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Ep. 56 Arvin Ramgoolam | From Miami to Townie Books owner and writer

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Arvin Ramgoolam was born in Trinidad and Tobago- I was fairly certain that those islands are just off the coast of Venezuela, but it took a Google search to confirm it.  From there, he emigrated to Miami and yet somehow, he still found his way to Crested Butte (don't worry, it's a good story that you'll hear).

An opportunity to open a coffee shop with his then-girlfriend (now wife) Danica led to Rumors Coffee and Tea House.  Just a couple of years later, another opportunity arrived and they took over the adjoining bookstore space and named it Townie Books.  For a bookworm like Arvin who would often read three books a week, owning a bookstore is a perfect career.  But it's more than that, and we talk about the community aspects of owning a coffee/ book store.

Finally, Arvin and I talk about the craft of being a writer.  He was recently awarded with a fellowship that allows him the freedom to work on his own stories and ideas.  I hope you enjoy this episode of the Crested Butte is Home Podcast-


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Ep. 56 Arvin Ramgoolam | From Miami to Townie Books owner and writer
Crested Butte is Home Podcast Episode 56: Arvin Ramgoolam, co-owner of Townie Books and Rumors Coffee, discusses his love of books and coffee, the written word, and how a kid from the Caribbean ended up in Crested Butte.