It’s that time of year again….

I am being inundated with donation solicitations from organizations as a last minute reminder to get those 2010 tax write-offs taken care of. While most of the solicitations I receive are from worthy organizations, here are my top picks, by all means not inclusive of all the great organizations out there doing wonderful things for our … Continue reading It’s that time of year again….

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The Sugarhouse Debacle

It's been well over a year since Sugarhouse merchants were forced to move from their locations so that a rich developer could level the building and erect a newer high rise structure. Well, the building was leveled (nearly a year ago), but nothing else has happened. Today's Deseret news reports that developer Craig Mecham has … Continue reading The Sugarhouse Debacle

Artspace Resident Locked Out; Lawyer is medically incapacitated

Recently I have posted pieces on A Cup of Joe Coffee Shop and tenants in the Artspace Building in Salt Lake City being ousted from their space. Even more recently the Salt Lake City Weekly had a feature article on the issue. Here is the latest news, as written to me from a person who … Continue reading Artspace Resident Locked Out; Lawyer is medically incapacitated

Cup of Joe Will Open – Temporary New Home

This report is offered by A Cup of Joe Events Coordinator, Eileen McCabe:Rosemary Winters of the Salt Lake Tribune called both Kristy and I yesterday and posted the following article:http://www.sltrib.com/ci_10094052?IADID=Search-www.sltrib.com-www.sltrib.com The Office Manager for Evergreene saw the article yesterday when a shorter version was posted, saw the quote "I?ve got food rotting in there," and … Continue reading Cup of Joe Will Open – Temporary New Home

Milk: It Does a Body Good – but not if the media tells you it doesn’t.

Last Wednesday, KSL Channel 5 posted an Associated Press piece that reported Utah County Issues Health Warning After Severe Food-borne Illness Outbreak. Here is the article, followed by what happened next: SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Utah County health officials issued a warning against raw milk consumption after seven cases of a severe food-borne illness … Continue reading Milk: It Does a Body Good – but not if the media tells you it doesn’t.

(Heel of Hand to Head)It’ Not Community, Stupid – It’s All About the Money! (Sugarhouse, cont’d)

Owner/Developer Craig Meachum is evicting local merchant tenants from their building in a matter of months.  Meachum owns the building outright, yet claims it's "his turn" since he supposedly has given these businesses "a break" (see article below).  His "turn" for what?  He not only owns that block, he also owns high rise buildings east … Continue reading (Heel of Hand to Head)It’ Not Community, Stupid – It’s All About the Money! (Sugarhouse, cont’d)