The Westword.com blog shortcut, December 18 edition
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Today in Cafe Society: • Jax turns twelve with a dozen deals. • La Chaumiere bids au revoir after more than thirty years. • Up for auction: French 250. • We're rooting for Root Down. • It's time for a Cricket burger! Free parking today in Cherry Creek North. • Veggie Girl visits Parisi. • Phil's Fresh wins a fresh loan from Whole Foods.
Today in Backbeat Online: • More listing advice from Mile High Makeout's Eric Eyl. • The top ten indie-rock albums of 2008. • Rap-Up: 800 the Jewell offers a sneak peek to 2009. • Beyond Playlist presents Xmas-rated, part two: Reissues and Retreads. • The Mile High Fidelity playlist for December 17. • 2008's five most memorable shows.
Today in The Latest Word: • Win a ski day with Cosmopolitan's 2008 Most Eligible Bachelor. • UFO zealot thinks extraterrestrials can save the Rocky Mountain News. • The Denver Post names alleged penis-exposer Michael Garcia as a mayoral candidate. • Some thoughts on the coming robot apocalypse. • Westword: All about us. But sure to read the first comment on this post, to find out what a scum-sucking bastard I am. Happy holidays! -- Michael Roberts
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