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Commentary
11:19 am
Fri March 15, 2013

Keith Runyon: More Lost Than a Grocer When Burger's Market Closes Saturday

Burger's Market closes Saturday.
Credit Keith Runyon

On Saturday, one of Louisville’s last remaining neighborhood markets will close. The owners made their own minds up. Nobody drove them out of business. But even so, the demise of Burger’s Super Market, at the corner of Ray Avenue and Grinstead Drive, is an occasion to take note of, and to mourn.

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Local News
1:01 pm
Wed January 2, 2013

Longtime Family-Run Burger's Market Closing

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Decades of Burger family tradition ends in a few months.

“For 40 years, one of us has opened the store, one of us has closed it,” Tony Burger says. 

He's talking about Burger's Market,the small, family-run grocery that stands across from the Louisville Collegiate School. It's something of a landmark for commuters on Grinstead Drive.

Burger's Market closes in March.

The Burger family has run the store since 1958, when the father of the current owners Tony and Jeff Burger  purchased it. Tony is now 65 and Jeff is 64, and Tony says it's time to retire.

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