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April 23, 2004

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continued from page 8 Forum are $25 for patrons, which includes priority seating, $15 for adults and $5 for students. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 303-394-8352. To reserve tickets for pick up at the Will Call desk the

As we continue our exploration of chives. Andy asked for an option other Denver neighborhoods, I thought it than potatoes, and received a freshly appropriate to check out an area that is peeled and sliced orange. This, as most going through a complete transforma- other egg dishes, also came with an tion, the Golden Triangle. Bordered by English muffin and apple butter. Dozens is housed in a renovated Colfax to the north, Lincoln to the east, and the diagonal of Speer Boulevard to Victorian house. The spaces are small the south and west, the Golden Triangle and the noise level high, however the is one of the hottest new developments sound was well buffered with existing old walls and potted for the modern urban plants. Andy and I had dweller. Familiar to absolutely no difficultly most Denverites as the site of “all those park236 W. 13th Ave hearing each other while speaking at our normal ing lots” south of the 303.572.0066 level. There is limited Denver Art Museum, seating with some al fresthis area has been restructuring for the past decade or co dining available if the weather is so. Many old, nondescript garage and right. When we arrived at 9:30 a.m. on one-story buildings have been replaced a Sunday, we received the last available with loft apartments and condos. What table. By the time we left there was a once had a handful of residents is now 45 minute wait. No one seems deterred by this, though, because their neighbor home to thousands. In addition to all of the new housing, across the street, Pint’s Pub, opens this area is also the site of many City their bar for coffee, and the bartender and County buildings, courthouses, the will call your name when your table is Denver Library main branch, and other ready. On the sunny spring day of our smaller businesses. Of course, all of this visit many were sitting on the grassy activity requires a variety of eateries parkway enjoying the Sunday paper to satisfy the needs and tastes of the and the quiet of Denver when there is broadening constituency. Some new no traffic. One disincentive that might keep faces have moved in, some old friends have move out, and some deemed as people from trying this award- winneighborhood institutions are destined ning restaurant (voted Best Breakfast to stay. One of these includes an out- by 5280 magazine two years running) standing establishment called Dozens, would be the location. Unless one works in the City, it might not be the on the corner of 13th and Cherokee. Dozens, as the name may imply, most convenient area. Navigation durspecializes in breakfast egg dishes, ing the workweek will be congested but also has an outstanding casual and may take you far afield of your lunch menu. Their motto is “Freshness ultimate destination. And while there First,” and this is readily witnessed are plenty of meters in the area they when your meal arrives. All fruit are certainly at a premium during the is fresh and prepared to order, the normal workday hours. Therefore, I veggies are cooked al dente to pre- highly suggest you explore Dozens serve their freshness, and even the and the Golden Triangle on a Sunday baked goods are prepared onsite daily. Morning. The parking meters are free Staff seems especially proud of their (both figuratively and literally) and the omelets, which are whipped to a fluffy traffic is very light. If you have to wait lightness and removed from the pan for a table and would prefer something before they develop a browned crust. other than coffee at Pints, try a stroll On my visit I enjoyed the Eggs Arnold around the construction site of the Art ($7.45), poached eggs and a thin ham Museum and enjoy a leisurely study steak stacked on a custom pastry, then of the billboards illustrating the new topped with an outstanding, lemony addition, garage and attached housing. Denver is a live city, growing and hollandaise and sprinkled with fresh bay shrimp. This came with a side of changing virtually every day. When plump fried potatoes enhanced with a one small establishment can not only hint of onions, and a fresh melon slice. survive, but thrive in the midst of such My dining companion, Andy, had the progress, it is most definitely worth a Steamboat ($6.95). Picture a bowl filled glance. A visit to Dozens is well worth with scrambled eggs, cheddar and the travel and well worth the wait. *** bacon, topped with sour cream and

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The 2004 Rock & Rally Event Will Feature Music, Prizes and Interactive Fun for Players of All Ages and Skill Levels
The USTA Intermountain Section will host a USA Tennis “Rock & Rally” music and tennis event at the Fillmore Plaza in Cherry Creek North on Friday, May 7th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. USTA staff and local tennis professionals will serve up a day of fun at this interactive tennis extravaganza for recreational tennis players of all ages and abilities. Intermountain’s USA Tennis “Rock & Rally” will feature on- and offcourt activities, plus music by HIP, refreshments and prizes for participation. “Whether you’re picking up a racquet for the first time, participate a few times a year, or play every week, you’ll find that tennis offers countless benefits,” says Dana Miller, Director of Community Development. “It’s fun, a great workout and stress reliever, and is the perfect way to meet new people and develop lifelong friendships.” USA Tennis “Rock & Rally” is a great way to expose both kids and adults to this wonderful game. Entertainment surprises and spectacular give-aways are being planned.

evening of the event, send a check and request for reservations to East High Community Forum, P.O. Box 201404, Denver 80220. Tickets will also be available at the door.

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