Susan Bigelow writes the tiny mall in her town survived through economic recessions and department-store closing and consolidation, but now the end is on the horizon. All of the anchors except for Target and the movie theater are gone, killed off by the retail apocalypse, and last week it was sold at auction.
It’s a sad story being repeated all across the country.
So, now what? What do we do with this relic of a bygone way of life, this symbol of How It Used To Be?
Maybe there’s a bigger question, too. What are we going to do with suburbia? Read the full storty by Susan Bigelow here.