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Question: Predict the Future of Borders [Poll]

Look into your crystal ball and tell us what you believe will replace the former bookstore.

, Borders may be on the way to a new identity.

Lettering was recently removed from . The only remaining clue to what the building housed is a bright red sign in the parking lot, beckoning would be customers into the vacant parking lot.

But what will Borders become?

Here's your chance to call it. What are your predictions for the future of the former Borders? Do you see a large, multi floor restaurant chain? Or perhaps a retail clothing store? Could it be a Barnes & Noble?

Look into your crystal ball, vote in our poll, and tell us your predictions in the comments below!

roy chipkin April 26, 2012 at 12:30 PM
michael's crafts
Concerned April 26, 2012 at 12:49 PM
I heard Utopia from Hicksville is moving in.
KDM April 26, 2012 at 01:04 PM
I heard DSW.
Irene April 26, 2012 at 03:14 PM
Best Buy electronics would be great
Brenda Wendelken April 26, 2012 at 03:56 PM
Hopefully it will be Barnes and Noble, which might be expanding due to the closings of Borders. After all, it's perfectly set up for a large book store.
Yamil Sarabia, MS, LAc, LMT April 26, 2012 at 06:44 PM
Sooooo great if B & N would come in. Nothing like cafe where one could sprawl out with a great book, laptop and be able to meet like minded readers!
Heather Doyle April 26, 2012 at 07:08 PM
You're right. A bookstore would make a great fit since it worked so well before. Can a big bookstore survive there again?
Papa Tom April 26, 2012 at 09:03 PM
Chipotle is opening in Syosset this fall and I was pretty sure it was going to be at the old Bicycle Planet location. Now I see that TD Bank is building there. Considering that Chipotle usually opens very close to Panera, I'm thinking the actual location might be part of a newly divided Borders.
Fish Hunter April 26, 2012 at 10:01 PM
are you kidding another bank!?!?!?!?!?
Papa Tom April 27, 2012 at 12:27 AM
>>>>are you kidding another bank!?!?!?!?!?<<<<<< Yeah. I was sort of hoping for another nail salon or real estate office, too.
cclogic June 11, 2012 at 08:41 PM
I would think a super CVS would work.
larry June 14, 2012 at 11:53 AM
chipotle is coming next to Gabbys and Shakecups,,wow!what a threesome!

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