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World’s Shortest Tower Crane Still Waiting for Company at Union Station!

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 parking place on a busy street. Just cranes. No trains. One day it should look better.

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Coohills Starting Sunday Brunch On…of course…Mothers’ Day!

A bit of France. A bit of Colorado. From 10 to 2 on Sundays, Coohills at 1400 Wewatta in Lower Downtown will offer brunch in the way that only they can. This is where you’ll want to be for a view over Cherry Creek, comfort on their famous patio and a fine meal prepared under the supervision of Chef/Owner Tom Coohill. Let’s see. Brioche, Colorado lamb, charcuterie, housemade breads, pastries and sausages. So much to choose…

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Talking Points: Meet Bob Montgomery. Still Hitting the High Notes!

Frequently, we’ll introduce you to someone you may, or may not know who lives in Downtown Denver. And, we’ll ask that person five questions…always the same. But, we’re sure to get a lot of different answers!  Let us know what you think. All of our “Talking Points” profiles are archived for easy reference at the page above…with the same name! Bob and Jan Montgomery have lived in Lower Downtown for almost 19 years. Bob  grew up in western Kansas…

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‘Tis the Season…Oxford Decorates Living Room Today!

The Victorian lobby of the Oxford Hotel in Lower Downtown is taking on a new look…today! Decorations are going up for the holidays, and this year the theme looks bright and white. At the center of the visual feast is a new carousel, working and moving, built and designed by hotel engineer Mike Michna, last spotted high atop a ladder fiddling with the parts. He should be proud. And, as always, the result will be…

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