Monthly Archives: January 2010

Bob LeLievre’s Blog – “The” source for Massachusetts election data

Bob LeLievre's blog has a great look at some of the results from the Mass Senate election. Click the link for the full details. The short story is, Mattapan went 96% for Coakley. But there was only a 38% voter … Continue reading

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Groceries in the Sixth Suffolk: Stop & Shop

Each Mass. rep represents ~39,682 citizens. In my district, there are 2, non-centrally located groceries. Only 1 has non-iceburg greens 1:03 PM Jan 16th from TweetDeck This is one of them… the new Stop & Shop on American Legion Highway. … Continue reading

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Groceries in the Sixth Suffolk: Fuller’s Market

Fuller's Market, originally uploaded by Cubegirl. Fuller market on Washington st in dorchester center on far edge of 6 Suffolk is also a bodega not a grocery 12:10 PM Jan 16th from TweetDeck Like this:Like Loading…

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Groceries in the Sixth Suffolk: Tropic Food Market

Tropic Food Market, originally uploaded by Cubegirl. Tropical food market is not a market. It is a mid size bodega. The only fresh food are papayas and bananas 11:51 AM Jan 16th from TweetDeck Like this:Like Loading…

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Groceries in the Sixth Suffolk: Gonzalez Supermarket

Gonzalez Supermarket, originally uploaded by Cubegirl. On tour of 6 Suffolk groceries… Las Americas looked large and approachable. Too small tho to get video inside without being rude 11:43 AM Jan 16th from TweetDeck This obviously isn't Las Americas… it's … Continue reading

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Groceries in the Sixth Suffolk: La Bamba Market

La Bamba Market, originally uploaded by Cubegirl. The grocery listed on google as being in the middle of the sixth Suffolk is la Bamba grocery. Bars on doors and guys drinking on stoop 11:27 AM Jan 16th from TweetDeck Like … Continue reading

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Study: Low-Income Neighborhoods Have Fewer Chain Groceries

An interesting 2006 study titled "Food store availability and neighborhood characteristics in the United States" by Lisa M. Powell, Sandy Slater, Donka Mirtcheva, Yanjun Bao and Frank J. Chaloupka found that national trends mirror that of what I found in … Continue reading

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Groceries in the Sixth Suffolk: Simon Convenience

Simon Convenience, originally uploaded by Cubegirl. On tour of 6th Suffolk groceries. Google listed Arnold discount grocery on blue hill. Not there. Now Sami (edited: Simon Convenience) convenience. No parking 11:20 AM Jan 16th from TweetDeck Like this:Like Loading…

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Groceries in the Sixth Suffolk: Baby Nat’s Fruitland

Tour of groceries in 6th Suffolk: up next is baby nats fruitland. Across parking lot from save a lot on American legion 10:52 AM Jan 16th from TweetDeck Just walked thru baby nats… Great selection of fresh food as name … Continue reading

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Groceries in the Sixth Suffolk: Save A Lot

On my tour of grocery stores in the 6th Suffolk. First stop: save a lot on American legion highway 10:48 AM Jan 16th from TweetDeck Save a lot: 2nd largest grocery in district. Not centrally located. Served by one bus … Continue reading

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