We see the MALL of Cookeville, TN as an authentic, local reinvention of a place that the corporate world forgot. Perhaps it can offer urban planning lessons to other communities stuck with abandoned big boxes.
The Memphis dive bar scene is legendary, but not many people know that. We went out every night, and something zany or insane happened every night.
The P&H, or Poor & Hungry, Cafe looks both poor and hungry. The whole building looks like it would be the first thing to blow away in a tornado.