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Downtown Project's purchase of the land Atomic Liquors sits on has many scratching their heads.

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July 30th, 2014

Downtown Project's purchase of the land Atomic Liquors sits on has many scratching their heads.

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    Phil Pascal and Demont Daniel brought the party to Picnic on a recent Friday.

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    The complex took a big hit with the city's denial of liquor licenses for Krave and Drink & Drag.

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    Next time you look around Fremont Street and lament so many police officers, remember: You have a drink in your hand.

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    The tech conference attracted Millennials by the masses.

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    "I’ve never seen them like here. It’s like with some of them, ‘Why are you still alive?’”

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