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Burlington's King Street Neighborhood Looks to Build Up — Without Gentrifying

By: Kathryn Flagg. Reposted from Seven Days, September 19, 2012. “Jodi Whalen says Burlington’s King Street neighborhood was ‘a little beaten down’ when she and her husband, Phil Merrick, opened their café and bakery, August First, in 2009. Today, the section is on the upswing, but with empty buildings and vacant lots, Whalen sees room for improvement. ‘Burlington needs to build up,’ she says, “and this is a great neighborhood to do that…'” Link to Full Seven Days Article PDF of Full Article

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