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by BeerIsGod
06 Apr 2007 21:33
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Would anybody like to discuss why old stores interest them?
Replies: 15
Views: 12193

This whole nostalgia thing is not just confined to grocery stores, even though they are a huge part of it. I walk around old shopping centers after work sometimes. When the old Macy's at Cumberland Mall in Smyrna, GA was demolished last year for an updated market entrance to the mall, something insi...
by BeerIsGod
03 Oct 2006 18:59
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Would anybody like to discuss why old stores interest them?
Replies: 15
Views: 12193

There are several reasons I like old grocery stores (old department stores and malls as well). When I go into an old one, or see pictures of one on sites such as this, I am transported back to my childhood, holding my Mom's secure hand, and walking through a wonderland of colors, smells, and interes...
by BeerIsGod
06 May 2006 00:41
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Would anybody like to discuss why old stores interest them?
Replies: 15
Views: 12193

Would anybody like to discuss why old stores interest them?

I'm not going into my own reasons for being fascinated by this subject. I'll do that later, after maybe some others have left their reasons and motivations. Suffice to say, I think something deep is going on for many of the people here who re-live old memories. I'm not being corney. This is a very s...
by BeerIsGod
05 May 2006 23:46
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Sears Candy Counters
Replies: 19
Views: 20709

I can't believe that the original poster wrote about the candy and nut booth at Sears. Of all of the nice memories that I have (and I have a lot of good memories), the memory of my Mom buying me a hot bag of cashews in the white and pink striped sears bag is one of the best memories I have! Thanks! :D