How a Boycott Revived a City Shopping District

City Shopping District

A few years ago our city decided to install parking meters at the curbs on all the main streets in the downtown shopping district.  I paid it little attention until my wife started ranting about it at dinner.  She is one of those folks who adore visiting the boutiques and stores downtown and has to do so at least once every few weeks. The thought of paying to park for a fixed period was anathema to her, especially since it put a limit on the time she’d have free to…

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