• NEW BIZ ALERT: Buffalo Wild Wings, a chain based in Minneapolis, will open an eatery at Mesa Mall come summer 2012. Buffalo Wild Wings has leased the Mesa Mall restaurant parcel to the west of Olive Garden, formerly Smuggler's Brewpub and Krispy Kreme before that.
The restaurant is known for its boldly flavored, made-to-order menu items including boneless wings and Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings spun in one of Buffalo Wild Wings 14 signature sauces. The chain has 821 restaurants in 46 states and two countries.
They'll be hiring soon; keep checking their website at www.buffalowildwings.com.
• SALE: Girlfriends, located at 316 Main St. in downtown Grand Junction, is holding a Winter Clearance Sale with all winter clothing priced at 50% off. The sale started Jan. 25, so hurry in before they're wiped out.
For more information, call 970-242-3234.
• FREE EVENT: Main Street Bagels, at Sixth and Main, is holding a "Free Coffee Cupping" 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4. The event is open to casual coffee lovers and professionals. Attend and learn the differences and similarities of coffees from different growing regions and different farming and processing techniques. Find out which types of coffee you like, love, or don't care for.