Tag Archives: Malls

Weekly Photo Challenge: CONTAINERS, 3

What, after all, is a shop window but a giant container filled with merchandise that the shopkeeper hopes to sell to you? Here on display are splendid cast-iron teapots from Japan, part of a large selection offered at Teavanna, along with teas of every … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: ON TOP

Indisputably, what’s on top at the nearby Holyoke Mall is —-  THE FLAG! In pride of place, way on top of the three storied atrium,  this giant red, white, and blue presides over all transactions taking place below– even having a latte … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: STREET LIFE

Is it indoors? Is it outdoors? Today’s passegiatas are as likely to take place in an indoor mall as an outdoor plaza. And by extension, some of the stores in the mall have become places in which to view street life. … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: IN THE BACKGROUND (1)

Okay, who’s looking at what???????? Or whom?????????? The reality is —- I wonder!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: MERGE (3)

From a distance, this decorative silvery matrix is what you see decorating Sunglass Hut at the Holyoke Mall: But if you go up really close, you’ll discover that the matrix is actually a mosaic, the merger of a vast quantity … Continue reading

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