Monday, March 15, 2010

Will Miss #139 - Pearl Center

In my neighborhood, there is a long and winding street full of different shops that snakes from a major street near my apartment to the local JR station. I've never counted them all, but I'm sure there are over 100. The variety of places is amazing, but more importantly, there is a good mix of low-priced food shops and interesting specialty shops. You can do all of your daily shopping and pick up the occasional novelty or special food item. You also see the same people there when you frequent the shops so you develop a certain rapport with other neighborhood people (whether you talk to them or not).

I love that shopping street, and I'm really going to miss it when I go.