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The Denver Voice: “Living City Block” Explained

Those people you see throughout Downtown, and in LoDo, selling papers are worth a visit. For only a dollar, most of which goes to the vendor, one can obtain a well-designed and well-written paper examining issues of homelessness and urban life. You may have heard of the Living City Block initiative. You may have not. Buildings on both sides of Wazee, 15th to 16th comprise the pilot effort. Read about it here, at the Denver…

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As the Wheel Turns…Who Knew?

Putting together this week’s Street Watch information, we included some information on Sunday’s Bannock Street Criterium Bicycle Race which will consume a good portion of the Golden Triangle Neighborhood in its annual visit. There are races beginning at 7:00 in the morning and continuing until the last group finishes after 6 p.m. Men, women, and juniors ride in both prize and points races. You can see the day’s schedule here. It is an opportunity to…

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So this Grasshopper Walks into a Bar…

We’ve been invaded! And, our dog can’t possibly eat all of them. So, let’s get to know our new neighbors! Grasshoppers, as we all know, are insects of the suborder Caelifera in the order Orthoptera. And, thousands of them have recently arrived Downtown. The place is hopping. Trying to make conversation with the new neighbors, we think they may have come from the recent Grasshopper Festival in Augusta, Kansas. This annual event celebrates the long…

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