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  1. 2nd course of Denver Restaurant Week opens Saturday; get your menus here (Slideshow)
    The places are set and the cutlery is laid out, ready to satiate the pallets of eager Denver diners for a second helping of Denver Restaurant Week beginning Saturday. This is the first time Visit Denver, the organizer, is putting on two separate weeks of the popular event, which offers diners discounted meals at over 300 participating restaurants. In the prior nine years, the event ran over a continuous two-week period. The slideshow (above right) shows sample menus from 13 participating restaurants. Richard…
  2. $19 million conversion of Denver's historic Byers school building complete
    The renovation of the former Byers Junior High School building, a 93-year-old structure on Denver's Pearl Street, has reached completion, with a grand opening planned for next week. The historic school at 150 S. Pearl St. has been empty since 2004, when Denver School of the Arts, which was using the building, moved to a new home at 7111 Montview Blvd. But after a year of construction, the Byers building has been converted into a fifth campus for the Denver School of Science and Technology. A ribbon-cutting…
  3. 9News weather: Heavy rain forecast for Denver area (Video)
    There's heavy rain in the forecast for Denver and the Front Range Friday. Expect moderate to heavy rain after 2 p.m. Rain will last into the evening, so outdoors sports and activities will be soggy affairs Friday night, and some traffic slowdowns are possible. Total rain around the metro area will be between one half of an inch to up to two inches in a few places. > Click here for more on this forecast from 9News. > And click here for the 9News weather page, with current conditions, detailed…
  4. Dish Network CFO retiring
    Robert Olson, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Dish Network Corp., will retire Oct. 15, the Douglas County-based satellite-TV company announced Friday. Olson will be succeeded by Steve Swain, currently senior vice president of programming, and previously vice president of corporate financial planning and analysis at Dish (Nasdaq: DISH). Swain will report to company president and CEO Joseph Clayton. Clayton praised Olson, 54, calling him "as capable and strategic a CFO as…
  5. Amy Van Dyken-Rouen walking, with mechanical help
    Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, who was paralyzed from the waist down after an ATV accident in Arizona in June, is walking again with the aid of an exoskeleton. The native Coloradan posted photos on her Instagram account that showed her standing upright and using a walker, along with this description: " Who's excited to be walking with an exoskeleton? This chick! #dreamscometrue #happygirl" Van Dyken-Rouen also posted short videos showing her standing and walking. She was discharged…