A photo of Forest Park’s little local south side grocery store evidently brought back nostalgic memories for thousands of Facebook users over the past week. 

This photo of Ed’s Way Food Mart on the Forest Park Review Facebook page was viewed by 4,700 users and shared 64 times. The grocery store at 946 Beloit Ave. was being used as a set during the filming of Blumhouse Productions’s film Sinister 2. The film has a $3 million budget and is shooting in Chicago locations for the next six weeks. The plot revolves around a young mother and her 9-year-old twins in a haunted farm house.

The image was shared by members of nostalgia groups such as Remembering Forest Park and You know you grew up in Forest Park if… 

Some commenters reminisced about their parents shopping at Ed’s Way, formerly called White Way foods. 

 

Jean Lotus

Jean Lotus loves community journalism. She covers news, features, two school boards, village council, crime, park district and writes obits for Forest Park Review. She also covers the police beat for...