| Jul 27, 2011
| 8:52 AM
Towson resident Denise Clark recently had a crash course in how to close one 32,000-square-foot supermarket, then open another.
Clark, former manager of the Superfresh supermarket in the Parkville Shopping Center, at Harford Road and Taylor Avenue, now...
| Aug 3, 2011
The grand opening for a new ShopRite store in Timonium was celebrated Sunday, July 31, but the store opened for business a few days earlier — on July 28 — and the proverbial cat was out of the bag.
A few hours after the store opened, at 37 W....
| Aug 1, 2011
| 12:05 PM
The feeling has become familiar, walking down aisles marked with signs: "Up to 40 percent off." "Store Closing. Everything Must Go."
Consider some of the recent closures in the Baltimore area: Circuit City. CompUSA. Linens 'n Things. A.C. Moore Arts &...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 12:51 PM
The former site of the Superfresh grocery store on East Drive will have a new occupant just before the official start of spring.
Save-A-Lot, a St. Louis-based discount grocery store, will open for business March 16, according to Chon Tomlin, a...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 1:45 PM
A banner outside the Fresh & Green's supermarket in Hampden says, "Open Now. Renovation Soon. Happy Shopping."
But Patricia Cochran, of Woodberry, was less than happy as she did her grocery shopping at the market in the Greenspring Tower Shopping...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 3:54 PM
North Baltimore is losing the grocery store that replaced a Superfresh only seven months ago.
The Fresh & Green's supermarket on 41st Street in the Hampden neighborhood will be acquired by Giant Foods. Giant will close its store in the nearby Rotunda...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 7:00 AM
As he often does, 97-year-old Dorsey Yearley sat on a bench with his cane in his lap outside the Giant store in the Rotunda in Hampden, people-watching on a Friday afternoon.
"This is plenty convenient for us," said Yearley, who lives at Roland Park...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 10:46 AM
"I think it's awful," declared retired Baltimore Sun reporter Eric Siegel, 62, coming out of the soon-to-close Giant Food store in Hampden's Rotunda mall, a half-block from his house. "I think it's going to be really hard for the neighborhood."
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:49 AM
News that the Giant at the Rotunda is moving west to the old Superfresh store is good news. It will be great to have a Giant that’s larger and comparable to the one on York Road north of Gittings Avenue.
The bad news is that the supermarket site at...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:35 PM
When Chris Ilardo joined Mamma's Cucina as part owner and manager last fall, he never imagined that Giant would replace Fresh & Green's as anchor of the sleepy Greenspring Tower Shopping Center.
Now, Ilardo and partner Joe Ptak are sitting pretty as...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 5:34 PM
Rotunda owner Hekemian & Co. has made its renewed redevelopment plans for the mall official in a letter to community and business leaders, including that it wants to replace the departing Giant Food store with a boutique grocer.
But as one north...
| May 27, 2011
| 11:03 AM
Michael Grieb, a.k.a. Chef Michael, is Director of Culinary Creations at The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company Inc. (A&P). Chef Michael has over twenty years of experience in the food industry, ranging from wholesale and retail sales and management to...