If you've visited Stanley's Homemade Polish Sausage Company on McDowell Road lately in search of a damn good smoked sausage sandwich (or other meaty delights) only to find it shuttered with a sign on the window noting the address and hours of its retail-only location on Bell Road, fear not. The nearly 50-year-old sausage shop isn't closing; it's just on the move.
And its new location should be easy to find.
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Stanley's plans to make its new home right across the street, in the former location of the recently shuttered Photomark camera store, and already has a small exterior sign up (although not nearly as vintage-cool as the original one.)
Lilly Lukenda, an employee of Stanley's, tells me the move will be completed at the end of May or beginning of June and that the new space will feature more dine-in seating (about 20 tables), a larger kitchen, and additional room for selling its imported goods from places such as Poland, Hungary, Yugoslavia, and Bulgaria. Lukenda goes on to say that a fire in the original building's smokehouse, which happened a few months ago, necessitated the move, with the cost of repairs in the old building not worth the expense.