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Eyewear Shop Offers Vintage Look

At Fabulous Franny's on East Ninth Street, eyeglasses range from the simple...

By Kerry Mack

An East Village shop with eyeglasses dating as far back as the mid-1700s leads customers through history.

Christmas Lights in Dyker Heights


By Lenore Fedow

In this Brooklyn neighborhood, the decorated homes lead to crowded sidewalks, traffic jams and buses of tourists.

Thanksgiving Reflections


For some, Thanksgiving is a feast with family; for others a time to find solace. For some, Thanksgiving is at home, for some a visit elsewhere.

Arts Center Thrives at Woodstock Site

“Bethel Woods has helped keep the town of Bethel and Sullivan County afloat during these hard economic times,” said Daniel Sturm, Town Supervisor who has been on the Town of Bethel’s board for 10 years.

By Melissa Jones
On the site of the Woodstock festival, the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts has been a bright spot in the Sullivan County economy.

One Person’s Stain, Another’s Gain

Laundering shirts and dry cleaning all manner of clothes has proved profitable for Family Cleaners

By Lynette Grodskiy
A dry cleaner in Brighton Beach has succeeded although its owner doesn’t speak Russian.

Where Typewriters Are Still Valued


By Eddie L. Bolden Jr.
Hangers-on from a different generation of technology, a handful of typewriter shops remain.