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Argument in Old Town

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Business owners in Old Town's late-night "entertainment district" are still voicing displeasure with the city's decision to block off street traffic on weekends. City officials argue that creating a six-block pedestrian-only zone makes the neighborhood safer and cuts down on crime. But according to the Oregonian, "Bar owners say the barricades give the area a 'construction site or a crime scene' vibe that has been driving away business." [OregonLive] [Photo: Facebook]