Wally Kidd Real Estate Blog - Blog Archive: November, 2023

A NEW ERA FOR WALLOON’S BELOVED GENERAL STORE

by Lauren Macintyre

Wallooners cherish their traditions…and for many, those halcyon days growing up around the Village are among the most special. 

Memories of the General Store, in particular, evoke a delightful sense of nostalgia…an old wooden store with a magical, marble-topped soda fountain with the tastiest ice cream and chocolate syrup around…a place to buy penny candy or the celebrated Al-Meda chocolates…the spot where young Wallooners would pick up favorite comic books or their parents’ newspaper…later the deli with the famous Wallooner and Pink Loon sandwiches.

Over the years, the General Store has encompassed many different names, many different proprietors, and even a number of…

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