So, there's this new little non-chain coffee shop that I've come to like. It's kinda close to my house, and it has free wi-fi, so I have taken to hanging out there while copy editing and whatnot on the weekends.
I noticed that this coffee shop doesn't have a Weekly rack, although it does have a rack for the dailies there. Since I feel that every good Tucson coffee house should have the Weekly, I let Laura the Circulation Manager know; she contacted the management to inquire about getting a Weekly rack in there.
And you know what? They said no, because the Weekly has "objectionable content."
Let me emphasize that this coffee house is completely within its rights to say no to us. And should this coffee shop ever submit an events listing or merit any coverage from us, we will obviously not hold it against them; that's they way we roll. And for that reason, I will not mention the business name here.
But I personally won't be giving them my business anymore, which sucks. 'Cause I really was starting to like the place.
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