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Stories tagged: Trader Joe’s

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 8 p.m.

Powered by Plants: Where to purchase plant-based products in Spokane

Like an 18th century sailor mapping out a series of Caribbean islands on a rum-running escapade, vegans and vegetarians will often ping-pong around a city bouncing from store to store …

Nicki Minaj donates $25,000 to ‘Cosby Show’ actor Geoffrey Owens

Hip-hop star Nicki Minaj has made good on her promise to donate $25,000 to “The Cosby Show” actor Geoffrey Owens after he was photographed – and job-shamed online – while …

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 6:24 p.m.

Geoffrey Owens quit Trader Joe’s after job shaming, but says, ‘No one should feel sorry for me’

Former “Cosby Show” star Geoffrey Owens isn’t mourning his career or past success, despite being “job shamed” by some media outlets.

Parasite problems linked to packaged salads and wraps prompt recall

Federal food safety inspectors are urging consumers to check their refrigerators for packaged salads and wraps that may be contaminated with cyclospora parasites.

Woman killed during Trader Joe’s standoff was shot by police, not the gunman, chief says

On Wednesday, Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore settled it: One of his officers fired the round that killed Corado.

UPDATED: Sun., July 22, 2018, 11:35 a.m.

Gunman in LA supermarket standoff arrested for murder

A gunman who got into a deadly shootout with police, then took dozens of people hostage at a Los Angeles supermarket has been arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said …

Low prices, few choices: Discounters remake grocery shopping

Aldi and its European rival Lidl, which opens its first U.S. store this week, are hoping to change the way people shop with their smaller, no-frills stores filled mostly with …

Kendall Yards plans grocery store adjacent to downtown Spokane

Kendall Yards is planning to build a grocery store just north of the Monroe Street Bridge. Developers filed an application with the City of Spokane last week to build the …

Frozen food recall covers hundreds of items from many stores

Amid a massive frozen foods recall involving millions of packages of fruits and vegetables that were shipped to all 50 U.S. states, Canada and Mexico, authorities who want to stem …

Fresh Sheet: Trader Joe’s opening in north Spokane

New Trader’s Joe’s store in north Spokane, and other food-related news.

The Dirt: Trader Joe’s to open new store Friday on North Division

Trader Joe’s opens its second Spokane grocery this Friday on North Division.

Trader Joe’s settles cookie lawsuit with Pepperidge Farm

A clash over chocolate-filled cookies has culminated in Trader Joe’s settling a lawsuit filed by Pepperidge Farm.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 7:15 p.m.

The Dirt: Cracker Barrel, a barbecue restaurant and a new Trader Joe’s slated to open in region

Cracker Barrel and Dickey’s Barbecue Pit slated for Spokane Valley while Trader Joe’s is cleared to build a grocery in North Spokane

Trader Joe’s coming to north Spokane in 2015

California grocery retailer Trader Joe’s plans to open its second store in Spokane next year, taking space at the Franklin Park Mall. The popular Southern California-based company has leased 12,100 …

Trader Joe’s to open second Spokane store

California grocery retailer Trader Joe’s plans to open its second store in Spokane next year, taking space at the Franklin Park Mall.

Retail sector helps real estate market

Like February skies, the forecast for Spokane and North Idaho’s real estate market is cloudy for the rest of 2012 except for a few bright spots, according to speakers at …

Consumers coming closer to home

When Spokane resident Rob Higgins thinks of buying a book online, he stops and reconsiders. “Then I go down to Auntie’s Bookstore and buy it there,” said Higgins, a former …

Dreams of Trader Joe’s closer to reality

Bargain prices, natural and organic offerings, unusual food finds and fun have earned Trader Joe’s some seriously loyal customers. Some scoffed when we suggested in a note to readers last …

South Hill restaurant Vin Rouge closes shop

South Hill restaurant Vin Rouge closed its doors last weekend and will not reopen. Owner Jeff Jenkins said he’s decided to close the eatery, at 3029 E. 29th, in part …

Trader Joe’s to open Spokane store Oct. 28

Popular chain-grocery Trader Joe’s will open its first Spokane store on Oct. 28, the company said today. The California-based retailer of specialty and discount food and beverages is completing construction …

China South restaurant to be torn down

Owners of China South restaurant at Lincoln Heights, on Spokane’s South Hill, will tear down the building and replace it with a retail complex, the project manager said Thursday. The …

Trader Joe’s construction awaiting permits

The developer of a new Trader Joe’s store in Spokane said it expects to begin work on the project by the end of March. Vandervert Developments is waiting for permit …

Vestal: Be sure to keep cool when the cool new place opens

I had the good fortune to be in the heart of Bronco Nation – that’s Southern Idaho to those of you not all tangled up in blue – when Boise …

Trader Joe’s picks South Hill site

Trader Joe’s, the nationwide chain that’s created a legion of food-loving fans, announced it will open its first Spokane store next year. The Southern California-based company confirmed Wednesday it will …

Trader Joe’s headed to South Hill

Trader Joe’s, a nationwide chain that’s created a legion of food-loving fans, announced it will open its first Spokane store next year.

It isn’t just your regular Joe’s

In March 2009, Nova Duft launched a bring Trader Joe’s to Spokane Facebook group. A California transplant, the South Hill mom and her husband, Ward Duft, are using the Facebook …