Shoemaker & Hardt Wylie TX - coffee shop reopens

By
Real Estate Agent with North Texas Top Team, REALTORS (Plano, Murphy, Wylie) TX Lic# 055794


They are BACK!!!!!

Shoemaker & Hardt has been a wonderful part of the Historic Downtown Wylie area for many years.  This Coffee Shop and Country Store is a favorite with residents all across Wylie and the surrounding areas.  Its a place to grab a drink, sit and visit, or enjoy a game of chess, checkers, or mancala.  They also sell the most adorable gifts and have vintage-style sodas and bulk candy.  They officially re-opened this past weekend after an extensive hail-damage related remodel.  Not only do they serve wonderful coffee, they also hot chocolate and granatas for people like me who don't drink coffee.

The Hail Storm that tore down and then reunited Wylie

If you are not from the area, you may not realize that we had not one, but two big hail storms this Spring that did major damage across Collin County.  The storm on 3/23/16 caused damage to many homes and businesses - but the storm on 4/11/16 was even worse in Wylie.  The April storm included record-breaking size hail stones and "significantly damaged" more than 80% of the homes and businesses in town.  Almost 4-months later, some people are still displaced from their homes, living in hotels while contractors complete their repairs...but one ray of hope and sunshine in the area is the re-opening of Shoemaker and Hardt.  It may have taken about 100 days - but the store is back and ready to serve the community.  You can even buy a souvenier t-shirt stating "Awe Hail, I survived the Great Hailstorm".

 

Want to help Rebuild Wylie?

If you are touched by this story, and moved to help those that are under-insured, there are a few ways to help.  You can visit www.ccar.net/helpnorthtexas or you can visit www.rebuildwylie.org   You can also search for #RebuildWylie on any social media channel for more details.  

 

 

Posted by

Blog Subscription for North Texas Top Team Realtors 

Melissa Hailey, Broker-Owner
REALTOR, CRS, GRI, SFR, TAHS, TREC-Approved Real Estate Instructor

North Texas Top Team, Realtors, LLC
  
Connect with me:  Connect With Me on Facebook    Follow me on Twitter    Connect With Me on LinkedIn    CRS Logo  Watch Videos of Homes for Sale

close

This entry hasn't been re-blogged:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
Topic:
Local News and Events
Location:
Texas Collin County Wylie
Tags:
wylie texas
north texas top team
historic downtown wylie
shoemaker hardt
melissa hailey realtor
rebuildwylie
coffee shops in wylie
wylie coffee

Post a Comment
Spam prevention
Spam prevention
Post a Comment
Spam prevention

What's the reason you're reporting this blog entry?

Are you sure you want to report this blog entry as spam?

Rainmaker
107,477

Melissa Hailey

Collin County Realtor-Lucas, Murphy, Plano, Parker
Ask us a question...we have the answers!
*
*
*
*
Spam prevention