As Halloween candy floods store shelves, there’s nothing wrong with stocking up on classics at your local Bartell or Safeway. But we like to kick things a little more old school.
Here are a few shops around the Seattle area where you can find retro and rarer sugary confections. Just try to save some for us.
The Snackin’ Shack, 2916 Hoyt Ave., Everett | The converted garage open on most Sundays through October is as indie as it gets. It sells limited edition items like gingerbread Red Vines — an acquired taste.
Old Fashioned Candy Store, 1501 Pike St., Seattle | The name says it all at the Pike Place Market destination with some brands going back to the 50s (just check the expiration date).