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Reader: Don't stop going to Cold Crush just because of the triple shooting nearby

Yesterday, we told you about an early morning triple shooting near Cold Crush, a hip-hop venue we named 2013's best new bar in Denver. Afterward, the opinions flowed about the venue and the neighborhood surrounding the 2700 block of Larimer, where the incident took place. Here's a comment from a fan of the venue who doesn't think what happened should keep people away.

James Beecher writes:

Great place to visit.... Did you all stop going to the movie theater after the mass shooting? Shit happens!!! People will do fucked up shit.... Don't let that keep you away from a fun bar, in an up-and-coming, thriving new neighborhood!

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