Downtown's Metropolis Books to close Sept. 30

metropolis-books-window.jpegWe reported in June that the bookstore on Main Street in the Old Bank District was for sale due to the illness of a family member out of state. Now owner Julie Swayze emails that the store will close for good at the end of September. However, she writes, "we decided to chronicle our last month open to the public in a documentary, which will be called '30 Days to the End, the Closing of Metropolis.' We wanted a way to say goodbye to the community that has supported us and we so love."

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