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Trader Joe's Market has been a fixture in La Crescenta since the late '60s, when Joe Coulumbe created the 2nd Trader Joe's right here, still in the same location today! Trader Joe's Markets are a home-grown American success story, and are expanding all over the US. Hear the history of Trader Joe's from one of the La Crescenta store's longtime "crewmembers". Besides talking about TJ's past, and where it hopes to go in the future, he'll be fulfilling a Trader Joe's tradition - passing out tasty samples of new products!
- Stories of "Joe" himself, from someone who worked in the first store!
- Each TJ's has a resident muralist and sign painter. Meet Suzanne, the La Crescenta store's artist!
- Taste samples of new products, and hear about what TJ's will offer in the future!