ATG Quirkies: Summer Shopping List: Gin, Tonic, Cheever

by | Jul 25, 2018 | 0 comments

This post in the Fremont Tribune highlights a new, innovative business model that may start a trend. It’s a liquor store-bookstore hybrid where imbibers and readers mix and mingle called Dave’s Drive-In Liquor store. At first it may seem a strange combo, but the owner Jeff Rise has a method to his madness.  “Every penny that Rise earns from selling the books goes to the Friends of the Keene Memorial Library’s general fund.” which helps provide funding toward library programming — food for events, hiring an author, bringing in a children’s musician and more…”

(Above image by James Farrell, Fremont Tribune)

(Thanks, as always, to John Riley of Gabriel Books for providing ATG Quirkies)

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