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Community Mercantile outlasts competition and changing marketplace

I used to go to the Merc all the time on my way home from work. I don't know if it was the business attire I wore or the fact that I never remembered to bring in my own paper bag from home, but I never found any of the staff to be friendly or helpful. They treated me with disdain and smugness until one day I changed my route and went to Natural Grocers. They were nice, friendly and much less expensive and much more clean! I haven't been back to the Merc since and don't plan to ever again. I would love to support a local business, but I don't think I should have to tolerate bad service for more money just to do so.

August 5, 2013 at 7:09 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Community Mercantile outlasts competition and changing marketplace

It's a nice store with better prices. I recommend it.

August 5, 2013 at 7:02 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Letter: Living wage

Your plan doesn't take into consideration what those 'marginally employable' people will do for food or bills between working at the fast food restaurant and getting hired at the grocery store.

April 8, 2013 at 7:46 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Two Lawrence men treated for stab wounds, arrested on suspicion of aggravated battery

I am told they are identical twins.

February 14, 2013 at 7:05 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Sound Off: KU kitchen inspections

Try this link for Kansas State Health Inspections :
http://www.ksda.gov/SearchDB.aspx

December 4, 2012 at 5:50 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

Lawrence Walmart stores latest targets of false bomb threats

Did they evacuate the store or did they let everyone keep shopping, oblivious to any threats?

July 30, 2012 at 7:16 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

Bankruptcies

Why is this relevant?

July 30, 2012 at 7:13 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

What website did you visit most in 2011?

I am deleting my facebook page. I find it invasive and boring.

December 31, 2011 at 2:50 a.m. ( | suggest removal )

What do you think of Charlie Weis as Kansas University football’s next head coach?

One of my favorite old Christmas blues tunes, Jimmy Butler - Trim Your Tree:
http://mog.com/tracks/mn36283515/jimm...

December 11, 2011 at 7:58 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

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