Category Archives: Downtown

Sign O’ The Times 6

There’s another community garden sprouting up in Downtown GJ. This one is in the 200 block of White Avenue, and will be overseen by the residents of St. Benedict Place, the housing complex operated by Grand Valley Catholic Outreach. The … Continue reading

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And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street..

No, I don’t think I’ll apologize to Dr. Seuss. This was fun.. Saturday marked the long-awaited return of the Hot Tomato Cafe to the increasingly diverse commercial landscape that is downtown Fruita. According to friends who had been there most … Continue reading

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Homage to the ‘Birdman’

“If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.” – St. Francis of Assisi As the change of seasons … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Week in Review

Evan and I spent Thanksgiving at home this year. I cooked a complete holiday dinner for the first time; although most if not all of the fare was not complicated, it was rather satisfying. Nothing like green bean casserole, you … Continue reading

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Busy Week in Review

Denver – This last week was busy for me. Intense material review and two tests, and it doesn’t look like it will let up for this week either. I’ve been told this is one of the hardest weeks, as there … Continue reading

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Downtown Development – Dichotomy, Diversity, Duplicity

Tonight the Grand Junction City Council will consider a zoning change in the Downtown area, what is called an overlay zone in the area known as the 7th Street Historic Residential District. This past June, Council approved an application for … Continue reading

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The Media and the Homeless – Part 2

I went down to Whitman Park on Tuesday to observe the first meeting of Housing First! No More Deaths. While attendance was what I would consider light, it appeared to come close to the numbers that assembled at the June … Continue reading

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Creative Comments License

Over the last couple of days I’ve noticed several stories in the Daily Sentinel that I thought merited some additional comments. On some of these stories, there is no capability to leave comments, while on others there is. Instead of … Continue reading

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Getting Back to Church

I had the opportunity to get to church yesterday for the first time in several weeks, and the experience was a very good one. Canyon View Vineyard Church’s satellite campus in Downtown GJ has been steadily growing since establishing regular … Continue reading

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Quiet Weekend

– Daily Sentinel – Christopher Tomlinson “My boss will like it that I got Sentinel Square in the background.” – Daily Sentinel photographer Christopher Tomlinson,overheard shortly after taking the above photo Friday night after work I headed Downtown to the … Continue reading

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