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Flashback Friday: Shop Report–Lester’s in NYC

Editor’s Note: This was first published in March 2012. I live right down the street from one of NYC’s best-known “mom-and-pop” clothing stores–Lester’s. Actually, Lester’s–which was founded in Brooklyn in 1948–is anything but your grandma’s old store. On the contrary, … Continue reading

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All You Need to Celebrate the Beatles’ 50th

I’m so happy to see this “Beatles Collection” sale at Zulily in commemoration of the Fab Four’s 50th anniversary of its U.S. debut on The Ed Sullivan Show.  There’s something here for everyone–babies, kids, and nostalgic grown-ups and grandparents, too… … Continue reading

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Take On Me

If you were a kid in the mid-1980s you might remember the song “Take On Me” by A-ha (and the accompanying pencil-sketch-animation video, which was totally cutting edge at the time).  It also is playing on a popular commercial these … Continue reading

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