The blog shortcut, February 5 edition

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Today in Cafe Society:
Michel Wahaltere moving on.
French twist: La Fondue now Le Chateau.
French twist redux: A Cote to expand its hours.
Lakeside Waffles opens up next to the Oriental.
Veggie Girl: Taki's.

Today in Backbeat Online:
Q&A with Fucked Up's Damian Abraham.
Born in the Flood announce mountain mini-tour.
Bottesini Project to set up shop in San Francisco for the night
Flier of the week: Fell at Herman's Hideaway
Neil Young kicks the year off with a hilarious single

Today in The Latest Word:
Bingo Barn in Northglenn goes into foreclosure.
Another day, another frustrating Nuggets win.
Face the State's Brad Jones wants you to report the news.
Circuit Media's Don Knox sees capitol press room as ethical conflict.
Did Barack Obama hyptonize the nation during his Denver acceptance speech? Take... me... to... your... leader...

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