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A tipster sent in this photo set of Times Square's empty Virgin Megastore, which was nearly cleaned out last night when he stopped by. Even spookier is Lost City's collection of shots from the "surreal retail cemetery" operating out of the basement in the store's last days, where armies of headless t-shirt mannequins sat next to $5 Jack Daniels bottles filled with a strange non-alcoholic brown liquid. But the spookiest thing of all: The Times Square location has utterly disappeared from the Virgin website. It's really gone, folks.
· Weird Scenes From Times Square Virgin Megastore's Final Days [Lost City]
· Virgin Megastore Locations [Virgin]