There was a time when people would make the drive to Rockford, Michigan to have a meal at Rosie's Diner. Those days are long gone. It's sad to see how over the years this destination has gone from a favorite -- to scrap metal.
Kiplinger.com published an article about obsolescence, businesses and things that have been a part of our lives for years, but because of emerging technologies, changing shopping/dining habits, are going away, never to be seen again. Our world is changing at a record pace.
I told you Tuesday that Rosie's Diner in Rockford was hitting the auction block. As of 4 o'clock, the bidding was up to $125,500.00. That's pretty good! But it might not be the last we see of diners in the greater Grand Rapids area.
The iconic Rosie's Diner in Rockford, which closed last fall under fall pretenses, is up on the auction block. The diner, which was used for Bounty paper towel TV commercials in the 70's starring Nancy Walker as Rosie was sold and moved to West Michigan from New Jersey in 1991. Now you can own the local landmark!