That Mall is sick and that Store is dead!

January 31, 2013

“Creditors say Peninsula Town Center owner defaulted on $168.5 million loan” (Daily Press, 1/31/13)

Filed under: "coliseum mall" — Anita @ 6:24 pm

Creditors say Peninsula Town Center owner defaulted on $168.5 million loan

Properties will be auctioned Feb. 14

By Robert Brauchle, | 757-247-2827

January 30, 2013

HAMPTON — The largest commercial development built within the city in the past 50 years has defaulted on a $168.5 million loan, according to a public notice announcing the upcoming auction of those properties.



January 11, 2013

“My Final Day Punching Out”

Filed under: potential dead chains — Anita @ 8:41 pm

My Final Day Punching Out, originally uploaded by JSF0864.

Via Flickr:
My last time punching out at Super Fresh after nearly 30 years. I’m actually not officially seperated from the Company until Saturday, the last scheduled day of operation here. I have to say it was a good, long run. Unlike most people there, I remained in the same store my entire career.

This guy I know on Flickr, he’s worked at the same Super Fresh for nearly 30 years. His store closed today.

He has taken pictures of his time at Super Fresh nearly the entire time he has worked there.

January 7, 2013

Blythe Doll for sale at Robert Hall Village store, 10-5-1973

Filed under: commercials,dead chains,Newport News,newspaper clippings — Anita @ 10:01 pm


THREE-NINETY-NINE. The doll is worth a thousand dollars now!

I believe this store was in Newport News.


///edit February 5//

I found a commercial for the store:

The song has a sad feel to it, no? Although, I LOVE that touchtone dial sound that represented each store on the map.

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