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A gym should not replace Apple Market

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Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 12:00 am | Updated: 6:25 am, Wed Dec 12, 2012.

Apple Market. Really, people? Like we need another gym. There are at least four big gyms in town.

We need a store like Apple with great customer service, a fresh meat counter and a great deli and bakery.

Let them open a gym at Salisbury's old location. We need a store in this part of town — not a gym.

Kyle Starks


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  • Norman Renner posted at 6:20 pm on Wed, Dec 19, 2012.

    llewellynsidhe Posts: 1

    I am writing this because I live close to apple market and I spend most of my time in an electric wheelchair and Have no need for a gym.

    However I have a hard time getting around to get food anywhere that is not close by.

    I do not have anyone in town that can drive me to get food on a regular basis.

    If there is no grocery store close by I will have a very hard time buying food.

  • roy bitz posted at 10:19 pm on Sun, Dec 16, 2012.

    roy bitz Posts: 489

    I worked at this store when it was Sell Rite #2--- a long time ago. It was the newest--biggest--nicest grocery store in town then. Times change.
    I would love to see the store survive and prosper but having spent forty years in the food business all over the country---- I have seen this sad movie many times before.
    I shop here---mostly their fish and fresh meat department when I want something really good---I think their fresh fish and fresh meat department is the best in town.
    I am not a consultant but seems to me the property could be partitioned off to house the gym and a smaller store. They might be able to prosper with a premium fresh fish and premium meat department and a small convenience type store offering beverages and a few essentials.
    Just a thought..

  • Dean Tiernan posted at 9:48 am on Fri, Dec 14, 2012.

    Dean Tiernan Posts: 16

    You are absolutely right, besides do we really need another gym? I moved to Lockeford St, in part so I could walk to Apple Market. I'm sorry their business plan didn't work, maybe a consultant could help. Save Apple Market!!!!!!!! Save those jobs! Occupy (kidding)
    The store on the corner is closing. They’re putting in a “health” club.

    The store on the corner is closing and I won’t be seeing you here anymore.

    The store on the corner is not some big chain and sometimes that’s a pain. But some of the chain stores have closed, too.

    The store on the corner is closing, which means my last minute dash for milk will be longer. (That was a bit of a pain, when the bosses moved closing time from nine to 8, then 7.30.)

    The store on the corner is closing; there go some of the best lunch deals with a good sandwich, soft drink and chips.

    The store on the corner is closing, it’s my store, I know where everything is.

    The store on the corner is closing and I will miss all my friends. I don’t think I know a single name, nor they mine except for what’s on the credit card.

    The store on the corner is closing; now I’ll have to pay more attention and shave, put on a clean shirt, cause you could get away with that with family.

    The store on the corner is closing; there goes the only one I could walk to (if I have to).

  • Steve Schmidt posted at 4:51 pm on Wed, Dec 12, 2012.

    Steve Schmidt Posts: 2238

    I miss Sell-Rite.


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