8 Rivers opens the floodgates October 1

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8 Rivers didn't get its new LoDo restaurant up and running in time for the Democratic National Convention, as originally planned, but according to a sign on the door at 1550 Blake Street, it's really, really going to open on Wednesday, October 1. And that's good, because Jason Sheehan is getting impatient for another taste of chef/owner Scott Durrah's Jamaican cooking.

The LoDo location will be serving lunch and dinner -- and it looks like it will also be taking over all the business from the original spot on West 32nd Avenue, which reportedly will close when the new joint finally opens. For more information, go to www.8riverslodo.com.

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