Gallatin Valley Mall
Two boys wait for their bus to arrive Wednesday, July 12, outside the Gallatin Valley Mall.

There are shoppers and eaters and some folks sitting and basking in the 375,000 square feet of air conditioned space.

In 2013, Rising and his wife opened a store for all things newborns, from blankets to bibs, car seats and pacifiers.

But the pair had trouble finding a storefront to rent; spaces were limited and leases were too high for a small, family owned business. Then they were contacted by Deb Jacupke, the general manager for…