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Occupy This Space: Camille's Sidewalk Cafe

Long closed, what would you like to see here?

This week, "Occupy This Space" returns after a hiatus to look at a location that has always–as far as Morristown Patch is concerned–lain fallow.

Camille's Sidewalk Cafe, once a franchised sandwich shop with multiple New Jersey locations, left The Garden State several years ago. With locations in several states, its footprint is most prominent in Oklahoma (seven locations) and California (nine locations).

Morristown's Camille's closed up shop prior to . Despite nearly two years, ghosts of its sandwich-serving past remain at its former location on the corner of South and Madison streets. Signage is still up, including a sidewalk sign that boasts "Now Open ... Come Try Us."

Since that's not going to happen, we want to know what do you think should "Occupy This Space?" Another sandwich shop? Or, something else? What could survive and thrive at this location? Chime in below.

Kendra Arnold May 18, 2012 at 05:06 PM
I'd love a vegetarian restaurant; the Colonial would be closer for me, but I could swing by this space on the way home.
kristen sauter May 18, 2012 at 06:15 PM
Ideally I would love a fresh pressed juice and raw vegan cafe but I think that is quite a stretch for morristown. Chipotle at least has organic, no antibiotic meat and local ingredients. Their are many options not just a 1200 cal. Burrito. I would rather have quality calories than hollow carbs and loads of cheese from antibiotic and hormone laden cows.
Margret Brady May 18, 2012 at 06:56 PM
I'd love an old fashioned newspaper, magazine, postcards and most important book shop with coupons, specials and tie ins to the bakery and other food and coffee shops near by. They could also be the place to go to donate to your favorite charity and have a place to post news and posters. With the seats by the windows kept there for people to read and hang out.
Paul May 19, 2012 at 12:39 PM
Let's make it an adult education center
Paul May 19, 2012 at 12:40 PM
We can bring in different educators to teach courses

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