29 Nov '11, 3pm

Re-Occupy Main Street: Entrepreneurs breathe new life into down-and-out business districts

Re-Occupy Main Street: Entrepreneurs breathe new life into down-and-out business districts

Designer Will Phillips (pictured) and John Bolster have opened Sandtown Millworks in a former bank with help from a Operation:Storefront grant. Photo: Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson Last week kicked off that special time of year when indulgence and guilt face off in the ultimate death match, prompting headlines like this one in the "healthy living" section of the Huffington Post: "Can holiday shopping count as exercise?" (Uhm, no.) This year, small businesses across the country are harnessing the spirit of the Occupy movement in the hopes of reclaiming the spirit of the holiday season. If you plan to shop, they say, buy local, buy independent, support your community. Their mantra: Re-Occupy Main Street. Thing is, cities like Baltimore, where I live, don't have as many "Main Street" stores to occupy these days. Sixty years ago, my grandmother could take the bus downtown to Howa...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/cities/2011-11-28-re-occupy-main-str...

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