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Every day we read in the newspaper about the woes and future of the down-at-the-heels section of our main street known as Mid-Market.
No sensible young girl wants to stay in Gypsum, Missouri, especially the down-at-the-heels neighborhood the rich kids call Trashtown.
I like a genuinely depraved, down-at-the-heels town, wait staff with vacant eyes, the whole suffused by a pervasive sense of despair.
On 26th Street West in Bradenton, a short block north of Cortez Road, look for a down-at-the-heels strip center anchored at its south end by a diamond in the rough.
Kratchman reworked the overall character of the existing, down-at-the-heels building, giving his client-family a "new," elegant, upper Madison Avenue-style, single-family townhouse mansion, now consisting of six floors plus a usable, excavated cellar, stretching the building from three to six floors and increasing the usable living space from 4,400 to 6,670 s/f.
With Teddy, it was like being stuck next to a lonely person on a plane, or in his down-at-the-heels case it would be a bus, and having to listen to story after story about his life in show business.
TWO MEN share a drink in a well-appointed study; one is clearly prosperous, the other down-at-the-heels.
The down-at-the-heels salesman is not conspicuous, even among the passing suits and fashionable women, for there are other vendors under the elevated railway, a nether region of greasy spoons and the hard-up, a penumbra fringing the great white way of Ginza.
firm, Moore has renovated many down-at-the-heels houses in the Northern Virginia area and brought them into the 2ist century.
At various spots around town, down-at-the-heels commercial buildings are being given new life.
The overall feeling is not exactly one of film-noir dissolution, but one that definitely does invoke the sort of down-at-the-heels waterfront ambience that is commonly associated with Glasgow, where the film takes place.
The Robesons are old settlers in this once down-at-the-heels urban neighborhood very recently gone trendy and upscale.
1 percent, scarcely distinguishable from the national average and well below the figures for such down-at-the-heels states as Alabama (2.
Well into the novel, Astley reveals that the narrator is a woman named Janet, a newcomer to the bush town and the operator of a down-at-the-heels news agency where no one buys reading matter, for they are all television addicts.
Although the world's big brewers may not be interested in down-at-the-heels countries like Mozambique, many have sniffed around South Africa.