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Art Up! Translations Gallery’s Moving Sale!

Translations Gallery is on the move. And, from now until February 25, owner Judy Hagler is offering you huge savings on original fine art from many of the gallery’s artists. It’s on display at 1743 Wazee, 10-5 Tuesdays thru Saturdays. And, savings are up to 30% off. Prices are not on the website, but you can call Judy for more information at 303-629-0713. Fine art at fine prices from a fine gallery on the move!

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Why We’re Always Saying: “Be Careful Crossing the Streets!”

Living in Downtown certainly has its benefits. Most of what we need is close by and easy to get to. Good urban planning can always get better. But, as much as we walk or bike in our environment…or plan and build great transit centers…around the country and the city, the car is king. Here’s a example from a recent study. According to “Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Report” published by The…

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Ivar’s At It Again…At Plus Gallery!

The next offering from contemporary Plus Gallery owner Ivar Zeile deals with the ever-popular subject for 2012…the Apocalypse! “Apocalypse? How!”, a group exhibition featuring Drew Englander, Donald Fodness, Paul Nudd and Larry Bob Phillips, opens Friday, January 27 at 6 p.m. with a “Rapture Reception”. That generally means some very good and rapturous refreshment while viewing. And, the exhibit runs through March 3. Plus Gallery is at 2501 Larimer. See this…before anything else happens!

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Talking Points: Meet Bob Montgomery. Still Hitting the High Notes!

Frequently, we’ll introduce you to someone you may, or may not know who lives in Downtown Denver. And, we’ll ask that person five questions…always the same. But, we’re sure to get a lot of different answers!  Let us know what you think. All of our “Talking Points” profiles are archived for easy reference at the page above…with the same name! Bob and Jan Montgomery have lived in Lower Downtown for almost 19 years. Bob  grew up in western Kansas…

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Aoba to Open on Blake Street in March!

Taking over and re-making the space that was Organixx, Aoba Japanese Restaurant plans a March opening. The contribution to the neighborhood: Sushi, of course, along with unique noodle dishes “not available in Denver” according to one of the owners. And, they plan on serving small plates of Japanese tapas, sake and Japanese beer. Aoba means greenery in Japanese. Aoba joins other independent and locally owned restaurants on the block of Blake between 15th and 16th.…

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Still Time to Be Heard!

Union Station Alliance is re-developing historic Union Station. The top two floors will be converted to a hotel, operating in conjunction with the Oxford Hotel across the street. The main floor will be developed into food, beverage and retail spaces serving the hotel and the public. There are still plenty of opportunities to voice your ideas about how that entire first floor should be done. What shops and services could go in there and serve…

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