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Assignment: Stay on 16th Street. And, Find a Good Cup of Coffee.

Can you do it? It may not be as easy as you think. And, yes, we have our reasons for saying that. Recently, a woman visiting from San Francisco and riding the Mall Shuttle asked if the 16th Street Mall had a Starbucks on every block. It seemed that way to her. That’s not the case, of course. In fact, there are only four along the Mall…out of the 18 or so Downtown. And, to…

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Cook’s Fresh Market Cooks Up Fresh Look!

For some of us, it was bad enough that they closed for even a day. Planned for just one week, their re-model dragged into two weeks. But, now they are back. And, much for the better! Cook’s put some new looks into their fine corner market at 16th and Glenarm. Along with a shiny new floor (the re-model “time bandit”), they have added some bench seating in the busy dining area, a full service coffee bar featuring…

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Living in the City…and, Buying Groceries. According to Dave.

One of the comments we hear most often about living Downtown (usually from those who don’t) is that we don’t have a grocery store. Well, there are a lot of things we don’t have. We don’t have a Home Depot or a Target. We don’t have an Applebee’s or a Waffle House. We do have a Cheesecake Factory, though. And, we don’t have a go-kart track or a riding stable. But, groceries we got! There…

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