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by NewsLynne
27 Nov 2011 22:49
Forum: History: Drugstore Chains
Topic: Dart Drug, Wash DC area?
Replies: 3
Views: 6306

Re: Dart Drug, Wash DC area?

Ahhh...Dirty Dart. Our closest was on Cedar Lane in Vienna. It's a CVS now but the store's been chopped into several pieces. The shopping center had a Marina Safeway at one end and Dart on the other.

Seems like the Dart changeover to Fantles happened fast.
by NewsLynne
27 Nov 2011 22:42
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Abandoned Gable Safeway In Luray, VA
Replies: 0
Views: 3885

Abandoned Gable Safeway In Luray, VA

http://flic.kr/p/aLen4i

Here are a few views. Poor old place is in desperate shape. From what I could see, the interior is in gutted ruins.
by NewsLynne
10 Jan 2009 11:41
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Kmart Chef
Replies: 6
Views: 7571

Re: Kmart Chef

OK - now that I look - the old Kmart on Jermantown Road in Fairfax, VA may have had one of those. I'll have to check old phone books. Thanks for posting that!
by NewsLynne
10 Jan 2009 00:40
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: 15 S. Adams Street, Petersburg, VA
Replies: 25
Views: 15835

Re: 15 S. Adams Street, Petersburg, VA

I kind of like it. If someone went in and fixed it up a bit it wouldn't be bad. As was said above, give people dignity and pray they respect your efforts.
by NewsLynne
09 Jan 2009 21:34
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: 15 S. Adams Street, Petersburg, VA
Replies: 25
Views: 15835

Re: 15 S. Adams Street, Petersburg, VA

There used to be an IGA in Scottsville, VA with signage that looked roughly the same. It couldn't be IGA supplied, could it? And I know the Scottsville IGA was never anything else.
by NewsLynne
30 Oct 2008 22:08
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Safeway, Charlottesville, 1972
Replies: 12
Views: 14703

Re: Safeway, Charlottesville, 1972

I had to look at the picture twice to get my bearings. That's Main Street, going towards UVA. More likely than not, the building's gone, but I'll head down that way this weekend to see what's there now. Charlottesville had at least 3 Safeways at one point...one on River Road (now a Tractor Supply), ...
by NewsLynne
17 Nov 2007 19:46
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Kmart Foods In Central Virginia
Replies: 4
Views: 3844

Thanks!
by NewsLynne
17 Nov 2007 17:58
Forum: History: Shopping Centers
Topic: Vintage Tyson's Corner
Replies: 7
Views: 12362

I would also love to see some vintage photos. My grandfather lives in Vienna so we'd always bomb over there to see a movie or just goof around. One noteable thing is Woolworth's. They seemed to hang on over there for a really long time. The mall had its makeover but Woolworth's was still the same pl...
by NewsLynne
17 Nov 2007 17:47
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: Kmart Foods In Central Virginia
Replies: 4
Views: 3844

Kmart Foods In Central Virginia

In Charlottesville, the Kmart is being remodeled. When I moved here, there was a Food Lion attached to it. I don't believe it had always been a Food Lion, due to the age of the store. Did the Kmart Foods concept make it this far north? The Kmart was built around 1967-68. The former grocery store is ...
by NewsLynne
26 Mar 2007 00:56
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Turns out it was a Colonial after all...
Replies: 3
Views: 4403

Cool. Now I have a better idea of what the Barracks Road Colonial looked like when it opened here in Charlottesville.

It's a Kroger now, just renovated.
by NewsLynne
24 Mar 2007 00:44
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Tifton Georgia 1940's market?
Replies: 2
Views: 6736

Wild guess...but maybe a vintage Piggly Wiggly?

Cool building. Love that glass brick.
by NewsLynne
21 Mar 2007 12:13
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Former Kroger Locations in Nashville
Replies: 2
Views: 3922

I have a feeling the older Kroger turned into Sunrise Grocery. It was near the little Bi-Rite really close to the interstate.

I haven't lived out there in about 10 years but when I went to Belmont I knew the area really well.
by NewsLynne
21 Mar 2007 12:10
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Safeway marina variants
Replies: 14
Views: 12510

I figured it was pre-grand opening. In any event, the photo looks bleak.

I don't think the Woodstock Safeway had a Super S. It's a very small town and those were a rarity (at least to me) out here, where the land was ruled by DrugFair and Dart and independant operators all those years ago.
by NewsLynne
20 Mar 2007 21:15
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Safeway marina variants
Replies: 14
Views: 12510

The Alberta gullwing store is really something. It looks so desolate, like an abandoned airport. I need to get a picture of the Woodstock, VA store. It has one hump and a smaller hump on the side. I don't know if it's original or what. It's a Ben Franklin now, still with the Marina fittings. Good ex...
by NewsLynne
20 Mar 2007 21:12
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Former Kroger Locations in Nashville
Replies: 2
Views: 3922

Where were the old Green Hills Krogers? I know where the newer one is (it's a nice one!) but can't picture the others. Was there one in the Bluebird shopping center?