4 brothers turned grocers honored as latest Legends

Admirers wander among the bronze statues of the four Prinster brothers after an unveiling Friday evening of “A Cut Above” at the corner of Spruce and West Main streets in Grand Junction. The brothers built the City Market grocery chain from a single store in the early 1900s and were honored as subjects of the latest Legends of the Grand Valley sculpture project.



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Admirers wander among the bronze statues of the four Prinster brothers after an unveiling Friday evening of “A Cut Above” at the corner of Spruce and West Main streets in Grand Junction. The brothers built the City Market grocery chain from a single store in the early 1900s and were honored as subjects of the latest Legends of the Grand Valley sculpture project.

Paul Prinster, trained by his father as a butcher, left La Junta in 1922, heading west with California dreams. He was young and on the move, but his path took him through Grand…




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