Blue Mercury is well known for throwing open its doors on sweltering summer days, blasting air conditioning onto Main Street.
Turns out the makeup/skincare/spa spot is an equal opportunity energy waster.
This was the scene today, 18 days before Christmas:
The temperature downtown is 39 degrees.
Unless you’re standing in their open doorway, in which case it’s a toasty — and totally unnecessary — 70 or so.