Bookstore booze to be tested

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According to the Western Michigan Business Review, Schuler Books and Music in Grand Rapids (an outstanding locally owned chain) is looking to go beyond the cafe-and-sweet-treats ammenities that have become stapes in bookshops.

The downtown store has applied for a liquor license. Read the story here

A smart business move to bump up evening and weekend business? Or another sign of the decline of western civilization?

Would you be more likely to stop into BN, Borders, Big Hat Books or The Mystery Company if you could have a beer or glass of wine while trolling the shelves?

Your thoughts?

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