Behind the scenes: LoDo’s McGregor Square development

The McGregor Square entertainment, residential and office development last month opened its full complement of uses on one of the last developable plots of land in Denver’s lower downtown -- the area known for decades as LoDo and already beloved or reviled for its sometimes rowdy party scene, urbanist loft apartments and trendy offices. The three-building, 650,000-square-foot development emphasizes the [...]

Block Party: All the Bars and Restaurants at McGregor Square

"What the hell is McGregor Square?” a commenter wondered after we posted our story about Carmine’s, an old-school Denver Italian restaurant that recently opened its second location in that 665,000-square-foot development project by Coors Field. And it’s a fair question. Formerly referred to as the West Lot project, the development did indeed rise in a parking lot at 1901 Wazee [...]

Bar and Restaurant Owners Are Optimistic That the All-Star Game Will Draw Much-Needed Crowds

Businesses are staffing up, preparing special menus, and extending hours in hopes of attracting jersey-wearing patrons. After more than a year of empty stands at sporting venues, the Mile High City hit the economic stimulator jackpot when MLB announced in early April that the Rockies would host the All-Star Game at Coors Field. While estimates of the true impact of [...]

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