Markets & Events

In this Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 photo, a street food vendor displays a bowl of Bamee Jom Palang, or "Power Noodles", at one of the most crowded food stalls at Rotfai Market in Bangkok, Thailand. The vendor, whose specialty dish is the 12-inch long noodles, challenges buyers to finish eating the dish within five minutes. Those who can don't have to pay the 350 baht ($10) price.  In cities like Bangkok, street food remains the heart and soul of local cuisine, sold day and night from carts and makeshift stands. The classic Bangkok night market has evolved from catering mostly to club-goers looking for a late-night eat to offering real shopping opportunities for the city’s large, young and relatively affluent middle class. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

Since about 2010, night markets have opened in Chicago, Cleveland, the Los Angeles metro area, New York City, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Several were started by young Asian-Americans who wanted to recreate the frenetic, fast-paced spectacle of an Asian night market in their families’ adopted hometowns.

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A weathered sign marks its territory Sept. 22 at Stanley Aviation. Built in 1954, Stanley Aviation manufactured airplane ejector seats but after years of being abandoned the building will be getting a facelift. The 100,000 square footage will be transformed into a marketplace that will house a restaurant, beer garden, community park, office spaces and a variety of dining, shopping and recreational options. (Marla R. Keown/Aurora Sentinel)

AURORA | Traditionally, there hasn’t been much cross over between the residents of Denver’s Cherry Creek neighborhood and north Aurora. In a Venn diagram of the disparate zones, the intersection of the two circles would be negligible, if not invisible. But one of Aurora’s newest food, shopping and cultural additions, and possibly a new tradition, […]

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“Events like Global Fest are coming from our own citizens,” Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan said. “They’re saying that this is what makes sense for this community called Aurora, and as a city we’re just helping to facilitate that.”

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