How a doughnut-shop parking lot became a confluence of Chicago youth subcultures—and what killed it off
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Back in the heyday of malls, Esquire sent Bob Greene to the suburbs to observe a pair of teenage boys loitering in Schaumburg’s “cathedral of consumption.”
The classic mall arcade this is not. It’s also not a very good restaurant.