We wrote last fall about an unusual grocery store in Port Chester that sells dented, squished and officially-expired* goods. The owner describes it as “the aisle (or isle?) of misfit groceries.”
That Discount Place, at Irving Avenue and North Pearl Street, is going to be closed, owner Jane Stout said today in an email:
We appreciate all of our loyal customers and regret we need to do this. The business just did not pick up fast enough to support itself. We tried. Please come by to support our closing. We have already started to lower prices and will have an official sale beginning on next Thursday. I expect things to sell quickly and would love for our loyal customers to get in on things before they are gone. Please come by. We are also selling furniture and fixtures. I am extremely saddened by this and do hope to have a chance to say thank you to all of you.
*Added: Stout reminds us that the “sell by” dates generally refer to freshness guarantees, and not safety rules. The FDA explains here.