What You Missed Around Denver While You Were Away
Welcome back to the Mile High City! Here’s a quick recap of what you might have missed while jet-setting…
May 20 - 26, 2016
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Remember a couple weeks ago when we reported on Shia Labeouf’s tweets? Well, we finally have some answers as to why the actor has been tweeting GPS coordinates in Colorado. Turns out the celebrity actor is part of a new project called ‘Take Me Anywhere’ which involves celebrities tweeting their geographical coordinates for anyone to come to their location, pick them up and then, you guessed it, take them anywhere. Check out the fun on Twitter account by searching #TakeMeAnywhere and read the full story on 7 News.
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Cory Richards from Boulder, Colorado made it to the top of Mount Everest’s summit this past week. The milestone was documented by his climbing partner Adrian Ballinger on social media using #EverestNoFilter. Remarkably, Cory Richards did not use supplemental oxygen to reach the summit. Read more about his Mount Everest journey here.
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TSA wait times at terminals across the country continue to increase, sometimes causing passengers to miss their flights. Denver International Airport unveiled a new solution this week to cut down on security wait times with a new mobile passport app. DIA is one of seven airports to utilize this new technology to help speed up the process during security screening for eligible passengers. Learn more about the mobile passport app on the 9news website.
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This holiday weekend is full of events to celebrate Memorial Day and the Denver Westword outlines the top 10 places for food and fun. Events include TheBigWonderful in Littleton, CO, the annual Boulder Creek Festival and an all new Slow Farmer’s Market that will debut at The Source in RiNo this weekend. Get the full lineup of events here.
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On Tuesday afternoon there was a power outage on the A train that travels from Union Station to Denver International Airport. According to news sources, the outage was caused by a lightning strike and resulted in train passengers being stranded for 2 hours 50 feet above ground. This isn’t the first time the new high speed train has had power outages and delays that has caused passengers to miss flights. Get the full story on Fox31 Denver here.