Teo’s Superette, new mini supermarket in St. Peters

Michael Granger - Owner Teo's Superette mini market

~ In the mold of a Colmado and Bodega ~ ST. PETERS — The district of St. Peters and surrounding neighborhoods will benefit this week from the opening of the area’s first mini-market with a focus on daily home essentials. Teo’s Superette is a mini-market in its truest form and in the mold of the well-known neighborhood Colmados of More...

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