February 3, 2004 |
Texas Tech coach Bob Knight got into a verbal spat with the university chancellor, David Smith, at a grocery store yesterday, prompting a review by school officials. One eyewitness told the Lubbock Avalance-Journal Knight raised his voice to Smith after the chancellor approached him at a salad bar to compliment the coach on his recent good behavior. The witness said Knight flew into a rage and accused Smith of being a liar, saying nothing had been wrong with his demeanor this year.
September 6, 2011 |
This story has been updated Three people, including two women, were killed tonight in a shooting during an apparent robbery inside a grocery store in the city's Mill Creek section, police said. Two women, including a 42-year-old, were shot once in the head shortly after 8 p.m. at Lorena's Grocery on 50th Street near Parrish, while a 49-year-old man was shot multiple times. All three were pronounced dead at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Police remain on the scene investigating.
January 11, 2016 |
I walked into a bar-restaurant on Broad Street on New Year's Day looking for an old friend and instead I found our new mayor sitting by himself, surrounded by people who didn't recognize him and had never heard his name. Jim Kenney looked perfectly at ease in his anonymity at a place called Bliss. He sat at the elbow on the far end of the bar that faced the floor-to-ceiling windows along Broad Street and framed the passing string bands and fancy brigades like a huge-TV/video-screen tuned to the Mummers Channel.
July 31, 2015 |
Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, owner of Exton Square Mall in Chester County, plans to demolish the site's Kmart building and replace it with a large-format organic grocery store. PREIT chief executive Joseph Coradino told analysts in a conference call Wednesday that the grocer would be named in the coming days. A lease for 55,000 square feet has been executed, he said. Philadelphia-based PREIT also has identified a dine-in movie theater and a bowling-and-entertainment center as prospective tenants for the former site of a 118,000-square-foot J.C. Penney Co. store at Exton Square, Coradino said.
May 3, 2011 |
Picking up a lost wallet in a Chester County grocery store proved costly for a Philadelphia woman, police said Tuesday. Natashia Greennagh, 20, was charged Friday with theft of mislaid or lost property and receiving stolen property after she allegedly helped herself on Wednesday to a wallet left at a self check-out register in the Giant supermarket in the Dilworthtown Crossing shopping center on Route 202, police said. Westtown-East Goshen Regional Police Det. William Cahill said the victim reported that a single credit card in the wallet was used for three unauthorized purchases a short time after surveillance cameras showed the wallet being taken by Greennagh.
July 24, 1991 |
The owner of a corner grocery store in Point Breeze died yesterday afternoon after being shot during an early morning robbery attempt at his business, police said. Hung Ho, 53, was pronounced dead at 1 p.m. at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He lived with his wife and grown son above the store in the 1500 block of Point Breeze Avenue. The family called police at 8:40 a.m. to report the shooting, which occurred just after Ho had opened up for the day. Homicide Sgt. Maureen Royds said yesterday that there were no suspects in the case.
August 21, 1988 |
Rob Hertzfeld is a man on a mission some believe to be impossible: He is trying to plunk down an upscale supermarket and shopping center in Franklintown. Folks in Franklintown, between Spring Garden and Vine Streets, want a supermarket, most people agree. The problem is where to put the store, said Warren Huff, senior Center City planner for the City Planning Commission. Just about everybody prefers that it be on somebody else's street. Enter Hertzfeld of the Franklin Town Tower Associates, the Philadelphia- based developer of Museum Towers, 286 upscale apartments at 18th and Spring Garden Streets.
March 19, 2016
A division of Dutch supermarket giant Royal Ahold NV's U.S. operation is leasing space on the ground floor of the Abbotts Square condominum building at Second and South Streets for a small-format higher-end grocery store aimed at urban shoppers. Fresh Formats LLC spokeswoman Suzi Robinson said Thursday the company has entered into a lease agreement at the property and is working on its plans for the site. There is no timetable for the opening. The division has operated the 3,700-square-foot Everything Fresh grocery store at 1222 Walnut St., which it has cast as a testing ground for its smaller-footprint shops, since December 2014.
August 5, 2016 |
The Philadelphia Housing Authority said Wednesday that discount grocer Sav-A-Lot will develop an 18,500 square foot store on Ridge Avenue at Jefferson Street, where the agency also plans to build a 130,000 square foot headquarters to consolidate 400 empployees. The headquarters and the grocery store are meant to help anchor a major redevelopment effort in the area of North Philadelphia that PHA refers to as the Sharswood/Blumberg neighborhood. "During the development of the plan to transform the Sharswood/Blumberg community, residents told us a grocery store was a feature the neighborhood badly needed," said PHA chief executive Kelvin Jeremiah said.
March 3, 1996 |
Against an all-too-familiar backdrop of white, Paul Blair, 14, of Westville walks his bicycle through Thomas West Park in Westville after going to the grocery store. Yesterday morning's storm dropped about 4 inches of snow, although the melting began quickly.