Shopping Cart Nostalgia

My neighborhood is full of shopping carts. The other day, I rode one down memory lane.

It had originally belonged to a now-defunct discount department store chain called Hills. When I was a boy, the Hills and K-mart shopping center was a regular destination, and the Hills concession stand provided the popcorn and slushie that entertained my sister and me while mom shopped. For poor kids, this was eating out.

I also found a “Locally Owned and Operated” shopping cart from “Thomas’ Markets” the other day. Nostalgia, anyone?


~ by shad on December 28, 2008.

3 Responses to “Shopping Cart Nostalgia”

  1. Does anyone remember Heck’s or Rose’s?


    No shopping carts allowed in Coca-Cola Park

    Happy Holidays!

  3. Yeah, I actually grew up in York, PA. Did you have Hills here?

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