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Two District Businesses Recently Recognized with Several Awards

The Metro District is proud to announce that two of the local small businesses located at The Historic Lowell School Building in the District were the recently recognized with several awards...

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  • Kylee J. Marshall, owner of the art/wellness studio Of Dirt and Wildflowers: A Creative Space to Bloom and Grow, had her book "Of Dirt and Wildflowers: A Memoir on Growing the Courage to Bloom" recognized in two categories by the NYC Big Book Awards! Kylee's book was awarded "Distinguished Favorite - New Non-Fiction Never Before Published" AND "Winner in the Cover Design - Non-Fiction." Of Dirt and Wildflowers is located on the 2nd floor of the Lowell School.


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  • Gemini Beer Company was voted "Best of Brews" by the attendees at the 2023 Fruita Fall Festival's "What the Fest Brew Fest​"! This was a back-to-back repeat win for Gemini who also won "Best of Brews" at the 2022 Fruita Fall Festival. The Gemini taproom is located on the 1st floor of the Lowell School.


Congrats to both Gemini and Of Dirt and Wildflowers!

Don't forget that both Gemini and Of Dirt and Wildflowers, along with several other local small businesses operating in the Lowell School, offer discounts to the community. Check out the Metro District's "Community Discounts" webpage for all the details.

Do you have news or discounts you'd like to share with other businesses and residents in the District? Please email the District your news or discounts and we'll include them in future community updates.


Posted to Community Updates on 10/9/23.

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