Canal Park Burger King… The Story

Aug. 5, 1991 Here is the story that accompanied this Canal Park photo, which was posted several days ago… After midnight, Canal Park’s place to be By John Welbes, News-Tribune It’s 10:30 p.m. on almost any night of the week in Canal Park. The older crowds are crammed into Grandma’s Saloon, but the streets are…
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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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