Kyle Garrat's post about Tennyson Street construction notes that delays in the project have stretched out so long that many merchants are worried about their businesses surviving long enough for them to enjoy the improvements. One patron is concerned about the situation, too...
Albert Hvc Stern writes:
The construction is just terrible for local businesses there. Being a patron of the Bookery Nook I wrote this post hoping to encourage folks to support the businesses there.
"I worked in an independent bookstore while I waited for my license. Independent book stores are run by passionate people who flat out love books, reading, and community. Working there, I was able to see first hand the challenges faced by the owners of small independent bookstores...."
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