Now new owners are taking over the spot, but per their agreement with Denver officials, they're changing the name, the hours and the atmosphere. When EastFax Tap opens (the target date is March 1), it will be a casual, welcoming water hole with windows onto Colfax and a doorman.
The plan has both fans and foes. Says Tony:
Yuppied-up remix?...no thanks.Responds Sam:
This is great news for the neighborhood. East Colfax needs more places where people can just hang out for a beer with friends and watch the game.Asks Mark:
Are the new owners going to leave the 'bullet hole' in the ceiling, it's the only one in the history of that bar??And Joe wants to know:
What about that airplane that hung over the bar? That's the only thing I'm going to miss about that place. Running a bar in this neighborhood can be hard...and that's the ’Fax.Concludes Lou:
Bring back the Hangar!Keep reading for more on the former Hangar Bar.