Here we go again, shamelessly drawing attention to unique locally owned Uptown businesses in which we have no financial interest (shocking, but true!) Examiner.com has a wonderfully informative article about Shake Rattle & Read and its legendary owner, Ric Addy:
I’m not prone to write what I call “commercials” but there are some merchants that actually are worthy of wider recognition (and the accompanying patronage). One such merchant and his establishment is right smack dab in the heart of the Uptown neighborhood, immediately adjacent to the landmark Uptown Theatre. “Shake Rattle & Read” is a bookstore like Bud Powell is a piano player. And the owner, Ric Addy, is not just another businessman with a conscience. He’s a historian that can regale you with his “I was there” knowledge of Uptown, from the 1960’s through today.Read the entire article here, and be sure to stop by SRR and buy something, fercryingoutloud!