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by Groceteria
12 Apr 2018 15:42
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: New location list: Charleston SC 1924-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 40

New location list: Charleston SC 1924-2015

Enjoy. Still needs a few tweaks I'll work on when I can get back down there.

http://www.groceteria.com/place/south-c ... harleston/
by Groceteria
09 Apr 2018 21:22
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Sacramento Update
Replies: 0
Views: 59

Sacramento Update

Pretty big update to the Sacramento location list as I managed to get access to the county directories. That filled in a lot of holes:

http://www.groceteria.com/place/califor ... 1924-1980/
by Groceteria
08 Apr 2018 14:40
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Vintage Supermarkets in Movies and TV (Old Ones Only Please)
Replies: 154
Views: 60820

Re: Vintage Supermarkets in Movies and TV (Old Ones Only Please)

Any guesses on this Safeway combo from "Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice" (1969)?
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by Groceteria
04 Mar 2018 20:14
Forum: Announcements, FAQs, Etc.
Topic: A new look
Replies: 0
Views: 541

A new look

New month, new mobile-friendly design at the main site (after eight-plus years):

http://www.groceteria.com/2018/03/04/a-new-look/

Let me know if anything seems broken. I'm sure I haven't caught everything.
by Groceteria
22 Jan 2018 17:09
Forum: History: Shopping Centers
Topic: Dahlia or Dahlia Square shopping center in Denver
Replies: 2
Views: 565

Re: Dahlia or Dahlia Square shopping center in Denver

Per my Denver address research (http://www.groceteria.com/place/us-colorado/denver/), it was probably located at 3304 Dahlia, which looks to a be shopping center size vacant lot now: https://goo.gl/maps/vV4YJUZ789t It apparently opened before 1961 and closed sometime between 1970 and 1976. Wikipedia...
by Groceteria
11 Jan 2018 18:35
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: Tops Friendly Markets International Super Center
Replies: 5
Views: 736

Re: Tops Friendly Markets International Super Center

Wegmans had already been in the area for a decade or more by 1991, though they may have started building bigger stores around that time. I was only able to consult city directories for 1990 and 1998 when I was there doing research this summer. No reference to that format in either of those. It may h...
by Groceteria
07 Nov 2017 09:59
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Kroger Family Centers
Replies: 68
Views: 23415

Re: Kroger Family Centers

Hopefully, I won't bore you guys with this


This is far from boring. Thanks!
by Groceteria
01 Nov 2017 21:39
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: New location list: Providence RI, 1925-1964
Replies: 0
Views: 302

New location list: Providence RI, 1925-1964

http://www.groceteria.com/place/rhode-i ... rovidence/

I'll be visiting Providence in person next week and should return with data for later years. I'll also be adding more suburbs, including Pawtucket and East Providence soon.
by Groceteria
01 Nov 2017 18:55
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: "Pure Food Market" in Providence
Replies: 0
Views: 227

"Pure Food Market" in Providence

In the early 1950s, there were numerous stores in Providence with names like "Joe's Pure Food Market" and "Main Street Pure Food Market" or whatever. I'm wondering if this was just a generic term used in that area or an actual co-op/franchise. There was one biggie named "Wey...

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