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    March Madness Declared Treatable!

    ‘Tis a weekend for hoops. In the paint. Hitting the boards. Shooting from “Downtown”. Basketball at the highest levels. And, in Denver, too! The women are here for their Final Four. Their fans are already filling patios in LoDo on a warm Friday afternoon. Blocking and charging. Notre Dame, Connecticut, Baylor and Stanford. All playing on Sunday and the final on Tuesday. Baylor will win. Slam. Dunk! The men are in New Orleans. Kentucky, Louisville, Ohio State and Kansas. All playing on Saturday and the final on Monday. In a surprising finish to the madness, Kansas will again claim a national title. Don’t ask. We just know. Back after these announcements.…

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    Street Watch…or, In This Case…Watch Street

    Rising temperatures this weekend will be accompanied by rising dismay of motorists just west of Downtown. On Saturday, March 24th and Sunday, March 25th, crews will demolish the northern portion of the 15th Street bridge over I-25. As a result, there will be full closures of northbound and southbound I-25 near 15th Street as well as 15th Street over I-25. The full closures of I-25 (in both directions) and 15th Street over I-25 will run from 11 Saturday night until 10 Sunday morning, and, again, from 11 Sunday night until 5:30 Monday morning. Eventually, the entire 15th Street bridge over I-25 will be replaced with a nice, shiny new bridge…

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    In Breaking International Food News for Downtown Denver…Ghugi Ghives Up the Ghost, Tsunami of Sushi About to Wash Over LoDo…and, Whither Boney’s?

    India House on Blake Street has closed. Ghugi Singh shuttered the place after dinner last Saturday night, nearly 20 years after it re-opened as India House. Before 1993, a dark cavernous space was also operated by Singh, the Delhi Darbar. The re-model was elegant, bright and very well designed. The food was terrific! We noticed the space was dark yesterday while out on a walk. Today in Westword, they reported that Ghugi is going on to other things and will be back with more and better Indian fare. We hope they are right about that. They also initially reported that it had only been there since 2007. Going into the space is…