Re: RARA-AVIS: philadelphia

From: M Blumenthal (
Date: 08 Feb 2002

Joy Matkowski:

 (Camden--there's a place that's
> really gritty: poorest city in the country, the residents try to burn it
> down every Halloween, gateway to the Garden State; it used to have the
> closest supermarket and Sears for people in Philly, but the stores were
> down, still empty 20 years later the last I looked.)

Joy, You're talking about for people who live along the Delaware around 4th St, maybe, but there were plenty of supermarkets closer to most Philly residents. There was still a big Sears on Roosevelt Blvd into the 80's. Mark

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