Word of Mouth

Chinook: Gone With the Wind

Timing is everything, and the Georg family picked a very good time to close their Chinook Tavern, a landmark at 265 Detroit Street for almost two decades. By closing up on Tuesday, they managed to avoid the chaos of the Cherry Creek Arts Festival.

Now if they can just survive the chaos of moving into the Landmark project in Greenwood Village, where Chinook is slated to reopen in several months.

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