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By adamg - 12/23/17 - 5:47 pm
Sample insides of orange, grapefruit

The Dedham Stop & Shop has sliced open one of each type of fruit so shoppers can see what the insides of them look like.

By adamg - 9/4/17 - 11:43 pm

Well, what do you know? There were several close calls, but no actual storrowings this weekend on either river road, at least as far as we could tell. One of the close calls came late tonight, when the driver of a Stop & Shop 18-wheeler, who you really would think would know better, started to turn towards Storrow Drive, before realizing the goof and backing up, as Ari Ofsevit shows us.

By adamg - 8/13/17 - 7:49 pm
Thanksgiving stuff at Dedham supermarket

Spotted today at the Dedham Stop & Shop. They were also selling window appliques reading "HAPPY THANKSGIVING, Y'ALL!" for all their Southern customers.

By adamg - 3/30/17 - 6:40 pm
Pumpkin-spice cheese at area supermarket

M. Mantis exclaims:

Convening emergency anti-pumpkin/spice mtg bc i saw this at stop&shop TODAY WTF

By adamg - 2/5/17 - 5:42 pm
Missing dip at Somerville Stop & Shop

By 4:45 p.m., the Somerville Stop & Shop was basically out of guacamole, Frank Solensky discovered.

By adamg - 12/7/16 - 1:26 pm

Banker & Tradesman reports the supermarket chain is loving what New Balance is doing with its Brighton land and wants to emulate that by building 1,000 residential units and new office and residential space on its own 11-acre property.

By adamg - 10/5/16 - 9:09 pm
Pumpkin-spice cups at Boston-area supermarket

Oh, pumpkin spice, is there nothing it can't infuse? Val posted this cup photo in response to this.

By adamg - 9/15/16 - 1:56 pm

Boston Police report a detail officer managed to convince a man who walked into the Stop & Shop on American Legion Highway in Roslindale with a knife last night to drop the weapon and let EMTs take him to a local hospital. Read more

By adamg - 8/1/16 - 9:22 am
Pumpkin-spice coffee pods in Jamaica Plain

Look what Patty spotted on the shelves at the Jamaica Plain Stop & Shop yesterday. Have you taken your first long walk through the crisp air and fallen leaves of fall?

Earlier:
Better rush down to the Hyde Park Shaw's before all the Halloween candy is gone.

By adamg - 7/1/16 - 11:58 pm
Jackfruit in a Roslindale supermarket

When we walked into the Stop & Shop on American Legion Highway in Roslindale this afternoon, one of the first things we saw was this giant fruit thing (how could we miss it?). Turned out it was a jackfruit, and at just $1.49 a pound seemed a bargain, but we resisted the temptation because, really, where do you put something like that?

By the time we were finished shopping, the store's sole jackfruit was gone.

By adamg - 3/28/16 - 11:26 pm

Community groups and ISD will hold a public meeting about the mouse-inspired shutdown of the Grove Hall Stop & Shop on Tuesday, March 29 at 6 p.m. at Muhammad’s Mosque #11, 10 Washington St.

Via Jed Hresko.

By adamg - 12/20/15 - 6:02 pm
Easter candy at Beverly Stop & Shop

Patrick spotted this Easter Cadbury Cream Eggs display at the Beverly Stop & Shop today.

By adamg - 11/22/15 - 12:58 pm
Big Dig ice cream

Sure, Brigham's no longer exists as a company, and the Big Dig's been over for awhile now, but you can still get Brigham's Big Dig ice cream at the Stop & Shop on Truman Parkway in Hyde Park.

Colleen Cressman notes:

It's the only quart-sized ice cream that'll take you over 15 years to finish.

By adamg - 9/27/15 - 10:07 am
Pumpkin pasta sauce

Stop & Shop also has pumpkin chicken sausage. Of course.

By adamg - 9/4/15 - 7:28 pm
Pumpkin hummus at Stop and Shop

M. Mantis picks up a tub of pumpkin hummus and declares it's the pumpkin-scented straw that broke the camel's back:

New England's pumpkin fetish has gone TOO FAR.

By adamg - 2/1/15 - 12:36 pm

The Jaded Gardener reports:

Overheard at Dorchester Stop & Shop, "Not the fat free cheese, this is the Super Bowl dammit!"

By adamg - 12/4/14 - 2:38 pm
Wanted man in Dedham and West Roxbury

Dedham Police report they're looking for this guy for purse snatchings at the Stop & Shop and Star Market in their town and at the Roche Bros. in West Roxbury, in which he targets senior citizens who leave their purses unattended.

In the most recent incident, Dec. 1 at the Stop & Shop, police say:

Suspect took a pocket book from elderly female that left her handbag unattended in the produce section.

By adamg - 7/23/14 - 3:10 pm
Halloween candy

Patty Neal reports her local Stop & Shop now has Halloween candy on the shelves.

By adamg - 1/26/14 - 10:26 am

The Herald reports Stop & Shop wants to build a "product recovery operation" that will turn 95 tons of spoiled food a day into electricity, heat and fertilizer at its Freetown distribution center.

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