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Thursday, April 5, 2012

East Durham's TROSA Grocery announces it will close

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The TROSA Grocery is near a prominent corner in a neighborhood that otherwise would not have a market within walking distance. Nonetheless, TROSA Grocery owners announced last week that it will soon close. "We lost over $100,000 out of our own operating costs," said Jeff Stern, TROSA director of special projects. The store was supported through donations, too, including a rent-free arrangement from the building's owners, Joseph and Elaine Bushfan and former city councilman Dan Hill. The small-scale grocery opened in May 2010 on the corner of Angier Avenue and Driver Street, offering fresh meats and produce, canned goods...

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