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8th Annual Jazz in the Park

North of downtown, the vibrant community of Sunnyside values bringing residents together, and this evening of soulful jazz aims to do just that. Live music from Denver Municipal Band’s leading professional players will be accompanied by food truck bites, such as po’boys from Mile High Cajun and fajitas from Sokare. So grab your chairs and…
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Sun Drenched Music Fest

There may be a few clouds in the forecast, but with a seasonal brew in hand, it'll still feel like summer at this fiesta. Along with Denver Beer Co. brews and snacks from Little Man Ice Cream and Bad Daddy's Burger Bar, this festival features a music lineup that includes Brooklyn soul quintet Pimps of Joytime and California…
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Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day

Learn more about (and sample) unpasteurized milk cheeses like gruyère and parmigiano at this inaugural celebration of Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day. Experts at local shop Cheese & Provisions will teach you about a traditional method in which cheese makers use bacteria from local dairies' raw milk to create particular regional flavors, and then you can taste some of the Sunnyside cheesemongers' favorites. Before…

El Jefe

Farm-to-table Mexican fare will lure you to this welcoming Sunnyside haunt. Pair a house margarita with the four-cheese queso dip, and don't miss the organic mushroom tacos or the brisket enchiladas.

Bacon Social House

Chef Brian Crow brings the restaurant's beloved namesake ingredient, bacon, to the forefront of many of his dishes. You'll find bold flavors and plates crafted with fresh and local ingredients on the innovative menu.


Sunny's is a neighborhood diner that serves breakfast all day. Try the mangia: roasted potatoes, broccoli, zucchini, tomatoes, and spinach, topped with eggs, pesto, and pecorino romano cheese.

The Universal

This breakfast and lunch spot enjoys an industrial farmhouse-chic home. Breakfast foods, including eggs Benedict and biscuits and gravy, are served all day. Lunch provides a good mix of Southern flavors with house-smoked pulled pork and shrimp and grits.

Ernie’s Bar & Pizza

This neighborhood New York-style pizza place features antipasto, 21 signature pies, and calzones. Take a seat at the 40-foot bar and choose among the 30 brews on tap.

Buchi Cafe Cubano

During the week, this tiny cafe dishes up traditional Cuban coffee and pressed sandwiches. On Sundays, drop in for all-day happy hour and authentic Cuban plates, like flan cubano and empanadas.

Eliot St. Cafe

Denver Public Schools' high-school students operate this eatery during their culinary arts elective. With the guidance of three chefs and one teacher, students serve a variety of international foods.

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