Bottom Dollar Food http://wesa.fm en First Grocery Store Since 1987 Set To Open In Garfield http://wesa.fm/post/first-grocery-store-1987-set-open-garfield <p>Garfield has not had its own grocery store since 1987, but that's going to change Thursday with the opening of a Bottom Dollar Food.</p><p>The store will be located at 5200 Penn Ave. on the same site of the neighborhood’s previous grocery store, a Giant Eagle.</p><p>Richard Swartz, executive director of the Bloomfield-Garfield Corporation, said the neighborhood has several convenience stores, but residents need an actual grocery store.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:41:40 +0000 Jessica Nath 30327 at http://wesa.fm Officials Say New Homestead Grocery Store Part of Effort to Revitalize Community http://wesa.fm/post/officials-say-new-homestead-grocery-store-part-effort-revitalize-community <p>Homestead got another store Thursday, but it’s not number 74 at The Waterfront.</p><p>Bottom Dollar Food opened a new store on East 7<sup>th</sup> St. on the other side of the tracks. Borough officials are calling it an effort to revitalize the community.</p><p>When the U.S. Steel’s Homestead Works closed in 1986, the borough was in financial distress. The approximately 256 acres of abandoned steel mills sat unused until 1999 when developers first broke ground on The Waterfront, an outdoor shopping center housing more than 70 stores and restaurants.</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 20:49:26 +0000 Michael Lynch 14914 at http://wesa.fm