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May 27 2015

The Story of Diamond Jack Alterie

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At The Hotel Denver, we frequently get questions about “the bullet hole”. There were actually two, both inflicted by Diamond Jack Alterie, a Chicago gangster with numerous aliases including Two-Gun Louis, Louis Alterie, Leland Vrain, and Kid Haynes. Kid Haynes was the name used when he fought in small-town prize rings as a heavyweight. In […]

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Oct 15 2012

Irish Red Gets Its’ Due!

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Once again, our Glenwood Canyon Brewing Company, won a medal at the Great American Brew Festival, held in Denver the weekend of October 12-13, 2012. This year it was solid Gold for the “Irish Red” beer that has been a local favorite that the brewery has been brewing for the past 10 years. This new […]

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Jul 24 2012

New Chamber Visitor Center Debuts

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Just in time for Summer, the Glenwood Springs Chamber Resort Association, opened its’ new Visitors Center at 802 Grand Avenue, right in the middle of the downtown walking core. There are three, fifteen-minute parking spaces right in front of the office with more parking behind the building. The new Visitor Center is open from 8am […]

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Sep 23 2011

Lets Go to Colorado’s Favorite Hot Springs!

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After all, it’s in our towns’ name! Glenwood Springs has been a place with a phenomenal hot springs presence for… who knows how long? We do know the Ute Indians were exceptionally fond of the area. Back then the springs were known as Yampah Hot Springs. Yampah in the Ute language meant, “Big Medicine.” By […]

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Feb 05 2011

February Snow Snow Snow

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Well, it arrived early this morning and is expected to continue through the next couple of days.  Snow that is.  Lovely white stuff in the city, on the roads and most importantly, in the mountains.  I think I heard howls of joyous laughter echoing down the valley as I crept down the snow packed highway […]

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