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by steps
12 Jan 2006 20:28
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: How many "Pavilions" prototypes are there
Replies: 2
Views: 2680

How many "Pavilions" prototypes are there

i know of three.....the original one....then like in 1995 there was a new design and then the lifestyle format....are there anymore besides these...? and does anyone know the names the prototypes...?

thanks!
by steps
12 Jan 2006 20:19
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Does anyone remember Tiangus?
Replies: 12
Views: 9544

Does anyone remember Tiangus?

it was a Vons owned chain...it was supposed to cater to ethnic foods....mainly latin...dont remember how long it lasted tho...it was a good concept but wasnt needed back then...now that all this ethnic food markets are poping up everywhere, i think its time they bring it back!! i remember the one in...
by steps
09 Jan 2006 14:21
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: "GIANT" supermarket near century and crenshaw in l
Replies: 12
Views: 7820

when did the garden grove vons close...??? that's a shawm...as i loved goin to that store with my aunt...I'm sure the area has changed tho...it isnt upper middle class anymore....
by steps
08 Jan 2006 17:00
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: LA Safeways That Became Vons
Replies: 41
Views: 31398

yep 1990 is the year i believe...i think the sign in the pavilions says "serving you since 1990" i THINK...lol...
by steps
08 Jan 2006 16:50
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: "GIANT" supermarket near century and crenshaw in l
Replies: 12
Views: 7820

i dont think the "pavilions place" idea is right....because the pavilions place in torrance ca has a service deli and a bakery and is a pretty decent size! u wanna talk about a small store...the pavilions in beverly hills is SMALL....but it has a full service deli and some what of a bakery...its mor...
by steps
07 Jan 2006 22:56
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: "GIANT" supermarket near century and crenshaw in l
Replies: 12
Views: 7820

wow u so rock! your so smart when it comes to this!! but pavilions laucned in 1985...and i was there with my aunt and mom...i cant remember the sign with the vons logo tho...does vons have a logo...?? lol...and yes at the time of the pavilions launch, the store had its own ads which didn't cross ove...
by steps
07 Jan 2006 22:49
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: LA Safeways That Became Vons
Replies: 41
Views: 31398

i always thought the Pavilions in culver city was aiways pavilions...was there a safeway in that location before the rebuild....?

and yes i was talkin bout the pavilions on alameda...lol
by steps
07 Jan 2006 16:28
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Hollywood and vine biglots
Replies: 11
Views: 9198

lol...well it isnt at the coner of hollywood and vine...its a few blocks down...its looks like it used to be a supermarket.....i dunno bout a thifty's tho....but thanks for helping!
by steps
07 Jan 2006 16:11
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: "GIANT" supermarket near century and crenshaw in l
Replies: 12
Views: 7820

"GIANT" supermarket near century and crenshaw in l

hey guys! does anyone remember this store...?? i remember it as a little kid...it had a bakery...service deli..(i think) and a ice cream couter...this store was huge!! it was opened by ralhs because i remember seeing the prvt label products there...i loved this store...! i believe today its a food4l...
by steps
07 Jan 2006 15:39
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Hollywood and vine biglots
Replies: 11
Views: 9198

LOL...yes that one! i jus used the main streets...i should have said it was down the street....lol...but yes that's the one...!! what are your comments on that store...??
by steps
07 Jan 2006 05:45
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Hollywood and vine biglots
Replies: 11
Views: 9198

Hollywood and vine biglots

hey guys! there is a biglots store on hollywood and vine street in hollywood ca....it looks like it used to be a supermarket since it has huge windows and doors that used to be automatic but are now blocked off....I'm thinking it used to be a safeway at one point....anyone have any ideas...?? thanks!
by steps
07 Jan 2006 05:42
Forum: History: Miscellaneous and Not Region-Specific
Topic: New Uses for Grocery Stores
Replies: 88
Views: 83790

theres an old safeway in highland park ca that's now a biglots!
by steps
07 Jan 2006 01:15
Forum: History: USA Southwest and Hawaii (Excluding California)
Topic: Simon David stores in Texas
Replies: 1
Views: 3570

Simon David stores in Texas

hey guys! are simon david stores still around...?? it was the gormet brother to Randells/Tom Thumb stores! but when safeway bought the chain, i never heard anything bout simon david....anyone know if they are still around...?? thanks!
by steps
02 Jan 2006 21:32
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: Does anybody remember Mayfair Mkts. Discount Grocery Store?
Replies: 13
Views: 8703

There is only one Mayfair market left to my understanding and it is off of Fraklin ave in hollywood...its a decent size store and its up scale like Gelsons...i didn't even know mayfair was a "discount store" at one point! amazing looking at it now how expensive it is! but it works for the area...!
by steps
02 Jan 2006 21:27
Forum: History: USA California
Topic: LA Safeways That Became Vons
Replies: 41
Views: 31398

hey guys u missed some stores!! Pavilions - Lincoln blvd and Montana - Santa Monica CA ( this store has the old style Safeway Building with the "curve" in the ceiling) Pavilions - Melrose and Vine - Hollywood CA ( has been remodeled) Pavilions - Santa Monica blvd and Robertson - West Hollywood CA ( ...