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District Grocery Stores: 1922 and 2012

Nick Wiseman | Posted 07.08.2012 | DC
Nick Wiseman

History has a way of repeating itself. The District foodscape is starting to look an awful lot like it did in the 1920's, returning to its culinary roots and becoming a food capital yet again.

Location Of New Trader Joe's Clears Out, Makes Room

Posted 05.04.2012 | Denver

The Boulder Applebee's restaurant at the Twenty Ninth Street Mall has officially closed this week making room for the new Trader Joe's grocery store t...

WATCH: How Stores And Cashiers Feel About Kathy Spencer's Couponing

Posted 08.28.2013 | Home

Kathy Spencer, author of How To Shop For Free, may hold up the line with her extreme couponing, but she also told me how her local stores and the cash...

Make May Your Official Family Mealtime Month: A How-To Guide

Linda Novick O'Keefe | Posted 06.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Linda Novick O'Keefe

Your kids will not only benefit from family mealtime -- they'll remember their experiences fondly into adulthood and will pass the tradition on to their children. Here is a four-step guide for parents to bring mealtime back and include their children in the process.


Posted 02.15.2012 | Denver

Well, it's official -- on Tuesday afternoon Trader Joe's confirmed the rumors that the California-based grocery store chain would open its first Color...

29 Celebrities At Grocery Stores

The Huffington Post | Jada Wong | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

There’s no shortage of tight bods in Hollywood, but that doesn’t mean celebrities don’t indulge. The evidence? Charlize Theron, Zoe Saldana, Jes...

5 Secrets To Healthy Grocery Shopping

Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living

When it comes to buying healthy groceries, it can be easy to be misled by nutrition labels and packaging claims shouting things like "multigrain" and ...

If They Build It, They Will Come

Posted 03.02.2012 | Denver

Word on the street is that California grocer Trader Joe's is coming to Colorado in April. The Monrovia, Calif.-based grocery chain filed documents...

Major Grocery Chain To Close More Than 100 Stores, Slash Thousands Of Jobs

AP | Posted 01.13.2012 | Business

BRUSSELS -- A Belgian supermarket chain that owns Food Lion said Thursday it will close more than 100 struggling stores, mostly in Florida, Georgia, S...

Major City Votes To Ban Plastic Bags

AP | DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP | Posted 02.18.2012 | Green

SEATTLE — The Seattle City Council voted Monday to ban single-use plastic bags from groceries and other retail stores, joining a growing trend a...

How Supermarkets Trick You Into Spending More Money

Organic | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home

How many times have you made a quick stop by the grocery store for a couple of simple items like milk and bread, only to wander out in a daze almost an hour later with an entire basket full of random items?

Fingers Crossed for Fred Meijer's Legacy in Detroit

Ben Falik | Posted 01.28.2012 | Detroit
Ben Falik

Detroit's limited retail and fresh food options are well documented, if occasionally overblown. So I was excited to hear that Meijer was exploring -- pursuing, even? -- the development of two stores in Detroit.

Things That Wouldn't Go Bad Quickly

Erika Jost | Posted 01.21.2012 | Detroit
Erika Jost

The narrow aisles of Witherbee's, the self-proclaimed first downtown Flint grocery store in over 30 years, faltered under the strain of the shoppers who had descended like vultures upon its discounted corpse.

Detroit Tax Breaks OK'd For Second Meijer Superstore

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 11.21.2011 | Detroit

An abandoned high school on Detroit's west side could be streaming with shoppers in the near future. The Michigan-based Meijer grocery chain got ...

Rachel Tepper

Epicurean Emporium: Society Fair Plans Christmas Opening (PHOTOS) | Rachel Tepper | Posted 01.11.2012 | DC

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- Construction is in full swing at Society Fair, a forthcoming food market from restaurateurs Cathal and Meshelle Armstrong that was ...

$5 Sandwiches Landed This Couple In Jail, Daughter Taken Away

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.31.2011 | Crime

When Nicole Leczcyzynski, a pregnant mother from Hawaii, felt dizzy while grocery shopping, she and her husband decided to munch on some $5 sandwiches...

Can Walmart Solve America's 'Food Desert' Problem?

The Nation | Posted 11.18.2011 | Home

On a map of “food deserts” in Chicago, a red bow-tie-shaped splotch covers parts of Englewood, a historically working-class neighborhood on the So...

High-Rise Panic in a Hurricane Supermarket

Marc Philippe Eskenazi | Posted 11.02.2011 | New York
Marc Philippe Eskenazi

"This is a high-rise building!" I explained with a passionate, but measured, shrieking sound. "Any minute now, glass shards of debris will start launching in through the windows!"

California Grocery Workers Reject Contract Deal

AP | Posted 10.21.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — Thousands of Southern California grocery workers have voted overwhelmingly to reject a health care proposal from major supermarket...

The Best Drinks at Trader Joe's

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.04.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Consider the topic: Trader Joe's and drinks. More often than not, for fans and deal-seekers, thoughts immediately turn to good wines and great price...

Kraft Foods To Split In Two

AP | SARAH SKIDMORE | Posted 10.04.2011 | Home

PORTLAND, Ore. — Kraft Foods Inc. said Thursday it plans to split into two publicly traded companies, with one focusing on its international sna...

Struggling Walmart Finds Early Success In Scaled-Down Stores

Posted 08.15.2011 | Business

CHICAGO (Jessica Wohl) - After hitting a couple of easy layups by opening small stores in its home state, Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) is ready to ...

WATCH: How To Buy An Entire Convenience Store

Posted 08.08.2011 | Comedy

Kyle MacDonald, the guy behind One Red Paperclip, and a few of his friends went into the Hercules Fancy Grocery in Manhattan on May 20, 2011 and bough...

Dave Jamieson

Grocery Store Workers Go On Hunger Strike Over Stagnant Wages | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.28.2011 | Business

All night long, Jose Garcia performs his job while surrounded by food -- a painful bit of irony, he says. The 52-year-old Mexican immigrant works t...

The Worst Of Consumer Inflation May Be Over

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 07.14.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — After weeks of pain at the gas pump and the grocery store, the worst appears to be over. Oil prices have fallen, with gas soon to ...