Travis Gary Peters 
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Re: “Hotel Congress Wins Best Breakfast Dish at the Arizona Foodist Awards

I came up with this dish for the cup about 6 years ago... Your welcome hotel Congress!

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Posted by Travis Gary Peters on 04/30/2015 at 12:17 AM

Re: “A Note To the 'Keep Tucson Shitty' Crowd: You're the Problem

now before i get started, i am a 3rd generation local. been part of downtown scene in some capacity or another for 25 years. i understand the KTS mentality, and support it and am behind it to an extent, but i have seen the dark side of KTS mentality too. for now this is focused on just downtown, but in the past ALL of Tucson was affected.

iv'e been listening to some kind of "keep Tucson shitty" mentality my ENTIRE life! started with my family when i was a kid... continued with their friends and their friends friends saying they were "local" and didn't "want to become another California or phoenix" ... Tucson locals managed to push out incoming companies and their jobs to small tiny places like Marana and Vail who are now booming all the while killing downtown Tucson and its economy. oh did i forget to mention all anyone did was complain about being poor and that the jobs here sucked the entire time i grew up? TUSD is one of the worst districts in the nation, crime is very high, poverty rate is very high... why? Tucson is broke, broken, corrupt, scared to change and scared to take responsibility for it's "current" state and has been for 35 + years, just hang out on grant and Alvernon for 10 minutes. if Tucson doesn't bring in money, real local paying money... whats next?

well, it continues today (again, currently focused on downtown)... I'm hoping that everyone shuts the fuck up this time and works hard to support a growing downtown economy be it LOCAL gay bars, ice cream shops, traditional or non traditional restaurants, punk rock clubs, grocery, retail etc... support growth, support local and you can't lose. i believe downtown Tucson CAN grow and maintain its gritty integrity at the same time.

i am the generation who worked hard to own a business, is a father, got married, appreciates low crime,likes to eat good food (expensive or not) who still goes to punk rock and metal shows, hangs out at dives, gets drunk and pulls out his junk for a laugh... like me, downtown can still be a rowdy punk rock skateboarding ding dong but also grow up a bit. you can stay shitty without staying stinky.

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Posted by Travis Gary Peters on 07/18/2013 at 1:19 PM

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