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Slow News Has Its Day…and A Fine Window Display!

If you wander by the Oxford Hotel in LoDo on a regular basis, you may not always notice the large decorated window just east of the entrance. You should. That window features changing installations relevant to holidays, events, historical themes or just spontaneous art. If you wander by there now, be sure to notice. The set designers from the Denver Center for the Performing Arts have installed a tribute to a new play that will have its world…

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So, How Did that “City Plowing the Streets This Time” Work Out for You?

Well for those well-meaning residences and businesses that diligently got after the snow and cleared their narrow walks…not always so well. On early Saturday morning, this residence had a fully cleaned and clear walkway for pedestrians and residents. Never mind that they cleaned the walk with noisy plastic shovels at 4:30 in the morning. Clean, nonetheless. By the end of the day, the city had come by with one of their smaller plow trucks and…

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Great Divide Ranked as 14th Best Brewery in the World!

That’s quite an accomplishment. We were sitting here watching the snow fall in Downtown Denver trying to decide whether to continue to do that…or think about a beer. Beer won. RateBeer is an international website that goes through hundreds of thousands of articles, comments, ratings, competitions and festival news about beer all over the world. So, when they came out with their rankings of the 100 best breweries, there’s Denver’s own Great Divide very near the top…

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With “6 More Weeks of Winter” Set to Begin This Afternoon…It’s Time to Plan Dinner!

It’s Groundhog Day. And, we know our fate. Today’s soundbite came not from a politician, but from a rodent prognosticator from Pennsylvania. And, we invite comparisons. At any rate, this furry fatty emerged from a hole, surveyed his surroundings at Gobblers’ Nob and, upon noticing that the sun was out, declared, through his publicist, the seasonal extension. Then he went back to sleep. We, meanwhile, are left with lots to do whether it snows or not.…

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Cowboys to Culinary…LoDoNA Celebrates the Rise to a Dining Destination!

On Wednesday, February 8, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association will hold its Annual Meeting. And, this one’s special! With a backdrop of the refurbished and ready-to-go Saddlery Building, 15th and Wynkoop and the future site of the Squeaky Bean, neighbors will gather for good refreshment and good cooking. Four top LoDo chefs will help explain what has happened…and will happen…to put LoDo on the culinary destination map of the world.…

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