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How it All Began
I had a crappy retail job in a schlock store at 156 west 50th Street in the late 1970’s. Woolworths was next door, and Capezio was above Woolworths on 7th Avenue. Tour busses would park on that street, and discharge tourists going to Radio City Music Hall, Broadway, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, shopping on 5th Avenue. There was a steady flow of bargain hunters, and my boss was the king of closeouts 50 years before it became a thing.
Bra hooks used to repair turtle shells. To all our bra wearing friends! When you discard one you no longer want please remove the eye closures from the fasteners for us! We use them to mend our turtle shells! They can be sent to Wildthunder wars 2584 Henley Ave. Independence IA 50644 Thank you!! Credit: Nohline Sharp L’Ecuyer
Received this amazing gift today from my lifetime friend, Dale. We grew up together in Brighton Beach/Coney Island in the 60’s and 70’s.Check out Dale’s Sunshine Dreams Collection, and see the memories she shares through her art. -Lori
Here’s to all the mothers who didn’t know how to love. Heres to all the children who were able to rise above Heres to all survivors, and those who don’t quit who find the will and the way to persist who still love, and have learned to resist the pull, and the call of those who dismissed who wake every day with inquiring minds who live with purpose, not knowing what they’ll find who stumble and sometimes fall behind and get right back up, keep grinding the grind heres to writers, who need to express whats in their hearts when...
A pasty faced man wearing a beige trench coat walked into the shop just before closing and said, “Yeah, hi, I want to buy some of the edible underwear you have in the window. It’s for my wife for Valentine’s Day.” We sold a fair amount of these novelties, basically fruit leathers made of sugar and pectin cut into the shape of a triangle bra and bikini panty. As far as I could tell, both the men’s and women’s bottoms looked identical, even though the photo on the blue box had a clear differentiation. We sold between 30 and 50...