Wednesday, January 16th, 7:30am - 9:00am
Stay Plugged In to All Things West Colfax at WCCA's January Meeting!
Join us for WCCA's monthly general meeting--the first of the new year-- this Wednesday, January 16th at 7:30am, in the Benchmark Theater at 40 West Arts Gallery located at 1560 Teller Street 80214.

Wednesday's program includes:
1) an overview of results from the end-of-year WCCA survey ;

2) an update from Charles Davis, the lead organizer of the Northeast Lakewood Advocates ; and

3) a snapshot report from the BID on the West Colfax Vision Implementation Group and the next steps with the 2040 Vision Plan .

Members and friends are encouraged to attend WCCA meetings to network and hear the latest news from elected officials, civic and neighborhood leaders, and local business owners. Enjoy free coffee and breakfast items. Meetings start promptly at 7:30am and wrap up by 9am. 

WCCA meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month (except December) at 1560 Teller St., Lakewood 80214. Don't miss a meeting--the best venue to connect with the energy and momentum of West Colfax!
40 West ArtLine Honored with 2019 Award from CBCA
The 40 West ArtLine was named a recipient of the 2019 Business for the Arts Award by the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts.

This is a statewide award that honors organizations, companies, and individuals demonstrating the power of arts to advance the states economy and strengthen community vitality. The 40 West ArtLine is located along West Colfax in Lakewood and was built in collaboration with the City of Lakewood, 40 West Arts District, and a host of local partners. This four-mile walking and biking arts experience celebrates art while connecting parks, businesses and neighborhoods with 70+ art installations along the route.

Learn more about the ArtLine and stay connected with all art happening via 40 West Arts District by visiting the links here: ArtLine and 40 West Arts
Classic T-Shirt Designs Back by Popular Demand – PLUS a New Retro Design!

The classic black-and-white “I Love West Colfax” T-shirts have returned! And this year we've added a special new third option – a retro, vintage sign-inspired design to celebrate our historic avenue and creative community!

Show off your West Colfax pride with one of our three designs today! And tell your friends and family, too! Order online and pick-up your shirt at 40 West Gallery at the next WCCA meeting.

All shirts are unisex. Hurry, limited quantities are available! Get yours today.

Celebrate Lakewood's 50 Years With Pop-Up Parties

For Lakewood’s 50 th  Anniversary celebration, the city plans to bring the party just about anywhere! Starting this month, they will be throwing surprise Pop-up Parties in the community to dazzle residents when least expected.

You never know where or when these parties could happen. It could be at the Bear Creek Lake Park swim beach, on stage at the Lakewood Cultural Center, or maybe right here along West Colfax. Just be ready for a quick 20-minute celebration – anywhere!

Never miss the excitement – follow Lakewood here.
Quick Corridor Updates
RMCAD To Host Artist Cécile B. Evans For Fictions Lecture Series On January 15
Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design will host artist Cécile B. Evans  on January 15, 2019. 
Evans' talk, titled Lecture: Feeling For You, touches on the rise of digital technology, the disorienting feedback loops it creates within society, and the historical relationship between humans and machines.
Evans questions the last few years of her own work, including projects such as Sprung A Leak, What the Heart Wants, and Amos' World. Mark you calendar for this MUST-SEE event! 
Make Your New Year's Resolution a Reality with Planet Fitness

Start your New Year off the right way –and the healthy way – with Planet Fitness .

It's not hard to keep your promise to be more active at the world's best judgement free zone – Planet Fitness.

With one located right here in the district in Lamar Station Plaza, head over today for the $1 down, $10 a month deal and make your fitness wish a reality, while still going easy on your wallet.

WestFax Brewing Company Releasing Limited Run of Two Incredible IPAs

WestFax Brewing Company is releasing its first-ever run of 16oz cans with two different IPAs (Hazy & Brut). This is a limited run of 100 cans of each beer . . . see the beer info below!

First up is the Urban Lumberjack Hazy IPA , described as a, "juicy and tropical IPA with notes of orange, nectarine and mango".

Next up is the Just Brut It Brut IPA , an IPA described as "crisp, light, and dry with notes of tropical fruit including melon and white grape".

Original artwork designs on these cans were created by local artists d rawing from Nature & Noelle Phares Art .

Visit WestFax and get your limited-run IPAs.

Catch the Regional Premiere of Benchmark Theatre's Newest Show "Wakey, Wakey"

January 18 - February 16
Wakey, Wakey by Will Eno
Directed by Rachel Rogers

"Is it now? I thought I had more time."

The first play of Benchmark’s 2019 season questions why we are here and the journeys that everyone takes to eventually get to the same place, as a man resolves to spend the remainder of his dwindling days celebrating his experiences. In the process, he shares what is worth treasuring and shows how to live a good life in this funny and moving story.

Don't miss this Regional Premiere!

Eiberhood Neighborhood Association Meeting
Wednesday, Jan. 17 2019 at 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
At The Action Center - Board Room - 8755 West 14th Avenue Lakewood, CO, 80215

Two Creeks Neighborhood Organization Meeting
Saturday Jan. 20 2019 at 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
At Mountair Christian Church - 1390 Benton Street, Lakewood, CO 80214
Featured Real Estate Opportunities
Live-Work Space Unit Available At Lamar Station Plaza
The unit comes with a community resource center equipped with business center, communal kitchen, and multi-purpose rooms for social events, classes, etc. plus an indoor, full-feature fitness room accessible 24/7 for residents.
Outdoor amenities include a community garden, playground, plaza, barbecues and open space! Application required, click below. 
Great Location Available for Lease at 7310 West Colfax

This prime office, restaurant and/or retail space at 7310 W. Colfax (site of 40 West rt's Riot VII) is available for lease. The two-story building is located on 0.45 acres and includes 8482 square feet of space in total, which includes 5400 s.f. on the main floor, street level along W. Colfax. 

For more information about this great commercial location, contact Robb Brown at 303-500-6905. 

Visit online info  here.
Former Showers of Flowers Yarn Shop located at 6900 W. Colfax available for lease.

Listed with Cushman & Wakefield, the building includes 13,295 s.f. of space and sits on 1.065 acres.

To learn more about this prime location,  visit online info here  or contact Esther Kettering at 303-312-4278

Or via email at
Some space is still available at Lamar Station Plaza

The new paint scheme is complete on the east side of the center to align with the west side. Three new murals are slated to be installed in the next few weeks, along with the new Art in the Air program for new light pole banner designs in the plaza's parking lot.

For more information, visit Broad Street  here, see the listing brochure  here   or contact Melissa Nochlin -  mnochlin@broadstreetllc.net
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Submit your listing or contact us with your must-see, must-share story by emailing us at:  info@westcolfax.org .  

We will share relevant news and information from time to time when space is available.  
Fast Facts
Pick up a copy of the most recent West Colfax Lately magazine!
Chicago Style Restaurant, Mint & Serif Coffeehouse, or 40 West Gallery are the perfect places to pick up a copy and enjoy a read. Or, read it online here .

Stay Connected with Your  Local City Council Members
Ward 1 meets on the first Saturday of every month from 9:30-11am at Holy Shepherd Church, 920 Kipling Street. Ward 2 meets every second Wednesday of the month from 7:30-9am at 40 West Gallery, 1560 Teller Street.

Applying for a micro grant through WCCA is easy. 
Y  ou can find useful instructions on how here.
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