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Union Station Stakeholders…Here’s Who to Call!

You can now read at the Union Station Advocates site, here, about the task these people are charged with. By early February, 2011, they are to make a “consensus recommendation” to the Board of RTD for what to do with the Historic Union Station Building in this massive re-development project. Members of the Stakeholder Group: Elbra Wedgeworth/Jerry Glick – DUSPA Annie Levinsky – Historic Denver Anne Hayes/Ron Straka – Union Station Advocates John Desmond –…

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Weekend Preview: Rockettes to Play Broncos!

Dancing trumps football (in this region anyway) this weekend with the appearance at the Pepsi Center of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Five shows. Kick it up! And, say farewell…soon…on December 6 to all of those wonderful, and well-ridden bright red Denver B-Cycles. They’ll go inside for the winter and return on March 1. Any bets there will be more snow after March 1 than before December 6? And, next week, brace for 13,000 people…

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Cold Case: School Project Reveals Urban Dilemma

What’s the right thing to do when the goldfish dies? That’s what one Downtown family asked themselves recently when ‘Lefty’ turned up floating in the bowl one morning. (By the way, By the Slice has changed all the names in this story, because…well…you know.) Lefty was a member of a school of fish being observed by a school of kids. After the lesson, the fish were given to the kids to take home, feed, nourish,…

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Weekend Preview…

In the Dog Days of November (that time between the end of the World Series or the Election and the start of College Basketball)… There are hundreds of things you can do this weekend in Downtown Denver. Check out all the activities of Denver Arts Week here at their site. Or, take in a film. The 33rd Denver Film Festival is lighting up screens around town. Find the schedule here at their site. But, with such good…

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Special Comment: Is it Over Yet?

Denver by the Slice promised a comment on the recent election. And, even though this web-site stays relatively apolitical, we feel compelled to relate a very short anecdote and express some thanks. Now that the awful noise of all the advertising is over, we are left with a few less than gracious threats from some of the winners. And, some regrets for some of the losers. A couple of years ago, just before the 2008…

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