Northeast: Supermarket Closures Leave Food Pantries Scrambling

Northeast: Supermarket Closures Leave Food Pantries Scrambling

It was 8:40 a.m. on a recent sunny, spring-like day. In addition to the birds chirping, chatter could be heard as a line from the front of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church wrapped around Sackett Street onto Tyson Avenue. Many were gathering and waiting for the Feast of Justice’s Community Cupboard to open. Feast of […]

 By Alexis Wright-Whitley and Nia Prater

Germantown: New Grocery Store Provides Fresh Food for Community

Germantown: New Grocery Store Provides Fresh Food for Community

Just last year, at the intersection of Chew Ave and Washington Lane, there was only a large vacant lot. Now, there is a supermarket in its place. After months of construction, a new Bottom Dollar Food opened to the public on the day of Halloween.  And in the subsequent months, the store appears to be […]

 By Jenny Hong and Nicole Sattler

Olney: Bottom Dollar Food Grand Opening

Olney: Bottom Dollar Food Grand Opening

After months of construction, Bottom Dollar Food, a discount grocery chain supermarket, is finally open to the public. Located on 6119 N. Broad St., customers were lined up outside throughout the parking lot to get their chance to shop for low priced quality food. All of the shopping carts were taken. “It’s almost like Black […]