The only thing is this universe better than coffee would be free coffee. In honor of "National Coffee Day," several Grand Junction area coffee shops are offering special deals, and in some cases, even free coffee! Where can you take advantage of these awesome local offers?

National Coffee Day is Thursday, September 29. Grand Junction area locally owned shops and a handful of national chains will offer a variety of great deals. Some offer discounts, others will offer upgrades on sizes, and some ... FREE! Here's a quick rundown:

Coffee, while always magnificent, is even more delicious when it's free. Knowing that you're contributing to charity with your coffee purchase makes you feel good on several levels. Pay homage to that confection (or necessity) most of us treasure, and celebrate "National Coffee Day" by taking advantage of these great offers.