For me, the Foothills Fashion Mall, long the largest and most popular shopping center in the region, peaked 10 years ago when the animatronic dinosaurs set up for a week. I think it was October, and every family in town went. Some of us made 5 or 6 trips.
I can’t do that now. The [...]
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A trip to Foothills Fashion Mall
Posted in Commercial, In the news, tagged dead malls, foothills fashion mall, foothills mall on June 7, 2009 | 10 Comments »
Arrowhead Lodge: On Colorado’s trout route
Posted in Commercial, Preservation and renewal, Vernacular buildings on May 18, 2009 | 4 Comments »
My perfect cultural tourist experience: ruins, prisoners, ticks, and a staff that leaves you alone.
Beaver’s Market: A mom & pop grocery competes against supermarkets and superstores
Posted in Commercial, Neighborhoods, Vintage commercial, tagged buy local fort collins, neighborhood markets on March 23, 2009 | 2 Comments »
Every day we’re here, is one more example of how America is supposed to work.
Beaver’s Market is the last neighborhood market in Fort Collins.
Last year, Matt Campbell produced this story for 88.9 KRFC Community Radio about how the family-owned grocery competes, and thrives, in a world of interstate superstores.
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