Albany area's first Trader Joe's opens its doors

Aug 3, 2012 Full story: WTEN-TV Albany 8

The first Trader Joe's in the Capital Region opened its doors Friday morning where hundreds waited in line for the big moment and the chance to finally get a look inside the Wolf Road location.

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#1 Aug 6, 2012
Dude goes to a grocery store at 10pm the night before it opens just to be first in line?- you can't make this stuff up.
JoeSchmoe

Albany, NY

#2 Aug 6, 2012
The same thing happened when they opened the Krispy Kreme doughnut store in Latham, only these college kids camped out for days

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#3 Aug 7, 2012
LOL - I remember that! They had to bring in the police to direct traffic...

And just how long did the novelty of Krispy Kreme last until they closed up shop?
JoeSchmoe

Albany, NY

#4 Aug 7, 2012
It lasted all of one year
Sticky

Albany, NY

#5 Aug 7, 2012
Horrible location did in Krispy Kreme...
Engineer

United States

#6 Aug 7, 2012
LLT1 wrote:
Dude goes to a grocery store at 10pm the night before it opens just to be first in line?- you can't make this stuff up.
Hipster dufus still uses the word "dude" in 2012...you know, like he's cool or something.
JoeSchmoe

Albany, NY

#7 Aug 8, 2012
Engineer wrote:
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Hipster dufus still uses the word "dude" in 2012...you know, like he's cool or something.
Wow and you use the words "Hipster" and "cool" .. hey 1970 and 1980 called and said please don't use those expressions anymore
Pandemic

Schenectady, NY

#8 Aug 8, 2012
JoeSchmoe wrote:
It lasted all of one year
Your right! Let's examine the similarities between the two:

1. One was a donut shop, and the other is a grocery store.

2. One was located in Latham, and the other in Colonie.

3. One sold two items, the other over 10,000.

Obviously, they're virutally identical businesses.

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