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Produce at Pitt: New grocery store comes to Oakland

The Market on Forbes IGA closed last April after nine years of serving the Oakland community. While students appreciated the convenience and location of one of the few food markets in Oakland, competition with bigger grocery stores made it difficult for IGA to stay open. (The Pitt News File Photo)

By Remy Samuels | Staff Writer

May 30, 2018

As Pitt transitions into the fall semester, students can finally stop mourning the loss of 7-Eleven and welcome the new grocery store that is coming to Forbes Avenue. Although Slurpees will no longer be available, fresh fruits and vegetables will soon enter the Oakland scene. Jim Earle, Pitt’s a...

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