The ups and downs of Main Street

Full and original article posted on Worcester Magazine

A funny thing happened to George Bastounis on his way to opening a café on either Main Street or Franklin Street: downtown property owners with available space pushed him away.

“They’re all empty,” says Bastounis of the locations he scouted, one hadn’t had a tenant in over two years. But, he adds, property owners told him it was for his own good.

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