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Old 04-20-2017, 09:53 AM   #1
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After 27 years, Longtime Five Points and Columbia restaurant Harper's has closed its doors!

http://www.thestate.com/news/busines...145446359.html
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I have to believe this is because 5 points just isnt what it once was. 5 points was awesome in the 70s 80s and 90s..not so much since.
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I have to believe this is because 5 points just isnt what it once was. 5 points was awesome in the 70s 80s and 90s..not so much since.

What do you mean?
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What do you mean?
Just another person longing for bygone days.

Businesses come and go, it doesnt mean that the area isn't what it once was.
Or maybe it does mean that? After all, who is to say that it should be what it once was? Things change, progress, all based on changing demographics and tastes.
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Old 04-20-2017, 11:21 AM   #5
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Just another person longing for bygone days.

Businesses come and go, it doesnt mean that the area isn't what it once was.
Or maybe it does mean that? After all, who is to say that it should be what it once was? Things change, progress, all based on changing demographics and tastes.
Golden Era fallacy.
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The growth of the Vista for dining probably hurt them, too.
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Old 04-20-2017, 02:40 PM   #7
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The growth of the Vista for dining probably hurt them, too.
This is a huge factor. The Vista is the far nicer place to eat. If I go to Five Points it is to grab cheap drinks that's about it.
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During the day, Five points is great for its eateries like Yesterdays, Groucho's Deli, the Gourmet Shop, and for its boutiques for shopping. At night its filled with USC students and people in their 20's for the bars and drink specials at the bars. Really a great vibe! Love Five Points.
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Pretty average restaurant
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Old 04-20-2017, 11:35 AM   #10
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Pretty average restaurant
Yeah, we've eaten there a couple of times and I was never overly impressed.
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Old 04-20-2017, 11:55 AM   #11
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Pretty average restaurant
As is most food in five points. Groucho's might be the worst..
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Old 04-20-2017, 02:17 PM   #12
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As is most food in five points. Groucho's might be the worst..
WHOA now!!!! I resent that!!! Groucho's is a STAPLE, and pretty damn good too! Miss it all the time! I'd kill for an STP dipper and a sweet tea right now!
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WHOA now!!!! I resent that!!! Groucho's is a STAPLE, and pretty damn good too! Miss it all the time! I'd kill for an STP dipper and a sweet tea right now!
It's okay, but what's so amazing about a microwaved sandwich?
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It's okay, but what's so amazing about a microwaved sandwich?
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WHOA now!!!! I resent that!!! Groucho's is a STAPLE, and pretty damn good too! Miss it all the time! I'd kill for an STP dipper and a sweet tea right now!
You would change your tune pretty quickly if you g to an actual deli.
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Don't chastise him. There is a whole thread devoted to Hardee's burgers and how magnificent they are.
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WHOA now!!!! I resent that!!! Groucho's is a STAPLE, and pretty damn good too! Miss it all the time! I'd kill for an STP dipper and a sweet tea right now!
It is not what it used to be. Quality has gone down hill even on Harden St since they started franchising.
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Groucho's might be the worst..
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