Originally written on Rockies Review  |  Last updated 4/5/13
There is nothing like Opening Day.It is a celebration that never gets old. It is the unofficial end of winter and beginning of spring.Regardless of what the Colorado Rockies record was the previous season, fans flock to Coors Field to be a part of the Opening Day celebration. It is the most accepted day to play hookie from work and head down to the park. It is the day when everyone wants to be there to see the rosters announced, the flag unfurled and the National Anthem sung as fighter jets streak across the sky. There is simply something special about Opening Day that cannot be described.The restaurants and bars around LoDo do a great job of helping keep the atmosphere festive. Even though only 50,000 fans can go to the game, at least twice that number head down to the restaurants to take part in the atmosphere. In recent years, the weather has done it's job, bringing blue skies and temperatures in the 70's for the past six years.Almost any fan can remember something special about ...
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