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Boston is losing a legend in Downtown Crossing, and the knitting contingent will be especially bummed about it. R.I.P. Windsor Button, 1934—2013. The sewing and craft store was not able to keep its 35 Temple Place lease, subsequently forcing an upcoming closure of the original and last remaining shop in the local chain, once consisting of ten area locations. The Boston Day Book notes that all merchandise is 20-50% off, leaving plenty of loot for DIY types including knitting needles, yarn, and of course, buttons. Now will someone please send some knit beanies our way?
· Farewell to Downtown's Windsor Button [The Boston Daybook]
· Windsor Button [Official Site]