Since I picked apart the Eastern Hills and Boulevard malls, I feel it only right to take a look at my current favorite mall, the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA (or as we call it here: The Outlets). I have put in enough steps at the mall to walk across the State. The Outlets … Continue reading What Even Is the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls?
Last week, we asked "what even is the Eastern Hills Mall?" Continuing on this trend, we're taking a look at the Boulevard Mall in Amherst. The Boulevard Mall has come a long way since it was built in 1962 (it was Buffalo's first indoor shopping mall). It was recently purchased by Sinatra & Co. at … Continue reading What even is the Boulevard Mall?
"What Even Is" is a multi-post series taking a look at some local malls in Western New York. For our inaugural article, we're taking a look at my favorite 80s dead mall: the Eastern Hills. In case you haven't heard, this mall is about to be redeveloped into a "Town Center", but before that long … Continue reading What Even Is the Eastern Hills Mall?
Let's take a look at the newest look for Target Niagara Falls.
Sears is closing: the Summit is doomed.
I went to the Fashion Outlets today, and something seemed to be missing: stores. Walls of windows were black. Some stores were clearing out. Dollar Party, one of my favorite stores, had a "going out of business" sign up. I had heard that the mall was hurting, but the pre-Christmas crowd showed no slowdown. Walking … Continue reading What is going on with the Fashion Outlets?
Flock, I woke up late. Luckily, both Sears and Bon-Ton had doorbusters until the afternoon. So, I went to my favorite dead mall. My first stop was at the wonderful wonder Sears store that I adore so much. I spent an hour going through doorbusters, stopping to glare at my personal Berlin Wall: I ended … Continue reading Black Friday shopping at the Summit Mall
The Summit Park Mall in Wheatfield was supposed to have a sports complex by now, yet the gravel behind remains undisturbed. Why that's not necessarily a bad thing.
The Summit Park Mall Sears is the best Sears ever!
Shopping is therapeutic: the muzak, the polished floors, the soft hum of the fluorescent overhead...