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March Madness Declared Treatable!

‘Tis a weekend for hoops. In the paint. Hitting the boards. Shooting from “Downtown”. Basketball at the highest levels. And, in Denver, too! The women are here for their Final Four. Their fans are already filling patios in LoDo on a warm Friday afternoon. Blocking and charging. Notre Dame, Connecticut, Baylor and Stanford. All playing on Sunday and the final on Tuesday. Baylor will win. Slam. Dunk! The men are in New Orleans. Kentucky, Louisville, Ohio…

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Street Watch…or, In This Case…Watch Street

Rising temperatures this weekend will be accompanied by rising dismay of motorists just west of Downtown. On Saturday, March 24th and Sunday, March 25th, crews will demolish the northern portion of the 15th Street bridge over I-25. As a result, there will be full closures of northbound and southbound I-25 near 15th Street as well as 15th Street over I-25. The full closures of I-25 (in both directions) and 15th Street over I-25 will run…

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In Breaking International Food News for Downtown Denver…Ghugi Ghives Up the Ghost, Tsunami of Sushi About to Wash Over LoDo…and, Whither Boney’s?

India House on Blake Street has closed. Ghugi Singh shuttered the place after dinner last Saturday night, nearly 20 years after it re-opened as India House. Before 1993, a dark cavernous space was also operated by Singh, the Delhi Darbar. The re-model was elegant, bright and very well designed. The food was terrific! We noticed the space was dark yesterday while out on a walk. Today in Westword, they reported that Ghugi is going on to other…

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O ‘Twill Be a Fine Day Saturday…to Leave Downtown!

Not only will it be Saturday…but it will also be St. Patrick’s Day. So, what’s the best thing to do when 200,000 people show up Downtown, all wearing something green, most drinking beer or whiskey, and looking for somewhere to relieve themselves? If you live Downtown, you’re probably seriously considering going somewhere else for the day. And, with good reason. “This is the only day of the year when I know for sure that I…

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Trouble Deciding What to Wear Sunday? Try Riding in Red…or Running in Green!

Downtown will be all red and green Sunday morning with two major events. One’s green and the other one’s red. First off, at 10:15 from McCormick’s at 17th and Wazee, is the 25th Anniversary Runnin’ of the Green, billed as the world’s largest 7k road race. Vet/Comedian Kevin Fitzgerald organizes this gathering that will close Wazee Street for the start and, of course, the party. The field will be clad in green as they leave…

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