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Frantic Friday, Manic Monday & The Season of Generosity

We got all dressed up to go Woodies.

At Christmas, my mom would get us all dressed up to go shopping downtown in D.C. As a kid, this little corner of Washington was a wonderland to me. 902 more words

Spirituality And Mental Health

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


Eagle Clothes


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


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


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


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