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Hollywood Posters, A Colfax Avenue Fixture, Is Closing After 35 Years - The Denver Post

A poster promoting "The Big Sleep" rests <a href=best site against a wall as John Caruso, owner of Hollywood Posters works at his shop in Denver on Thursday.' /> Colfax Ave. the current site of Hollywood Posters. ("My current landlord is the grandson of my first landlord," he said.) It was a labor of love, so much so that Caruso slept in the back of the store at night. That changed when http://olsennyct.skyrock.com Art Greer, the owner of Denver's popular downtown newsstand Jerry's News , walked in one day in 1974 and offered him a cut of his business. "How would you like to have half a pie instead of your own cupcake?" Caruso remembers him asking. "And I was amazed because this was the biggest book guy in Colorado at the time." A poster promoting "The Big Sleep" rests against a wall as John Caruso, owner of Hollywood Posters works at his shop in Denver on Thursday. (Craig F. Walker, The Denver Post) Greer's store sat on the corner of Colfax source Avenue and Broadway, roughly catty-corner to the Capitol.
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