Good morning! Here are 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
1. The owner of Pete's Greek Town Cafe has passed away
Pete Contos died at the age of 85. He opened the restaurant on E. Colfax Avenue in 1962 and build it up into a well-known place to grab food. We talked with those close to him about his impact in the community.
2. Last day to comment on 16th Street Mall redesign
You have one last day to have your voice heard on the redesign of Denver's 16th Street Mall. The mall is 37 years old and in need of revamping. Here's how to learn more about the environmental assessment and submit your comments.
3. Fifty-five migrants have been moved from the border
And they're headed as far north as Colorado to alleviate the strain on overwhelmed shelters along the border in Texas and New Mexico. "Denver will always be a welcoming place for people seeking refuge," Denver Mayor Michael Hancock said in a statement. Read more here.
4. Black bears are out and about!
Bears are awake and Coloradans and visitors should stay aware of their omnivorous cohabitants over the summer and into the fall. Here are seven things to know about bears in Colorado.
5. Hot and sunny this week
Temperatures will hang around the 80s for most of this week, with a chance of storms in the afternoons. Nothing severe is expected at this point — just expect some gusty winds and a little thunder and lightning. Here's your full forecast.