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Palmer Report October 21st- 27th

The air is crystal clear and the leaves are golden brown. Fall has brought with it chilled rain and cloudy days. You can see the excitement in any child’s, and many adults, eyes as Halloween is just around the corner. Dust off your boots, jacket and sweater and get out of the house this weekend. Here are a few ides to help you explore Miami-Globe.

Soda Pops Old Fashioned Soda Fountain

Soda Pops is a newly established restaurant on Sullivan Street in Downtown Miami, Arizona.  The business is designed as a replica of an early 1920’s soda fountain that was found mainly in pharmacies. The classic menu includes old fashioned sodas, fresh made pies, ice cream cones, cookies and more. Soda Pops is open from 12-5:00 on Fridays and 11-5:00 on Sat and Sunday’s. Take a step back in time and pull up a stool at the bar for a stylish orange cream or root beer float.

Soda Pops old fashioned soda fountain. View from the front bar.
Soda Pops old fashioned soda fountain. View from the front bar.

Guayo’s El Rey 

Guayo’s El Rey on Sullivan Street in Downtown Miami is open every day of the week except for Wednesdays from 11am to 9pm. The menu includes a wide array of Mexican food as well as some American classics such as hamburgers and their famous steak sandwich. Every patron that sits at a table is given a free bowl of chips and salsa to devour while you make your order selection. As far as beverages are concerned; Pepsi is served in a chilled can, the iced tea includes free refills and margaritas are offered frozen or on ice. There are several numbered items on the menu that offer you a variety of Mexican food on each plate. The Palmer family special is the #6 while my wife prefers a chicken taco with a side of beans.

A margarite, steak sandwich, chicken taco with beans and chips and salsa from Guaoy's El Rey in Miami, Arizona.
A margarita, steak sandwich, chicken taco with beans and chips and salsa from Guaoy’s El Rey in Miami, Arizona.

Wild Horses Saloon and Cowgirl Antiques

Wild Horses Saloon is a new bar located on Sullivan Street in Downtown Miami, Arizona. Attached to the bar is a quaint little antique shop called ‘Cowgirl Antiques.’ The owner of both businesses is Roxi Haldey. She does a great job finding entertainment for her bar from live bands to comedians. The prices are low and the parking is free. There are several other antique shops and art galleries within walking distance from the Wild Horses Saloon. Whether it’s wine or beer you will find friends here.

Zenada Webb enjoys a cold brew on the front porch of the Wild Horses Saloon in Downtown Miami.
Zenada Webb enjoys a cold brew on the front porch of the Wild Horses Saloon in Downtown Miami.

 

Halloween Mini Carnival

Begin your Halloween festivities early this year with a mini carnival at the Globe Library. Fun begins Saturday, October 24th at 5pm and ends at 7:30pm. Special discounts and prizes for those dressed in costume. Their will be a bouncy castle, face painting, glow sticks, bring your own pumpkin carving and glow in the dark bracelets. Popcorn and soda will be sold for snacks.

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Live Theater 

In memory of Kip Culver, director of Cobre Valley Center for the Arts and the Historic Globe Downtown Main St. Assoication, the CVCA Players are honored to present “Justa Cafe.”  This original musical was written by Kip Culver with music by J.B. Wright and Tom Thompson with additional lyrics by Janet Lanphar.  “Justa Cafe” is a story set in Globe-Miami at “Justa Cafe,” a real cafe in downtown Globe during the 1950’s. This Friday, October 23rd and Saturday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. will be the last performance this season. Tickets are available at the front desk of the CVCA.

 

Justa Cafe is performed on the third floor stage at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts in Globe, Arizona.
Justa Cafe is performed on the third floor stage at the Cobre Valley Center for the Arts in Globe, Arizona.

About Stephen Palmer

Stephen Palmer
Stephen Palmer is an Arizona native, born and raised. With his ear to the ground and head in the clouds Stephen brings a passion to life that is as complex as it is full of joy. Reader beware the adventures of an untamed mind.

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