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The Family Jones, which opened last fall in LoHi, is much more than a distillery that makes its own spirits. It's also a welcoming bar and a spirited restaurant. Get a taste for the place with these photos and click the link in our bio for more. 📸: @dlirettephoto || #craftcocktails #denvereats #restaurantreview


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Did you hear the exciting news? @matsuhisadenver has joined the #WestwordFeast restaurant lineup, on 9/30, as our exclusive VIP restaurant! Get tickets before VIP sells out at westwordfeast.com.


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Grandoozy kicked off on September 14 with headliner Kendrick Lamar, and music all day from the likes of Miguel, Phoenix, the Denver-based group Tennis and more. The festival continues through September 16 at Overland Park Golf Course. Click the link in our bio for more. 📸: @emerymediahouse and @dlirettephoto


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The Old Spaghetti Factory will permanently shut the doors of the restored Denver City Cable Railway Building it has called home for the past 45 years after Sunday, September 16, 2018. The pasta parlor will continue to serve dinner through Sunday. 📸: @dlirettephoto


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What was one the Sports Authority headquarters in Englewood is now the largest #rockclimbing gym in the country. The facility boasts more than 53,000 square feet of climbing space and offers yoga and other fitness classes. Earth Treks Englewood will have a grand opening party on September 22, 2018. Click the link in our bio to see more photos. 📸: @emerymediahouse


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Grandoozy, Superfly's Denver music festival, is coming to town with Florence + the Machine, Stevie Wonder, Kendrick Lamar, St. Vincent and more September 14-16, 2018. Click the link in our bio for our survival guide on how to park, travel in, and enjoy yourself safely. #Grandoozy


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That stunning Denver skyline got us like 🤩. Get up close and personal with Denver’s built environment during @DenverArchitecture’s #DoorsOpenDenver September 22-23. Visit denverarchitecture.org for all the deets.
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“I don’t think that was supposed to be the end of her story,” Connie Jones says about her daughter, Nicole Boston. On August 9, Boston was one of three individuals murdered behind a warehouse near the South Broadway and I-25 interchange. On social media and in private conversations, Jones has shared the real story with anyone who will listen: Yes, her murdered daughter happened to be experiencing homelessness. But like the two men who were also killed, she was a person with a family, a history,  triumphs, failures, hopes and dreams. Click the link in our bio to read the full story. 📸: @kenziebruce_photo


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Crush Walls 2018 concluded on September 9, but the murals created last week will be visible all year. Judging from the sprawling festival map, it may take a full year to see all the new works of art. That map includes a list of six alleys that are already filled with colorful murals: To get started, why not take a shortcut, detour or secret walk through one of these bold backstreets? Above: Vy Duong stands in front of a mural by Remote in alley one, which runs from 25th to 26th streets between Larimer and Walnut. Click the link in our bio for more. 📸: @kenziebruce_photo


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STS9 came to Red Rocks for a two-night stand on September 7 and 8, 2018. Click the link in our bio for more photos. 📸: @jackie_collins_photography


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Everything at Super Mega Bien is meant to be shared, even items from the separate “Big Food” menu. The selection changes weekly, but whatever is on board is bound to mesmerize. Deep-fried fritters of corn, cheese and zucchini. Carne asada with chimichurri. Creamed corn with all the grassiness of fresh corn on the cob, topped with halved cherry tomatoes spilling their juice and seeds into the bowl. Click the link in our bio to read our review of Super Mega Bien. 📸: @dlirettephoto || #denverrestaurants #denvereats


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Four days into Crush Walls 2018, RiNo has a different look. The week-long streets-arts festival has expanded further than before, with new murals appearing not only up and down Brighton Boulevard, and in the art alley off Larimer Street between 26th and 27th streets, but stretching as far as the Pepsi bottling factory. Scroll down for caption information, and click the link in our bio for more. 📸: @kenziebruce_photo .
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1. Shepard Fairey's mural sprawls along the south wall of Denver Central Market. Fairey is known for his 1989 "Obey Giant" campaign as well as his "Hope" poster, which became Barack Obama's campaign emblem.
2. Roadsworth, an invited artist at Crush, specializes in large, surreal street paintings.
3. Four large portraits near Brighton Boulevard and 31st Street.
4. Thomas Evans, aka Detour, prepares to create a mural of Nina Simone on the side of Nocturne Jazz Club.
5. Laurence Vallières, an invited artist from Canada, is famous for her large-scale cardboard sculptures. This one is at 25th and Larimer streets.
6. Nick Napoletano adds paint to his mural outside Matchbox; he is working in collaboration with his sister, Marissa, this year.
7. Chris Krieg works on a large mural at 2875 Blake Street.
8. Patrick Kane McGregor, Mike Giant and Jason Garcia collaborated on this giant mural at 35th Street and Chestnut Place, "spotlighting a message of love through each artist’s style."
9. Anna Charney paints part of her mural in the Denver Central Market parking lot.
10. Delton Demarest's murals can be seen in the alley between Blake and Walnut streets near 28th.


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