I just read the story of Brookdale soda. I purchased a house in 1980 and Brookdale Soda was right in back of us. We could have yelled over for a few bottles but I used to drive my car around the corner and go up the long driveway. I would pick out all my soda and someone would help me carry it to the trunk of my car. Mr Peretti usually worked the cash register.
I too remember when he fell ill, and sold his building. Which is now a developement of homes. I did not realize he had so much land. My children remember Brookdale soda....now I realize that is probably how he got the name because our area of Bloomfield was considered the "Brookdale" section....?????
Just some memories I had to share thanks.
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