Town Center next phase delayed indefinitely (Inside Business)
With plans for the Virginia Beach Town Center’s completion in an indefinite freeze and high vacancy rates in at least one of the residential developments, it appears the $421.8 million project has outpaced market demand for now.
Website comment leads to subpoena (Roanoke Times)
Convicted killer Wesley Earnest’s lawyers seek the identity of the anonymous poster who claimed to be a juror.
Biggest Defaulters on Mortgages Are the Rich (NY Times)
Whether it is their residence, a second home or a house bought as an investment, the rich have stopped paying the mortgage at a rate that greatly exceeds the rest of the population.
10 Great Summer Businesses (Inc.)
If it weren’t for these seasonal businesses, much of what we take for granted as simple pleasures might never have existed. Here’s to all companies that make the summertime stuff we love.
Silly Bandz Seek to Stretch Popularity (WSJ)
Kids Bracelets Fly Off Store Shelves, but Will Fad Go the Way of Pogs? Company Founder Explores Ways to Extend Craze.
The Weekly Wind-Down: New Apple Friend Bar Gives Customers Someone To Talk At About Mac Products (The Onion)
Pretty funny. The call center bit at the end is extra funny.