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Old 02-27-2017, 02:48 AM   #1
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When my mom and I would go shopping we would always go to Woolworth's and it was such a wonderful store and I would buy some awesome stuff there and Woolworth's even had a diner full of great food as well. It's a shame that today you can never find another wonderful store like Woolworth's again and there should be stores like Woolworth's that were fun to look in for awesome bargains
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When my mom and I would go shopping we would always go to Woolworth's and it was such a wonderful store and I would buy some awesome stuff there and Woolworth's even had a diner full of great food as well. It's a shame that today you can never find another wonderful store like Woolworth's again and there should be stores like Woolworth's that were fun to look in for awesome bargains
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Oh heck yes!!! I LOVED Woolworth!! And the lunch counter was great!! Such good memories of going there as a little girl with my Mom too!!

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When my mom always had errands to run I would always look forward to a trip to Woolworth's because she would always buy me a Barbie doll or a toy as a reward for good behavior and the toy section had some great new toys I would see there before they were found anywhere else. Another thing my Mom and I do at Woolworth's was try on perfume and stuff and it was such a fun time and Woolworth's also had a good section of Christmas stuff and that's where my mom bought our very first Christmas tree and our tree topper as well
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When my mom always had errands to run I would always look forward to a trip to Woolworth's because she would always buy me a Barbie doll or a toy as a reward for good behavior and the toy section had some great new toys I would see there before they were found anywhere else. Another thing my Mom and I do at Woolworth's was try on perfume and stuff and it was such a fun time and Woolworth's also had a good section of Christmas stuff and that's where my mom bought our very first Christmas tree and our tree topper as well
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I would get paper dolls or a little story book (that was a big deal in the early 60's) if I was good! And I remember they used to sell little pets. birds, turtles , fish!! And I really liked when we would have lunch there at the counter!!
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I loved Woolworth's and Newberry's ( I think that is how it was spelled )! Me and mom would go there and pick up something then go to the diner and have a sundae. I miss those stores.
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I loved Woolworth's and Newberry's ( I think that is how it was spelled )! Me and mom would go there and pick up something then go to the diner and have a sundae. I miss those stores.


They were fun!! I remember Newberry's too, but not till I moved out here to California! Than I took my boys there! Back east as a little girl along with Woolworth,we also went to a similar store Grants and also Kresge's ! I think ,not 100 percent sure though but Kresge's might have later went on to be K Mart?
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I remember Woolworth's had the best "chili-burgers", I've ever had in my life! Anybody remember having one? They were great!
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I loved Woolworths! We had one in our mall(1970's). I was so disappointed when it closed!
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I loved Woolworths! We had one in our mall(1970's). I was so disappointed when it closed!


Yes! As a teenager in the 70's besides the Woolworth I went to as a little girl , I went to one that was in a mall! I remember that one having a snack bar, as apposed to a diner /lunch counter, it was in the front of the store ! I remember they sold delicious pizza by the slice!
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I remember Woolworth's had the best "chili-burgers", I've ever had in my life! Anybody remember having one? They were great!

I remember getting regular hamburgers there. They were so good!
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Lloyd Center in Portland, OR had a Woolworth's until the early 2000's.

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I used to live within walking distance of a Woolworth's (not fascinating info, but hey, it fits the topic )
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There used to be one downtown in the 60's & 70's but it went out of business. Ours had a basement and that's where all the toys were. I loved that store when I was a kid. They had a lunch counter on the main floor in the back and my mom would get me & my brother a sundae or a milkshake which we had to split between us. My little sister hardly ever went, she'd get left with my grandmother. I guess taking 3 kids shopping was too much for my mom.
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The Woolworth that we used to go to when I was little was within walking distance. The one in the mall you had to take a bus or drive!
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They were fun!! I remember Newberry's too, but not till I moved out here to California! Than I took my boys there! Back east as a little girl along with Woolworth,we also went to a similar store Grants and also Kresge's ! I think ,not 100 percent sure though but Kresge's might have later went on to be K Mart?
Kresge's indeed went on to become Kmart and that's what the K in Kmart stands for. We used to have three Woolworth's stores one near me and one in town and there was even a Woolworth's in my mall too but when the Woolworth my mom and I would go to shop a lot in closed it is now a Ace Hardware store. I sure wish variety stores like Woolworth would make a huge comeback today because there's something wonderful in those types of stores that will make you explore for hours searching for great bargains
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