Stuff goes away...
And that was just this past year.
I miss a lot of local flavor to the DC area that just aren't here anymore.
Izzie Cohen's Big G Giant Food and Drug.
Hechts. Now Macy's. My goto department store. And my mom's.
Woodworth and Lothrop. Woodies. Some turned into a Lord and Taylor. It was the PRIMO department store you went to to out class Hecht's because you got a big bonus for your work down at Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone. A part of Ma Bell.
Peoples Drug. Despite the commie sounding name, it was much nicer than the replacement: CVS. What kind of name is that? Sounds like a plumbing pipe type or a valve that a part of my air fuel mixture near my carbeurator.
Folks slightly older than me was whistful for Little Tavern and Hot Shoppes.
I was a Roy Roger's man. Their roast beef was so good many an Arby's manager committed suicide upon sampling it. Before that, Pappy Parker (which became Roy's), and Gino's (bought out by KFC), and for pizza: Shakey's
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