Empty Saratoga Springs Bookstore

Heading to Saratoga Springs, NY this summer for a little horse racing? A stop to browse at the local bookstore in the heart of town may not be in the cards, as that location is part of the Borders bankruptcy.

“It has nothing to do with Broadway in Saratoga,” said Todd Shimkus, president of the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce. “It has everything to do with the fact [that] bookstores are a dying breed, at least at that large-scale type of commercial operation.”

Shimkus and others said it will be a challenge to find other tenants, but the empty store won’t stop other investments downtown. [READ THE FULL ARTICLE]

Rich Nilsen is the author of "Sleep Great for Life." He is the President and founder of All Star Press, an independent book publisher out of Tarpon Springs, FL. The mission is to help authors get their work published in both print and the latest e-book technologies, and help those aspiring authors promote their work successfully to the right audiences.

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