Hey – I was just trying to be like the 6 o'clock news with the groaner puns in their headlines. All kidding aside, I guess this isn't great news for this poor company.  I know a lot of people were really looking forward to Latitude 360 coming the area.

According to an article in the Times Union this morning, Latitude 360, the company that was going to install a luxury bowling alley in the Crossgates Mall, is coming under some hard fiscal times and has decided not to open at all in this area.

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First they were planning to open in October, and then they pushed the date back to May. They were planning to have bowling alleys, a bar, restaurant, and a place for performers to do their thing as well. An entire entertainment complex!

I guess you can understand why anyone could potentially be facing hard times putting this together. They wanted to rent  50,000 ft.² of shopping space in the mall! Do you have any idea what that would cost per month? I don't either but I'd love to find out. The company actually has shareholders, and the stock price has been plummeting.

It really is too bad because it would've meant more employment for the area and a lot more fun when people visit the mall. You never like to see businesses go out of business. It's not good for anybody. I was going to find more bowling analogies, but I'll leave it alone. I have no more spare time. OMG. Stop me, please.