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Countryside mall closes Wednesday amid protests, police to monitor shopping areas

CLEARWATER — The Westfield Countryside Mall is closed through Wednesday “for the welfare of our customers, employees and retail partners,” according to a statement on its website.



a basketball in a parking lot: The Westfield Countryside mall shown here on Thursday, March 19, 2020 in Countryside. Westfield is closed through Wednesday as protests to police killings of unarmed black Americans continue throughout the U.S. Clearwater police are aware of "unsubstantiated threats" of looting of malls in the area.


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The Westfield Countryside mall shown here on Thursday, March 19, 2020 in Countryside. Westfield is closed through Wednesday as protests to police killings of unarmed black Americans continue throughout the U.S. Clearwater police are aware of “unsubstantiated threats” of looting of malls in the area.

The closure comes amid nationwide unrest in response to the May 25 killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who died

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Cinemark closes one El Paso movie theater; plans for new one on hold

Vic Kolenc, El Paso Times
Published 5:21 p.m. MT July 6, 2020

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Paul L. Foster and his wife Alejandra de la Vega opened their latest project, The Plaza Pioneer Plaza in downtown El Paso. The iconic Trost hotel had been closed for almost 30 years.

El Paso Times

Cinemark has closed its Movie Bistro theater in Sunland Park Mall, dealing another blow to the struggling West Side shopping center.

Cinemark also has put its planned construction of a new Movie Bistro in far East El Paso on temporary hold due to COVID-19 restrictions, according to a company statement.

The

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After 60 years, Corney’s Shoe Store closes its doors for good

Walking the lower end of Queen Street in downtown Charlottetown looks a little bit different — and it’s not just because of COVID-19.

A store with a 60-year history on the Island closed its doors back in February, right before the pandemic hit the province.

Corney’s Shoe Store was opened in 1958 by Hollis Corney and his ex-wife Flora Graham. At one point there were five locations in the Maritimes.

Athol Corney, one of Hollis’s sons, said the shop meant a lot to the family.

“For myself, my two other brothers, it was just like a playground for us,” he

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Simon closes all malls through the end of March

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USA TODAY

Simon Property Group, the largest owner of shopping malls in the nation, is closing all of its malls and retail properties because of the coronavirus outbreak.

The closings start at 7 p.m. local time Wednesday and are expected to end March 29, the Indianapolis-based company said in a news release.

The closings come after several department stores from Macy’s, J.C. Penney to Nordstrom and other mall brands including Gap, Victoria’s Secret and Sephora, have announced they are also

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