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Original Marie Callendars Location Has Closed

Original Marie Callendars Location Has Closed

Old Jun 7, 16, 1:09 am
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Original Marie Callendars Location Has Closed

Open since 1964, they lost their lease:

http://m.ocregister.com/articles/cal...estaurant.html
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Old Jun 7, 16, 8:55 am
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Its a brand that has been slowly losing its identity and loyalty for a while. Strong during the 1960s through 1980s, it has faded since then. Very popular still with the senior crowd, but they're not huge spenders.
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Old Jun 14, 16, 1:24 am
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Wow, I had no idea that was the original location. I used to live 10 minutes away, and I've never stopped in, only drove by.
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Old Jun 14, 16, 1:32 am
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All the ones around my neighborhood closed 5-10 years ago.
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Old Jun 25, 16, 6:42 pm
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A high school friend worked at the Fresno MC in the mid 70s.

The general manager of his location was fanatical about the pies and would reject a lot of them with minor cosmetic blemishes, giving them to staff. My friend would end up with multiple pies every night.

My mom lived about 6 blocks from the location, so my friend would stop on his way home and drop her off one or two pies.
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Old Jun 29, 16, 10:12 pm
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Interesting. I only knew them from their frozen chicken pot pies at Costco.
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