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    It’s S..S..S..S..Snowing! And, Here are S..S..S..Some Things to Think About While It’s Coming Down.

    So, we finally are getting some snow in Downtown. Cold to follow. Just brings to mind a few other things, all starting with the letter “S” that are at least as fun as watching Downtown turn into a frozen paradise. Station Lights. They’ll look their best in the snow. Except for that goofy tree thing strung to the flagpole. Sidewalks. Snow covers up the flaws and the pizzas. If you can’t see it, you can’t worry about stepping in it. Shoveling. Face it. If you live Downtown, you are probably not going to shovel anything! Stock Show Weather. Just around the corner. It’s worse. But, on Thursday the 6th at…

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    Berlin on the Move Again…But, Primetime Runs Out for PrimeBar

    In today’s Denver Post, Penny Parker is reporting that PrimeBar, at 16th and Arapahoe, has closed. That’s a large, sprawling space that was trying to be a gathering place/sports bar/casual restaurant, and, frankly, failing at all three. And, the fact that it has closed before New Year’s is unusual, as most places try to at least hang on for one last hurrah and “ca-ching” at the bar. (Update: And, a few more “ca-chings” could have helped towards the back taxes shown on the state Seizure notice at the door.) The right people were not gathering here. Just having a bunch of TV’s does not a sports bar make. And, a…

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    Something to Do With Your New Calendar!

    So…you’re not working this week. You promise to get caught up on all those things that you haven’t done all year. And, you won’t. But, you will feel a great sense of accomplishment by hanging the new 2011 calendar on the wall…probably close to the fridge. Well, already, here’s something to put on it. Late July. Right here in Denver. The County Fair! Yee Haw. Read all about it here. Seems we’ve never really had one actually in the fine City and County of Denver, even though it was originally intended. So, about 150 years late, your lucky days have arrived. You’ll be able to show off your prize livestock…