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Arvada woman trying to stomach $500 fine for free airline snack

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DENVER -- An Arvada woman said she's facing a $500 fine from U.S. Customs and Border Patrol after she saved a free apple she received from an airline on her way home from Paris.

Crystal Tadlock said towards the end of her flight from Paris, flight attendants passed out apples in plastic bags. She wasn't hungry at the time so she threw the snack in her bag and planned to eat it during the second leg of her trip back to Denver.

Tadlock said when she went through Customs, her bag was randomly searched. She said the Customs agent pulled out the apple in the plastic bag with Delta's logo on it. Tadlock explained she's just received the snack from the airline and asked if she could throw it out or eat it. She said the agent said no, and handed her a $500 fine for the apple instead.

"He had asked me if my trip to France was expensive and I said, 'yeah.' I didn’t really get why he was asking that question, and then he said 'It’s about to get a lot more expensive after I charge you $500,'" said Tadlock.

Tadlock said she's frustrated that an innocent mistake could amount to a $500 and the loss of her Global Entry Status. Tadlock said Delta shouldn't have passed out apples to customers or at least reminded passengers not to take the fruit off the plane. She also said she's frustrated that Customs would ticket her when the agent clearly saw the snack came from an airline.

"It’s really unfortunate someone has to go through that and be treated like a criminal over a piece of fruit," said Tadlock.

A spokesperson with Delta said in a statement, "we encourage our customers to follow U.S. Customs and Border Protection protocols."

A spokesperson for U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said in a statement, "Privacy policy prohibits CBP from discussing the details of any individuals specific inspection, however all agriculture items must be declared."

Tadlock can either pay the $500 or fight the charge in court. Right now, she said she plans to fight the ticket in front of a judge.

 

Avs win Game 5 in Nashville 2-1, force Game 6 in Denver Sunday

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NASHVILLE — Sven Andrighetto scored with 1:28 left to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 victory over Nashville Predators 2-1 on Friday night, sending the first-round series back to Denver for Game 6.

This is the third time the Avalanche had trailed 3-1 in a series since the franchise relocated to Colorado. They lost the first two, but will have a chance Sunday to push this series to a seventh game after rallying with two goals in the final 4:11.

Gabriel Landeskog started the rally with his goal into an empty net with Nashville goalie Pekka Rinne caught outside the crease with his own teammate Ryan Ellis in his lap. Then Andrighetto gave the Avs the lead off a rebound of a shot by J.T. Compher that stunned a sold-out Nashville crowd that had expected to celebrate advancing to the second round.

Andrew Hammond made a career-high 44 saves for his first postseason victory in his first playoff start since April 17, 2015, with Ottawa and just the third of his career.

“It’s one of those things I’ve learned in my career: You never know when you’re going to get a second chance,” Hammond said. “I’ve played two games basically since the start of January — at times it felt as though that day would never come again when you’re going to play again. You keep battling in practice, you stick to the process, when you get your chance, you’re ready.”

The series winner will face Winnipeg in the second round.

Nick Bonino scored for Nashville.

This game was scoreless until Bonino’s goal with 9:42 left, a big change for a series that had been the highest-scoring of the first round averaging 7.25 goals per game coming into Game 5. But the goalie nicknamed the “Hamburglar” came through with a dazzling performance for his first postseason victory.

The Predators peppered the Avs’ backup to their backup goalie. The only time Nashville beat Hammond was when Mattias Ekholm’s shot bounced off his left pad and went in off Bonino’s right skate. The official on the spot immediately waved it off. Officials huddled, then reviewed the play.

During the review, fans sang “Let It Be” while holding up their cellphones with the flash on. Referee Kevin Pollack announced the call on the ice had been overturned, starting a long-awaited celebration.

The lead didn’t last long as Landeskog tapped the puck into an open net off a feed from Nathan MacKinnon.

The Avalanche came into the postseason with goalie Semyon Varlamov and defenseman Erik Johnson sidelined by knee injuries, then defenseman Samuel Girard missed three games with his own upper-body injury before Jonathan Bernier, Varlamov’s backup, suffered his own lower-body injury. That pushed the Hamburglar into the net.

Nashville countered with its usual catfish on the ice before the puck dropped and the members of the NFL’s Tennessee Titans secondary waving the rally towel for fans.

The Predators started and ended the second period on the power play but couldn’t beat Hammond. Their best scoring chance came with a 4 on 2, but Hammond stopped Roman Josi’s shot and then handled Calle Jarnkrok’s attempt off the rebound at 12:36. Hammond also made a big pad save on Ellis’ slap shot and then stopped another Josi shot late in the period.

NOTES: The Avalanche snapped a seven-game skid in Nashville with the win. They ended a 12-game skid to the Preds overall in Game 3. … Nashville had been perfect last postseason with a chance to clinch a series on its own ice, winning all three series to reach the Stanley Cup Final.

UP NEXT

Game 6 in Denver on Sunday at 5 p.m. MT.

 

Teens use cough syrup to get high; lawmakers consider ID checks at registers

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 22:56

DENVER -- It's called "lean," "purple drank," or "poor man's ecstasy" and according to teenagers it's showing up at high school parties all over the country.

"The parents don't know what's happening," Jino Arrendondo, a 17-year-old Denver area high school student said.

Arrendondo says the over-the-counter cough syrup is most commonly served with Sprite, Jolly Ranchers and served over ice.

"The high is pretty intense," Arrendondo says.

He tells the FOX31 Problem Solvers the cocktail has been made popular by rappers -- with many posting Instagram images online.

Arrendondo has tried it -- but says he now hates it after watching so many friends become addicted to the drink. He described one encounter with a friend at a party.

"When I looked my friend in the eye I could just see his soul trying to grab my soul," Arrendondo said.

"I was honestly scared and I wanted to call my mom," Arrendondo added.

Well now Arrendondo is turning that fear into action -- working with lawmakers at the State Capitol to pass a bill restricting who can buy cough syrups in Colorado.

HB 1307 would ban anyone under the age of 18 from buying cough syrups and medicines with Dextromethorphan in it.

"This is a simple step to make sure our cashiers do a quick double check before they hand something out to a kid they might actually abuse," Rep. Jonathan Singer said.

The bill will be heard in the State Senate on Monday --- Jino will be there to testify.

According to Singer, if this becomes law, cough syrups will still remain over the counter however cashiers would just be required to do an ID check like they do with alcohol.

Others states have previously passed this legislation like New York and California. 

 

 

Big metro Denver school districts cancel classes for planned teacher walkouts

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 22:12

DENVER -- Parents may need to come up with a child care plan for Thursday or Friday of next week as schools all over the Metro Area continue to announce plans to cancel classes one day due to labor shortages.

This comes as thousands of teachers prepare to walkout and head to the Capitol to rally for better funding and retirement.

Monday, so many Englewood teachers decided to head to the Capitol, the district cancelled classes. Next week, two of the largest districts in our state will do the same.

Jefferson County teachers will walkout on Thursday, so that district won't hold classes for a day.

Cherry Creek, Adams 12 Five Star, and Poudre will cancel their classes on Friday, while Denver Public Schools will be on a half day.

“We’ve been trying all kinds of different venues to be heard, and those have not worked, and now we need to do something a little more drastic,” Jefferson County teacher Kay Landon said.

Stephanie Rossi, another Jefferson County teacher said, “This is a professional development day of a different kind.”

While some parents may be scrambling for last minute child care, the dad we caught up with says he doesn't mind the day off.

Cherry Creek Parent Mike Burke said, “They’re a big part of this community, so I support them doing that and if my child is going to stay home because of that I think that’s fine.”

The teachers say they understand legislators don't have control over everything.

“Let’s talk about how you distribute the money that you do have control over,” Rossi said.

They also know there's a bill circulating that could help.

Landon said, “I don’t want any of those sneaky little changes that they do to amendments to get put in there.”

Regardless, they want to see things through until the end.

“We’re in a rich state and we have poor schools,” Landon said.

Teachers with Jeffco Schools say they are always thinking about their students, that's why they decided to walkout on Thursday, because there is a student event on Friday.

Couple arrested for hiding man’s body in closet of Utah home

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 20:53

PROVO, Utah – Police have arrested two people after a man was found dead in the closet of a Provo, Utah home.

Dallas Joe Juggert

Police found the man’s body while searching a CastleBrook Condos unit on April 13.

Investigators said 20-year-old Dallas Joe Juggert and 20-year-old Mary Loueze Mace are believed to have stowed the dead man there.

Utah County documents state Juggert called a relative and said the man had overdosed on April 7 and that he was scared to report it because they had been using drugs and he was trying to regain custody of his son.

He also told the relative that he had contacted someone who goes by the name “Cupcake,” who has a “clean-up crew,” to dispose of the man’s body and any evidence.

Before that could happen, Juggert found out his roommate’s father was coming to the house. Police said the pair panicked and ran, leaving the man’s body in the closet.

Mary Loueze Mace

That’s where police discovered it before Mace and Juggert could return.

Officers found Mace and Juggert April 19 at the Valley Inn Motel at 1425 S. State St., where they had been staying, unbeknownst to the business.

Juggert had a copy of the room key from a previous stay.

At the room, officers spoke with Mace, who gave them a false name and told them she was alone.

Officers asked her to prove no one else was there.

Mace wouldn’t let the officers in but showed them video of the room on her phone which accidentally revealed Juggert hiding in the bathroom.

Investigators also found meth paraphernalia and marijuana in the room.

Officers arrested the pair for desecration of a body, obstruction of justice and drug possession.

Hundreds of santas from around the world attend convention in Colorado

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 20:20

BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- Santas from around the world are in Colorado for the bi-annual gathering of the International Brotherhood of Real Bearded Santas.

This group is meeting at the Omni Interlocken Hotel in Broomfield.

It’s a place, a gathering and an event where 400 santas hone their skills, update their wardrobe, socialize and just enjoy a little time off before the Christmas season begins.

These are very special santas. They take what they do very seriously. They love to serve.

From beard care to voice training to reindeer 101, everything every good Santa needs to know. Besides having a real beard they all have another thing in common.

A heart twice the size of most of us.

Merry Christmas!

2 disabled trains on the RTD A Line near the airport removed, normal service resumes

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 19:22

DENVER –RTD said two disable trains on the A Line tracks near Denver International Airport were removed Friday night, about four hours after they first became disable after leaving the Airport Station.

RTD said full service was resuming on the A Line but delays were to be expected while the normal schedule resumed.

2nd disabled A line train is now moving. A line is resuming full eastbound and westbound service to/from @DENAirport Please expect delays for about the next hour while we resume regular schedules. Bus shuttles are being cancelled.

— RTD (@RideRTD) April 21, 2018

Earlier RTD recommended passengers who wanted to use the train to get to and from Denver International Airport find alternate transportation. The two disabled trains were on the tracks between the Airport Station and the 61st and Peña Station.

RTD operated bus shuttle service between those two stations while it worked to remove the disabled trains from the tracks. The bus bridge was canceled when regular service resumed.

RTD said that a train leaving the airport at about 4 p.m. “encountered something on the overhead wire that knocked the connecting pantograph down.” The same thing happened to a second train that departed from the Airport Station.

The pantograph is the apparatus which is mounted on the roof of an electric commuter train to collect power from the overhead electrical wire.

 

North Korea says it has suspended nuclear, missile testing

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 18:53

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea said Saturday it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.

The announcement came ahead of a new round of nuclear negotiations between Pyongyang, Seoul and Washington, but there was no clear indication in the North's announcement if it would be willing to deal away its arsenal.

The North rather expressed confidence about its nuclear force, which leader Kim Jong Un declared as complete in November after a slew of weapons tests that included the underground detonation of a purported thermonuclear warhead and flight tests of three intercontinental ballistic missiles.

Some analysts believe Kim is entering the negotiations from a position of strength and is unlikely to accept a significant cut of his arsenal. South Korean and U.S. officials have said Kim is likely trying to save his broken economy from heavy sanctions,

After the announcement Saturday about testing, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted, "This is very good news for North Korea and the World" and "big progress!"

He also said he's looking forward to his upcoming summit with Kim.

The North's official Korean Central News Agency said the country is making the move to shift its national focus and improve its economy.

The North also vowed to actively engage with regional neighbors and the international community to secure peace in the Korean Peninsula and create an "optimal international environment" to build its economy.

The announcements came days before Kim is set to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in in a border truce village for a rare summit aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.

A separate meeting between Kim and Trump is anticipated in May or June.

The North's decisions were made in a meeting of the ruling party's full Central Committee which had convened to discuss a "new stage" of policies.

The Korean Workers' Party's Central Committee declared it a "great victory" in the country's official "byungjin" policy line of simultaneously pursuing economic and nuclear development.

The committee unanimously adopted a resolution that called for concentrating national efforts to achieve a strong socialist economy and "groundbreaking improvements in people's lives."

"To secure transparency on the suspension of nuclear tests, we will close the republic's northern nuclear test site," the party's resolution said.

The agency quoted Kim as saying during the meeting: "Nuclear development has proceeded scientifically and in due order and the development of the delivery strike means also proceeded scientifically and verified the completion of nuclear weapons.

"We no longer need any nuclear test or test launches of intermediate and intercontinental range ballistic missiles and because of this the northern nuclear test site has finished its mission."

Seoul says Kim has expressed genuine interest in dealing away his nuclear weapons. But North Korea for decades has been pushing a concept of "denuclearization" that bears no resemblance to the American definition, vowing to pursue nuclear development unless Washington removes its troops from the peninsula.

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson responds to teen’s promposal with big surprise

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 17:21

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — The odds of a “yes” were slim, but the payoff was still huge for one Minnesota teenager who asked Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson to the prom.

@TheRock PROM?! pic.twitter.com/VyHhrpVQYe

— katie k (@katiekelzenberg) April 15, 2018

Katie Kelzenberg, a high school student at Stillwater Area High School in Minnesota, posted a video to Twitter on Sunday, asking the former pro wrestler and “Rampage” star to prom.

As an added touch, the teen wore the same 90s throwback look Johnson was kind enough to share with the world on Instagram – black turtleneck, high-waisted jeans, chain and fanny pack.

“You may be wondering, why I should I go to prom with her?” Kelzenberg says in the now-viral video. “Well, let me tell you why. I am the biggest Dwayne Johnson fan.”

Johnson posted his response to Kelzenberg via Instagram Friday.

“Unfortunately I’ll be shooting during that time in Hawaii,” Johnson wrote. “BUT I was so impressed by this young lady’s charm and confidence to even ask me (ladies always get shy in front of me) that I had to do something special.”

So it’s not a total bummer for the teen.

Kelzenberg is getting a special screening of “Rampage” with more than 200 of her closest friends, complete with “all the free popcorn, candy and soda high school kids can consume.” All paid for by Johnson himself.

The fun didn’t stop there! Johnson also recorded a message for Kelzenberg, which played over her school’s intercom system Friday.

Part 2. @katiekelzenberg’s reaction to me buying out her local theater this weekend for her and 232 (theater capacity) of her closest friends! Don’t know who’s more excited, me or Katie

Adams 12, Cherry Creek school districts cancel classes for April 27 teacher protests

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:47

DENVER — Two of Colorado’s largest school districts have canceled classes for April 27, one of two days teachers are planning to rally for increased public education funding at the state capitol.

Adams 12 Five Star Schools and the Cherry Creek School District announced Friday that classes will be canceled on the 27.

More than 1,400 Cherry Creek teachers have already asked to take leave so they can participate in the rally, district superintendent Harry Bull said in a release.

“With nearly half of teachers out, the district is not able to deliver on our promise of safe schools and rich learning environments for all children. Therefore, we are making the decision in advance to give parents more time to plan,” Bull said.

The superintendent added that Colorado “ranks near the bottom” for per-pupil funding and more teachers and parents are demanding change.

The protests follow similar events in Oklahoma and West Virginia.

In a statement announcing the closure, Adams 12 Superintendent Chris Gdowski said state funding has not even been sufficient enough to keep pace with inflation.

“We’re not able to give our students what they need and what they deserve given a state funding system that has gone backwards over the past decade,” said Gdowski.

Like Cherry Creek, the Adams 12 district is requiring teachers to use personal time, as the 27 is still considered a workday.

On Monday, the Englewood School District canceled classes while teachers rallied for reform at the capitol.

The districts also join Jefferson County Public Schools, which canceled classes for April 26. In a letter, the district encouraged parents to participate in Take Your Child to Work Day,” which is also on the 26.

CDC expands romaine lettuce warning

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 16:16

DENVER — The Centers for Disease Control is expanding its romaine lettuce recall. It is now advising people throw away whole heads of romaine in addition to chopped romaine. Salad mixes with pieces of romaine should also be discarded.

The agency said 53 people in 16 states have become infected with E. coli from lettuce. No deaths have been reported.

The contaminated lettuce is from the Yuma, Arizona region. However, the CDC said unless you can confirm where the lettuce is from, it should be thrown away.

The information below is from the CDC:

What’s New?
  • Based on new information, CDC is expanding its warning to consumers to cover all types of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. This warning now includes whole heads and hearts of romaine lettuce, in addition to chopped romaine and salads and salad mixes containing romaine.
  • Do not buy or eat romaine lettuce at a grocery store or restaurant unless you can confirm it is not from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region.
  • Unless the source of the product is known, consumers anywhere in the United States who have any store-bought romaine lettuce at home should not eat it and should throw it away, even if some of it was eaten and no one has gotten sick. Product labels often do not identify growing regions; so, throw out any romaine lettuce if you’re uncertain about where it was grown. This includes whole heads and hearts of romaine, chopped romaine, and salads and salad mixes containing romaine lettuce. If you do not know if the lettuce is romaine, do not eat it and throw it away.
  • Restaurants and retailers should not serve or sell any romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region.
  • The expanded warning is based on information from newly reported illnesses in Alaska. Ill people in Alaska reported eating lettuce from whole heads of romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region.
Highlights
  • Information collected to date indicates that romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region could be contaminated with  coli O157:H7 and could make people sick.
    • At this time, no common grower, supplier, distributor, or brand has been identified.
  • Advice to Consumers:
    • Do not buy or eat romaine lettuce at a grocery store or restaurant unless you can confirm it is not from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region.
    • Unless the source of the product is known, consumers anywhere in the United States who have any store-bought romaine lettuce at home should not eat it and should throw it away, even if some of it was eaten and no one has gotten sick. Product labels often do not identify growing regions; so, throw out any romaine lettuce if you’re uncertain about where it was grown. This includes whole heads and hearts of romaine, chopped romaine, and salads and salad mixes containing romaine lettuce. If you do not know if the lettuce is romaine, do not eat it and throw it away.
  • Advice to Restaurants and Retailers:
    • Restaurants and retailers should not serve or sell any romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona growing region. This includes whole heads and hearts of romaine, chopped romaine, and salads and salad mixes containing romaine lettuce.
    • Restaurants and retailers should ask their suppliers about the source of their romaine lettuce.
  • CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 ( coli O157:H7) infections.
  • 53 people infected with the outbreak strain of  coli O157:H7 have been reported from 16 states.
    • 31 people have been hospitalized, including five people who have developed a type of kidney failure called hemolytic uremic syndrome.
    • No deaths have been reported.
  • This investigation is ongoing, and CDC will provide updates when more information is available.

Rain & snow to start the weekend

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:57

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Rain showers will be around through the evening hours in Denver and along the Front Range.  There will be additional rain showers on the eastern plains.  And, snow will be falling into the night across the Colorado mountains.  This is exactly what we need to help with our dry conditions and reduce the fire danger.

#cowx we have soggy spring showers coming tonight and lasting into Saturday across Colorado...it will be a rain & snow storm...but either way it's very good moisture for our dry state...here are the totals pic.twitter.com/v5DUlwvJaS

— Dave Fraser (@DaveFraserWX) April 19, 2018

The rain in Denver will change to a period of snow during the overnight hours heading into Saturday.  By 9AM the snow will change back to rain showers and then slowly end during the afternoon.  If you have plans to be out early on Saturday you'll need to bundle up because temperatures will be in the cold 30s.

#cowx rain will change to snow during the overnight hours and will last into early Saturday...it'll be slushy and soggy tomorrow which may impact kids sports...here's a futurecast snapshot pic.twitter.com/YRXR1Ho6Ed

— Dave Fraser (@DaveFraserWX) April 20, 2018

As far as accumulation in Denver we are predicting about a 1/2" of slushy snow early on Saturday.  Totals will be higher on the south side of town with snow between 2"-4" in areas like Highlands Ranch, Castle Rock, Castle Pines, Parker, Sedalia, Franktown & Kiowa.  And, the foothills & mountains will get the deepest snow with measurements from 4"-10".

#cowx snow expected to fall overnight into early on Saturday...updated @PinpointWX forecast snow totals...there will be a lot of melting especially on the eastern plains pic.twitter.com/P16zlKfTh0

— Dave Fraser (@DaveFraserWX) April 20, 2018

Check interactive radar and zoom in to where you are. Plus, check the radar anytime with the Pinpoint Weather App for iPhone and Android.

Pinpoint Weather Meteorologists Dave Fraser, Greg Dutra, Jessica Lebel, Matt Makens, and Chris Tomer.

Pinpoint Weather has been independently certified as Colorado's Most Accurate Forecast by WeatheRate.

We're tracking weather today on FOX31 Denver and Channel 2 News - and when conditions are bad we send out the Weather Beast.

How 4/20 became ‘Weed Day’

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:27
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There is something in the air today. Maybe you’ve noticed.

April 20, or 4/20, is known as “Weed Day” in some circles because the date corresponds with a numerical code for marijuana.

Yes, it seems arbitrary. So how did the number 420 come to represent smoking pot?

First, let’s get the myths and rumors out of the way:

The legend of the California penal code

Some claim the number is drawn from the California criminal codes used to punish the use or distribution of marijuana. But the state’s 420 code actually applies to obstructing entry on public land. So, not quite.

But the rumor sounds a lot like …

The legend of the police radio code

Neither LAPD nor NYPD even have a code 420. San Francisco Police have one, but it’s for a “juvenile disturbance.”

So never mind that theory.

Then there’s …

The legend of the Dylan song

This one is a nod to Bob Dylan’s song, “Rainy Day Women #12 & 35” and its lyric, “Everybody must get stoned.”

Multiply 12 by 35 and you get 420.

Seems a bit of a stretch. And Dylan himself has never confirmed any link.

The story that appears to hold the most water is …

The legend of the Waldos

According to Chris Conrad, curator of the Oaksterdam Cannabis Museum in Oakland, California, 420 started as a secret code among high schoolers in the early 1970s.

A group of friends at San Rafael High School in Marin County, California, who called themselves “the Waldos,” would often meet at 4:20 p.m. to get high.

For them, it was an ideal time: They were out of school but their parents still weren’t home, giving them a window of unsupervised freedom. They met at that time every day near a statue of Louis Pasteur, the scientist who pioneered pasteurization.

The 4:20 time became a code for them to use in front of their unsuspecting parents, and 420 gradually spread from there — possibly via Grateful Dead followers — across California and beyond. It’s even the number of a California Senate bill that established the state’s medical marijuana program.

What was shorthand for a group of friends can now be seen on T-shirts, in Tinder bios (420 friendly) and throughout pop culture.

And of course, on the calendar every April.

Six new shops and restaurants announced for LoDo’s Dairy Block

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 15:08

DENVER — One of the trendiest corners of Lower Downtown will soon welcome six new restaurants and shops.

The Dairy Block, which runs from 18th and 19th Streets between Blake and Wazee Streets, is being marketed as “Denver’s first pedestrian alleyway.”

Developers announced the six openings below in a press release Friday:

  • Run for the Roses — An underground cocktail lounge
  • Free Market — A retail gallery with a “new multi-brand retail model”
  • Berkeley Supply — A menswear store specializing in American-made goods
  • Foraged — A restaurant featuring “local and international, seasonal ingredients”
  • Eagle Company — A boutique selling a variety of accessories
  • Will Leather Goods — A shop with artisan leather goods. There are six other Will stores in the U.S.

The Dairy Block is already home to a hotel and and office space along with several restaurants and retail outlets.

In early June, visitors will have even more options with the opening of Milk Market, a food hall featuring 15 restaurant and bar concepts, according to the release.

Northbound Interstate 25 partially closed near Lone Tree following crash

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:45

LONE TREE, Colo. — The right two lanes of northbound Interstate 25 are closed one mile south of Ridgegate Parkway near Lone Tree, according to the South Metro Fire Department.

2 lanes of northbound I-25 are closed 1 mile south of Ridgegate Parkway due to a box truck accident with no injuries. The truck contains a 110 gallon diesel tank that is leaking. Fuel spill on the ground contained, no waterways impacted. Expect extended delays in traffic. pic.twitter.com/tkjSYZAZFZ

— SouthMetroFireRescue (@SouthMetroPIO) April 20, 2018

The agency said on Twitter that the closure was caused by a box truck crash. The truck was carrying a 110-gallon tank of diesel fuel which is leaking. However, no waterways are impacted.

Crash involving a small HAZMAT spill on NB I 25 at mp 191. 2of4 lanes blocked. Traffic backed up south to Castle Rock

— CSP Castle Rock (@CSP_CastleRock) April 20, 2018

The partial closure has created a significant slowdown for northbound drivers. Traffic cameras show traffic crawling near Castle Pines Parkway. A tweet from the Colorado State Patrol’s Castle Rock office said traffic was backed up to Castle Rock.

The 1…2…3 Stack

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:40

Celebrity trainer Jason Wimberly prides himself in entertaining his classes as the get their sweat on. He came to The Rebel Workout in Denver to share his 1,2,3 Stack Workout that starts with core, goes to strength training then ends with cardio. You can find all his classes at his Los Angeles gyms. The second location for The Wall Fitness will open in May.

 

Fitness Friday Shout Out

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:39

This week's Fitness Friday Shout Out goes to Fit36 in DTC and the fabulous instructor Tayler McClung. Colorado's Best Host and AFAA Fitness Instructor, Joana Canals has been taking their early morning classes and loves the variety, challenge and the super fun instructors. Give Fit36 a high five.

Fitness Friday Health Tip

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:29

Med-Fit Medical Weight Loss gives us some advice to help stay on track! This week learn how water helps in weight loss and overall health! Their clinic offers a full consultation that is medically based. Get a free consultation from Dr. Angela Tran by calling (303)321-0023 or visiting www.denverweightlossclinic.com. Med-Fit is a sponsor of Fitness Friday on Colorado's Best.

Skirt Sports new collection

Fri, 04/20/2018 - 14:28

We love Boulder based Skirt Sports for their cute running skirts and dresses and now you are going to love them even more. They have a new line of sun protection and cooling fabrics that protect you from the sun while keeping you cool. Plus pockets, pockets, pockets. They show us pockets in places you've never seen.