Openings and Closings

Ole promises "Italian with a Brazilian kick!" on Broadway

Ole! The former Luciano's space at 1043 Broadway will not become Pizza Pizza, as was rumored last fall, but Ole, which promises "Italian with a Brazilian kick!" (Which means it's no relation to the Ole in Commerce City, a Mexican joint.)

The sign is on the window and door of the storefront, and the space beyond has been cleaned up and cleared out. See also: - Pizza Pizza taking over former Luciano's space - Curt and Pam Sims will open Cantina in the former Hive space - Attivo Pizza & Subs moves into Beauvallon

This is just one of several restaurants with a south-of-the-border flavor moving into the neighborhood. Curt Sims will open Cantina at 1109 Lincoln Street next month; another Mexican spot is moving into the former home of Japoix, at 975 Lincoln.

And there's no shortage of Italian, either. DiFranco's and Attivo Pizza & Subs both opened in the Beauvallon building last year.

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