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    Union Station Awarded the Denver by the Slice “Top Tacky Tree Trophy” for 2nd Year!

    Of all the nice holiday lights Downtown every season, one part of one display always stands out. Every year, someone climbs up the flagpole in front of Union Station and throws down a few strands of LED lights which are attached around the bottom. The result loosely remembles the shape of a holiday tree. The Union Station “Tree” stands dead-center in front of the historic building which, itself, is routinely and tastefully swathed in colored lights. The “tree” cuts into smooth color transitions and pokes aimlessly toward the sky, awaiting its few fans having their pictures taken underneath (the lucky ones with Dinger-Klaus) to send off to Facebook. Meanwhile, for…

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    Denver by the Slice Goes Under the Knife!

    We need a new part and it’s going to take a couple of days up on the rack to get it. Fear not, we’ll be back with more news as soon as the drugs wear off. Not that you would notice! And, probably just in time to tell you what choice the brain trust of RTD has made for preservation of the historic Union Station, what pain-killers go best with turkey and whether or not the Broncos really have any shot at fame this season. Meanwhile, we’ll take steps to our own preservation! Come back in a couple of days! And, be careful crossing the streets.

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    Clyfford Still Museum is Now Open!

    Paintings by American abstract expressionist Clyfford Still can finally be seen. In Denver. At 13th and Bannock. The Museum opened today and features work from the collection belonging to Denver. Only the works of Still will be displayed. But, members of the art world will beat a steady path to Denver from around the world to see those paintings. You can determine your favorites, or just your opinion, from 10-5, Tuesday through Sunday, and 10-8 on Fridays. Admission $10 for adults. Students and Seniors, $6.

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    Gobs of Gobblers Needed Now!

    We need turkeys! The Denver Rescue Mission (DRM) urgently requests donations of 10,000 frozen turkeys, weighing 12 pounds or more, to feed the homeless and poor during the holiday season. Since the drive began on November 1st, a small number of turkeys have been donated and there¬†is only one week¬†until Thanksgiving. Turkeys can be dropped off at the Mission’s Lawrence Street Shelter, 1130 Park Avenue West in downtown Denver (corner of Park Avenue and Lawrence Street). Help out, please. If you need more information, www.DenverRescueMission.org, or call 303-297-1815. You can do this!