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Goodbye Roast Beef Sandwiches

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What hath JCPenney wrought? The department store bought the space in the Manhattan Mall that housed a food court, and now Arby's and other Manhattan Mall chain eateries are dunzo. "Even in the mall, when chain stores close, they produce emotional goodbye notes. Pretzel Time’s says, with forced cheer, 'Thank you NYC for 12 years of fun and success!'” [Curbed]