A. Jannetta Grocery

Sept. 16, 1980 After decades spent running his grocery store, Anthony Jannetta still finds that "it’s nice to open the door and meet the people." (Charles Curtis / Duluth Herald) A. Jannetta Grocery: Epitaph to an era By M.L. Levandowski, Duluth Herald The hemp rope hanging from the hook behind the plate-glass store front no…
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Pre-Home Depot Days

May 1999 Aerial view looking northwest over the site of a proposed commercial development at the corner of Trinity Road and Central Entrance. (Charles Curtis / News Tribune) This view shows some early clearing work in May 1999 at the site of what would become Home Depot and Olive Garden. After a contentious six-year battle…
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Hangin’ Out At The Canal Park Burger King

Aug. 3, 1991 Local teens hang out on a summer night at the Burger King in Canal Park. (Clara Wu / News Tribune) The information on the back of this photo indicates it was supposed to accompany a front-page story. I haven’t found it yet, but I’ll post it if/when I do. Anyone want to…
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The Pop Shoppe Redux

The Pop Shoppe, shown in the Central Entrance photo posted a few days ago, has drawn some interest as a late, lamented part of Duluth. I did some searching on the Web, and apparently you still can satisfy your Pop Shoppe cravings… if you head to the Toronto area: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop_Shoppe http://www.thepopshoppe.com It looks like the…
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Sitting On Our Car In The River

March 31, 1967 Caught in a tough situation, four men watch as Superior firemen motor to their rescue through the overflow waters of the Nemadji River. (Earl Johnson / Duluth Herald)