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Business

In Focus

Valley View General Store

An old general store in the remote settlement of Valley View, Kentucky has been closed for some years. What surprised me was who lived inside of it.

Explorations

The Decline of Shopping Malls

The American retail landscape is changing. The love affair with the enclosed shopping center peaked about a decade ago and has been waning as consumers seek out revitalized urban centers and mixed-use retail, office and residential developments.

Explorations

Westland Mall

Westland Mall is a relic of my childhood memories: of the beige floor tiles, the brown-tinted lamps and the olden storefronts. It’s also nearly abandoned.

News

Waldo Hotel Fire

A minor fire in at the Waldo Hotel in Clarksburg, West Virginia yesterday evening did no damage to the historic building.

News

Ro-Na’s Restored Marquee

The Ro-Na Theater in downtown Ironton was once billed as southern Ohio’s “finest theater.” After years of neglect, it’s being restored.