Over a century ago, you could buy almost anything in that area of Denver that would later be known as LoDo -- a house, a horse, a whore. And even in the neighborhood's darkest days -- the '60s, when the skid-row pawnshops were scraped off and turned into parking lots -- there were still shopping opportunities in lower downtown. Between the Stores kitchen equipment emporium at the corner of Market Street and the Rocky Mountain Seed Co. a few doors down on 15th Street, you could go from soup bowls to nuts. And just around the corner in Larimer Square -- the 1400 block of Larimer Street narrowly saved from scrape-off fate by Dana Crawford -- you could buy German nutcrackers and assorted tchotchkes designed to... More >>>