Shops and other businesses in early Sunnyside

A century ago, most shopping was a local affair; before the age of cars and chain groceries, you carried your goods home on the streetcar or bought them from the shop down the block. Sunnyside had a great many small groceries, located in buildings that often also housed the shop proprietor’s family. There were also other types of shops, including saloons and five-and-dimes. Some posts on various shops and businesses.