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Good Luck With That Driving Around Thing This Sunday!

Many, many roads will be closed in and around Downtown Denver this Sunday, primarily between the hours of 10 and 4. The U.S. Pro Cycling Challenge will stage its 7th Colorado race of 2012 with an individual time trial starting and ending in Civic Center Park. In the process, they’ll take up Colfax from Civic Center to Speer, Speer in both directions between 9th Avenue and Larimer Street, then Larimer to 15th. After a quick…

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Was It Something We Said? Charlie Palmer is Leaving Wazee Street…and Denver!

Charlie, we hardly knew ya’. Just last Tuesday, during LoDo Bites, our fourth stop put me right in front of Charlie Palmer for the first time. I had wanted to meet him, and I wanted to share some sincere compliments for the quality of a fine wine dinner we had had just the week before at his restaurant. He’s an affable guy. Successful. And, he was thankful for my comments. I thanked him for bringing…

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Here They Come! Arriving Downtown on Sunday, the 26th. And, It’s About Time!

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge returns for a second year, beginning Monday in Durango and ending on Sunday, August 26th in Civic Center Park in Denver. A rich week of racing ends in an individual time trial finish, likely to determine the overall race winner. This event has risen immediately to the top of the international bike racing scene, and it’s great that it’s seen in Denver! Click here for a complete stage description, map…

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The Colorado Rockies, Parked Deep in the Cellar, Think They Just Need More…Parking?

At this writing, the Colorado Rockies, reported to be a Major League Baseball Team, have the second worst record in all of baseball. Only Houston is more humid, and worse off. No other team in baseball this season has had more runs scored against it. But, fear not, the Rockies seem always to be looking to the future, even if with blinders. For the first few seasons of their existence, sell-outs were the norm. Greed…

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Show Offs! Financial Firm Closes Larimer Square!

Ameriprise Financial wants you to know they have a lot of money. And, to drive that point home, Denver, they’ll close Larimer Square Wednesday night, August 8…for a party. Oh, by the way, you’re not invited. “Ameriprise Financial is the largest financial planning company in the United States and is among the 25 largest asset managers in the world,” so sayeth they. 3,000 of their best friends (and customers?) will be feted at a circus-like party…

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Pardon the Interruption…But, We Had to Unexpectedly Adjust our Seats!

You may have noticed (or, at least we hoped you did) some rather sporadic posting at Denver by the Slice over the last couple of weeks. We’re still here. But, not here, really, here… in a new location for the next several weeks. And, back up and putting up whatever we feel like! But, it’s all about living in Downtown Denver. And, we are just living in a slightly different location in Downtown Denver. Moving…

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