Better late than never. Clichés only make sense when there’s a hint of truth in them, which was certainly the case with the opening of the new Courtyard Marriott downtown at SW Sixth and Oak. Despite officially opening for business on May 27, the powers that be waited until July 16 for the actual opening shindig. For this auspicious event, the Marriott paired with p:ear, a local nonprofit program that mentors homeless youth and provides them with creative opportunities and a chance to acqu...

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