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by Groceteria
16 Nov 2019 12:15
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Detroit Sneak Preview
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Re: Detroit Sneak Preview

Thanks! I'll update as appropriate.

There's still a lot more to come in this section, including photos, maps, and some suburban additions, among other things, but I'm taking a break this weekend.
by Groceteria
11 Nov 2019 21:27
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Detroit Sneak Preview
Replies: 2
Views: 86

Detroit Sneak Preview

I'm still working in this section and will be adding maps, photos, and more location lists for some suburbs, but here's a sneak peek: Detroit Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1930-1974 and 2003 Detroit Area Timeline This will likely be the biggest location list I will ever do, because the only f...
by Groceteria
08 Nov 2019 14:57
Forum: Announcements, FAQs, Etc.
Topic: The "official" anniversary
Replies: 4
Views: 89

The "official" anniversary

Twenty years ago today, Groceteria.com became a thing:

https://www.groceteria.com/2019/11/08/t ... niversary/

Thanks to all of you who have come along for the ride!
by Groceteria
05 Nov 2019 21:03
Forum: Announcements, FAQs, Etc.
Topic: Message Board Issues
Replies: 0
Views: 40

Message Board Issues

The message board was down for several hours today due to some bot problems. I hope that I have taken care of it for now. I'm not sure, though, and will be watching.
by Groceteria
19 Oct 2019 21:33
Forum: History: Canada
Topic: Thunder Bay, ON chain grocery/supermarket history, 1975-2019
Replies: 7
Views: 2451

Re: Thunder Bay, ON chain grocery/supermarket history, 1975-2019

Updated (from within the same province as you, appropriately enough). Thanks!
by Groceteria
02 Oct 2019 21:08
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: NEW: Rapid City SD 1930-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 2376

NEW: Rapid City SD 1930-2015

Where would the cast of "North By Northwest" have shopped?

https://www.groceteria.com/place/us-sou ... apid-city/
by Groceteria
02 Oct 2019 14:34
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: NEW: Wilson NC, 1925-2015
Replies: 0
Views: 2302

NEW: Wilson NC, 1925-2015

This one was headache-inducing, with the renumberings and the moderately ridiculous compass-point directions for the streets:

https://www.groceteria.com/place/north-carolina/wilson/
by Groceteria
26 Sep 2019 22:43
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: NEW: South Bend and Mishawaka IN, 1925-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 967

Re: NEW: South Bend and Mishawaka IN, 1925-2015

There's also a nicely preserved former superstore at 1010 S. Merrifield in Mishawaka.
by Groceteria
26 Sep 2019 21:17
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: NEW: South Bend and Mishawaka IN, 1925-2015
Replies: 2
Views: 967

NEW: South Bend and Mishawaka IN, 1925-2015

Not the most exciting one ever, and not heavy on good artifacts (save a few centennial A&Ps) but here it is:

https://www.groceteria.com/place/indiana/south-bend/
by Groceteria
26 Sep 2019 13:02
Forum: History: Canada
Topic: Barrie and Orillia, ON chain grocery/supermarket history, 1927-present
Replies: 3
Views: 1276

Re: Barrie and Orillia, ON chain grocery/supermarket history, 1927-present

I was thinking about doing Barrie this fall; the library was closed last time I was there. Thanks for saving me that drive!
by Groceteria
24 Sep 2019 21:22
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: List of Detroit Metro Packer Foods stores from 1964
Replies: 4
Views: 934

Re: List of Detroit Metro Packer Foods stores from 1964

This is great stuff. I've put the Detroit area on hold for a little while due to my own error, but that will end soon!