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Sneaky Pete's Closing After 35 Years

'It's time,' the owner of the Ardmore institution said.

Sneaky Pete's Closing After 35 Years

Sneaky Pete's, an athletic shoe and apparel store in Ardmore, is closing after 35 years of business. The store will likely shut its doors by May 1—or sooner, if remaining stock sells out, owner Franny Weinstein told Patch.

Deciding to close was "a fairly long process," Weinstein said. "We've been doing it for 35 years ... there's a lot of things that factor in, but mostly we felt it was time to retire."

Founded in 1977, Sneaky Pete's moved to Ardmore about 25 years ago.

In that time, "many stores have turned over... very few stores are still the original stores from when we first began," Weinstein said.

All remaining stock at Sneaky Pete's is on sale. The store, located at 5 W Lancaster Ave in Ardmore, is open:

  • Monday to Friday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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