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He’s authentically disappointed

New lifestyle center brings the retail experience to a faux town setting

By Christopher Muther
Globe Staff / November 12, 2009

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When I was growing up, the interior of my local Western Massachusetts mall was designed to look like a quaint, old-timey village. I ate up the village motif like it was one of the Happy Ending sundaes at Friendly’s, which was conveniently located in the food court. Instead of my scary hometown, where thugs sat on the wall in front ... (Full article: 749 words)

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