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Developing Story…Time to See What Station May, or May Not Look Like!

The Denver Union Station Project Authority will host a public meeting to present updates on the Wynkoop Plaza design, bike system integration, crosswalk enhancements, and public parking options. Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 5:30 PM at the RTD Administrative Building at 1600 Blake Street. This design process has gone through changes and budget issues. Denver by the Slice is hoping we see something that may actually be realized…and that we can embrace. Another important step in the…

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It’s About Modernism. And, the Doors are Open This Weekend!

Once again it’s time for Doors Open Denver. This event, courtesy of the City, allows us to wander into and through many of the more interesting spaces around town. The theme this year is “Modernism”, but a few good throwbacks are on the schedule as well. Here’s the link for the list of open spaces and businesses for Saturday and Sunday, April 16-17. Each listing shows the location, hours and whether or not they would…

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So…Who Ya’ Gonna Vote For?

There are 10, count ’em, 10 candidates for Mayor of Denver! How many can you name? You need to meet them. And, you can. Thursday, April 21, Coors Field Right Field Club at 5:30. They will be there for the Greater Downtown Mayoral Candidates Forum, moderated by Patty Calhoun, Editor of Westword. The Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association (LoDoNA) and ten other downtown neighborhoods and associations have joined to bring this important forum to you. But,…

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Where Did We Find These?

So, today over at Westord.com, in their continuing series of messy food photographs under the headline of “Guess Where I’m Eating”, we see a picture of a gooey Philly Cheesesteak from…somewhere. We don’t actually want to know where. But, look what we found in Downtown Denver. Tater Tots! Now, that is something we can sink our teeth into. Where, you ask. By the way, the correct location of the proper urban pickles from a couple of…

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Toughest Ticket in Town This Week?

To those in the know, it’s no mystery what the hardest event to get into may be this week. Thursday, the Tattered Cover Bookstore, 16th and Wynkoop, will host the master of the literary crime novel, Donna Leon, for a talk and book signing at 7:30. Leon, on a rare North American book tour, will be reading from and signing her 20th book in the famous series of Venice-based crime mysteries featuring Commissario Guido Brunetti. This latest book is titled…

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We Need To Get Together and Talk This Over!

Construction. Downtown residents have a lot of privileges. And, occasionally a lot of noise and disruption. Along 14th Street, the make-over there is disrupting traffic and cross-traffic, creating a lot of daytime noise, but it will eventually result in an efficient and well-designed roadway. Residents along Larimer have put up with a very worthwhile, and now very nearly finished, project to narrow the street. Residents along and near Broadway are now facing major changes to that thoroughfare…

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Get to Know Future City Councilman Josh Davies!

Tonight, Friday the 8th, at Translations Gallery, 1743 Wazee Street between 6 and 8, meet Josh Davies. Josh is the President of the Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association, and a candidate for one of the at-large City Council seats. More on Josh here. He’ll have all the answers to your questions about which direction this city should be going…and how to help govern it. And, he’ll be surrounded by a fine display of contemporary photography! See…

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