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    So Much for the Patio Seating Idea!

    The patio seating concept of last Friday disappeared before the ink dried on that post here at Denver by the Slice. Instead, we are closing out the month in what is really a more normal fashion for a cold day in Downtown Denver…trying to stay indoors and off the streets…curled up in front of the fireplace video playing  on the television.

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    The Return to Patio Seating?

    Okay, we may be pushing it a bit. But on a Friday, late in January (yes, January!) when the temperature is approaching 70 degrees…we can’t help it. The ski jump is gone from the Civic Center. And, the only ice on the Mall is at the Southwest Skating Rink below the Clocktower. But even that’s going away after this weekend. Did you know that they had three times as many skaters as they had projected? It’s bound to change, even cool off some, probably even snow again. But, those Denver days in January when every outdoor table is taken are special. Enjoy the weekend and come back to the Slice next week for…

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    “Hey! Take Your Opinions Somewhere Else!”

    Of course, Denver by the Slice has opinions…on many the diverse subject. And, on occasion, they even turn into a bit of a rant. Topics big and small. Topics of great civic importance. Topics that just seem important in the moment. So to keep the regular content of Denver by the Slice, here, fresh and breezy…like you like it…we’ll occasionally take those other opinions somewhere else. You can read a first installment, if you like, at this link. This is a compilation of some recent thoughts about Public Meetings. We posted it over in the Whole Words Market site, a new location, in the Opinion Aisle. Kind of like a bookshelf in…

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    RTD Mall Shuttle Adds Un-Scheduled Stop at Saddlery Building!

    Today, just after 10 this morning, a turning RTD Shuttle took out part of the construction fence at the ongoing renovation of the Saddlery Building at 15th and Wynkoop. Links of the fence were dragged into Wynkoop Street by the bus, blocking one of the lanes of traffic on this narrow, but busy, street. The fence sections were bent, but no people were. Wynkoop at 15th is a narrow 2-way, made even narrower by the bike lane-crowding construction fence. Yet, every day, RTD moves its fleet of shuttles in and out for rush periods, through that intersection, back and forth to their resting place. And, these guys are lousy at…

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    Wynkoop Brewery Serves Up Lots More than Beer! And, also Beer!

    You could easily make the argument that one of the most significant cultural centers of Downtown Denver is located at the corner of 18th and Wynkoop. Unlike other “cultural centers” in Denver, you won’t find a 10-story artificial ski slope here. You won’t wade through a list of rock star architects who designed the place. And, the lights won’t flash telling you it’s time to find your seat. But, there is always something going on there. Besides being a well-used community gathering spot, the Wynkoop busies itself with events and programs to appeal to everyone. Denver by the Slice received their newsletter today, and we thought to share just the first four days…