Posts Tagged ‘shoes’

Olek’s Crochet Bombs: A Brief History of the Street Artist’s Work

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Olek strikes again! Polish-born crochet artist Agata Oleksiak added some color to Lower East Siders’ commute this morning by hanging two pairs of pink camouflage yarn-covered sneakers alongside the many old shoes dangling from wires above the intersection of Broome and Eldridge Streets. Olek’s knitted street art is a downtown staple by now. In the [&hellip
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Passion Guided Harry’s Shoes Visionary

Written by Ashley Welch on . Posted in West Side Spirit

Passion Guided Harry’s Shoes Visionary By Ashley Welch Joseph Goldberg, whose family founded the iconic Harry’s Shoes on the Upper West Side, died last month at the age of 83. Goldberg had been very active in the day-to-day operations of the business right until he fell ill several weeks ago. “He visited the store four [&hellip
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Take a Walk in My Shoes

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By Marisa Polansky On the very first day of first grade, my teacher, Miss Cherry, made us introduce ourselves by standing in front of the class and listing our name, favorite vegetable, favorite holiday and favorite thing we owned. I watched as nearly every student declared “a white-bread baby-book name,” “carrots,” “Christmas” and “my dolly.” [&hellip
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