It's another eyesore in town caused by a vacant gas station lot.
Much like the one on the corner of , Paradise Mobil -- or what remains of it -- is a blemish on an otherwise bustling area of Stratford.
Across the street from the vacant lot is the , a popular new restaurant and bar that opened less than a year ago. And just south of the old gas station is the Paradise Shopping Plaza, home of , , and others.
There are many useful places within walking distance of the empty lot. To name a few more: , and , our Readers' Choice winner for in Stratford.
So clearly the desolate lot is not in the middle of nowhere. There is potential for the right business. But what is that business?
Forget what zone it's in, ignore setback regulations, dump lot coverage rules and all the other zoning jargon that puts people to sleep.
If you had your way, what would you like to see there? What would be the best use for the community? What does Stratford and Paradise Green need? Tell us in the comments.