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[Photo Story] Downtown Target Is Everything We’ve Ever Wanted

Ever since the opening date of the new Target was announced, we’ve been restless and eager. Who isn’t thrilled about a new place to shop for groceries downtown? Especially this new option, which boasts a Starbucks and won’t take a huge stab at your wallet like some other nearby alternatives.

Target downtown opened its doors to the public for the first time last night and we made sure we were there. Didn’t get a chance to head down? No worries — we’ll take you on a tour of the glorious and squeaky clean Target on West Beaver Avenue.

target9Shiny new doors open to welcome us through the gates of convenience store heaven.

target1The Target in the Fraser Center has a full Starbucks cafe, equipped with all your well-known baked goods and coffee favorites. Though there is literally another one right down the street, another caffeine destination won’t kill this campus, right?

target2To our surprise and utter delight, a local band was set up and jamming in celebration of the opening. “Visions To None” was covering a fe Blink 182 hits when we strolled in. Mixed with the new sights of Target, this was a near-spiritual experience.

target3target4One of Target’s main attractions is its affordable and trendy selection of clothing, and this store does not disappoint.

target5As if this event was not exciting enough, the Target employees were handing out free baked goods and refreshments. It was practically a party!

target6And who couldn’t love this classic mascot? This Bullseye pup offered to take pictures with any customer who was interested. (Who wouldn’t be?)target7Just look at that produce. Beautiful. This Target offers a full grocery section, including all your essentials — from dairy to produce to meats.target8There’s also a CVS — another convenient addition, although there’s one just down the street.

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And there you have it, your online tour experience of the new Target on West Beaver Avenue in Fraser Center. Pictures won’t do it justice though, so get out there and take the trip for yourself. We know you’re running low on groceries anyway.

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Carolyn Popescu

Current senior studying Advertising and Visual Arts, Carolyn has a passion for entertainment and music. She also loves photography, film, graphic design, social media, and all things in between. She's the current Sony Music Marketing Representative for State College, so be sure to reach out to her with any local music scene questions, ideas, proposals, or if you just need someone to geek out about music with.

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