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Old 04-02-2008, 10:23 PM
 
Location: Just Inside Loop 410
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this place was around in the 70's, And I was wondering, what kind of store was this?
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Old 04-03-2008, 05:44 AM
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You might get a better response if you post this in the GBNF thread. They are pretty hard-core in there. I can't keep up!
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Old 04-03-2008, 08:40 AM
 
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Jam and Jelly was in Sunset Ridge Shopping Center on New Braunfels in Alamo Heights. it was a gift store ; had things like note paper , lunch boxes that were like bags - i loved it when i was about 10 in 1975
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Old 04-27-2009, 02:55 PM
 
Location: NE San Antonio
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It was a touch before my time, but I remember it being a "head" shop and concert ticket outlet.
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Old 05-07-2009, 07:10 PM
 
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Default Jam and Jelly was AWESOME!

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this place was around in the 70's, And I was wondering, what kind of store was this?
I used to LOVE going there as a teen. There were all these fun things for kids/teens. I really miss that shop. I think it went away in the late 80's.
It was in the Sunset Ridge Shopping Center. Miss it.
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Old 05-31-2009, 11:23 PM
 
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Sunset Ridge still has the old feeling to it.
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Old 08-06-2010, 01:01 PM
 
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Default Jam & Jelly

I worked at J&J for a year while I was in college. It was a great store, with everything from dishes to greeting cards (some a little off-color) to gifts. It wasn't a head shop by any means, just a cool, funky, groovy kind of store. We also sold concert tickets because the owner's husband was a concert promoter. Nancy used to bring her pet skunk to work (Ladybug). She also had a lot of exotic birds.

At Christmas time we used to have "ho ho" time, i.e., opened a bottle of wine at 5:00 before closing at 6. So much fun, so many memories!
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Old 08-06-2010, 01:16 PM
 
Location: Just Inside Loop 410
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interesting, I asked because I have a re-print of a concert poster of when KISS played the municiple auditorium in 1975, tix were $5.50, and one of the tix outlets listed was Jam & Jelly
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Old 08-06-2010, 02:56 PM
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Location: Brooklyn Heights, NY & Lake Ariel, PA
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That's what I mostly remember...the place was constantly mentioned on radio stations as THE place to get your concert tickets...
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Old 08-06-2010, 09:13 PM
 
Location: SA/Pipe Creek
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I remember that place. Something along the lines of Truckers General Store.
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