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  1. A Chocolate AffairRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Denver Westword

    Olde Town Arvada goes sugary-sweet during the annual Chocolate Affair - a tasting and treasure hunt held in locations around the historic part of the city. Chocolate lovers can buy $1 tickets good for samplings of candies, baked goods and even beer and whiskey flavored with the rich treat while enjoying a self-guided walking tour.

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  2. From Sausage to Sushi: Our Restaurant Roll Call for January 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Denver Westword

    January was a seesaw of openings and closings; with the shuttering of one restaurant came the unveiling of another. While California-based vegan chain Native Foods Cafe closed two of its fast-casual locations , a cozy, locally owned plant-based joint called the Handy Diner opened at 2958 Downing Street in Five Points.

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  3. Park Burger Founders to Open New Concept in Former Home of Tom's Home Cookin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Denver Westword

    After the initial sadness of saying goodbye to Tom's Home Cookin' when the celebrated Southern lunch counter closed abruptly in December, curiosity took hold: Who would be the next tenant to bring something new to the Five Points neighborhood in a way that would spark appetites and admiration - as Steve Jankousky and Tom Unterwagner had done when they opened their diner more than fifteen years ago? But now the guessing is over: Jean-Phillipe Failyau, Peter Newlin and Rachel Sanford have applied with the Denver Department of Excise and Licenses for a liquor license at the old Tom's address at 800 East 26th Avenue. If those names don't ring a bell, the moniker Park Burger will.

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  4. First Look: Kline's Beer Hall Serves Beers and Bratwurst in Olde Town ArvadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Denver Westword

    Kline's Beer Hall , the latest project from bar pros Lenka Juchelkova and Mike Huggins, opened last Thursday night in Olde Town Arvada. This is the second bar in the neighborhood from the team, which also runs the Arvada Tavern just a block away.

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  5. Kline's and Kleinman: A Second Helping of Westword Food & Drink, January 18-22Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Denver Westword

    If beer and sausage are your thing but you never had a chance to make it to Wurstkuche before it closed last week , you're in luck because Kline's Beer Hall opened last night in Arvada. Owners Lenka Juchelkova and Mike Huggins, who also operate the Arvada Tavern and Union Lodge No.

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  6. Lawrence White Gets Life: Used Rope to Stop Sex Assault Victim From ScreamingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Denver Westword

    Take the case of Katina Smith , mother of Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas , who got life for her connection to a cocaine ring operated by her mother, even though Katina didn't actually deal any drugs. President Barack Obama commuted her sentence after she served fifteen years, and this past Sunday, she saw her son play pro ball for the first time .

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  7. Meet the Fashion Designers of Artopia 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Denver Westword

    It's cold outside, but plans are heating up for Artopia 2016 at City Hall on Saturday, February 20 - a night of art, culture and fashion. And cocktails, of course, which you can enjoy as you move through seven rooms of art installations and exhibits, curated by Jolt from Guerilla Garden, and showcasing Denver's most exciting artists, as well as some stars on the national scene.

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  8. John Rutter, R.I.P.: Addiction Counselor's Body Found in Rubble of Burned ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Denver Westword

    Update: Yesterday morning about this time, we told you about a fire that struck Creative Treatment Options, a substance abuse clinic in Arvada, and the ongoing search for John Rutter, a veteran addiction counselor who'd been missing since the blaze got underway. On Monday evening, the Arvada Fire Department announced that a body had been recovered from the rubble of the facility.

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  9. John Rutter, Addiction Counselor, Missing After Fire Destroys Abuse ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Denver Westword

    For the folks at Creative Treatment Options , a substance abuse clinic in Arvada, a weekend fire that decimated the facility qualifies as very unfortunate. But not nearly as unfortunate as the fact that John Rutter, an addiction counselor at the facility, remains missing at this writing.

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  10. The Photos of 100 Favorite DishesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Denver Westword

    We started and finished our list of 100 Favorite Dishes with Denver originals: a crispy chile relleno from La Fiesta at number 100 and a plate of bison ribs from the Fort at number 1 . In between, we sampled bites of great food everywhere from Acorn to Z Cuisine .

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  11. Strange Colorado Crime Stories From 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | Denver Westword

    Growth and development, newcomers and Mile High rent dominated much of the conversation in the city in 20015. But there were also lighter, funnier and just plain weirder stories, too.

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  12. Ignite Ale House Closes in ArvadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Denver Westword

    Ignite Ale House and Kitchen opened on Sheridan Boulevard in July after a fast remodel job that converted it from a Woody's Tavern outpost. But after only five months, Ignite failed to catch fire and is now closed.

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  13. Colorado Chamber Players 2015-16 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Denver Westword

    Nov. 14 at First Universalist Church, Nov. 20 at Longmont Museum: Shostakovich Piano Quintet. Dec. 3 at Cameron Church, Dec. 8 at Trinity Presbyterian Church of Arvada: Shostakovich and Prokofiev: DIfferent Worlds.

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  14. Video: Missing Teen Taylor Gammel on Sleepwalking for Nine MilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Denver Westword

    Update: On October 27, we kept you up to date on one of the more unusual missing-persons cases in recent memory - the search for Taylor Gammel, nineteen, who was said to have left her house while sleepwalking. See our previous coverage below.

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  15. Jeffco School Board Recall Sweep: Julie Williams, Ken Witt, John Newkirk OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Denver Westword

    For more than a year , the Jefferson County School Board - and specifically a voting bloc consisting of members Julie Williams, Ken Witt and John Newkirk - have been a lightning rod for controversy The trio's alleged efforts to turn Jeffco's history curriculum in a more "patriotic" direction, coupled with complaints about teacher compensation and more, inspired student walkouts and a vigorous recall effort that made headlines nationwide. The Washington Post recently dubbed the recall battle a de facto proxy war, with teachers unions backing the recall and the conservative Koch brothers, aided by Denver's own Independence Institute, supporting the opposition.

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  16. Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha Plans Expansion Into the Alcoholic-Beverage MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Denver Westword

    The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau has made a point recently of checking in on kombucha producers to make sure they're keeping their brews to less than .5 percent alcohol by volume, the legal limit above which beverages are subject to the bureau's regulations. At alcohol levels that low, kombucha isn't attracting many social drinkers - but Boulder's Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha wants to change that.

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  17. Iron Casting Performance Pour and Ceramics, Raku and Torch Glass DemonstrationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | Denver Westword

    Arvada Center curator Collin Parson took a leap this fall with the ongoing, gallery-wide exhibit series Fired: Iron, Ceramics and Glass , which focuses on highly crafted material-based artworks tied indelibly to processes involving fire. As participating metal sculptor Rian Kerrane notes, that 3-D milieu doesn't always get support from commercial galleries.

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  18. As You Like It and Two More Shows on Stage This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2015 | Denver Westword

    This weekend marks your last chance to see Spirits to Enforce, but there are other noteworthy shows around town - including a fantastic production of As You Like It. Keep reading for our capsule reviews.

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  19. Powerful Political Sculpture Vandalized Near Rocky Flats to Be ReinstalledRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | Denver Westword

    The former Rocky Flats nuclear-weapons plant was declared cleaned up - or as close as it was going to get - ten years ago this week, more than fifty years after the facility sixteen miles upwind of Denver started producing plutonium triggers for hydrogen bombs. In 2017, 5,000 acres of the property are slated to open as the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge , under the supervision of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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  20. Outside Mullingar and West Side Story Closing This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2015 | Denver Westword

    This weekend marks your last chance to see Outside Mullingar and West Side Story, but there are other noteworthy shows around town - including a fantastic production of As You Like It. Keep reading for our capsule reviews.

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