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Terry Frei: MLK Day salute to trailblazing Coloradan, Lt. Col. John Mosley

The segregated lunch counters in downtown Denver included those at Kress and Woolworth. As we talked about that, I for the first time asked him about bitterness. “I didn’t look at it that way,” Mosley ... read more

Mccrory's Must Exit Downtown

McCrory's, a five-and-ten-cent store located at South Orange Avenue and Pine Street for 45 years, will leave downtown Orlando by Jan. 31 to make way for the proposed development ... Guernsey, owner of ... read more

The Quick 10: 10 of the World's Oldest Companies

When I wrote the post about Woolworth's last week, I thought it was an old company ... when they borrowed a lot of money to invest in real estate. By 2004, revenues were way down, and by 2006, they we... read more

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8 iconic brands that have disappeared

Woolworth’s dominated the discount market for much of its ... Founded in Ann Arbor in 1971, by brothers Tom and Louis Borders, the bookstore grew to 21 locations. Then in 1992, the Borders brothers so... read more


An Unmoving Movement

Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the Woolworth sit-in in Jackson ... through my interactions with her that I became aware of the photograph. Then, in 1992, I happened to be in Atlanta for a con... read more

The true story of Nintendo's most coveted game

In 1992, he was on a crew cleaning out an abandoned warehouse near ... The graphics weren't anything special. The easiest way to play was to give up running and crouch in front of the pad and slap you... read more

Memories of five-and-dime: Stores worth so much more

There'd be the classic wood-floored Woolworth's on Belair Road in Overlea, where my mother would take me 40 years ago to pop a balloon to determine the price we'd pay for a soda fountain treat. There ... read more

Making History, Again Entrepreneurs Give New Life To 1800s Mount Vernon Hotel

"We are way over budget," Connolly says with a smile ... open for business for almost 140 years until Easton's code office closed it down for code violations in 1992. It uprooted the last three boarde... read more

Countdown closure decision tough

"This is in no way a reflection on the efforts of the team at Countdown New Plymouth and the hard work they have been putting in every day into serving our customers." Leach St Countdown opened in Dec... read more

Billy Masters

By the way, they're both pretty substantial ... The charges stem from an encounter the actor had with a man in West Hollywood back in October 1992. The investigation began in December, and the case ha... read more

Qantas splits operations, but break up speculation premature

Qantas international without the domestic would be taking Qantas back to pre-1992 or 1995 ... I think it’s a bit of an overreaction. If Woolworths said “we’re going to change the way we report the sal... read more

A History of the Food Court

By 1954, when Time published an article called "Flight To The Suburbs," 93 suburban shopping malls had been built around the country’s 20 largest cities and another 25 were on the way. The enclosed .. ... read more



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