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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Neighborhood Grocery Stores #4

Small Family Grocery Stores – Through the years and before the large chain grocery stores came into being, Minot as had many small, local, family owned neighborhood grocery stores. In 1967 there were 8 neighborhood grocery stores in the city. Some of these are from the 1960’s and others from years gone by:
Liberty Grocery – 510 4th Ave NE – across the street from the Liberty Tavern …. Owned and operated by George Voregarethhsos… At one time the Sears warehouse was across the street to the north
Model Market – 1304 4th Ave SE – owned by Tilman D Thompson – building has been demolished
Bischke Grocery – 823  4th Ave SE – east side of the Burdick Expressway Overpass – converted to a Paint and Glass Store –
Quality Grocery – 721 6th Ave NE – operated by Clara Roberts and then by Katsu Yanagita .. who later returned to Japan …

Paul’s Grocery – owned by Paul Brogolius at 805 2nd St NW ( North Broadway) … later became the home of Jack’s Pizza

Liberty Grocery

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