The Real History of Murder Kroger
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Atlanta has a long-standing tradition of nicknaming the locations of Kroger grocery stores. There’s a Disco Kroger, a Kosher Kroger, and most infamously, the Murder Kroger. Murder Kroger, located on Ponce de Leon Ave near what is now Ponce City Market, earned its name not only from a number of deaths that have occurred there, but also from its general sketchiness and the terrifying experience that was shopping there. The store was open 24 hours and was surrounded by two music venues, a liquor store, a famously sketchy, yet endearing strip club, and a set of abandoned train tracks. This...