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Union Station Awarded the Denver by the Slice “Top Tacky Tree Trophy” for 2nd Year!

Of all the nice holiday lights Downtown every season, one part of one display always stands out. Every year, someone climbs up the flagpole in front of Union Station and throws down a few strands of LED lights which are attached around the bottom. The result loosely remembles the shape of a holiday tree. The Union Station “Tree” stands dead-center in front of the historic building which, itself, is routinely and tastefully swathed in colored…

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Denver by the Slice Goes Under the Knife!

We need a new part and it’s going to take a couple of days up on the rack to get it. Fear not, we’ll be back with more news as soon as the drugs wear off. Not that you would notice! And, probably just in time to tell you what choice the brain trust of RTD has made for preservation of the historic Union Station, what pain-killers go best with turkey and whether or not…

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Clyfford Still Museum is Now Open!

Paintings by American abstract expressionist Clyfford Still can finally be seen. In Denver. At 13th and Bannock. The Museum opened today and features work from the collection belonging to Denver. Only the works of Still will be displayed. But, members of the art world will beat a steady path to Denver from around the world to see those paintings. You can determine your favorites, or just your opinion, from 10-5, Tuesday through Sunday, and 10-8…

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Gobs of Gobblers Needed Now!

We need turkeys! The Denver Rescue Mission (DRM) urgently requests donations of 10,000 frozen turkeys, weighing 12 pounds or more, to feed the homeless and poor during the holiday season. Since the drive began on November 1st, a small number of turkeys have been donated and there is only one week until Thanksgiving. Turkeys can be dropped off at the Mission’s Lawrence Street Shelter, 1130 Park Avenue West in downtown Denver (corner of Park Avenue and Lawrence…

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‘Tis the Season…Oxford Decorates Living Room Today!

The Victorian lobby of the Oxford Hotel in Lower Downtown is taking on a new look…today! Decorations are going up for the holidays, and this year the theme looks bright and white. At the center of the visual feast is a new carousel, working and moving, built and designed by hotel engineer Mike Michna, last spotted high atop a ladder fiddling with the parts. He should be proud. And, as always, the result will be…

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A Break in the Chain…and Other News

The imposing “Block of Chains” running from Larimer to the Corner Bakery and The Palm along the 16th Street Mall has lost one of its links. Ling & Louie’s closed its location here and the space will turn into Ambria, with another mountain chef, Jeremy Kittelson coming down from Avon. Fear not, chain lovers. You still have the Cheesecake Factory, Smashburger and much more to get you around the block. But, stoke up soon because…

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