Most Sane Mall Experience

Northcross Mall

Used to be, folks were nostalgic for downtowns and main streets and friendly clerks at corner stores. Nowadays, with cultural trends folding over on themselves faster than breeding rabbits, there's a shift toward mall nostalgia. Yes, mall nostalgia. Small malls, human-sized indoor shopping havens, home of mall walkers and easy-to-traverse shops, went out of style with A Flock of Seagulls. For almost two decades now, huge monolithic mega-malls are most towns' main shopping option. Makes a mall like Northcross look cozy by comparison. With an ice skating rink, movie theatre, small shops like Gamefellas and Lammes Candies, reliable old anchors like Oshman's and Beall's, plus new tenant the Guitar Center (opening March 2000), and one of the funkiest food courts around, Northcross is a great neighborhood mall - a great place to shop in calm comfort, and great place to let the kids hang out with their pals.

Northcross Mall
2525 W. Anderson, 512/451-7466
LAN's Edge, 2525 W. Anderson Ln., 512/275-0761

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