That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

November 22, 2007

1982 Montgomery Ward Day After Thanksgiving Commercial (not mine)

Filed under: Christmas,commercials,dead chains — Anita @ 9:14 pm

Since its usually just me, mom and dad on Thanksgiving, one of our highlights is to look at the salespapers Thanksgiving morning.

It’s hard to believe that back in the day after Thanksgiving sales started at 8 a.m.. We’re so used to them starting at like, six a.m. or some cases now midnight or four a.m.

November 20, 2007

“Waxing About Wishbooks 1985 Edition”

Filed under: 1983 JC Penney & Sears Catalogs,Christmas — Anita @ 7:20 pm

X-Entertainment.com feature about the 1985 Sears Wishbook

November 10, 2007

Belk (Williamsburg, VA @ Windsormeade Marketplace)

Filed under: belk,store profiles,williamsburg — Anita @ 12:50 am

Belk (Williamsburg, VA @ Windsormeade Marketplace)

I know, that’s a tiny sign. I assume this is due to Williamsburg’s strict zoning laws.

I think this Belk opened in late 2006. I didn’t go in today. Next time I will.

Windsormeade Marketplace (Williamsburg, VA)

November 9, 2007

Freedom Plaza, Suffolk VA

Filed under: newspaper clippings,suffolk — Anita @ 11:47 pm

Freedom Plaza, Suffolk

Saw this at work Thursday and DIED laughing (to myself).

FREEDOM PLAZA?!
“A Center Dedicated to our Fallen Heroes”??

I’m all for memorials, but a shopping center?

////edit April 28, 2008////

Freedom Plaza is dead, ripped apart by a tornado.

Stuckeys, Ivor, VA

Filed under: store profiles — Anita @ 11:08 pm

Stuckey's, Ivor, VA

Bad pic I know. I apparently lost iPhoto on my eMac when I reinstalled Tiger this Summer.

This is brand new in little ol Ivor. It’s almost like a truckstop.

This place had a huge selection of energy drinks, I bought a Rockstar Pomegranate juiced up.

Franklin, VA KFC Bucket Found

Filed under: dead stores,franklin — Anita @ 10:54 pm

A few weeks ago, I posted about the KFC/Taco Bell that was torn down in Franklin. I found the bucket near my house in this carwash nobody wishes will open soon:

They Stole the KFC Bucket!

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