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Friends, family, and neighbors surround David and Lou after Mayor Jo Ehmann helped cut the ribbon for the store’s‘soft opening’Monday, September 19th. The new owners promise lottery sales in the next month or two
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Outside and in, the old Fire Side Market, now McV’s, has taken on a whole new look. Ingleside on the Bay residents flooded inside as soon as the doors opened, excited to have a convenience mart so close once again.
Ingleside Index

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David McNeil, 34 (left) and Lou Valdes, 56 (right) are the new business partners that own McV’s, replacing the former Fire Side Market after it abruptly closed April 18th. Both men are neighbors in Ingleside on the Bay who saw an opportunity to bring back a much-needed asset for the community – its only retail store. Instead of leasing the property, which is what the last tenant did, the pair bought it outright. The name they gave the store is an abbreviated version representing initials from both their last names.
Ingleside Index

McV’s Takes Place of IOB’s Fire Side Market

By Mark Silberstein Circumstance played a big role in reopening an Ingleside on the Bay staple and residents couldn’t be ...

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