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    T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Ames Tribune article says last day is April 21.

    T Galaxy to close Campustown store | Ames Tribune



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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Sucks to see a company go out of business. However, if that and the post office were out of there, itd be a prime candidate for new development in the area, without having to have too much additional negative impact on existing businesses (as compared to some of the plans that came out awhile back)



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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    good put a new bar in


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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Quote Originally Posted by cymate View Post
    good put a new bar in
    like wellman's rooftop.



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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Wasn't a big fan after they dropped the tailgate brand. They had the same stuff as the bookstore.



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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Bummer! I worked there in the early eighties for the late Doug Harms - The original creator and owner. It was not in that location when I worked there - just a couple of buildings to the north.


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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Really went down hill after they started selling just clothes. it was my favorite place to get isu apparrel. Too bad.


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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Quote Originally Posted by alarson View Post
    Sucks to see a company go out of business. However, if that and the post office were out of there, itd be a prime candidate for new development in the area, without having to have too much additional negative impact on existing businesses (as compared to some of the plans that came out awhile back)
    Not a bad idea, that would be a good location for a Walgreen's, CVS, or Hy-Vee Drug Store.



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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFan61 View Post
    Not a bad idea, that would be a good location for a Walgreen's, CVS, or Hy-Vee Drug Store.
    Brilliant. Drive(walk?)through condoms and plan b pills.



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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    mmmmm new bar



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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    It would be great if they put something in there like a bar or good restaurant but it's Ames...I'm sure it will be an apartment building


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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Quote Originally Posted by CyBroncos View Post
    It would be great if they put something in there like a bar or good restaurant but it's Ames...I'm sure it will be an apartment building
    That would not be a bad thing either. Increase the population in campustown and it may increase the potential for new businesses such as restaurants and other things. My personal feeling is that it would be nice to have a coveniance store, like walgreens or hyvee drug store in campus town to create some new business other than just bars. Campus town needs a little something for during the day.



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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Well, I know that I did my part to keep that place in business. Sad to see it go. I think that UBS has some stuff that is poor quality (other than Nike and UnderArmor) and Cy's Locker Room is overpriced. Sigler on Main has too much hok and UNI stuff for me to go in there.



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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Cy's Locker Room is overpriced? The only time T-Galaxy was worth going in was when everything was on HUGE clearance because it was the most overpriced place in Ames.



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    Re: T Galaxy in Ames closing

    Entire store is 50% off if you need any new gear.



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