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Downtown Denver Lights Up at the Grand Illumination

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Kenneth Hamblin III
Christmastime in the city started up with a bang — and thousands upon thousands of twinkling LED lights — when the annual Grand Illumination switched on the holiday lights at the Denver City and County Building, Union Station and all along the 16th Street Mall Friday night. Here’s how the light show looked from ground zero, as captured by photographer Ken Hamblin.