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Hot Topics: place to talk about current news in Berks and how it relates to history

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Places: have questions or memories regarding certain places?… Read Full Article

Gadgets Restaurant

Gadgets Restaurant

Lets talk about Gadgets, the lesser-known and not as successful (as the likes of Showbiz Pizza Place and Chuck E. Cheese) animatronic themed restaurant from the early 1980s. From 1982-1984 there was a cutting edge restaurant called Gadgets upstairs at the Berkshire Mall. It featured animatronic singing robots as entertainment.

  • Gadgets Restaurant
  • Gadgets Restaurant
  • Gadgets Restaurant
  • Gadgets Restaurant

A 20-minute show entertained guests every half hour.… Read Full Article

Bon-Ton / Pomeroy’s at the Berkshire Mall

Everyone has heard that Bon-Ton had declared bankruptcy and was subsequently closing all of it’s stores back in April. Liquidation began immediately, and finally after 4 months of sales the location at the Berkshire Mall is closing for the final time today, August 28th 2018 at 5:00 pm.

in the 1970s

Bon-Ton occupied the center anchor at the Berkshire Mall since 1987, when it bought out the local department store, Pomeroy’s.… Read Full Article

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