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by philside92
05 Dec 2008 03:38
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Pantry Pride
Replies: 21
Views: 15793

Re: Pantry Pride

Some of the old Pantry Prides in Florida became either "Hyde Park Foods" or "Wooleys" and both were short lived. my first supermarket job was in the wooley's in marathon, fl in the summer of 1994. it became a hyde park right before i left at the end of the summer. i wonder what's there now. eta: i ...
by philside92
27 Oct 2008 18:56
Forum: History: USA Midwest/Plains
Topic: Farmer Jack: The Aftermath
Replies: 7
Views: 5589

Re: Farmer Jack: The Aftermath

when i started working for an a&p chain in 2005 they sent my first two checks to a farmer jack. when they cleaned out the stores someone finally found them at the bottom of a safe. i think they finally got them to me in november of 07.
by philside92
04 Sep 2008 17:16
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Extinct Supermarket Merchandise
Replies: 177
Views: 80965

Re: Extinct Supermarket Merchandise

Don't forget that Super Fresh is an A&P relative which still exists in the Philly area (for now), so they might have had the Ann Page label after 1982. it would be hard for me to forget that superfresh still exists for the time being, because i work at one. :) i guarantee you though, that the tin i...
by philside92
24 Jul 2008 11:09
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: IGA "O&O's" in Philadelphia (post Penn Fruit)
Replies: 10
Views: 6809

Re: IGA "O&O's" in Philadelphia (post Penn Fruit)

as far as i remember, they are only keeping 4 stores as superfresh.
by philside92
29 Jun 2008 06:55
Forum: History: USA Mid-Atlantic
Topic: IGA "O&O's" in Philadelphia (post Penn Fruit)
Replies: 10
Views: 6809

Re: IGA "O&O's" in Philadelphia (post Penn Fruit)

and i would say it's not too long off that we'll see the end of the superfresh banner as well, because most of them are going to become pathmarks in the near future.
by philside92
23 Jun 2008 12:49
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Gino's/Roy Rogers Restaurants in LA?
Replies: 13
Views: 10187

Re: Gino's/Roy Rogers Restaurants in LA?

yes, gino's was in NJ. the last one i remember seeing open was on the boardwalk in ocean city.
by philside92
17 Jun 2008 04:09
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: Extinct Supermarket Merchandise
Replies: 177
Views: 80965

Re: Extinct Supermarket Merchandise

i just found an ann page brand tin of ground nutmeg in one of my cupboards. there hasn't been an a&p here (philadelphia) since 1982.

wonder when it was purchased, ha.

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by philside92
17 Jun 2008 03:54
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Best Products
Replies: 42
Views: 28669

Re: Best Products

WThis particular Best location originally opened as Basco. This Best had the final "BEST" logo right on the 40 foot tall "O" of "BASCO". The Langhorne Best has since been demolished, and replaced with a medical facility, and the Philadelphia Basco/Best is now a Self Storage Facility. that sign was,...