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Drew Bixby, Westword Drunk of the Week columnist, has dedicated countless hours -- and his liver -- to researching the town's true dives.The result is a new book, Denver's Best Dive Bars: Drinking & Diving in the Mile High City, which will be toasted at a series of events this week.

First up: Bixby will be talking about his book at 10 p.m. tonight during Open Mic Comedy at the Squire, a bar at 1800 East Colfax Avenue that definitely qualifies as one of the town's classic dives. On Thursday, he'll be at another -- Jerry Feld's Club 404, at 404 Broadway -- for an official launch party that kicks off at 8 p.m.

The action moves to Sweet Action, 52 Broadway, for a "dive-flavored ice cream social" at 5:30 p.m. November 6. Then it wraps up on Saturday, November 7, with a downtown dive crawl that starts at 8 p.m. at El Chapultepec, 1962 Market Street, a bar so good you may never want to leave.

For more information on these events, go to www.denversbestdivebars.com. For information on dozens of other culinary calendar events across Colorado, go to our online Food & Drink listings.

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