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The former Walmart store in the Lighthouse Crossings shopping center sits vacant at 3993 Tyrone Blvd N in St. Petersburg. SCOTT KEELER | Times

Is Walmart's exit behind subdued mood at Lighthouse Crossings?

ST. PETERSBURG — Now that the shiny new Walmart has opened on Bay Pines Boulevard across from the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center, things are pretty quiet down the road at Lighthouse Crossings. The Walmart that anchored that shopping center at Tyrone Boulevard and Park Street for 24 years closed July 15. The new  …