The Secret To A Local Hardware Store’s 33 Years? The People, Owner Says

Saturday, July 27, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews 

Siraj Bhanpuri, the owner of Broadview True Value Hardware, accepts a plaque from Chris Parker, the president of the Bellwood Chamber of Commerce, as Cook County Clerk Karen Yarbrough, third from left, and Maywood Clerk Viola Mims, right, look on. | Shanel Romain

Siraj Bhanpuri, 73, opened Broadview True Value Hardware, 1815 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Broadview, in 1986. Thirty-three years later — despite being just a mile away from Home Depot — he’s still around.

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