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The Block at Orange is an open-air shopping mall developed by Mills Corporation in Orange, California, a few miles east-southeast of Disneyland. It's popular with teenage skateboarders, housing Vans skatepark. It is popular for its nightlife because of its AMC 30 Movie Theater, bowling alley, Dave & Buster's and microbreweries. The Mall, an out-of-town shopping centre at Patchway, near Bristol, England. ... The Mills Corporation is a commercial real estate corporation that owns 17 giant shopping malls, which usually have the name Mills attached to them. ... Orange is a city located in Orange County, California. ... Disneyland[1] is a theme park at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. ... A skateboarder in the middle of a trick Skateboarding is the act of rolling on or interacting with a skateboard. ... The Van Doren Rubber Company, better known as Vans, has been since 1966 a Southern California based manufacturer of sneakers and other shoe types catering primarily to the active youth market. ... A skate park is a recreational area where skateboarders, inline skaters, and bicyclists can perform tricks. ... A 20-screen AMC Theatres megaplex in Rolling Hills Estates, California. ... Bowling is the common name for several sports that involve rolling a ball towards a target or to knock down pins. ... Dave & Busters is a restaurant chain which mixes a dining experience with a gaming experience. ... Beer barrels outside the Castle Rock microbrewery in Nottingham, England. ...

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  • The Block at Orange (http://www.blockatorange.com)

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The Mills Corporation recognized the opportunity for an urban, streetscape-like destination in the midst of suburbia, and in 1998, The Block at Orange in Orange County, Calif., was born.
Orange officials are excited because the shoppers' return means an economic turnaround for the entire area, which will spur more commercial and residential development.
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