CENTER CITY - The recent violence at the Fashion District has store owners on edge, including one business that has made a mission of keeping kids out of trouble.At times, hundreds of young people line up at a store inside the Fashion District for events and sometimes free give-a-ways.
But, the owner feels the violence is making the atmosphere unsafe."Y’all gotta chill young bulls. Y'all throwing y'all future way," he said in a passionate plea posted on Instagram."We willing to do different programs if y'all chill," said the owner of the motivational clothing brand HMBL, which stands for Stay Humble Stay Hungry.RELATED HEADLINES:"You see this HMBL store?
Anything ya'll do downtown they are coming for me," said Isaiah Thomas. He put out the message to his followers Labor Day weekend after incidents involving young people and shots fired near the Fashion District where his store is located."The gun violence and the negativity, that’s not cool.