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Downtown Merchant Cited For…Being the Best!

5280 Magazine, published in Downtown Denver after all, found a winner in its own backyard. Top of the Town 2012 awards are announced in the July issue, now on sale. And, the Best Wineshop in Denver. Wines off Wynkoop, of course. Tucked in the alley behind the Tattered Cover Bookstore in LoDo, WOW is actually celebrating their 15th Anniversary this week! A fine and eclectic wine collection is doled out by some truly talented and…

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Public Art to Sound Off at Twilight Friday!

Virga, the striking public art installation on the historic Delgany Bridge over Cherry Creek, will make itself heard this Friday evening. Sound Artist Morton Waller has created a complimentary soundpiece for Patrick Marold’s installation, installed and dedicated last fall. From Denver Arts and Venues, the piece “is a response to the transition of light on the sculpture as twilight approaches.” Following the presentation (about 8:30 p.m.), the Museum of Contemporary Art will host an Artist…

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In the Neighborhood and Worth Reading About!

Spotted this article at Westword today. We’ve written before about the “best little shopping street in Downtown” that’s really over on Platte Street. (Here in our own archives) And, now a new addition that sounds just right for the mix. Use the link to find out. And, while you’re reading that, you’ll also learn what Scott Durrah and Wanda James, formerly of 8 Rivers, are up to. And, that sounds good, too. Stay cool!

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Too Hot to Farm!

While Denver is “basking” in the glow of early (very early) summer, there are still things that need to be done…outside. One of those is voting. Ballots were mailed a few weeks ago and they have to be in by Tuesday, June 26, no later than 7:00 p.m. If you live Downtown, all you need do is walk your ballot over to the Webb Building at 15th and Court. Denver by the Slice always votes,…

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Hot News Today…Only At Denver by the Slice!

Well, our lonely tower crane from last Friday’s post has company today. That’s it, going up in the distance, just next to Union Station. But, that was bound to happen. What we did not know until today is this hot flash. And, it’s a good day for a hot flash. Finally, after all these years of empty “street level retail” on the Wynkoop Street side of the EPA Regional Headquarters Building…comes a tenant. Office Depot.…

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World’s Shortest Tower Crane Still Waiting for Company at Union Station!

While all the grant applications, planning and approvals by such diverse bodies as the National Park Service are going on inside Union Station…a lonely sentinel stands guard over a dusty, noisy beginning of more construction. For several weeks, this first section of a looming tower has stayed its ground as though it was holding a parking place on a busy street. Just cranes. No trains. One day it should look better.

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