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 [...]
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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 [...]
Here’s a rumor to bite into. The former Samba Room space in Larimer Square, empty for two years, has a new tenant to keep them up all night. And, the folks at Larimer may have worked hard to get this, but they didn’t go too far. Apparently they have signed the space over to Consumer [...]
Monday is Presidents Day in America! Not Candidates Day, thankfully. But a shout out to the 44 who have held this incredibly difficult position through many trying periods…like now. Many businesses will stay open, but not the banks, government or the Post Office. We may not notice. And, by the way, what’s become of the mailboxes so [...]
Union Station Alliance is re-developing historic Union Station. The top two floors will be converted to a hotel, operating in conjunction with the Oxford Hotel across the street. The main floor will be developed into food, beverage and retail spaces serving the hotel and the public. There are still plenty of opportunities to voice your [...]
It was a warm “Dress Western Day” in Denver, yesterday. And, even without the usual Stock Show westher, the parade went on. And, on. But, not for too long. In fact, we timed it at a full 10 minutes shorter than last year…including the street sweepers. No band. No dog carts other than a hot dog cart [...]
Cars in the Union Station parking lots along Wynkoop Street this morning have been replaced by more signs like this one…and a ton of guys in dayglo vests standing around. By Thursday, they, too, will be replaced. By longhorn steers forming up for the noon Stock Show Parade. Always something going on in Downtown Denver! [...]