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It's been a long, rough ride for many of the shops at Denver Pavilions, with some high-profile restaurant disasters, including the Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe space on the still-empty bridge, which replaced the disastrous Cafe Odyssey, where diners got to eat at Machu Pichu (yum). But through it all, one spot has stood as proof that restaurants can not only survive at the Pavilions, but thrive: Maggiano's Little Italy.

Denver's Maggiano's is one of the most successful in the chain, packing in locals and tourists alike since the space opened back in 1998. And to mark the official grand reopening of the Denver Pavilions today, Maggiano's is offering a platter of special deals that Lori Midson described here. And the restaurant's not alone (for once): New Pavilions owner Gart Properties has poured millions into the remodel, and many of the shops are offering specials both at the noon unveiling today, and throughout the week.

You'll find details on the Denver Pavilions web site. But you won't find a list of the clubs and restaurants that have come and gone. For a Maggiano's meatball, can you name them?

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