Remember When?
by John Fry
Published - 10/10/12 - 02:39 PM | 3095 views | 1 1 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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REMEMBER WHEN there were TWO Thrifty Drugstores in Pacific Beach — Thrifty Junior, where CVS is today in Pacific Plaza, as well as the “big” Thrifty on the site of today’s Trader Joe’s? They were famous for their 5¢ ice cream cones — or were they 25¢? I always loved the story about used-car dealer Ed Scholder filling up a school bus he’d acquired — I think the Scholder and Wilding clans pretty much filled it up — then pulling up in front of Thrifty and descending on the poor little ice-cream cone girl. I took this photo on the first day of June in 1983.

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October 13, 2012
they were 5 cents per scoop. he usually spent about 2 dollars to satisfy the 40 of us. we would cruise the beach and then go to kate sessions for some runnin around.