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Seak and Destroy.

First Stop: Lunch

My mom and I picked up Silv for lunch. Once situated in the car, purse on lap and handles gripped, our destination was broadcast over her denture-clad loudspeaker.  747 more words

Baltimore

Eagle Clothes

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This vintage jacket was made in the 1950s by Eagle Clothes for the Hecht Company.  It is a gray fleckey plaid tweed material, three button cut, with patch pockets.   29 more words

Fashion

What is trash and what is history?

The Virginia Historical Society is honored to host Elizabeth Thalhimer Smartt as guest author of this blog post.

Imagine this scenario: your family runs a retail store for five generations. 681 more words

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Fells Point Fire Causes $1.5M In Damage

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There’s an update in that fire that destroyed a warehouse in Fells Point earlier this week.

City fire investigators say the building suffered $500,000 in structural damage. 42 more words

Local

Hecht's, version 2.0: Laurel Centre

Thirty-one years ago this week, the Laurel Leader noted the opening of the brand new Hecht’s at Laurel Centre—completing the relocation from its original building in the open Laurel Shopping Center, where it had been since the early 1960s. 420 more words

Lost Laurel

Woolco

It being the end of February, I trust everyone has finally taken down their Woolworth/Woolco Christmas ornaments, right?

There was a time—March, 1982, to be exact—when it seemed like Woolworth and Woolco were poised to dominate the Laurel retail market, having stores practically book-ending the parking lot of Laurel Shopping Center. 338 more words

Lost Laurel