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Re: “Stir Coffee and Cocktails

Cool, hip coffee shop that's a wonderful alternative to you know who.

Coffee is great. My pecan pie was right out of the oven, warm, sweet and gooey.

Order at counter, take your selection to a table. Outside seating too. Not pricey.

Yard sale coffee cups and flatware, funky old metal lawn chairs from the 1940s, in a renovated gas station ... recycling and re-purposing at its best.

Girl at the counter was friendly and a pleasure to deal with. Free Wi-Fi and parking.

In the Old North End Neighborhood (ONEN), in the BON Shopping Center, at corner of Jackson and Wahsatch, a few blocks from Penrose Hospital just off N. Nevada Ave.

Closes at 3PM most days. I'll be going back.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by OldCrank on 04/08/2014 at 2:02 PM

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Re: “PlanCOS draft unveiled

"...six "vision themes," which include vibrant neighborhoods, unique places, thriving economy, strong connections, renowned culture and majestic landscapes...."

OMG. Buzzwords right out of some overpaid consultant's baffle-gab generator.
- Vibrant neighborhoods? Sorry, this first requires vibrant people with vibrant incomes.
- Unique places? Hah! Every cheap fast food chain is here. For unique see L.A.
- Thriving economy? High Tech left years ago but the homeless industry is thriving.
- Strong connections? What the heck does this mean, handcuffs?
- Renowned culture? Oh goody, bible thumpers, gun nuts, government haters.
- Majestic landscapes? That's a lovely stone quarry scar you got there folks.

Seventeen years since the last "visionary" plan? These should be quadrennial, not a generation apart. How'd that 2001 dream plan work out? NOTHING is going to get better until TABOR is overturned. Things will change, but downward. Did the cops ever get their helicopters back? Are people still in DIY mode for police work? Are there enough parks for the demand? How are the schools doing? The only vibrant thing is the Mayor's imagination.

Dream on Mr. Suthers.

6 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by OldCrank on 06/27/2018 at 9:24 PM

Re: “Two key LGBTQ issues up for vote in state Legislature ... again

Solution is to elect more DEMs. Period.

Conversion therapy is a crock. It didn't work for Rev Ted when Dobson tried for 3 weeks to cure him before hustling him out of town as the scandal was impacting fund raising.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by OldCrank on 02/22/2018 at 9:15 PM

Re: “Tyler Stevens joins pack running for CD5

Same old same old stuff....bunch of people running...evangelicals will all vote for Lamborn who'll gain a plurality and be the candidate. Happens a lot.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by OldCrank on 02/22/2018 at 9:11 PM

Re: “Douglas Bruce challenges motion to dismiss in sheriff's tax case

In the good old days, whack a doodles like Bruce were institutionalized for being crazy.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by OldCrank on 02/02/2018 at 7:39 PM

Re: “What we've lost, what we could gain with the new Banning Lewis Ranch Agreement

When are the ninnies who run this city going to get off their retired USAF keisters and drag some retirement community developers in to build true retirement communities of 3000-4000 homes with golf course and all the amenities like they have all over the AZ. The climate in COLO SPGS is NOT that bad, it's livable year round and there are some nice tax advantages to being a retiree in COLO. Retirees don't need jobs so there's no need to bribe "industry" to come here; retirees don't need schools as their kids are long grown and gone; retirees are settled and not rowdy types who require police/court support; retirees bring FREE money from pension funds and spend it all over town and at medical facilities which are a CLEAN industry.

6 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by OldCrank on 02/02/2018 at 7:35 PM

Re: “Tancredo bows out of governor's race

"Citing a lack of campaign cash ....." Translation: Not even the execrable Koch brothers think this bigoted loser has a snowball's chance in hell of being elected. Go away Tom, you're history. Ancient history.

6 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by OldCrank on 02/02/2018 at 7:29 PM

Re: “Downtown stadium site is a mystery

Article in today's Gazette that a downtown baseball stadium may yet live to see another day. People need to bombard the Mayor's office with opposition to turning downtown into a commercial sports and drinking wasteland. To hell with $27M in state money that's on the table for this hog-assed porker of a deal. If Denver can deep six an Olympic bid then COLO SPGS can sure as hell let pass this chump change deal. Like Carl said, LET IT GO!

7 likes, 8 dislikes
Posted by OldCrank on 02/02/2018 at 7:27 PM

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