Nation Nov 24

Column: On Black Friday, ditch the mall and get outside

Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go…and then to the mall? I have never really understood the concept of Black Friday, and I can’t really think of anything that goes more against the grain of…

The indoor mall became a ubiquitous symbol of American suburbia in the 20th century. But America's first shopping mall, still landing in Edina, Minnesota, was designed, like every enclosed mall modeled after it, to bring some urbanity to suburbia. NewHour…

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