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James Alfandre's Blog – May 2010 Archive (5)

One of the many local, thriving businesses in The Granary District

My Dough Girl, located at 770 South 300 West, in The Granary District, has some of the best of cookies I've ever tasted, but unfortunately it's success has given it some unwanted publicity.

The Pillsbury Company, who's mascot is the Pillsbury Dough Boy is taking legal action against My Dough Girl for trademark…


Added by James Alfandre on May 25, 2010 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Walking tour of The Granary District

I had the opportunity to attend a walking tour of The Granary District, sponsored by ULI and hosted by DJ Baxter, the Executive Director of the Redevelopment Agency (RDA) for Salt lake City, and Robin Hutcheson, transportation specialist.…


Added by James Alfandre on May 19, 2010 at 3:45pm — No Comments

City Council pushing for streetcar through The Granary District

I was lucky enough, or unlucky enough, depending on how you look at it, to have attended the working Salt Lake City council meeting yesterday, May 11. One of the major agenda items was the study of a viable streetcar line connecting The Granary District at the 900 South 200 West, running it up either 400 West or 500 West, then running it east to at least 500 East, with a final eastern terminus to be decided upon later. Councilman Luke… Continue

Added by James Alfandre on May 12, 2010 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Imaginings of the perfect neighborhood

I came across this article today from 'GOOD' and thought is was quite accurate on suggesting some things that can make a neighborhood 'perfect.'

Here is what the article said:

GOOD imagines the perfect…


Added by James Alfandre on May 6, 2010 at 11:06am — 1 Comment

Old streetcar ties dug up


Added by James Alfandre on May 5, 2010 at 5:59pm — No Comments

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