Guns, Wedding Gowns, and Cold Beer

Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Posted in category Market Anarchism

This General Store in Maine needs a sister ship here in Michigan. What could be more American than this combo? From

Behind the gas pumps, a tall marquee sign rises up from the asphalt. GUNS, WEDDING GOWNS, COLD BEER, it says—everything you’d need for a shotgun wedding.

The sign outside seems too good to be true, but inside, the story checks out.

Here in Michigan, in my community, we have the Reindel True Value Hardware Store – still family owned and located in a building at least twice as old as I am. I love Reindel not only for its small-box retro charm, but because I can pick up .45 ACP hollow point ammo, get my window screens repaired, and purchase lawn fertilizer all in one trip. When I walked in and saw the gun shop that had just opened, I was thrilled to see the old family business take yet another step back toward old-fashioned customer service. Except I can’t get my wedding dress there, so I’ll have to keep looking.

Thanks to Charles Everett for the article tip.


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