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“I’m King of the Mall” or: Confessions of a Teenage Mall Rat

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Sometime in my later teenage years, my elderly father told me that he enjoyed sitting on the benches in the mall and just watching young people be young. He appreciated our energy and liked sitting and letting it wash over him. I understood this more than he figured I did. I enjoyed going there largely […]

Portland, Maine, as assessed by Google Reviews: September, 2013 Edition

While trying to find their holiday hours online, I found a review of the Maine Mall as written by a concealed carry / Apple Store enthusiast. Inspired by this glorious finding, I poked around Google (and Zagat) Reviews to see how Portland looks to those who care enough to share their feelings [often anonymously] with […]