Sears Hometown Store

Meet  John Jakob, Owner of Sears Hometown Store Williamsburg


What is one food that you will not eat?
Durian (a Southeast Asian fruit). It smells like a hot dumpster and tastes like rancid garlic.

What is your favorite movie?
The Great Escape

If someone was to give you a gift (money’s no object) what would you want?
Long term good health

What is the one quality you admire most in others?

Where is the next place you want to visit?
One of the things on my bucket list is to sail around the horn.

If you had to pick one place in town to take a tourist, where would it be?
Jamestown Beach

Describe your perfect day off.
Hiking. I really enjoy Waller Mill park, but further out the hiking gets better.


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