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

Nichols Discount City

Nichols Discount City had three locations in Berks, one being located at  3001 St. Lawrence Ave, one on 5th Street in Muhlenberg and another in Shillington on Lancaster Ave. They are credited with being one of the first major “Drug Stores” in the mid-Atlantic, with having over 40 stores at one point in the region.

Nichols Discount City
Nichols Discount City

If you visited Nichol’s as a kid your fondest memories might be of the toy and candy isles.… Read Full Article

The Fairgrounds Square Mall

Fairgrounds Square Mall

The Fairgrounds Square Mall was built on the site of the old Reading Fairgrounds

The Fairgrounds Square Mall

The Mall opened in October 1980

A New Shopping Mall was opened in Berks County on Monday. It’s called the Fairgrounds Square Mall and is located in Muhlenberg Township where the former Reading Fairground was located. Boscov’s North, which had been at the site for several years, and J.C.

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