheduled for August 23. 6 p.m. in the Rose Garden at The Gardens on Havana.

July 12th, 2011

Havana Farmers Market

Auma Gosh discussing what’s new at the Havana Farmers’ Market at Havana Exchange

February 8th, 2011

Dumitri’s Restaurant on Martino TV

Dumitri’s Restaurant was featured on Martino TV on Fox 31, February 7, 2011 Dumitri’s is a great place to go! Make sure to check it out. Awards & Honors: Aurora Sentinel Hot Stuff Award Winner Best Martini Best Brunch Best Caterer Best European Cuisine Critics’ Choice 2010

February 2nd, 2011

New Orient Seafood Restaurant – Martino TV

The New Orient Seafood Restaurant located On Havana Street was featured on Martino TV. They are a great local restaurant, serving our community since 1986. They serve high quality food and have superior customer service. Many of their customers are very local and the owners even know most of them by name. On Havana Street
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August 5th, 2010

Aurora Restaurants

Your 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
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June 11th, 2010

Aurora Grocery Stores

What’s available for Groceries in Aurora, Colorado? The International Aurora Grocery Stores on Havana Street offer a world of far-reaching experiences to make your life more interesting. No longer just a niche, ethnic cooking has become a very popular and more healthful alternative for mainstream America. If you are like many Americans, preparing meals has
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February 8th, 2010

Denver Grocery Stores

What’s available for Groceries in Denver, Colorado? There are so many international grocery stores available On Havana Street. You cook meals for yourself and your family and friends on a regular basis. Why not start spicing it up a bit?! Invite the world to your dinner table and make your meals more interesting. The wonderful
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