SOUL OF A STORE
So good to read Daniel Todd Gewertz’s swan song to Johnnie’s Foodmaster (Connections, February 17). Its closing is the end of an era and of a certain kind of grocery store. And Gewertz is so right: The employees were an odd mix, and yet some of them were extraordinarily helpful. It was a no-frills neighborhood grocery store — and a vanishing breed. Rest in peace, Johnnie’s Foodmaster.