Happy National Burger Day

May 28 is National Burger Day, and Smashburger, the homegrown hit, wants to make sure you have a smashing day. It's giving fans a chance to win a golden Smashticket -- a year of free burgers. Anyone who orders a Smashburger meal today will be eligible for the prize; a winner will be chosen at each of the 67 locations (ten of them in metro Denver). For more details, go to

Not to be outdone, CityGrille and CityPub have been celebrating National Hamburger Month all May, and have their own contest -- this one for Rockies tickets and $50 worth of food. Enter at

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