Say goodbye to Little Lucky’s

Via the Bee’s Anita Creamer, I have just learned that Albertson’s is going to close up its small store on 48th and J street in East Sac, always and forever known to loyal fans of the dingy throwback market as “Little Lucky’s.”

I invite our readers to comment on the passing of this institution my posting their memories of Little Lucky’s in the comments box. (I wish I had done the blogging thing back when they closed Frankie’s Pharmacy!) My own fondest memory of Little Lucky’s is that I once pilfered a gumball from the candy display there, and then a week later showed up looking for a job. Ah, nostalgia. Ah, youthful pilfering. I vow to return that gumball, or more likely its monetary equivalent (adjusted for 2005 dollars) to the store before it closes next week.

(By the way, I did eventually work a summer at Albertson’s, the big one on Folsom, and it was the absolute worst job I have ever had. More on that sometime.)

Author: CoolDMZ

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2 thoughts on “Say goodbye to Little Lucky’s”

  1. I moved to Sacramento in ’96 and my neighbors pointed out what came to be known to me as “Baby Albertsons”. I love Baby Albertsons and will definitely miss it. I must also say that I refuse to even enter the Albertsons on Folsom for various reasons so I’d love to hear about working there!

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  2. I’m still not over Franke’s closing and becoming some silly restaurant that I’ll never eat at. Well, unless they start serving cherry coke and Reese’s peanut butter cups.

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