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Can Subway really undermine Ellicott City's Main Street?
Can Subway really undermine Ellicott City's Main Street?

Is Ellicott City's Main Street about to turn into Route 40? Depends on whom you ask, but some merchants in the quaint and quirky, fun and funky little enclave the Chamber of Commerce likes to call Historic Ellicott City have worried aloud that the arrival of a Subway sandwich shop in their midst spells trouble. You can understand the concern. Main Street's stock in trade is small, independently owned antique shops, art stores, bistros and such in old stone buildings left over from a former mill town. It's meant to be a place where a young hipster or suburban professional can stroll, find that certain something and then stop for a drink. Subway is a national franchise...

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