Park House to Close on East Colfax on January 31

When Park House opened on East Colfax Avenue in 2012, it impressed us quickly with its homey atmosphere and laid-back live music scene — enough so that the place landed on our list of the ten best new bars to open that year.

But while Park House continued to attract fans of bluegrass, rock and country, the kitchen never seemed to find its sweet spot. The menu began with burgers and other bar fare and evolved into something a little more Southern when chef Scott Durrah (of Jezebel's Southern Bistro & Bar) was brought in to consult on a revamp in the fall of 2014. And then last summer, Park House went Cajun — even hanging a new sign with the name Peacemaker's Juke Joint & Southern Kitchen. But this week, Park House — now back to its original name — announced that it will close after shows on Sunday, January 31.

Our Music section has all the information about the final shows this weekend, along with the complete message from the Park House to its regular customers (which was originally posted on the bar's Facebook page and website). 

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