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Some Things to Watch For…And, Watch Out For in October

October always presents its challenges. The weather might change. (Sure bet) Or, Walgreen’s might run out of peanut butter cups for Halloween. (We doubt it) So here is a short, but important list of events in Downtown Denver that you should note. And, yes, there are many activities not nearly as scary as Haunted Houses or Broncos games! For instance, early next week, here at Denver by the Slice, we’ll tell you all about a…

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Mall Restoration…Are We Being Served?

One of the long-running British comedies consistently showing up around 10 p.m. on PBS was a favorite – “Are You Being Served?” And, one of the great episodes was about the re-modeling of the women’s department at the Grace Department Store, the setting of the series. The men’s and women’s department shared the same floor so with the announcement of the project to make over the women’s, space had to be shared for a while.…

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Bryan David Griffith…Just a Few More Days at Translations Gallery!

The artist will be at the closing reception for this exhibit on Wednesday, September 28 from 5:30 to 8:30. He’ll also be signing commemorative catalogs of the exhibit. This is another of Translations Gallery’s fine photgraphy exhibits featuring local and regional artists of national note. The gallery says about his work: “In A Big World Wandering showcases photographs by the artist that seem remembered, retold, or dreamed. He depicts situations as metaphors for how we are often alone in…

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Before You Start Beer Festivaling this Friday…

This news about the Union Station area and this Friday’s Emergency Drill, provided by the Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association: Neighborhood Alert! Operation Mountain Guardian Emergency Exercise September 23, 2011 Please be aware that Operation Mountain Guardian, a terrorism-based, full-scale emergency exercise, is scheduled to take place in numerous locations in the Denver metro area including Union Station on Friday, September 23, 2011. The exercise will involve first responders from 81 different agencies, will be conducted…

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Public Art Spanning Another LoDo Bridge!

The construction taking place on the Delgany Street pedestrian bridge over Cherry Creek…is really an art installation. The work is a structure designed by Colorado artist Patrick Marold. It involves hundreds of steel rods creating a “cloud” landscape that changes its appearance from every angle of view, throughout the day, and with the seasons. Marold was selected to provide an installation funded by the Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, now called Arts and Venues. The bridge,…

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