Located in downtown Clarence Bay, Cherrystone’s was such a run-down place, the locals called it “The Pits”. Glory Toussaint has done everything the skinflint owner will permit to turn Cherrystone’s into a respectable establishment. She wants to more-lots more. All she needs is money-lots of money.
Providing health and wellness services, 911 response, emergency shelter, and long-term senior care throughout the Clarence Bay District.
Now into it’s fifth generation of ownership, Finn’s has been an outfitters, a clothing store, and now a china shop. Too bad the current owner, Emma, wants to sell the prime marina-side location to fund her globe-trotting photography career.
On the main strip, the Gray Jay Bookstore is a tourist destination for summer reading.
George owns the paint store, Dahlia owns the Style’n’Scissors, and Melody works at the Beacon. The central stalk of the grapevine, the Gossiping Grishams are also the main contributors to local news and views.
The war memorial to honor the fallen holds pride of place in the Civic Park. On the second weekend of July, the annual Carnival for Kids takes place on the lawn surrounding the memorial.
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© Joan Leacott 2011