The loss felt by all of South Congress upon the closing of Donna and Harry Defoy's beloved Twin Oaks Hardware store has almost been matched by the speculation of the future of the vacated spot. As any First Thursday turnout can attest, South Congress is a happening place with lots of foot traffic and lots of funk. And the neighbors have definite opinions too; the next occupant better not be too snooty. It'll be impossible to match the Defoys in hospitality, but a grocer or newstand or ice creamery have been floated. It's a hot spot with hot prospects.
Twin Oaks Hardware
1902 S. Congress, 512/442-5050
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