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Reopened Stockade market sells basics

Left to right, Maein Nagi, manager, and Gaber Mohamed, owner, arrange tables at the Stockade Home Market  during the first day of business. This is the former Arthur's Market in the Stockade.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Left to right, Maein Nagi, manager, and Gaber Mohamed, owner, arrange tables at the Stockade Home Market during the first day of business. This is the former Arthur's Market in the Stockade.
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The Stockade’s traditional grocery-market has reopened yet again. Now under the fourth management in eight years, two immigrants from Yemen are hoping to make the former Arthur’s Market a success. They’ve renamed the iconic store, putting up an old-style sign with the name Stockade Home Market. Inside, it looks remarkably like it did when Arthur and Peter Polachek ran it — just less crowded. The deli counter and small kitchen, added by previous managers, are ...


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dagiacalone
October 25, 2011
11:08 a.m.

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See the tasteful new sign and more photos of the store here
http://tinyurl.com/StockadeHomeMarket

The store has a coffee bar and offers snacks. Maein plans to have the deli counter ready over the next couple of days, and is offering breakfast items and sandwiches, and more.

ChuckD
October 25, 2011
11:38 a.m.

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I don't live in the city, but I work there and I say 'Welcome!' Mr. Nagi and Mr. Mohamed. You're part of what makes this a great country.

And to the Gazette, thanks for this, but you may want to rework this bit, I think someone foobarred the cut and pasting:

'Nagi thinks he’s won them over The only thing not on the list: now. beer. “They were asking a lot of ques-“No. No,” he said. “I’m not sell- tions — you know, this is a very ing alcohol.” nice area, who’s going to be in the He does sell cigarettes, but the store?” he said. “I talked with them, big sellers Monday were juice and and they saw I’m a nice guy.” '

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