I Don’t Really Get This Article. But Having Read it, I Now Feel Nauseous

by Prince Of Petworth August 4, 2009 at 1:26 am 104 Comments

City Mall, originally uploaded by M.V. Jantzen.

In the Post today there is a story titled, “The Target Of Their Ambivalence – Suburban-Retail Icon Seduces Hipsters Of Columbia Heights”. It starts:

“For the hipsters, post-hipsters or quasi-hipsters who moved into Columbia Heights several years ago for the grit and the cheap rent and the proximity to the Wonderland Ballroom (the hipster, post-hipster or quasi-hipster bar that sponsors local music and nights like “Sundress Fest”), life can be divided into two discrete phases: Before Target. After Target.”

Please read the rest of the article here. Let me know what you think. My reaction is a mixture of nausea, sadness and a slight smile. But I really think sometimes a Target is just a Target…


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