"Whiskey Ed" Houdek first opened the doors to Ye Olde Spirit Shoppe in 1965. Back then he'd deliver mail for the Bayport Post Office during the day and at night he'd work selling fine liquors and wine. In 1972 Ed doubled the size of the store making it so long and narrow that you could fit four lanes of bowling within the store's walls. But instead of balls and pins, we have the area's largest selection of fine wines and liquors.
Lake Liquor is a family-owned and operated business in its fourth decade of serving the people of New York. After speaking with Doug, the owner of Lake Liquor, he described the secret behind four successful decades in the liquor industry.