Ever since the cleaners across the street from my house at Roosevelt and State closed it's doors in the summer of 2011, I had hoped for a really interesting little business to take its place. It was always so sad to see the empty glassed-in store.
Recently, brown paper went up on the windows and I thought happy days would be here again. When the paper came down, the place was all open and clean and ready for something neat, I thought. One friend posted on my Facebook page that she thought it was going to be a yogurt store called Forever Yogurt
That sounded sort of interesting. I love all that newfangled yogurt everyone's serving these days with probiotics and fresh fruit and chocolate and all.
But suddenly fluorescent lights went on and white cardboard signs went up that said "Bedding Experts." And the place got filled up with all kinds of beds, dressed in all kinds of bedding.
So that's my new neighbor, The Bedding Experts
. I'm not exactly sure what to make of this development. It's kind of icky. It won't attract bad people. Or create trash or smells or anything. It won't be open late and make noise. It's just going to be all lit up selling all kinds of beds. An odd business for that little place at Roosevelt and State. It's a little perplexing. And a little discomfiting. And not too interesting. Unless you need a new bed--and how often does that happen?
But a place that serves yogurt--where you can go in a few times a week and choose a size, a flavor and a fruit or a nut. That's interesting!
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