Monday, July 28, 2008

In the Bluff: the Wal-Mart Stripper?

Posted on Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 4:00 AM

The Consumerist is one of my favorite blogs (though, for the life of me, I can't figure out why) and today they have a little bit about a Wal-Mart shopper who wasn't allowed to bring her $600 bike into the store ...

and decided to take her clothes off in protest.

Because there were no bike racks at that particular location, the cyclist thought she'd just take the bicycle with her into the store, something she'd done in the past. But a Wal-Mart manager argued that she couldn't bring it into the store because the store sold bicycles.

To read more, visit In the Bluff.

On a related but unrelated note, writer Shara Clark has a story in the upcoming issue of the Flyer about a proposed Wal-mart at the corner of Houston Levee and Macon, and the Cordova residents who oppose it.

You can read more about that at In the Bluff, too.


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