David and Lisa Loucks Christenson have started a new chapter in their lengthy entrepreneurial story.
The Christensons opened a new bookstore, Peacock Books & Wildlife Art, in a dark wood-lined, 325-square-foot space on the west side of the Kahler Grand Hotel in downtown Rochester.
Things haven’t gone exactly as planned. The original idea was to open the shop on Sept. 1, but potential customers kept wandering in as they painted and prepared Peacock Books.
“So we decided we had to go ahead and open up (two weeks ago),” said Lisa Loucks Christenson. “We’ve been overwhelmingly busy since then.”
The store, which is in the former Peacock’s Giftsspot, carries a wide selection of new books, ranging from best sellers to children’s books to works by regional authors. READ FULL COLUMN by Jeff Kiger