Patch wants to get to know the owner of Capri Water Ice, a local water ice and soft serve store in Wayne. Get to know this Marple Township business owner below.
Name: Harry Davis
Owner of: Capri in WayneYear Established: He bought the business in June, 2006.
Hometown: Upper Darby
Current Residence: Marple
Earlier Stints: He started out his career as an accountant, but got into the police force. In 2006 he retired as Captain of the Upper Darby Police Department.
What do you like about the job? People leave here smiling (as opposed to his time on the force.)
What do you like about the area? Dealing with the people in Wayne is just a pleasure. Also, he has made friends with the owners of the businesses on his block.
Plug: All the water ice products are made from scratch, and every year they painstakingly create new flavors using products like gourmet lemon peels from California.
Interesting fact: The building that houses Capri was built by his great-grandfather's brother, which he did not know before he bought the business.