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Lawncrest: Consignment Store Owner Celebrates 31 Years of Operation

Lawncrest: Consignment Store Owner Celebrates 31 Years of Operation

With a background in performance dance, a stick-to-it mentality and a fashion sense influenced by her parents, 77-year-old Merle Weiner celebrates the fact her childhood still influences the way she runs her small consignment shop.  Located at 912 Cottman Ave., Merle’s Clothes Closet is a retail store filled with high-end clothing, jewelry and other accessories. “One woman […]

 By Natasha Shapiro

Germantown: Wistaria Vintage Perpetuates the Past

Germantown: Wistaria Vintage Perpetuates the Past

Buying used clothes, often called “thrifting,” has become fashionable, but many people often confuse the term thrift with vintage. Wistaria Vintage, located at 6375 Germantown Ave., is a vintage shop where the mission is to correct this common misconception. “There’s a difference between vintage and thrift,” said Wistaria Vintage owner Jose Sanchez. “I’m not just […]