Village Corner cashier the week before the VC closed in early November. She was talking to a former employee who'd moved on to another retail job-and who told her, in a mournful tone that seemed far too world-wearily wise for his twenty-something years, "You'll never work in a place like VC again." In fact, the clerk may soon have a chance to work at the Village Corner itself again-owner Dick Scheer says the store is going into hibernation, not extinction. Scheer locked the doors of the campus landmark in early November after four decades of purveying fine wine and groceries at the intersection of South U and Forest. Next door, Bill Loy closed his Campus Student Bike Shop location on Forest after a thirty-eight-year run. The businesses are making way for the oft-delayed construction of the 601 Forest building, part of a wave of high-rise student apartment complexes going up around campus. Both..."/>
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Dick Scheer of Village Corner and Bill Loy of Campus Student Bike Shop, Ann Arbor, MI, November, 201

Passages on South U

Two campus landmarks hibernate

From the December, 2010 issue

"I haven't even started looking for another job yet," said a multiply pierced Village Corner cashier the week before the VC closed in early November. She was talking to a former employee who'd moved on to another retail job-and who told her, in a mournful tone that seemed far too world-wearily wise for his twenty-something years, "You'll never work in a

 
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