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The Wynkoop Plaza Area at Union Station…Denver’s Bosque Region

With construction getting under way on the Platte side of the station (see photo at right),  final planning of how the public areas will look continues. At a public meeting on Thursday, March 25, further recommendations were made for the public area in front of the station, on the Wynkoop Street side, between 16th and 18th Streets. Landscape design is being directed by Hargreaves Associates, who presented renderings of the plan now evolved. (These renderings are…

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Personal Acquaintance of Morimoto to Open Lodo Bistro!

Now, we’re cookin’! Tony New York chef Lon Symensma is set to open Cholon Bistro in the Sugar Cube Building this fall. It is reported in Westword that this will be a “Modern Asian Bistro”. He, reportedly, has wanted his own place and chose us! From Buddakan to LoDo. Round up your traveling friends with expense accounts and try it out! Here’s a link where you can also see a picture of a guy, a…

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Things to Know Today! The Friday Slice Bulletin!

It is unlikely that you will find any limes this weekend. Guenther and BJ from Bouquets cornered the lime market the other day to make centerpieces for the LoDo Limelight Awards Dinner. They used 400 of them. Beautifully. But that won’t help your weekend tequila begging for a squirt. And, hurry out tonight if you are a true beer afficionado. If you like your Guiness…poured correctly… into a GLASS, get it today. Because with the parade…

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Easy Being Green! A Night at the LoDo Limelight Awards!

The Seawell Grand Ballroom at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts is a classic and beautiful room for a party. The room, the lighting, the access and the view make for special events here. This was the scene last night for the Limelight Awards, presnted on the occasion of the 20th year of LoDo District Inc. As they say in their program, they are “the leading advocate for the economic growth and revitalization of…

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Saturday the 13th – Your Lucky Day?

Well, it had to come around again. One of the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parades in the world belongs to Denver. And, like it or not, a few hundred thousand people will be swarming around LoDo this Saturday…looking green, acting green, feigning Irishness, and looking for restrooms. This year’s parade features a whole Irish band as the Grand Marshall, a Queen, 230 units of all manner of animals, clowns, dancers and more clowns driving small…

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