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by turbocsx
29 Aug 2006 11:56
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: New York area: Billy Blake? Food Parade?
Replies: 31
Views: 28713

the king kullen still stands. the a&p is gone though, it's a tj maxx now. the waldbaums that was built in the mid 80's as they closed the a&p is also gone. staples moved in there with a pool supply store. waldbaums built a new store in a new shopping center about 2 miles west of that site. (diagonal...
by turbocsx
11 Aug 2006 20:16
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Pantry Pride
Replies: 21
Views: 16384

cool, i look foward to it.
by turbocsx
08 Aug 2006 23:27
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Woolco
Replies: 43
Views: 41383

i stand corrected. my brother used to work for caldor and i thought he said venture was in california. while on the topic of caldor, does anyone have an mp3 of the caldor theme song? i have it on on tape somewhere, but i havent been able to locate it.
by turbocsx
08 Aug 2006 23:16
Forum: History: Restaurant Chains
Topic: Arthur Treacher's Fish and Chips
Replies: 27
Views: 29090

i know of one that is located on long island. It is teamed up with a chicken place called pudgies.
by turbocsx
08 Aug 2006 23:12
Forum: History: Department Store Chains
Topic: Woolco
Replies: 43
Views: 41383

in NY most of the woolco stores were scooped up by the mighty Caldor chain (sister chain was venture stores in california) Caldor operated the stores approximately 15-18 years before going bankrupt. now, the majority of those locations are occupied by Kohl's.
by turbocsx
08 Aug 2006 23:08
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: New York area: Billy Blake? Food Parade?
Replies: 31
Views: 28713

billy blakes

they are before my time, but i know of 2 that used to be on long island. 1 in middle island, which after it closed, it remained empty for years. in 1 section-anchor bank had a branch, and next to it the public library was located. the 2 stores took up maybe 20% of the whole place. the store was demo...
by turbocsx
08 Aug 2006 19:48
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Hughes stores with dual entrances
Replies: 5
Views: 3849

Dual Entrances

There is a Pathmark by me that has two entrances. One in the front, and one in the side. There is a ton of wasted space but the store is huge none the less.
by turbocsx
08 Aug 2006 19:45
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Market basket Pics from the 50's Southern Ca
Replies: 18
Views: 15810

nice pics! I wasnt alive during that era, but i often wondered about how the stores looked back then. I am 36, so for the most part, the stores i have seen were built in the late 60's to the present. I remember in 1979 going to a brand new ShopRite that was built here in New York. I remember thinkin...
by turbocsx
08 Aug 2006 13:36
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Pantry Pride
Replies: 21
Views: 16384

pantry pride

awesome, i look forward to the info. Anyone know anything about Hills?
by turbocsx
07 Aug 2006 21:41
Forum: History: USA Southeast
Topic: Pantry Pride
Replies: 21
Views: 16384

Pantry Pride

Can someone explain what happened with the Pantry Pride chain in laymans terms? I have been trying to find info on it, and from what i gather, Ron Perleman (Revlon) bought Pantry Pride, then as pantry pride, he bought food fair, then used the combined chains as leverage to take over Revlon. It least...
by turbocsx
07 Aug 2006 21:32
Forum: History: USA Northeast
Topic: A&P/Plus! Warehouse stores
Replies: 10
Views: 6774

A&P/Plus! Warehouse stores

does anyone remember a short lived chain of stores called Plus! they were a warehouse store and were a division of A&P I think (possibly it was Grand Union, but i am almost positive it was a&p) The sign was individual letters spelling PLUS! and it was green. I remember there being one near me in the...