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Move over, guys. There’s a new roll in town!

The Duffeyroll Cafe has opened its fourth Denver location…fortunately for all of us…in Lower Downtown at 16th and Blake. And, the rolls are very good. But, you may already know that. President and Co-Founder Nick Ault has hustled these gourmet cinnamon rolls for 28 years. And now, his latest cafe is just across the street from where he first sold the rolls out of a pushcart on the Mall in 1986! The original cafe opened…

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A Clean, Well Lighted Place…

Hemingway’s short story had nothing to do with the opening of a new downtown hotel…but, the title works for this fine restoration of an historic but dowdy bank building between 16th and 17th on Champa. Downtown Denver residents need to make a point of visiting and viewing the new Renaissance Denver Downtown City Center Hotel, now open in the former Colorado National Bank Building. The staff is anxious for you to understand and explore this…

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Shhh…Don’t Tell Anyone…

This is one of the neater ideas of the summer…coming soon to one of Denver’s great little hidden courtyards in Larimer Square! (From the 5/14/2014 newsletter of the Lower Downtown Neighborhood Association) Le Jardin Secret Chef Jorel Pierce (Euclid Hall) along with Larimer Square and Mile High Business Alliance, has managed to create what might be the best thing to ever happen to Larimer Square: Le Jardin Secret. This French-inspired chefs’ market will unfold in…

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This should fix everything! RTD has solved any concern for upcoming chaos at the intersection of 18th & Wynkoop caused by hundreds of buses slogging their way through to the station mixed with hundreds of cars looking for parking and thousands of Rockies fans making their way to games. And, they even put a sign at every corner. Deer crossings, moose crossings, bear crossings, elk crossings…and, now our very own bus crossings. Watch out!

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Friday. Transportation news in Denver. So, here’s a picture of Croatia!

Last year, the Multi-modal transit center in the urban core looked like this in Split, Croatia. Trains on the left running regularly to the capital Zagreb. A large public Green Market adjacent in the near left. A Multi-bay international bus station in the middle with a busy taxi stand. And, the ferry port with over 80 arrivals and departures daily, intra- and inter- national. Ventilation via sea breeze. And, it’s all positioned at the foot…

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