Nothing but rim, baby!
Carmelo Anthony and La La Vazquez just sold their Littleton pad for $6.2 million, says Kentwood Real Estate broker John Fitzpatrick. It had been on the market for one year for $9.5 million. That’s about a 35 percent discount. But wait. It gets worse.
Carmelo paid $12 million for it in 2007. Yikes.
He bought the house from former Qwest exec Stephen Jacobsen, who custom built the spread in 2002.
Just last week, Carmelo was bemoaning the state of Colorado real estate to Women’s Wear Daily.
The fashion publication gave a shout-out to Carmelo and La La Vazquez, calling them “budding New York City social scenesters.”
What’s the biggest adjustment they had to make, asked WWD. “Moving,” said Carmelo. “Trying to find a place. Going from Denver to here, living in an apartment.”
So, asks WWD, the real estate situation is a little different from Colorado’s?
“Tough,” Carmelo said with a laugh.
Losing $5.8 million on a house? Ouch. But he can handle it. The NBA star played in Denver from 2003 until earlier this year, when he was traded to the New York Knicks for a reported $65 million over three years.
Everybody in the pool
303 Magazine is hosting a pool party the last Sunday of every month through August — for the beautiful people who grace its pages and who read the LoDo fanzine. Gather 11 a.m.-6 p.m. starting June 26 at the Breakers Resort, 9099 E. Mississippi Ave., and look for DJs and dames in skimpy bathing suits. Check it out on YouTube at “303 Pool Party,” where a dude in the pool says, “I would recommend this to anyone. It changed my life.”
The Thursday-night pool parties at the Four Seasons are different animals. Starting at 5 p.m., Denver’s tastemakers gather around the Level 3 Pool Bar to chat and drink, backed by a DJ. No bathing suits, but, “they’re dressing to impress,” says Four Seasons mouthpiece Dana Berry. And no one has been thrown in the pool. Yet.
Sunny and Stormy
He was weatherman Sunny Roseman on channels 9, 4, 7 and 2 from the ’70s through the ’00s. He was at Channel 2 when he went ballistic about “The Church of Global Warming” in 2008.
So now he’s on the radio, KLZ-560 AM in Denver, KUBC-580 AM in Montrose and KEXO-1230 AM in Grand Junction, delivering weekday features. “The Inconvenient Sunny Roseman,” a rightish two-minute feature airs during the morning hours, and “The Daily Delusion,” a one-minute take on dumb people, airs twice during the day.
Now he wants to go national. He just needs another 500 stations or so in small and medium-sized markets.
“I think it’ll happen in one to three months,” Sunny says. “We’re getting a great response from people.”
You can check out his shows at sunnyroseman.com.
The 2012 Colorado Burlesque Calendar Release Party is Thursday night at Bender’s Tavern — Fannie Spankings is Miss June. . . . Sez who: “It’s tangible, it’s solid, it’s beautiful. It’s artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.” Donald Trump
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