As most if you are aware the CDC has released new guidelines around mask wearing.
As the owner of Wanamakers Generals Store I have always felt very honored by my ability to contribute to my local community.Whether it is through the myriad of local farms and artisans that I buy products from; supporting and donating to local charities, organizations, and causes; or through being a place where people can gather, […]
Dear Customers, Wow, it has been an intense week! Our thoughts are with all of you as you face the changes and challenges that COVID-19 has created for our communities. I want to take a moment to express my heartfelt gratitude to this community, our customers, our suppliers and everyone who has come into the […]
Dear Wanamakers Customers, A little COVID-19 update for all of you. As of right now we plan to stay open our normally scheduled hours. We are taking precautionary measures for your safety; we have completed a top to bottom cleaning using industry approved cleaning products, and are sanitizing all commonly touched surfaces throughout the day. […]
Fasnacht, fassenacht, faschnacht. Whichever way you choose to spell it, if you have grown up in Pennsylvania Dutch country, you have probably come across this traditional donut which makes an appearance once a year on Fasnacht Day. Here at Wanamakers General Store, fasnachts have been a part of our tradition since we re-opened in […]
One of the beautiful things about Wanamakers is that it is still a brick and mortar store awash in local history… the names of the families that owned it for more than a century are familiar; Hoppes, Reinhart and Bond. New families have taken over, Hungaski and Hendricks are less familiar names- but ones that […]
Saturday the 17th of March will be the official 10th anniversary of the re-opening of Wanamakers General Store, and as has become tradition we will start offering our most popular wrap for its limited season… the Strawberry Chicken wrap. This is a wrap that people order four of in one sitting. This is a wrap […]
One of the most popular soups in the store is Loaded Baked Potato. And rightly so! How can you go wrong putting potatoes, cheese and bacon together? Inspired when I put out our commercial version one morning I decided it was time I learned to make a homemade version for my family. The internet was […]