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What Were the Best Tri-Cities Businesses That Closed? [SURVEY]

We thought we’d take a moment to remember some of the Tri-Cities’ favorite businesses that don’t exist anymore. Here’s our list, what’s yours?

  • Farrells Ice Cream Parlour
  • Tastee Freeze — the building is still there and is now The Bomber
  • Sgt. Bubs army surplus
  • Old Army Barracks Kindergarten
  • Tri-City Hoedown Center
  • Butcher Baker Candlestick Maker
  • Oasis Water Slides and batting cages
  • Welches Plant — always made Washington and Columbia Drive smell good
  • Pat Aichele and the Atomic Twirlers
  • Kennewick Pharmacy
  • The Columbia Pharmacy
  • Mayfair Market
  • Pischel Yearbooks
  • The Bookworm — the old one in north Richland
  • Open Mind Bookstore
  • The Beading Heart
  • Jerry’s Coffee in Vista Village
  • TJ’s Pantry on Clearwater
  • Chets XXX
  • VIPs on 395
  • Betty’s Homemade Candies
  • Mother’s World in downtown Kennewick
  • B B & M at the Uptown in Richland
  • Wheelers (appliance story on Jadwin and Comstock)
  • Sunny Blues
  • European Health Spa
  • The Red Steer
  • My Place Tavern
  • The Playboy Tavern
  • The Brite Spot Tavern
  • Baron’s Restaurant
  • Noah’s Ark Pet Shop in Columbia Center Mall
  • The Skate King
  • Speedy’s Drive In
  • Shuffler’s Shanty
  • The Pasco Drive In
  • The Big Y Tavern
  • The Cowboy Club

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