Posts Tagged ‘Matt’s Big Breakfast’

Tweet Today’s post is by Sean Sweat who’s posted on Blooming Rock before making a case for a dog park in downtown at the former location of the Ramada Inn.  After a disappointing result from a City of Phoenix public hearing approving a vast asphalt parking lot there instead, Sean has come up with an exciting new idea for a dog park in Downtown. Sean Sweat, aka @PhxDowntowner, is the Treasurer of St Croix Villas in the heart of downtown and an MIT-trained transportation professional.  His professional focus is supply chain & logistics.  His personal focus is pedestrianism, public transit, and…

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June 22, 2010

The Delightful Design of Giant Coffee

by: Taz Loomans

Tweet Giant Coffee is finally open!  It opened in May in fact and it’s a big hit with this coffee shop-loving architectural writer.  I first went to Giant last Sunday to meet friends Aaron Kimberlin and John Jacquemart.  I was absolutely delighted with it at first glance from my car. First, I give Matt Pool, owner of Giant (along with Matt’s Big Breakfast and The Roosevelt) a big thumbs up for locating his coffee shop near McDowell and Central.  This corner, significant because of the Phoenix Art Museum, needed a serious injection of the coolness factor.  And Giant, along with…

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