Police investigate pop-up bar at homeless encampment in downtown Denver
· Sep 17, 2023 · NottheBee.com

Man, the homeless community in Denver is just thriving, y'all. Check this out.

Yes, that's a full-on open bar, pop-up style, perfect for the homeless, right there in downtown Denver. And it even has prostitution tents for rent!

Let's take a closer look at those photos.

Seems like a nice spot to grab a drink. I'll have to stop by next time I'm in town and give it a great review on Yelp.

The pop-up speakeasy — which features lounge chairs, umbrellas and Astroturf — has taken over the sidewalk at 23rd and Champa streets, which the city's growing homeless population has turned into an encampment.

"We're hearing there was an open bar, sales of alcohol, things like that," Denver Police Patrol Division Chief Aaron Sanchez told CBS Colorado while surveying the tent city saloon Monday. "We have officers looking into that"...

The spot was littered with dozens of liquor bottles — all of which were empty and displayed proudly on thrifted dressers and bookcases when police rolled through earlier this week.

There have been complaints that the couches at the streetside bar and surrounding tents are being rented out for prostitution, Sanchez said.

It's just too bad these fine homeless people weren't shooting up heroin or smoking crack, because then police would've likely left them alone. But try selling alcohol at a makeshift bar without a license and you're in big trouble, mister.

And the prostitution tents? I can't even begin to imagine.

Denver, get your stuff together!

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