Occupy Denver's tent city was dismantled just after 3 a.m. today -- and Westword's Jenn Wohletz was on the scene before and after the authorities moved in. For instance, she saw the arrests of staffers who've been manning the site's kitchen, dubbed the Thunderdome.
Page through below to see her gallery of photos from throughout the night and into the morning.
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More from our Occupy Denver archive: "Occupy Denver's Facebook responses to authorities clearing out tent city near Capitol."
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