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Three-Story Target Opens in Glendale and No One's There to Ride the Shiny Escalators

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It was supposed to be a big deal. The signs have been up for months. Big, fancy Target on Colorado Blvd to open on July 29th. We got word that the "soft launch" of this super-new, super-big, super-special Target would take place this week. What's so special about this three-story Target? An excellent question.

So we checked it out during prime evening shopping hours and could not believe that it was empty, empty, empty. We asked some questions. Are there more things here than at our own Target? New items you can't get at other Targets? More Libertine clothing? Whole new sections other Targets haven't even dreamed up yet? Nope, nope and nope. Just more space, they said. It's just bigger, they mantra-d. Wider aisles, they assured us. And we're all for more space, but, um, maybe in a store that needs more space. Like - Trader Joe's where you have to elbow your way through. Whole Foods, maybe. Have you ever been in a Target and thought to yourself "God, this would be so much better if I had more room to wheel my cart around?" Exactly.