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Voodoo Doughnut will go 24/7 starting January 15

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"At last. 24-hour Voodoo Doughnut availability," reads the note from Tres Shannon and Kenneth "Cat Daddy" Pogson, the duo behind Voodoo Doughnut, which opened last month, on the thirteenth of December, to crushing crowds that braved frigid temps to get first crack at doughnut mania. Since then, the cult doughnut den has maintained sporadic hours, but on Wednesday, January 15, Voodoo Doughnut will, for the first time, open its doors for 24 hours straight.

And then take another break.

See also: First look: At long last, Voodoo Doughnut rises tonight at 6 p.m.

"[On Wednesday], Voodoo Denver begins 24-hour operations until early Monday when we will close for two days, catch our collective breath, and reopen Wednesday for another five days of 24-hour Voodoo Doughnuts," explains their statement, which continues: "We're kicking it off with an 11 a.m. press conference with Mayor Michael Hancock cutting the ribbon." Other guests, they reveal, include former Denver Nugget player and head coach Bill Hanzlick. And, hey, there's a party afterward at Blush & Blu, Voodoo's beer-and-coffeehouse neighbor.

"Soon, very, very soon, we will have hired and trained enough Denverites to keep the store open 24-hours-a-day EVERY day!" promises their e-mail, which also issues this plea: "Come on down to Colfax, hang out with your friends in line and bring home a fabulous pink box filled with your favorite Voodoo Doughnuts."

Their enthusiastic e-mail even roots for the orange-and-blue. "Go Denver! Go Broncos! We love you!"

Question is, what do Denverites love more? The Broncos or doughnuts from Voodoo? Kidding, people, kidding.


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