The Halloween Economy

HalloweenThe lawn signs have been gone for years now. In 2005, you saw them everywhere, little white placards bearing the words “Middletown Town Center” canceled out by one of those circle-and-slash null signs.

They were protest signs, forked into the front yards of people who were opposed to the construction of a town center that would include up to 750,000 square feet of retail space, 250,000 square feet of office space, 4500 parking spaces, and 220 townhouses and apartments in the last undeveloped acres of Middletown, NJ.
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