Join us for a visit to the vault of the Ohio History Connection to check out the Big Bear collection of memorabilia from the beloved Columbus grocery stores of years past. Photos courtesy of: Ohio History Connection
We’re taking a look back at Central Ohio retail, from a printing press to a market. Plus, join us for a visit to Ohio History Connection to see memorabilia from Big Bear grocery stores.
Next time, we’re taking a look back at Central Ohio retail: a grocery store, a printing press and a long-forgotten market and neighborhood. Watch at 8:30pm Thursday, Dec. 20 on WOSU TV!
The first location of Big Bear stores opened at 386 W. Lane Ave., across from Ohio State University, on Feb. 15, 1934. Today, the Riverwatch Tower provides apartments on campus for students.