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Denver's first Postino took over an old bookbinding business.
Denver's first Postino took over an old bookbinding business. Mark Antonation

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"Former Gay Bar Compound Basix Slated to Become Second Postino"

Mark Antonation
"First Look: Postino Pops Its First Cork"

The building at 145 Broadway dates back to 1895 and was once a bakery before seeing a long string of bars take over. Postino, which made its Denver debut at 2715 17th Street three years ago, plans to restore some of the space's original features, including brick walls and street-facing windows (which were covered over long ago).

Like its LoHi sibling, Postino Broadway will specialize in bruschetta, panini, soups and salads, along with reasonably priced wines by the glass and bottle (many exclusive to the company) and craft beers. The same special that offers $5 glasses of wine and pitchers of beer from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily in LoHi will be repeated on Broadway.

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