Posts tagged "malls"

Holiday Nightmare: A Mob Of Crazed Teens Storm A Shopping Mall

I don't know what your idea of a holiday nightmare is -- maybe, wrestling your way through a Black Friday crowd at WalMart? -- but mine is a mob of feral teenagers storming a mall. Kings Plaza Shopping Center in Brooklyn was forced to close its doors on Thursday when 400 teenagers showed up to…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 28, 2013

Do “Deals” At Outlet Malls Just Screw Shoppers Over?

Hold that credit card! Double X excerpted a section from the forthcoming book, Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture, by Ellen Ruppell Shell, which reveals the scams at outlet malls are lamer than the kids who hang out in the food court all day. The author visited at an outlet mall in Las Vega…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 14, 2009

America’s Malls In Crisis: Our Fave Mall Moments

Oh no! The country’s second-biggest mall operator is totally bankrupt! General Growth Properties, which manages more than 1,500 malls across the country, is $25 billion in debt. With vacancies at a 10-year high, many malls are being converted into offices or going dark. Is this the end of the mall as we know it? [NY

By: Deborah Stein / April 19, 2009