Lights out

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Bye, bye Lido Multiplex.  Opened for operations since 1968, this standalone cinema turned out the lights for the last time on 31 May 2018.  The movie theater played a pivotal role during my teen-age years for I probably had my first movie dates there.  For a certain generation, it was meeting spots for more than just a movie and popcorn.  Many tutoring schools and educational establishments were in the area, so it became the hub for adolescent trends and fashions.  If you want the latest in-things, you can find it at shops behind the theaters.  Now the lights is off and the marque is left blank,  . . .so bye, bye Lido, thanks for the memories.

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wp daily prompt: retrospective

 

 

Pelican

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Charoen Krung Road is a major road in Bangkok, built during 1862–1864, which passes through Chinatown on through Bang Rak all the way to Bang Kho Laem, serving mostly the expat society during that era.  In the present day, many of the historical building sites along the road are facing drastic changes due to extension of the MRT underground train system.

In response to jennifer’s owpc: pelican
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