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Season’s Over. That was a Good Ride!

Denver by the Slice is known to be a baseball fan, but that’s not entirely what this post is about. Yes, the Rockies ended their home schedule yesterday on September 29. For much of the season, we were led to believe they were true contenders. In the end, they were true pretenders. But, it was fun and exciting at times, especially the crazy first two weeks of this last month. A pretty good ride. The better…

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Tough to See the Clock!

Instead of putting animals on their tails, one airline is working hard to put Denver seats in seats. On the 16th Street Mall that translates to recent free pedi-cab rides to events and to filling seats at the porch area of Lannie’s Clocktower Cabaret. This is a delightful oasis dead center in the feeding melee that the area between Larimer and Curtis has become. And, a welcome spot it is. About 40 people could be enjoying…

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Coffee’s On! Peet’s Opened Today on the Mall!

All they did was to open their doors Thursday morning in the Sheraton…and the line ran out into the lobby. Peet’s is a very welcome re-addition to the Mall. Business people filled the outside chairs. Five Denver Bicycle Policemen enjoyed today’s complimentary pastries. And, by now, certainly a company or two of firefighters have made their way to Peet’s for their favorite brew. Good coffee has returned to Downtown!

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Moose Sightings and Downtown Retail Infill

Yet another mountain-bred sandwich concept has found its way to Lower Downtown. Within a few weeks, the Smiling Moose Deli will open a branch on the Wynkoop Street side of 1515 Wynkoop. Smiling Moose began in 2003 near Vail, and now boasts stores throughout the Denver suburbs and mountain towns, and also in four other states. The Moose serves sandwiches, hot and cold or custom built, salads, soups and breakfast all day. And, rumors of…

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Downtown Dog Park Opening Thursday, September 23!

Dogs Downtown are marking their…calendars. And, at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, watch out for the on-leash rush to the new off-leash Railyard Dog Park. These are fancy dog digs at the intersection of Basset Street and 19th in the Riverfront area. Seriously, a bunch of very dedicated people have been working on this project for six years. Raising money, securing the latest designs and consulting world-wide for Dog Park Best Practices. Denver’s newest dog park features separate…

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Enjoy Peet’s Coffee…at Peet’s…Even Though They’re Not Open Yet!

Until the building fire alarm problem is resolved to the satisfaction of the Denver Fire Department, Peet’s will not open. But (and here is some inside information!) they are making coffee every morning and serving it for free! Stop by outside the inside door of Peet’s in the Sheraton for some delicious Peet’s Coffee. But, go early. It’s just in the morning. Peet’s hopes to open in the next day or two, but if you…

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You’re All Invited!

A couple of hours after the bars close in Downtown Denver tonight, the REAL Octoberfest will open in Munich. And, run daily through October 3. This is actually the 177th Octoberfest, even though the annual tradition started exactly 200 years ago. They came up with a few interruptions and missed some years. In fact, when it started it actually had nothing to do with beer. It was a horse race held to honor the marriage…

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