Lights Out: mapping shuttered businesses in the East Bay
on April 13, 2009
Over the last couple months, we’ve been watching East Bay businesses go belly up against the backdrop of the recession. Shuttered storefronts are popping up where businesses once stood, replacing the beloved, the basic, and littering entire blocks in between.
What have you noticed? Is your usual lunchtime spot suddenly M.I.A.? How’s your local pharmacy doing? Share your tips and sightings of “Store Closing” signs in the comments section. We’ll do our best to contact former owners and figure out whether it was a recession-related casualty or not.
We’ll add your tip to Lights Out, our upcoming map of East Bay businesses lost to the recession. Stay tuned!
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