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Hollywood Posters, A Colfax Avenue Fixture, Is Closing After 35 Years - The Denver Post

A poster promoting "The Big Sleep" rests against a wall as John Caruso, owner of Hollywood Posters works at his shop in Denver on Thursday. That's clear from looking at the block, which has seen other longtime businesses, including Wolfe's Barbeque, Jerry's Record Exchange and Taki's official site Japanese restaurant, close in the past five years. "We've got more browsers than buyers these days," said Caruso, 70, a former co-owner of the popular Jerry's Used Books at Colfax and Lincoln. He said he pays about $1,500 per month right now and would have to pay about double that to keep the space. Rising rent The closure of his 35-year-old store comes Kim Kardashian Gets Cheeky - Yahoo News amid a Denver population boom and record-breaking increases in metro-area apartment and home prices . Recently, several new businesses have opened on the downtown-adjacent stretch of East Colfax Avenue, such as Lost Highway Brewing and the upscale Sassafras eatery which sits next door to Hollywood Posters' 326 E. Colfax Ave.
Full story: http://www.denverpost.com/entertainment/ci_27607816/hollywood-posters-colfax-avenue-fixture-is-closing-after?source=rss

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