Nick's Cafe

Nick's Cafe in Lakewood.

We've heard from many federal employees struggling to make ends meet without a paycheck, but there are also ripple effects of the partial government shutdown that go beyond the people who are not getting paid.

Take Nick's Cafe, a mom-and-pop eatery where Elvis is still king -- and where the usual lunch crowd from the nearby Denver Federal Center has thinned out considerably.

WATCH a 9News report at left.

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