This post could stand with just its title. The details are almost beside the point. When you've already threatened to close and then put your business up for sale officially, the announcement that you really, really are closing this time (which came today via owner Dexter Weaver's Facebook page) isn't a surprise, even if it is a sadness after 27-plus years.
The announcement, after the jump.
Last week, The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza wrote about 80 Republican congressmen who forced House Speaker John Boehner into the politically disastrous course of demanding the repeal of the Affordable Care Act or else shutting down the government. Conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer dubbed them "the suicide caucus."
As predicted, a century-old cottage that was left out of the Buena Vista historic district last year has been demolished. Homebuilder Jared York took down the cottage at 167 Park Ave. today.
It's better to burn out… Well, you know the rest. Word has come down from several members of local musicians' collective the Birdhouse Collection (read our recent feature story on the group) that the group has all but dissolved. The Birdhouse Bandcamp page features a message that reads, "The end. The music that is here will stay, new music will be elsewhere. This is not abandonment, it is progression."
But, according to some members of the collective, the dissolution is less amicable than that statement would seem to indicate.
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