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.
If you visited Nichol’s as a kid your fondest memories might be of the toy and candy isles.… Read Full Article
A single-screen cinema, the movie theatre in the Berkshire Mall, showed its first feature August 26, 1970. It sat where Firehouse Subs and Five Below are now. The venue would be in operation until 1982. From 1970-1973 it was owned by Fabian Theatre, 1973-1982 United Artists and called Movies 1 2 3. It was expanded across the street to Berkshire Mall West, where Old Country Buffet used to be.… Read Full Article