By Dori Monson Show, KIRO Radio
Published on March 21, 2018
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The latest casualty of Seattle taxes is the University District’s quirky 86-year-old family business. It’s been hard times for Hardwick’s Hardware.
“I have customers who, when they have relatives come in from out of town … they bring them by the store to show them a piece of eclectic Seattle,” owner Dean Hardwick told KIRO Radio’s Dori Monson. “According to Google, good old-fashioned hardware stores, they list about 22 of them around the country and we are one. Hardware Sales up in Bellingham is the other one in Washington state. And there is nobody else in the West Coast.”