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Retailers: Limit Walkable Main Street to Sundays


Last updated 4/15/2021 at 11:08am

As far back in time as anyone can remember, Saturdays have been and still are premiere shopping days for customers and retailers alike.

We, your downtown Edmonds retailers, want to continue to serve you on Saturdays but we understand that Walkable Main Street (WMS) is a deterrent to many of you for a variety of reasons.

WMS was a stopgap program implemented last year with the intention of helping Main Street restaurants during a very critical time. The city deserves kudos for helping them.

Now it is the city's turn to help the retailers.

With the advent of "streateries," WMS, which closed M...

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Reader Comments(1)

Debra Arthur writes:

Totally agree. I'm with and will support all these retailers. I would love to see all of the cities citizens do the same. If you are vaccinated go shop. I am. I tried the other day. Monday..like a ghost town down there. If you care...if you want a vibrant shopping area you will go and support them. Restaurants should also be encouraging shopping at our Retail stores. They had their turn... People here fought for those restaurants...Now the restaurants might make it. If they have the respect of the citizens in mind they will encourage all to shop. When I drove down and around Edmonds Monday..my first thought when I came to the fountain and could see all directions, was. What is going on. Are the restaurant people and the retailers who aren't on the list of merchants pouting...Really is this how we kind people behave...only support your party...I am asking all of Edmonds WA to grow up, stand up for your fellow businesses....and your citizens. Thank you, Deb


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