“The paint’s worn off the floor where generations have stood contemplating the sandwich board at Carl’s Food Shop, and that’s just the way it should be.
It’s a great place to dash in for a bottle of wine, a box of fancy crackers, or a cup of coffee...
... but the real reason folks love Carl’s is that it’s the genuine article --- a corner store where you can meet your
neighbors, swap local gossip, and feel part of the
That and grab a pound of potato salad on short notice.”