Rosa Linda’s, long-time north Denver restaurant, closes

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DENVER -- Rosa Linda's Mexican Restaurant, on 33rd and Tejon, closed after 30 years in North Denver. Friday was the last day for the iconic eatery and dozens of long-time diners found their way to the food shop, in what now is called the Highlands.

"My dad used to cook for the Thanksgiving senior dinner day," said Cassidy Strode. "I have nothing but love for Rosa Linda, her husband Virgil and son, Oscar, who has worked in the spot since it opened.

"It is now up to my brother and sister to take care of mom and pop just like they did for us."

A final private goodbye was held Friday night.

Late Friday we got good news in that the Squeaky Bean is going to continue the turkey day giveaway for 2,000 families, of course with the help of Rosa and Virgil Aguirre.