Tag Archives: Atlanta

Big Star: “Food Budget Tight?” (circa 1992)

Did anyone ever shop at Big Star? I remember a couple of them around Marietta–in what I remember being “sketchy” areas. There was the one where Fairground St intersects SoMar Pkwy, next to the old County Tag Office (where the Food Depot is now). I think I remember another one being up on the hill across from the Pizza Hut we used to go to at the intersection of Sandtown and Powder Springs. I still remember that big, star-shaped lighted sign glowing in the rainy night….

Marietta Dodge: “VAN-O-MANIA ’89!” (circa 1989)

Before Toyotathon, Atlanta car buyers will probably remember this shrill voice touting VANOOOOOOMAYNIA!!!!! Anyone remember who this was?

WAGA-TV “Love Connection” Bumper (circa 1993)

Make a date with Chuck Woolery and the Love Connection on Atlanta’s Channel 5!

Long John Silvers: “Fish and Chicken Combo” (circa 1989)

Man, what better place to get greasy deep-fried fish on a Saturday night than the local Long John Silvers? Flaky whitefish and malt vinegar takes me back to my childhood….

Levine Law Group: “Don’t Go To Court Alone” (circa 1992)

Another local Atlanta law firm advertising their services in the early 1990s.

Lennox: “Pulse 21 Gas Furnace” (circa 1992)

Dave Lennox recommends some of his trusted dealers in the Metro Atlanta area to install and service his new gas furnace.

Dozens turn out, pay respects at infamous yet beloved ‘Murder Kroger’

Atlanta’s 11 Alive News covers the candlelight vigil for the impending closure of the infamous “Murder Kroger”