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And Exactly What Is the Scent of Low Ambition?

And Exactly What Is the Scent of Low Ambition?

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"The storefront at the corner of Washington and School Streets looks great, but the place stinks of low ambition. If a pharmacy that slings mediocre sushi is a sign of what’s to come from Downtown Crossing’s rebirth, the long-struggling neighborhood is headed down a very bad path. The old Borders spot could’ve become anything in the world — a specialty grocer, a gourmet food hall, a multi-level roller disco. Anything. All it is, though, is a fancy drug store that does nothing to further Downtown Crossing’s budding comeback." — Globe columnist Paul McMorrow isn't excited by Walgreens' sushi, either [Globe]

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