Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Krispy Kreme (CLOSED) - Portage, MI

Krispy Kreme opened in the Kalamazoo area in 2004 at a standalone outpost in front of the Southland Mall in Portage and closed 4 years later after a decline in sales.












(check this other post about one of the Southland Mall's main tenants Circuit City @Southland Mall)

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Toys 'R Us - Portage, MI


Toys 'R Us

6207 S Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002








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About a decade ago, thefacade over the entrance of Portage Toys R' Us was rebuilt into the current style, previously this Portage Toys 'R Us had an entrance and facade in the same style as this former location:



















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I'm a Belieber!!! Yes-- I got to meet Justin Bieber with his son (who really does have his father's eyes!) and his lovely wife who I would have otherwise likely mistook for Miley Cyrus.







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Toys "R" Us signage alongside South Westnedge Avenue.

















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Five Nights of Pure Cancer & Crippling Depression


















Meanwhile over at Toys "R" Us' twin, 
Babies "R" Us.....








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Signage along West Milham Road and South Westnedge Avenue

[West Milham Road-ABOVE]







[South Westnedge Avenue-ABOVE]



[West Milham Road- ABOVE, the opposite side of the same street signage previously mentioned.]

Babies "R" Us
GOING OUT OF BUSINESS



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Seen inside the neighboring Bed, Bath & Beyond... advertising their own competing baby business counterpart.