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New garage at Town Center expected to curb some of the parking crunch

You can usually tell the holiday shopping rush at Town Center by the number of cars parked on the grass by the mall’s main entrance.

The cars were on the grass en masse Friday, but if shoppers searched they might have found one of the mall's 1,000 new parking spaces in a two-story garage by Bloomingdale’s.

The garage, which opened just a week ago, is expected to curb some of the parking crunch at Town Center during the holidays, said Venetia Tiberi, the mall’s marketing director. Shoppers may have missed the garage today, though there are signs to the new spaces, Tiberi said.

“Before long, people will notice,” she said.

-Kathy Bushouse
Staff writer

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Doreen Christensen has never paid full price for anything. If there is a way to save on something, she will find it and share how you can save, too. Doreen is a senior reporter covering consumer news, health, beauty and features for the online and print editions of the Sun Sentinel. A 32-year veteran of the newspaper, she previously was a senior copy editor on the universal copy desk. Doreen spends her time off hunting bargains, clipping coupons, gardening and traveling.

Justine Griffin covers retail and marine business for the Sun Sentinel. She is a Tampa Bay native who graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2010. After spending a year covering crime in St. Augustine, Fla., she moved to Fort Lauderdale and made the switch to business journalism. When she’s not writing, she’s riding horses and spending time with her whippet puppy, Josie.

Marcia Heroux Pounds is the Sun Sentinel's workplace columnist when she's not shopping for shoes. She also writes about small business, which allows her to visit many of South Florida's unique shops and boutiques.

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