The planned closure of Macy's, which occupies a city block between Wabasha and Cedar streets and Sixth Street and West Seventh Place, will leave a big void in the heart of downtown St.
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#43 Jan 9, 2013
Macy's was nothing but a Government department store. St Paul wasted $9,000,000 on a direct subsidy that kept the doors open.
Nobody shops downtown. Who wants to drive into a dirty city, park in a criminal infested parking ramp, tolerate sidewalks infested with more criminals who want to sell you drugs or mug you, buy stuff and then worry about making it back o your car without being mugged or raped in the parking ramp while you attempt to load your items into the car. AND THEN do it all over to return stuff.
Meanwhile most normal famlies live in the suburbs that are served by clean safe well lit shopping malls that don't even allow young kids to enter the malls unless adults are with them.
Maybe the Met Council needs expansion space, they will be adding probably 10,000 employees now that the Legislature and Governor are DFL?
LET THE SPENDING BEGIN!!!!
#44 Jan 9, 2013
Let the rhetoric begin...
Since: Oct 08
#45 Jan 9, 2013
Damn,, the taxpayer choo-choo train is not going to arrive in time to save the taxpayer subsidized corporate welfare sponsored department store! Nice work St Paul DFL
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