Marquette Wire

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Used bookstores offer opportunity to those missing Borders

Sarah Elms

March 31, 2011

Our downtown Borders is closing. And while it’s a shame to see it go, there are still options for the bookworms of Milwaukee to get their literary fix. Two in particular, Downtown Books and Renaissance Book Shop, are conveniently close to Marquette’s campus. Downtown Books is the more transie...

Downtown developers set sights on Target

Ian Yakob

February 24, 2011

In light of Borders Group Inc. obtaining the go-ahead to close all its  Milwaukee locations, the Shops of Grand Avenue will soon have a major vacancy on its east side. However, major retail may be gearing up to swoop in. Some...