Sunday, July 27, 2008
Artspace residents, retailers plan gathering
Six-year-old Nico Shaw watches Kristy Gonzales, owner of downtown coffee shop A Cup of Joe, pick through a fresh mix of roasted espresso beans. A Cup of Joe is feeling the pinch of a worsening economy. The shop has fallen behind on its lease payments and needs to catch up soon to avoid eviction. Members of the community are hosting a celebration of local businesses, artists and musicians Friday at the coffee shop to raise money for it and other struggling local businesses. Thursday, July 17, 2008. Geoffrey McAllister/Deseret News
Kristy Gonzales, owner of downtown coffee shop A Cup of Joe, roasts a mix of expresso beans in her shop Thursday afternoon.
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