Indianapolis food deserts

Indianapolis-based grocery store chain Double 8 Foods, formerly known as Seven Eleven Supermarket, did not open for business on Thursday morning at 7 o’clock as they have done for more than the last five decades. Instead, in a move that will likely increase food deserts in inner-city Indianapolis, the stores ceased operations and went out of business. […]

In a move that will likely increase food deserts in inner-city Indianapolis, local grocery store chain Double 8 Foods, formerly known as Seven Eleven Supermarket, abruptly went out of business Thursday morning. The family-owned and operated business had been operating on Indianapolis’ north side for the past 58 years serving and catering to mostly shoppers […]

It has been almost 30 years since a grocer entered the marketplace in Indianapolis’ downtown landscape. This ends on Thursday when Marsh opens its doors on a “Marsh the Marketplace.” Officials with Marsh grocery stores say it will meet the needs of urban customers who are part of a new surge of residential living downtown. […]