At that time, Steve and Barry's announced its move from 80,000 sq. ft. of retail space that had been -- progressively -- Bergner's, then H.C Prange and then Younker to make room for Burlington's arrival. Steve and Barry's has moved into space formerly occupied by ... well, what difference does it make? It's now near JC Penney.
Now it's Burlington Coat Factory's turn, offering "a large assortment of current, high-quality, designer and name-brand merchandise at up to 60% less than other department stores." It is considered Regency Mall's fourth anchor store, along with JC Penney, Sears and Boston Store.
The store's opening celebration today and Saturday includes prizes from a number of mall stores, plus a grand prize of a $250 Regency Mall shopping spree. To be eligible to win, you must register at the mall.
Events Saturday in front of Burlington Coat Factory include:
9:30 a.m. - Ribbon Cutting with Mayor Gary Becker & Alderman Ronald Hart
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jammin 98.3 live broadcast
11:30 - 1:30 p.m. Spin Chick-fil-A’s prize wheel
1-4 p.m. Meet and greet with the Racine Raiders
2-4 p.m. Lite Rock 92.1, live broadcast
3:30 p.m. Prize drawing