Alberta Rose price reduced, deadline extended
The July CNews (Page 7) reported the Alberta Rose needed $300,000 as a down payment to purchase the building that houses it. In October, Alberta Rose owner Joseph Cawley announced a new financing agreement that reduces the down payment need to $125,000, with the deadline extended to Jan. 3. Also, large donations now are rewarded with lifetime or annual passes.
As of press time in November, $67,159 of the $125,000 goal was achieved. For details and to donate, visit GoFundMe.com/preservetherose.
Attack on DarSalam: hate crime or PTSD?
In the April CNews, Brian Burk featured DarSalam restaurant and its owners, Iraqi-born Ghaith Sahib and wife Tiffany. An incident at the restaurant last spring was chalked up to a hate crime. Recently, New York Times reported the incident might have been PTSD instead.