Times Are Changing


Bob’s Quality “Crackhouse” Market finally bit the dust. I see little evidence of any historic or noteworthy portions of the building needing to be saved. It is being replaced by a Family Dollar, which is being embraced by the community that currently has no place to shop in walking distance–which is the only way many people around here can get anywhere.

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  1. Patrick J. Kleaver says:

    Where the newly-built Family Dollar is now (southeast corner of N. Florissant and St. Louis Avenues) was an A&P grocery store when I lived in the neighborhood from the mid-1950s to the early 1970s. The parking lot of the Family Dollar is where a Super Sandwich shop (a diner) was located during the same time frame.

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