Nyanza also had a place in 'The Shipyard" in Providence...
No Nyanza was owned by Bo and Zelda. Atlantic Mills was in The Shipyard.
Does anyone remember what year they closed the Bristol Store? Did they all close at once?
I think the Bristol store closed in 1975
There was also a Nyanza on East Main Rd in Middletown. Marshall's is there now.
Yes, and between when it was Nyanza and Marshall's it was K-Mart.
Nyanza was on Post Rd. where Balise is. Atlantic Mills was in Olneyville. Something was at the Shipyard but can't recall what though I had been in there.
Atlantic Mills also had a location at the Shipyard. First in one of the WWII buildings, and later in the 60s-vintage bowling alley.
Does anyone remember the store next to Nyanza? We are trying to think of the name.
Nyanza Was A Cheesy Store...About 5 Levels Below K Mart :)
I worked at all the stores except the one in Woonsocket. I also new Bob, Zelda,and Eddy Kudish very well. They were friends of my family for years. I started as a stock person, and worked my way up to assistant manager.And they were not cheesy stores.
I remember going to the one in Woonsocket it was in an old Mill what a great store used to get my 45’s there when I was kid
Does anyone know the name of the bowling alley that nyanza took over?
There was also one in the Granite Street Shopping Center in Westerly...
Saw Bobby Or there around 1971
My mother got held up at gunpoint in the Bristol store when she was working as a cashier.