A Grocery Story: America’s First Supermarket Opens in Queens 1930
Great piece on the history of the first supermarket from some of our favorite local historians – The Bowery Boys.
Did you know the modern supermarket was created in New York City? The ways people purchased groceries in the first few decades of the 20th century had evolved very rapidly. And by the 1930s all roads to the grocery store would lead to Queens.
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