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“People are Pedestrians by Design”

Some walking-about-town issues have come to mind this week in Downtown Denver. This is a great area for walking…and we don’t do enough of it. A recent article in the New York Times spoke about walking in Denver. “Denver is Urged to Hit the Sidewalks” highlights the work of architect Gosia Kung and the organization she founded, Walk Denver. That’s where we found the great line above, at Gosia’s site. Here’s the link to the Walk Denver…

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Jazz Tonight at the Wazee Supper Club!

The Bob Montgomery/Al Hermann Quartet play tonight and for the next few Wednesday nights at the Wazee, 15th and Wazee in LoDo. No cover, just great jazz from 8 to 11. Enjoy this chance to see and hear the sweet trumpet of Downtown resident Montgomery blending with the smooth trombone of Hermann. They’ll be off to remote parts of the world again, soon, spreading their unique sounds to jazz lovers worldwide. And, don’t forget, the Wazee, a…

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Lucky Pie Construction Crew About to Go Fishing!

Lucky Pie is about to make its debut in the former Dixon’s space at 16th and Wazee. The sign in the window says they will open on March 1, next Thursday. And, it looks like the pace of work inside has picked up the challenge to meet that date. That’s when the construction crew leaves to go fishing. But, they’re not going far. Next door, in fact, to finish out the rest of the cavern…

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Rock Stars Spotted on Lawrence Street!

Monday is Presidents Day in America! Not Candidates Day, thankfully. But a shout out to the 44 who have held this incredibly difficult position through many trying periods…like now. Many businesses will stay open, but not the banks, government or the Post Office. We may not notice. And, by the way, what’s become of the mailboxes so many regularly visited in front of Union Station? We checked with the local USPS and they said only that they…

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A Busy Week of Trade-offs

Time to bring you up to date on some items around Downtown Denver from the last few days. News, notes and comment. Lights Out! At a Denver Planning Board meeting last night, the marathon session ended with Sports Authority dropping their plan to string giant lighted letters of their name around the stadium on the east, west and north sides. Yes, it is officially Sports Authority Field at Mile High, but it will only be announced,…

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