No City Incentives for National Chains to compete with Local Businesses
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Austin Chronicle article about Border's pulling out.
"The five-year saga of Austin's most controversial retail project took another sharp turn Wednesday as Borders Books and Music announced it was abandoning plans to build a location in the proposed Sixth + Lamar development -- across the street from local indie-biz icons BookPeople and Waterloo Records." Read the full article...