Construction Starts on Wally's in St. Clair Shores

Construction started Tuesday on the new home of Wally's Frozen Custard on Harper, south of Nine Mile Road, in St. Clair Shores.

Construction crews began excavating and preparing a vacant parcel at Harper and Elizabeth Tuesday for the new Wally's Frozen Custard.

Owner Matt Ahearn expects construction of the new frozen custard shop to take about three months.

Once complete, the current location in Harper Woods will close and one week later the new building will open.

Ahearn said the new building will offer a greater number of parking spots than the current location in Harper Woods.

Additionally, the 2,600-square-foot brick building will have a drive-thru window for frozen treats and items from an expanded menu including coffee, tea, hot chocolate, bagels and other items they featured at The Galley Cafe, which they formerly operated at the .

The start of construction of the new Wally's comes after a busy week of development news in St. Clair Shores. City officials announced would be building a restaurant on Harper, north of Nine Mile, and developers submit an application to rezone property at 12 Mile and Little Mack for a .

DEB ZUZGA May 30, 2012 at 02:39 PM
DJG May 30, 2012 at 08:53 PM
Sorry...but do we really need ANOTHER ice cream/custard shack on Harper? Hopefully the open up a dentist office right next door...we have a shortage of those as well.
bb May 31, 2012 at 05:45 PM
DJG - Obviously you have never had Wally's frozen custard. They need a Wally's on every corner, their products are AWESOME!!!!!
Jennifer Lannoo June 01, 2012 at 08:14 AM
Wish they could've opened this summer, just a quick walk from my house!
Chad Miller June 03, 2012 at 01:58 PM
Can't really say its going to be another ice cream place on harper, they are already on Harper, in harper woods. They are relocating a mile north to scs on harper.


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