Debates and Discussions

Reader: A lot of cities don't have anything like Denver

Our "Westword guide to wacky themed events" inspired shout-outs to many favorites -- cruiser rides, Red Rocks -- as well as this sad note from Barbara:
Any place in CO is more fun than where I live!

Here's how Sean sums it up:

Yeah, way more things to do in the summer, I.e. wash park, Denver cruisers, mass amounts of shows and events. A lot of other cities don't have anything like Denver.

See the "Westword guide to wacky themed events" here and catch an updated list of our "Fifty reasons why Colorado is the best state in the country" here.


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