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Tube to Work Day and more: 5 Things to Know for Wednesday, July 11

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Posted at 5:50 AM, Jul 11, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-11 07:50:38-04

Good morning. Here are 5 Things to Know for Wednesday, July 11, 2018.

1. Tube to Work Day in Boulder
Some in Boulder will be showing up for work this morning a little wet as the 11th annual Tube to Work Day gets underway. The unique event is a chance for commuters (often wearing business attire) to tube down Boulder Creek. It begins at 8 a.m. More: https://bit.ly/2ma1UzM

2. Large recycling plant fire still burning
A that fire broke out at the EVRAZ Recycling lot in unincorporated Adams County near Commerce City Tuesday afternoon was still burning as of Tuesday night. More: https://bit.ly/2KZ1xpD

3. Highlands Ranch Shake Shack opens
Get ready, Shake Shack fans: Colorado’s second outpost of the popular burger chain opens Wednesday. The chain will officially open the area's second location in Highlands Ranch at 11 a.m. More: https://bit.ly/2ubZTaz

4. Final public hearing for full strength beer at Denver parks
The Denver Parks and Recreation department will hold its final public hearing Wednesday on a proposal to allow people to bring full strength beer and wine to parks around the city. The meeting gets underway at 5 p.m.

5. More of the same for Wednesday
The weather forecast will not change much through Wednesday - hot & dry for the plains, afternoon storms for the mountains. Highs will reach the middle 90s in Denver and across northeast Colorado.  In the mountains, temperatures on Wednesday will be in the upper 70s to low 80s. More: https://bit.ly/2o6ylCQ