Dispute threatens parking for theater, liquor store, gym customers
November 11, 2020
After signs saying “No Rio Theatre Parking” appeared in the downtown parking lot between the theater and 13th Avenue two weekends ago, citizens of Sweet Home suddenly became aware of a bubbling neighborly dispute between business owners downtown.
The dispute is over the parking lot bordered by Long and Main streets, which is owned by Andy Snegirev of Woodburn. Snegirev bought the parking lot a year and a half ago from longtime owner Steve Hanscam, along with several downtown buildings that house current tenants Sugar Vibes and Tell & Sell, and now intends to charge neighboring business...