Brick-and-mortar face-lifts

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DDA facades — Suhriro Japanese Restaurant & Sushi, 541 Main Street in downtowm Grand Junction are the latest recipients of the DDA facade program and look really good.

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A glance at the front of the former entrance to Grand Junction’s Suehiro Restaurant wasn’t very inspiring with its darkened windows and modest signage.
Hungry people out of the loop couldn’t have known about the restaurant’s mouth-watering sushi, noodles and seafood.
These days, a stroll past the restaurant, 541 Main St., imparts an updated look with an entryway cast in colors of the sunset. It’s set off by pillars and a large fan behind Suehiro’s sign, printed in a calligraphy font.

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Mesa County District Judge Thomas Deister recused himself Friday from the criminal case of state Sen. Steve King, offering little explanation for the move. “After review of the above file, the undersigned determines that a conflict of interest exists,” Deister wrote in a three-sentence order. The judge didn’t specify the conflict.

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