Community Encounters: Red Letter Books to Leave Pearl St. After 31 Years

In the latest installment of Community Encounters, KGNU’s News Director Shannon Young heads over to Pearl St. to speak with independent bookstore owner Seth Rowland about why Red Letter Books is leaving the iconic area of downtown Boulder. She spoke with bookstore owner Seth Rowland.

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“There’s a reason that people come to Pearl Street and that reason is to see these independent businesses. Eventually, I think that if it’s nothing but condos and banks downtown, why come? The vibrancy of a block needs to be a mix that draws people to it and sadly I feel Boulder is losing that mix.” ~ Seth Rowland