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  1. Five Favorite Sweet Treats for Kids and Adults Alike in DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Denver Westword

    It doesn't take a late-night raid of leftover Halloween candy to make you feel like a kid again. At the District , which I review this week, you can relive your lunchbox days with a better peanut-butter-and-jelly than Mom ever packed.

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  2. Servicios de la Raza Gets a New HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Denver Westword

    After providing community health and services in Denver's Sunnyside neighborhood for decades, Servicios de la Raza moved this week to a new home at 3131 West 14th Avenue. To do so, the organization had to sell its buildings at 41st Avenue and Tejon Street, which meant the removal of the "Privavera" murual, which had been a landmark there for more than three decades.

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  3. Tivoli Brewing Will Open Its Own Brewery and Taphouse Inside the Historic Tivoli BuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Denver Westword

    In what may be one of the most perfect meetings between Denver's past and its future, the new makers of Tivoli Beer will open their own brewery, taproom and restaurant inside the historic former home of the original Tivoli Brewing Company on the Auraria Campus. Tivoli Brewing co-owner Corey Marshall and the Auraria Higher Education Center announced this afternoon that the brewery has signed a long-term lease for 8,000 square feet of space inside the landmark Tivoli Student Union building .

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  4. Denver Set Out to End Homelessness Ten Years Ago -- Is the Finish Line in Sight?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Denver Westword

    He was born in Colorado, but his dad was a cook in the Air Force, and when George was four years old, the family moved from Lowry to Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama. George lived there until he finished high school -- inspiring what would later be his street nickname, "Alabama" -- and then followed in his father's footsteps, joining the Air Force.

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  5. Disappearing Murals, Changing NeighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Colorado artist Jerry Jaramillo was devastated when he found out that his mural, "Primavera," had been sandblasted and removed from a brick wall at the corner of 41st Avenue and Tejon Street in Sunnyside, where it had been for more than thirty years. "It felt like I lost a child or something," he says.

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  6. Did Marijuana Really Play No Role in Record-Setting Tourism Season?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Denver Westword

    According to the Denver Post , the summer of 2014 will set all-time tourism records -- and stats suggest the year as a whole will do so, as well. However, the Post article makes no mention of the possible part the legalization of limited marijuana sales has played when it comes to such visits.

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  7. With Factotum Brewhouse, Will Sunnyside Become Denver's Next Brewery Neighborhood?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Denver Westword

    While River North, LoDo and the Beermuda Triangle may boast the city's thickest concentrations of small craft breweries, the Sunnyside neighborhood in north Denver is slowly building a beer scene of its own -- one that could make it a new destination for craft-beer drinkers over the next year. Factotum Brewhouse recently revealed that it plans to open later this year or early next year in a former auto-body shop-turned-photography studio at 3845 Lipan Street.

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  8. DU Tagged For $695,000 Verdict in Battle With FraternityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Update below: Late last Friday afternoon, a Denver jury returned a $695,000 verdict against the University of Denver in a long, involved dispute with the local chapter of the Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity. On the surface, the five-day trial was mostly about how property is valued in an area of town sizzling with new apartment complexes and redevelopment -- but it was also a triumph of frat spirit over the bean-counters, party poopers and Dean Wormers of the university.

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  9. Bright Idea: The Flemmings Create Industrial Art From JunkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Denver Westword

    You can find art all over town -- not just on gallery walls. In this series, we'll be looking at some of the local artists who serve up their work in coffeehouses and other non-gallery businesses around town.

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  10. Halloween Was the Best Weekend for Live Music in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Denver Westword

    All this is to say that nearly every weekend is a good weekend for music in Colorado. And while it's hard to imagine that the best could be one where none of the legendary outdoor venues is active, that is exactly the case: Halloween weekend was the best one of the year for Colorado music.

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  11. The Ten Worst Restaurant Names in DenverRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Fort Collins residents are having a war of words over the new Illegal Pete's coming to town. Some have taken offense to the use of the word "illegal," but as restaurant names go, it's not the worst we've seen.

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  12. Five Points Pizza: For Friends -- or Our Mutual Friend -- OnlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Eden Myles semi-secret pizza shop runs out of Crema's kitchen. He's not always open, and you have to know him to get one.

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  13. Thirteen Best Places to Trick-or-Eat TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Halloween is here and Denver will be oozing with costumes, creatures and candy all weekend long. There's a grab-bag of events to indulge in: some scary, some sexy, and some scrumptious.

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  14. Merry Christmastime: Film Shooting in Denver Seeks Mob of ExtrasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Despite the state's efforts to beef up its movie industry , it's still unusual to see a crew actually filming on location in Denver. And it's even rarer that one of those productions announces it's holding open auditions for scores of extras -- all ages and types, no experience necessary -- to join in the glitz and glamour, the stale coffee and endless takes.

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  15. Some Monster Stole John Denver's HeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Denver Westword

    On the occasion of John Denver's induction to the Colorado Music Hall of Fame, the legendary singer's estate donated a bust to the collection. It has been on display in the 1STBANK Center for the past three years.

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  16. Punch Bowl Social Has Big Plans for Expansion, Starting With the MenuRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Denver Westword

    With a positive review of Argyll from our restaurant critic, Gretchen Kurtz, and Punch Bowl Social packing in the crowd at its hot Broadway location, it would be easy for CEO and founder Robert Thompson and his team to rest on their laurels. Instead, they're striving for improvement and expanding the Punch Bowl concept with a new chef, big menu changes and plans for growth -- nationally as well as here in Denver.

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  17. Eight Great Local Costume ShopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Denver Westword

    Halloween is just around the corner, and while many a party-goer has spent months carefully crafting the perfect costume, the rest of us are still scrounging for ideas. But when that dream look finally hits, where do you go to get the best wigs, capes, feather boas and play knives before October 31? Here's a list of the best locally-owned spots around town to find everything you need for a spooky, sexy, gory or goofy get-up.

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  18. Brunch at Syrup Hits the Sweet SpotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Denver Westword

    With all the food-named breakfast and brunch names in town - Toast, Jelly, the Delectable Egg -- it's hard to know what really distinguishes one from the other. There's no secret with Syrup .

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  19. The Mayday Experiment: Of Trailers and HardwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Denver Westword

    My friend Philip Spangler has been here almost three months and is staying one more week, sleeping on a futon in my living room and working on the house every day. By the end of the week the goal is to have a fully-clad, Tyvek-wrapped box with a loft and stairs - and I'll have to do the rest on my own without him, a scary proposition! This summer's rain -- something I told my Ohio born-and-bred friend was a rarity here in the high desert -- has impacted us again and again, making our progress forward halting and slow.

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  20. 2601 Proves to Be a Great Number for New RiNo RestaurantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Denver Westword

    There's a new development going up at 2601 Larimer Street in Ballpark/River North, and it's called, appropriately enough, 2601 Larimer. It will feature 20,000 square feet of office, retail and restaurant space -- that's the important part -- and last night 2601 threw a neighborhood party to introduce its concept and showcase the food of several upcoming eateries.

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