Reader: What's Happening to Denver? All the Cool Places Are Vanishing!

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Some longtime Denver restaurants — Andre's Confiserie Suisse, Le Central, Rosa Linda's Mexican Cafe — closed in 2015, and Denver's losing some of its newer favorites, too — places that people with pets were particularly partial to. After a year of doggie drama, the Bark Bar closed last January, and exactly a year later the Barker Lounge — one of the city's most pet-friendly places — closed, too. As we reported last week, its space on Santa Fe Drive is now advertised on Craigslist. The sad news prompted Patricia to ask: 

What is happening to this town? All the fun and cool places are vanishing.

Did you go to the Bark Bar? The Barker Lounge? What pet-friendly spots are left?

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