Went there almost every day. You actually had an account there and paid the bill on payday. Lots of kids went there for their parents and it made it easy. We didn’t need to take any $.
Oh wow. Takes me back. Always smelled so good in there.
P. Casey Belke
I remember they had great penny candy when I walked home from South School from 11th street to 17th and third avenue- all at nine years old. They also had this big roll of paper they wrapped meat up in….
It's exactly how I remember it. With mother Mrs. Demaria, keeping a watchful eye on everything and kids in the store.
Good old Mom and Pop stores. Sure miss them.
These neighborhood markets slowly were consumed by the larger markets.