A major loss

Posted Monday, Jan. 06, 2014  comments  Print Reprints
A

Have more to add? News tip? Tell us

Many thanks for Wednesday’s excellent article by Barry Shlachter on the loss of two of the local Barnes & Noble bookstores. This is a major loss for Fort Worth.

We visited the store at University Park Village at least once a week for the past 15 years. It was a great place to get a good cup of coffee at Starbucks, browse the new bestsellers, get maps for foreign countries and cities and admire the children’s department, where children could be read to and become familiar with the printed word.

It was a great place to buy obscure magazines and CDs. .

I’m angry that the new landlord, Glimcher Realty Trust, failed to reach an accommodation with Barnes & Noble.

We have lost an old friend.

— David White, Fort Worth

Looking for comments?

We welcome your comments on this story, but please be civil. Do not use profanity, hate speech, threats, personal abuse or any device to draw undue attention. Our policy requires those wishing to post here to use their real identity.

Our commenting policy | Facebook commenting FAQ | Why Facebook?