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?
What even is the Boulevard Mall?
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 the Eastern Hills 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?
Shopper’s Paradise: The Updated Target of Niagara Falls
Let's take a look at the newest look for Target Niagara Falls.
The Summit Park Mall is officially dead
Sears is closing: the Summit is doomed.
What is going on with the Fashion Outlets?
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?
Black Friday shopping at the Summit Mall
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
Summit Park Stall: The logic behind a project reset
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 best Sears is the Summit Park Mall Sears
The Summit Park Mall Sears is the best Sears ever!
When shopping is life
Shopping is therapeutic: the muzak, the polished floors, the soft hum of the fluorescent overhead...