Bull Moose in Portland Closes Their Doors Forever After Today
The flagship Portland location is closing, but the other 8 Maine Bull Moose stores will stay open. They plan on coming back to Portland.
Announced on Facebook, they blame lack of foot traffic and a lease that was up. They have other locations (South Portland and Scarborough would be your closest choices), that are very much open. But Portland was special...
Bull Moose was founded by Brett Wickard in Brunswick in 1989, the Portland location was considered the flagship store. Located in a underground dwelling on Middle Street, you couldn't live in the Portland area without making Bull Moose part of your Portland life.
Need a hard to find CD, record, DVD, game...whatever - Bull Moose either had it or would get it. If you love music, you love Bull Moose. I have walked down those stairs hundreds of times over the years. I loved it. I loved how I felt so cool just stepping into the store. I'm not cool, but while I was flipping through albums or CDs, I sure was.
Bull Moose says that once we get through this downturn, they will come back to Portland. We all look forward to that day. Thank you Portland Bull Moose - you made Portland cool.