Grand Opening of Shoemaker Plaza, a party with music, food trucks and whitewater recreation demos, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, October 14, at Confluence Park, 2250 15th Street. We have to say, it cleans up real nice; learn more at the Facebook event page.
Confluence Park, nestled on the banks of the South Platte River where it meets Cherry Creek, has been a mess for the past two years, restricting recreation in the area and cutting off bike trails along both waterways. But that’s all over now: Shoemaker Plaza, a renovated promenade with improved river access, is finally ready to be unveiled – after the discovery of coal tar in the riverbank slowed the project and raised its price. Mayor Michael Hancock will preside over the